When it comes to illicit drugs, politicians must listen to the experts. Jo is a founding member of the NSW cross-party working group on harm minimisation, and will keep up the fight for common sense policy rooted in a health focused approach.

Drug law reform

A question on notice regarding Needle and Syringe Points

November 22, 2017

Drug law reform

This Bill extends to those who are experiencing unimaginable suffering and pain some temporary respite, some dignity and some basic human compassion.

May 25, 2017

Drug law reform

NSW Labor has issued issued a bipartisan call to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to hold another drug summit along the historic one held in 1999 by then-Premier Bob Carr.

March 27, 2017

Drug law reform

Jo Haylen, Local Member for Summer Hill, proudly announced on International Women’s Day that Dr Marianne Jauncey is Summer Hill’s Woman of the Year.

March 10, 2017

Drug law reform

When it comes to the challenge of illicit drug use, politicians are not the experts. We have to set aside our preconceived notions and learn from the doctors, nurses and paramedics who work with drug users every day.

August 23, 2016

Drug law reform

28 July was World Hepatitis Day, a day to recognise people with Hepatitis C and to raise awareness about HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection.

August 02, 2016

Drug law reform

It would have been better if the Premier had called it – and called it sooner, but at last NSW is to have another drug summit. 

July 25, 2016

Drug law reform

Two old political foes will unite to kickstart the debate about expanding Sydney's lone medically supervised drug consumption centre to new areas and new ways to help users of the drug ice.

 

July 25, 2016

Drug law reform

Michael Kirby, Bob Carr, John Brogden and Dr Ingrid van Beek will headline the upcoming Harm Minimisation Summit, being hosted at NSW Parliament by the NSW Cross-Party Harm Minimisation Roundtable. 

July 24, 2016

Drug law reform

Four parliamentarians from across the political spectrum have joined forces in the NSW Parliament to renew the debate about harm minimisation approaches to illicit drug use. 

July 04, 2016