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, the Member for Summer Hill, today called on the Government to extend the consultation timeline for the Sydenham to Bankstown urban renewal corridor and to ensure information about the proposed plans is available for the community.

October 21, 2015

Planning & development

If the Government wants to pit developers against residents in the fight for affordable housing, I will stand with the elderly, families and the most vulnerable in our community.

October 20, 2015

Planning & development

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill made a speech in the NSW Parliament on 13 October 2015 about the heritage values of the suburb of Haberfield in her electorate and the impact of the Westconnex M4 East on Haberfield's heritage.

October 13, 2015

Planning & development

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, has demanded the Baird Government scrap plans to sell or lease land at TAFE campuses across the state, condemning the move as another example of selling public assets for short-term gain.

September 17, 2015

Planning & development

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Westconnex, released today, is damning of the project’s impacts on the unique heritage value of Haberfield, Australia’s oldest garden suburb.

September 09, 2015

Planning & development

The Inner West community has today secured a significant win with Rob Stokes, the Minister for Planning agreeing to extend the exhibition period for the Westconnex M4 East Environmental Impact Statement to 45 days.

September 08, 2015

Planning & development

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, has called on the Baird Government to review regulations that protect Boarding House residents. 

August 11, 2015

Planning & development

The Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, has applauded the work of the publicly owned Heritage Services. 

August 06, 2015

Planning & development

The Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, today contradicted the Minister for Roads saying he would consider a longer exhibition period for the Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for the Westconnex project than the statutory thirty days.

August 06, 2015

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