Vale Greg Gibson

Greg will forever be remembered for his performance on the court and his lifelong contributions to Australian tennis.

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Haylen refers Nationals' travel card rort to Electoral Commission

Jo Haylen MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors and Cost of Living, has made an official complaint to the NSW Electoral Commission about the Nationals’ Regional Seniors Travel Card rort.

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Regional Travel Card Catastrophe: Carers and people with disability overlooked again

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. 

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Carers and people with disability join long list of people excluded from Nationals' Regional Seniors Card

In what appears to be another major issue with the card, only seniors in receipt of the Aged Pension are able to apply, leaving some of the neediest and most vulnerable seniors in regional communities without access to the $250 scheme.

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Veterans stranded, furious and forgotten following Liberal-National incompetence

The Nationals have delayed the card, excluded whole communities, underfunded the card by $135 million and now veterans are being turned away when they try to apply. It’s just not good enough.

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Barilaro finally on board for rail trails as boost to regional tourism

The Nationals’ have had nine long years to act on rail trails and have done next to nothing to build them. The benefits are clear. John Barilaro needs to stop the talk and get rail trails built in bushfire affected communities.

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Berejiklian needs to get serious about seniors

We know that the contribution seniors make to our community is too often overlooked or undervalued, and the failure of Ms Berejiklian to appoint a permanent Minister sends a terrible message. 

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2020 School Safety Survey - Summer Hill

Let Jo know about the road safety issues around your local school.

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Kirsty Rose - Waranara School

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.

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Bushfire condolence motion

Most of all, we have been moved by our common humanity and our essential drive to support one another and to have each other's backs. Let us grieve together. Let us rage together. Let us express our deepest gratitude together. But most of all, let us never forget these past few months, because we need to work together and fight side by side to make sure it never happens again.

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