The inner west is the heart of our State's arts and creative industries, including live music. Jo will fight for adequate funding and support for the arts and for visionary planning that embeds and nurtures creative industries in our community.

Arts & creative industries

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, has congratulated local brewers on their successful campaign to cut red tape for the industry, allowing tap rooms to operate as small bars.

June 29, 2018

Arts & creative industries

Sign the petition calling on the NSW State Government to appoint a Night Mayor to coordinate Sydney's night-time economy. 

March 20, 2018

Arts & creative industries

My Question to the Minister for Planning, Minister for Housing, and Special Minister for State representing the Minister for Resources, Minister for Energy and Utilities, Minister for Arts, Vice-President of the Executive Council regarding arts and screen funding grants. 

March 16, 2018

Arts & creative industries

December 13, 2017

Arts & creative industries

 I speak in debate on the Liquor Amendment (Reviews) Bill 2017. The bill legislates a number of reforms announced by the Government in relation to the review of the so-called lockout laws conducted by former High Court Justice Ian Callinan. As foreshadowed by the Minister for Lands and Forestry, and Minister for Racing this bill enacts those recommendations that were unable to be prescribed through regulation. 

May 23, 2017

Arts & creative industries

Plans for a new library in Marrickville have been boosted by a $200,000 grant from the 2016/17 Public Library Infrastructure program.

April 12, 2017

Arts & creative industries

The best cities in the world are safe AND fun. Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, and Darcy Byrne, former Mayor of Leichhardt, today welcomed NSW Labor's plan to save live music in Sydney. 

December 10, 2016

Arts & creative industries

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, welcomed news that the Inner West Council has moved to support the transformation of the Sydenham Station Precinct into a creative hub.

November 03, 2016

Arts & creative industries

I recently joined Labor Loves Live Music to march with the 4,000-strong crowd through the streets of Sydney in support of our nightlife.

October 20, 2016

Arts & creative industries

Mike Baird’s nice-ification of Sydney is threatening our claim as Australia’s global city.

September 02, 2016