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.
Labor has called on the Berejiklian Government to stop cuts to AbSec, the peak Aboriginal run organisation working to improve the care, support and diversion of Aboriginal children from the out of home care system.
These are extraordinary times, demanding extraordinary leadership.
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed us to our limits and people are understandably anxious and afraid for their health, wellbeing and livelihoods.
In this time of uncertainty, people are looking to their governments to make tough decisions in the public interest;
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.