Baird abandons emergency department targets as Abbott cuts funding

Over the summer break the Baird Government secretly dropped its national benchmark of treating 90 per cent of NSW hospital emergency patients within four hours.

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Pru Goward's plan puts community last

Secrecy over the NSW Government’s plan for Parramatta Rd finally came to an end over the weekend, as Pru Goward was forced to reveal official documents relating to the construction of 60,000 new apartments along the corridor.

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WestConnex chaos

Last night in Haberfield, Councillor Jo Haylen addressed more than 150 residents concerned about the impact of WestConnex on their homes, families and lives.

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Baird secrecy to be unveiled by Labor

Councillor Jo Haylen welcomed news Labor’s resolution for an Order of Papers regarding plans for Parramatta Road successfully passed the Legislative Council earlier this week.

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Baird's backflip welcome news

Labor candidate for Summer Hill Councillor Jo Haylen has welcomed news that a number of inner city women’s shelters will continue to operate, as the Liberals reverse a decision to strip funding – but says this funding must also be restored to other services facing closure in Summer Hill and across the state.

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Haylen backs big boost for language schools

Local community language schools are set to receive an historic funding boost of more than $75 per student to $200 per student under a Labor Government.

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Girls Only having a blast with T20 cricket

Councillor Jo Haylen today joined young women from the T20 Blast- Girls Only to celebrate their success so far with renowned Australian cricketer, Alyssa Healy.

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Planning for people critical

Labor candidate for Summer Hill, Councillor Jo Haylen has joined fellow Labor MPs and candidates in signing Planning for People: the Community Charter for Good Planning.

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Investment in local parks and community focused programs key achievements

Outgoing Mayor Jo Haylen named record investment in local parks and the introduction of a number of highly successful community focused programs as key achievements in her time at the helm of Marrickville Council.

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Council gives community consultation green light

Community consultation on the Victoria Road precinct is now guaranteed following Marrickville Council’s adoption of a Mayoral Minute put forward by Mayor Jo Haylen at Tuesday night’s meeting.

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