Refugees and the Syrian Conflict

Multiculturalism is one of the great hallmarks of our country and of this State. We all have value and our country is built by many hands on the foundations of mutual respect.

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Five year anniversary of same-sex adoption

Today I mark the five-year anniversary of the Adoption Amendment (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2010, a bill that allowed same-sex couples to adopt children in New South Wales.

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Westconnex takes a wrecking ball to State's heritage

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Westconnex, released today, is damning of the project’s impacts on the unique heritage value of Haberfield, Australia’s oldest garden suburb.

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Childcare affordability: Fairness to families

Hillary Clinton noted in a recent speech that affordable, flexible and high-quality child care is the key to delivering fairness to families. 

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Inner West community wins as Westconnex EIS exhibition period extended to 45 days

The Inner West community has today secured a significant win with Rob Stokes, the Minister for Planning agreeing to extend the exhibition period for the Westconnex M4 East Environmental Impact Statement to 45 days.

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Marrickville SES Headquarters Motion

Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, congratulates Marrickville Council on the opening of the new Marrickville SES Headquarters. 

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Light Rail Free Student Travel Motion

Jo Haylen has called for free travel for Inner West students that rely on light rail. 

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Haberfield P&C and Westconnex Motion

Jo Haylen has applauded the efforts of the Haberfield P&C and called on the Baird Government to end development of Westconnex. 

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Westconnex: Health risks of increasing concern to inner-west families

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill has called on the Baird Liberal Government to immediately stop plans for a tunnel exhaust stack close to schools, child care centres and nursing homes in Haberfield and Ashfield.

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Marriage Equality Conscience Vote Motion

Jo Haylen has criticized the Federal Government's rejection of a conscience vote on marriage equality. 

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