Jo Haylen is your Member for Summer Hill in the NSW Parliament. As a former Mayor of Marrickville, Mum and proud inner-westie, Jo is a strong progressive voice for us. She loves that in our community we look out for one another and stand up for the most vulnerable. Jo is a fighter for social justice, an advocate for women, the elderly and disabled, LGBTI people and families, and is passionate about making sure our kids get the best start in life.
Cyclists will be banned on George Street between Town Hall and Wynyard, just weeks before the CBD Light Rail is set to open.
Last month I was pleased to host an Inner West Youth Mental Health Forum at Petersham Bowling Club. The forum was an opportunity to learn more about the pressures young people face and the scale of the challenge we face together.
The fury the P&C Federation is expressing over primary students being forced to waste their precious school hours is absolutely justified. The NSW Special Religious Education regime is an anachronistic mess. It is 2017 and we cannot afford to be profligate with the precious time our children have to learn.