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

The Government is pumping density all through the inner west but there's no sign of planning for the community infrastructure we need.

September 07, 2016

Planning & development

Mike Baird’s nice-ification of Sydney is threatening our claim as Australia’s global city.

September 02, 2016

Planning & development

We must invest in and protect YASMAR and Callan Park as vital public lands. 

August 24, 2016

Planning & development

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today slammed comments by the Chair of the Greater Sydney Commission that she wasn’t aware houses were being demolished in Haberfield.

August 16, 2016

Planning & development

Motion condemning the Government's distribution of propaganda materials to spruik plans for the Bays Precinct.

August 10, 2016

Planning & development

The Sydenham Station Creative Hub is an example of planning innovation at its very best—an approach that thinks outside the box to integrate established industrial properties with exciting new businesses, businesses such as Batch Brewing Company. 

August 04, 2016

Planning & development

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today welcomed the announcement that a Foley Labor Government will deliver improved rail and bus services to Sydney Airport, to relieve the congestion nightmare around Australia’s busiest airport. 

June 23, 2016

Planning & development

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today called on the Minister to reaffirm his commitment to funding the GreenWay after yesterday’s State Budget allocated only $200,000 to design of the project. 

June 22, 2016

Planning & development

Food trucks are an essential element in global cities like New York and Toronto and I’m glad we can add Marrickville to that list!

April 20, 2016

Planning & development

Six months of rail bus replacement services will cause chaos. Bus services in the inner west are already a mess, with services regularly cancelled.

April 14, 2016