This was and always will be Aboriginal land. Jo will continue to push for Indigenous recognition, justice reinvestment and for reconciliation with our State's First Peoples.

Indigenous Australians

I warmly acknowledge Entire Golf at Marrickville Golf Club for its kind efforts in assisting flood-affected First Nations communities in northern New South Wales.

September 21, 2022

Indigenous Australians

Local residents, students and staff have come together for Summer Hill Public School's NAIDOC Week, celebrating the cultures and achievements of First Nations Australians.

August 11, 2022

Indigenous Australians

On 16 June, Marrickville Town Hall was at full capacity for a public forum on the Uluṟu Statement from the Heart.

June 22, 2022

Indigenous Australians

On 18 June 1997, mere weeks after the release of the Bringing them Home Report, former Premier Bob Carr issued an unreserved apology on behalf of the people of NSW to the Stolen Generations, the first State Government to do so.

June 08, 2022

Indigenous Australians

I congratulate the Newtown Breakaways Australian Football Club on two wonderful community events: their Indigenous Round in late April and their Frontline Workers Round in early May.

May 10, 2022

Indigenous Australians

Cricket Clubs across the country, including Inner West clubs, held a reconciliation round this past weekend, acknowledging and celebrating First Nations people.

February 23, 2022

Indigenous Australians

Each year, local residents generously donate toys and books for my Annual Christmas Toy Drive, with donations going to kids and families supported by AbSec, the NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation.

February 22, 2022

Indigenous Australians

I congratulate Kamilaroi woman and Dulwich Hill local Cheree Toka on her successful campaign to have the Aboriginal flag flown on the Sydney Harbour Bridge year‑round.

February 16, 2022

Indigenous Australians

The Inner West Council's Gadigal Wangal Wayfinding Project has won the Leo Kelly OAM Arts and Culture Award at the 2021 Local Government NSW Awards. 

November 09, 2021

Indigenous Australians

Deadly Connections Community & Justice Services is an important Aboriginal-led, not-for-profit organisation which does crucial work that breaks cycles of disadvantage and trauma to directly address the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the child protection and justice system.

October 19, 2021