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.
An expansion of the eligibility criteria of the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card has failed to include seniors who receive a carer’s payment or disability support pension.
Kirsty Rose has been assisting vulnerable young people in our education system for over 21 years. For the past five of those, she has served as Principal of Waranara School in Marrickville.
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.