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

From decriminalisation in the 1980s through to equalising the age of consent and introducing same-sex adoption, New South Wales has delivered reforms that acknowledge the fundamental rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex [LGBTI] people and impact lives in significant and profoundly personal ways.

November 18, 2015

Community groups

Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has congratulated the Inner West Youth Homelessness Service on achieving its first anniversary. 

November 17, 2015

Community groups

Together, we can truly make asbestos a thing of the past.

November 17, 2015

Community groups

Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, congratulates the winners of the National History Challenge. 

November 12, 2015

Community groups

The member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, has congratulated the Fraser Park Football Club on 50 years and highlighted the contributions of the Portuguese community to the Inner West and NSW. 

November 10, 2015

Community groups

Jo Haylen has celebrated the 40th anniversary of the iconic Magic Yellow Bus. 

November 10, 2015

Community groups

Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has congratulated the Gallipoli Centenary Peace Campaign and Marrickville Council on the opening of Peace Park. 

November 10, 2015

Community groups

This October I join thousands of Australians in paying my respects to the women we have lost and saluting the courageous women who have been diagnosed. Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the thousands of Pink Ribbon breakfasts happening across the country show that the community stands with you and we will continue to fight to find a cure.

October 21, 2015

Community groups

For many Sydneysiders, Haberfield is just another suburb that one drives past: a name on a map, a sign on Parramatta Road, maybe a place your grandma took you to in order to buy cannoli—really good cannoli. However, for the people who live in Haberfield it is obviously much more. Today I take this opportunity to speak about Haberfield and the importance of its community.

October 13, 2015

Community groups

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, will host a breakfast next Monday to acknowledge and remember women affected by breast cancer, with all proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

October 13, 2015