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

Read my Summer newsletter for 2020-2021. 

December 07, 2020

Community groups

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated the eighteen local community groups that share in $300,000 funding in this year’s Community Building Partnership grants.

November 26, 2020

Community groups

The Bilingual Support Program from Ethnic Community Services in Marrickville helps inner west kids from CALD and indigenous communities settle into preschool with the help of a trained bilingual early childhood educator. 

October 21, 2020

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Connect Inner West helps older people in our community maintain their independence by providing affordable and safe community transport, a vital service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 21, 2020

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Anti Poverty Week highlights the surging rate of poverty and food insecurity experienced due to the impacts of COVID-19.

October 20, 2020

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Studio Artes recently moved into Sydenham, making a new home in the Inner West.

October 20, 2020

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I am very proud to announce that Marrickville has been named the tenth coolest suburb in the world according to Time Out's global ranking. 

October 15, 2020

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The inner west is nurturing the next generation of Women's Big Bash stars with the establishment of the Inner West Girls Cricket Academy.

October 15, 2020

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Ashley Scott, a proud Inner West Dad of two and founding member of Rainbow Families NSW, is a finalist in this year's Westfield Local Hero Award.

October 13, 2020

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 I am proud to announce that this year's Summer Hill Grandparent of the Year is Councillor Lucille McKenna, OAM.

October 13, 2020