As our suburbs grow, we must fight to protect their unique heritage and character, as well as for the community infrastructure we rely on. Jo is fighting for a planning system that puts people before profit.

Planning & development

It has been almost four years since the Callan Park Master Plan was delivered to the then Minister for Planning, the member for Wakehurst, in 2011. Not only has the Government not established a Callan Park trust or implemented the award-winning master plan, it has not even offered a response.

June 04, 2015

Planning & development

The Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, has given her inaugural speech to the NSW State Parliament. 

May 13, 2015

Planning & development

Secrecy over the NSW Government’s plan for Parramatta Rd finally came to an end over the weekend, as Pru Goward was forced to reveal official documents relating to the construction of 60,000 new apartments along the corridor.

November 24, 2014

Planning & development

Councillor Jo Haylen welcomed news Labor’s resolution for an Order of Papers regarding plans for Parramatta Road successfully passed the Legislative Council earlier this week.

November 20, 2014

Planning & development

Labor candidate for Summer Hill, Councillor Jo Haylen has joined fellow Labor MPs and candidates in signing Planning for People: the Community Charter for Good Planning.

October 03, 2014

Planning & development

Outgoing Mayor Jo Haylen named record investment in local parks and the introduction of a number of highly successful community focused programs as key achievements in her time at the helm of Marrickville Council.

September 25, 2014

Planning & development

Community consultation on the Victoria Road precinct is now guaranteed following Marrickville Council’s adoption of a Mayoral Minute put forward by Mayor Jo Haylen at Tuesday night’s meeting.

September 18, 2014

Planning & development

Mayor Jo Haylen will move a Mayoral Minute at Council’s Meeting on 16 September to ensure a comprehensive community consultation process regarding the Victoria Road Precinct Planning Proposal.

September 05, 2014

Planning & development

At last night’s Council meeting Mayor Jo Haylen urged fellow Councillors to adopt a series of recommendations to ensure proper consideration of the development proposal for Victoria Road before referring it to the NSW Government Gateway Process.

September 03, 2014