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

Plans for a new library in Marrickville have been boosted by a $200,000 grant from the 2016/17 Public Library Infrastructure program.

April 12, 2017

Community groups

Constable Stephanie Swan from Marrickville Local Area Command was one of hundreds of people who took part in the Leukaemia Foundation's World's Greatest Shave earlier this month. 

March 29, 2017

Community groups

Recently I was privileged to attend the Sydney Relay For Life with my colleagues; the Member for Canterbury, the Member for Sydney and the Member for Balmain.

March 29, 2017

Community groups

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today welcomed news that if elected in 2019, NSW Labor will reverse cuts to Community Legal Centres which will come into effect on 1 July.

February 28, 2017

Community groups

For 39 years Mardi Gras has been at the heart of the LGBTI and at the forefront of the fight for equality and progressive values in Australia. 

February 23, 2017

Community groups

This week and next, students are celebrating orientation, O-Week, on university campuses across New South Wales. 

February 23, 2017

Community groups

This Mardi Gras, the Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, is working with Rainbow Families NSW to uncover inequality faced by LGBTIQ-parented families. 

February 22, 2017

Community groups

Mardi gras has a rich history as a protest organisation, playing a vital role in delivering equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and questioning [LGBTIQ] people in New South Wales. 

February 22, 2017

Community groups

This survey is designed to spark conversation about how we can reform the NSW State Government’s interactions with LGBTIQ+ parented families. The survey is intended for LGBTIQ+ parents or prospective parents living in NSW.

February 18, 2017

Community groups

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated the 15 community groups that shared in $300,000 in capital funding in the Summer Hill electorate. 

December 13, 2016