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 will oppose State Government legislation that would allow the inundation of 65km of the World Heritage protected Blue Mountains National Park, as part of the proposed project to raise the Warragamba Dam wall.
The Government has signalled it will close Marrickville ambulance station, as news breaks it has sold Summer Hill ambulance station to developers.
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.