Council amalgamations announcement

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today condemned Premier Baird’s announcement that his Government is forcing local councils to amalgamate.

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Community Building Partnership Grants announced

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, is proud to announce the recipients of Community Building Partnership grants in 2015.

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Award winning designs set for rezoning

The Baird Government’s rezoning plans for the Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor threaten an architecturally renowned, award-winning house in Marrickville, says Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill.

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New pedestrian crossing links two schools over busy Boulevarde

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, welcomed Marrickville Council’s decision to install a pedestrian crossing on The Boulevarde between Lewisham Public School and Christian Brothers High School.

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Nervous Christmas for residents upturned by Westconnex

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, called on Roads and Maritime Services to stop stalling and negotiate with homeowners over the valuations for their compulsorily acquired properties in the lead up to Christmas.

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Sydenham to Bankstown Marrickville Town Hall Meeting

These are draft plans, however, nothing has been done to limit land and property speculation – Developers are being given free reign by their friends in the Baird Government.

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White Ribbon Day

Gender inequality is the root cause of family and domestic violence and we won’t be able to stop violence until women achieve full equality in our workplaces, homes and society as a whole.

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Pedestrian shared zone and night time precinct puts Marrickville night-life on the map

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated Marrickville Council on plans for a raised shared zone between Petersham and Marrickville Roads in Marrickville and to close the street once a month during daylight-savings hours to promote night-time dining and entertainment.

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Westconnex Business Case reveals cost blowout

Jo Haylen MP, the Member for Summer Hill, today called on the Roads Minister to explain yet another cost blowout for the Westconnex Project from an initial $10 billion in 2012 to $16.8 billion.

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Companion Animals on Public Transport Motion

Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has called on the NSW Government to bring Sydney in line with other major cities by relaxing public transport restrictions on companion animals. 

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