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. 

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The Fair Trading Amendment (Ticket Scalping and Gift Cards) Bill 2017 seeks to address growing problems with ticket reselling, or scalping, using so-called bots and associated technology. The bill also prohibits the sale of gift cards with an expiry of less than three years. 

October 18, 2017

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Question on Notice to the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure regarding the cost of travel concessions for the past five years.

October 11, 2017

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Families in Summer Hill have been dealt a blow since July 1 when electricity prices soared, almost every toll in Sydney increased and over 440 Berejiklian government fees and charges went up.

July 07, 2017

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The Budget ignores key community infrastructure in the inner west, with only one local school receiving badly-needed classrooms and little support for residents on housing affordability, transport, or child-care. 

June 20, 2017

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Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today called on the Premier to clarify the costs to local residents and businesses following her decision to backflip on the Fire and Emergency Services Levy. 

May 31, 2017

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The State Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen MP, welcomed the Labor Opposition’s package on housing affordability, announced over the weekend. The package sets mandatory housing targets that will make available tens of thousands of homes for people on low and middle incomes to rent and purchase.  

May 30, 2017

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Students on our university and TAFE campuses are fighting to guarantee an educational experience that is equitable, accessible and safe for all. They are fighting back against university funding cuts and the imposition of trimesters that squeeze them for money while reducing the quality of their education. They are fighting the threat of $100,000 degrees, fed up with politicians who went to university for free repeatedly jacking up their fees. 

May 30, 2017

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The Turnbull Government has let down Inner West families on the key issue of housing affordability in last night’s Federal Budget.

 

May 10, 2017

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NSW Labor is calling on the Government to stop energy companies charging customers to receive paper bills. 

April 19, 2017

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Inner West Courier, 18 April, p.20. “Local suburbs need local branches to thrive and we’ve seen too many services disappear over the past few years,” Ms Haylen said.

April 19, 2017