The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has opened many exciting new possibilities for people with disability, but the State Government's transfer of services from ADHC has undermined much of that work. Jo will fight to make sure no-one is left behind. 

Disability services

Labor representatives Jo Haylen MP and Clr Anna York today slammed the Government’s failure to upgrade Petersham and Lewisham stations despite both being ranked more highly than other stations approved for upgrades. 

September 28, 2017

Disability services

On 1 July the National Disability Insurance Scheme [NDIS] rolled out across New South Wales.

August 03, 2017

Disability services

The Minister for Transport, Andrew Constance, today refused to answer questions about whether the Government’s Bus Rationalisation Program, which removed dozens of key stops throughout the inner west just a few months ago, was a ploy to privatise the bus service by stealth. 

May 23, 2017

Disability services

The rationale of the Bus Priority Program is flawed: There are more equitable ways to improve bus efficiency than making buses harder to catch, particularly for vulnerable members of our community who depend on public transport. 

March 22, 2017

Disability services

Labor MP’s Sophie Cotsis (Canterbury) and Jo Haylen (Summer Hill) have written to NSW State Government ministers responsible for transport and roads, asking for an extension to the deadline for consultation on the “Bus rationalisation program.”

February 24, 2017

Disability services

The Government plans to remove dozens of bus stops on key routes in the Inner West, including stops close to schools, childcare centres and nursing homes.

February 23, 2017

Disability services

Projects delayed include sorely needed upgrades to Lewisham, Petersham and Dulwich Hill stations. Plans for commuter parking at Summer Hill and Marrickville stations are also delayed.

December 19, 2016

Disability services

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, acknowledges the importance of Dulwich Hill Train Station and calls on the Government to improve the station's accessibility. 

June 23, 2016

Disability services

The Baird Government should urgently install a lift and fix flooding issues at the Lewisham train station because residents are sick of waiting for an upgrade to the rail hub, the local member has said.

March 21, 2016

Disability services

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, will next week be joined by the new Shadow Minister for Transport, Jodi McKay MP, to campaign for an accessibility upgrade for Lewisham Station.

March 11, 2016