While the Government crows about our State's prosperity, too many people are being left behind. The cost of electricity and gas are rising. So in rent, the cost of  transport fares, and basics like food. Jo will fight to make sure no-one is left behind. 

Cost of living

COVID 19 has had a devastating impact on the Inner West's night time economy, with hundreds out of work and venues struggling to keep their heads above water. 

June 18, 2020

Cost of living

Marrickville Legal Centre's Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service has been invaluable during the pandemic, supporting thousands of tenants through the financial and housing crisis created by COVID19.

June 04, 2020

Cost of living

A question to the Government on the $140 million rental hardship package.

May 21, 2020

Cost of living

The Addison Road Food Pantry has come under increased pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic, with over 2,500 people lining up for food and essential supplies in the last week alone.

March 24, 2020

Cost of living

Jo Haylen MP, State Member for Summer Hill joined NSW Labor today in outlining a straightforward plan to protect casual employees and contractors using the State Government’s buying and employing power.

March 20, 2020

Cost of living

Labor is demanding answers after National Minister Paul Toole confirmed the Regional Seniors Travel Card has more than doubled its budget, in just the program’s first month.

March 02, 2020

Cost of living

Michael Johnsen and The Nationals have unfairly excluded seniors in Singleton on disability and carers pensions from the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card that they were promised.

February 28, 2020

Cost of living

Veterans are again being left on the side of the road by the Nationals, with reports they will be forced to wait up to three months before they can apply for the Regional Seniors Travel Card.

February 26, 2020

Cost of living

Jo Haylen MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors and Cost of Living, has made an official complaint to the NSW Electoral Commission about the Nationals’ Regional Seniors Travel Card rort.

February 19, 2020

Cost of living

An expansion of the eligibility criteria of the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card has failed to include seniors who receive a carer’s payment or disability support pension. 

February 17, 2020