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.
The NSW Labor Opposition has slammed the Berejiklian Liberal Government for failing to deliver on its promise to devote two lanes of Parramatta Road to public transport as a condition for the new M4 East tunnels.
Fighting for a woman's right to choose is one of the reasons I stand here today as an elected representative. I believe in my heart that women and their doctors are best placed to make decisions about their reproductive health; in fact, I think they are the only ones who should make those decisions.
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.