The inner west is built on the hard work and generosity of volunteers and community groups. They are the lifeblood of our community and make sure that our society leaves no-one behind. As the Member for Summer Hill, Jo will always work to support and nurture our local community groups.

Community groups

I spoke on the important work that of the Haberfield Association in protecting the heritage of the world's first garden suburb.

August 01, 2019

Community groups

It is with great sadness that I acknowledge the sudden passing of Father John Pearce, a much-loved and respected member of our inner west community.

May 30, 2019

Community groups

When news broke that Mary and Frank were retiring and closing their shop, my office was flooded with emails and calls from loyal local customers.

May 28, 2019

Community groups

Jo Haylen MP, State Member for Summer Hill, joined NSW Labor Leader Michael Daley and NSW Shadow Minister for Education Jihad Dib in announcing today that a Daley Labor Government will give every child in NSW the opportunity to learn a second language in primary school.

February 01, 2019

Community groups

Summer has come and that means the cricket season is here.

December 21, 2018

Community groups

EIGHTEEN inner west community groups have shared in $330,000 in grants as part of this years Summer Hill Community Building Partnership program.

December 04, 2018

Community groups

If today tells us anything at all, it’s that with young activists like Sophia Skarparis and those young people here in the Parliament today, the days of single use plastics are numbered.

October 25, 2018

Community groups

Wilkins Fair Day was a showcase of everything people love about the Wilkins school community. I congratulate everyone involved.

September 25, 2018

Community groups

My electorate of Summer Hill is home to some of the best restaurants and bars that New South Wales has to offer.

September 25, 2018

Community groups

Around the world, bees are dying at an alarming rate and we should be worried.

September 18, 2018