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

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today slammed the Government’s decision to grant planning approval for the M4 East Westconnex project, ignoring strong and clear community opposition.

 

February 12, 2016

Planning & development

Dogs are infinitely social and share their space. Humans aren’t always as good

January 29, 2016

Planning & development

Inner West Courier Inner West, June 2, 2015 

More planes are set to land at Sydney Airport between 5am and 6am, and residents in the flight path aren’t happy.

January 22, 2016

Planning & development

Inner West Courier Inner West, October 28, 2015 

Summer Hill Labor MP Jo Haylen is going in to battle to save the heritage suburb of Haberfield.

 

January 22, 2016

Planning & development

Jo Haylen gave a private members statement on the proposed rezoning of land around Train Stations on the Sydenham to Bankstown line by the NSW Department of Planning.

January 08, 2016

Planning & development

The Baird Government’s rezoning plans for the Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor threaten an architecturally renowned, award-winning house in Marrickville, says Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill.

December 09, 2015

Planning & development

These are draft plans, however, nothing has been done to limit land and property speculation – Developers are being given free reign by their friends in the Baird Government.

November 26, 2015

Planning & development

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated Marrickville Council on plans for a raised shared zone between Petersham and Marrickville Roads in Marrickville and to close the street once a month during daylight-savings hours to promote night-time dining and entertainment.

November 24, 2015

Planning & development

On Saturday 28 November, Jo Haylen will hold a public meeting with residents concerned about the proposed rezoning of the Chubb and Tyres 4 U sites on Milton Street, Ashbury. 

November 19, 2015

Planning & development

This bill will put an end to the abuse of sunset clauses by unscrupulous developers and it will help buyers and homeowners; but the Government can and must go further to change the culture that sacrifices our communities for greed and profit.

November 17, 2015