Older Women's Homelessness Forum

Older women are the fastest growing group of homeless people in Australia. A recent study estimated that 240,000 women aged 55 or older are at risk of homelessness nationally, as are another 165,000 women aged 45-55.

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Christmas comes early for Inner West community groups

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated the eighteen local community groups that share in $300,000 funding in this year’s Community Building Partnership grants.

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Drug Supply Prohibition Order Pilot Scheme Bill 2020

The bill before the House today tips the balance even further towards a law and order approach to  illicit drugs.

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Budget fail: Government leaves Canterbury Hospital on life support

The State Government has abandoned the health of the Canterbury community in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, failing to invest a single dollar in the State Budget to upgrade Canterbury Hospital.

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Mandatory Disease Testing Bill 2020

When managing complex health questions, it is critical that we bring all the voices to the table and chart an approach that gives frontline workers security, while also continuing our good work in stemming the spread of bloodborne viruses and ensuring that those in our community who live with a bloodborne disease are treated with dignity, compassion and respect.

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Christmas Toy Drive

Many families across the inner west are facing a tough Christmas and I am collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys to help make sure 2020 ends on a high for every child.

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State Budget fails the Inner West

Inner West residents have the budget blues today as the Liberal Treasurer once again overlooks our communities for vital investment and public sector workers’ wages are frozen.

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Electricity Infrastructure Investment Bill 2020

I am hopeful that this moment in the New South Wales Parliament signals a new chapter in climate policy when true optimistic and genuine bipartisanship help us turn the page and gets us moving when it really counts.

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Light Rail Win

The Inner West Light Rail is proof that if you build public transport, people will use it and the additional services will go a long way to beat congestion and help us all socially distance as we return to work.

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It's time to fix the inner west light rail

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, is demanding the NSW Government fund new vehicles and services for the Inner West Light Rail in the NSW State Budget on 17 November.

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