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

The Cooks River Congress brought together local councils, representatives of community groups and environmental experts to chart the future of the Cooks River.

September 18, 2018

Community groups

People across New South Wales know that public transport under this Liberal Government is a nightmare. Hundreds of people marched through Sydney this past weekend in the Fix NSW Transport City Lantern Walk.

August 14, 2018

Community groups

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, this week commemorated the centenary of Walter Ernest ‘Wally’ Brown’s Victoria Cross honour.

July 13, 2018

Community groups

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, has congratulated local brewers on their successful campaign to cut red tape for the industry, allowing tap rooms to operate as small bars.

June 29, 2018

Community groups

Dare Kavanagh, CEO of Reverse Garbage, has been announced as Summer Hill Woman of the Year for 2018.

March 14, 2018

Community groups

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, has hit out in support of Ashfield Bowling Club patrons, who are under siege from round-the clock WestConnex construction.

February 06, 2018

Community groups

Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, today congratulated the successful applicants in this year’s Community Building Partnership grant program, which saw $300,000 distributed to local community groups.

December 13, 2017

Community groups

The Refugee Advice and Casework Service [RACS] is at the forefront of the greatest humanitarian crises around the world. As more comes to light about the plight of Rohingya refugees and the asylum seekers abandoned on Manus Island, the work of organisations such as RACS has never been more vital.

November 22, 2017

Community groups

I am proud to represent an electorate that is diverse, resilient, compassionate and engaged—and electorate that is home to bold community groups such as Mums 4 Refugees.

November 16, 2017

Community groups

LOVE WINS! A resounding victory for our LGBTIQ brothers and sisters, Australia took a significant step forward in terms of social justice and equality for all.

November 15, 2017