The Liberal Government has sold over $10 billion of NSW's publicly owned assets and services in eight years. It has to stop. Jo is proudly defending the public assets and services we depend on, like schools, hospitals, ambulances and transport.

Public services

1,200 public transport workers in the Inner West will be cut, according to Rail Tram and Bus Union of NSW estimates. These are the same workers who only six months ago were assured by the Government their jobs were safe for five years.

May 16, 2017

Public services

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has broken her promise to ensure her federal Liberal colleagues honour the so called Gonski funding agreement, costing schools in Strathfield and Summer Hill thousands of dollars in funding.

May 16, 2017

Public services

Safety is always compromised when we force rail providers to focus on commercial imperatives above their aim to provide safe, convenient and dependable transport options for all New South Wales citizens.

March 29, 2017

Public services

The rationale of the Bus Priority Program is flawed: There are more equitable ways to improve bus efficiency than making buses harder to catch, particularly for vulnerable members of our community who depend on public transport. 

March 22, 2017

Public services

Labor MP’s Sophie Cotsis (Canterbury) and Jo Haylen (Summer Hill) have written to NSW State Government ministers responsible for transport and roads, asking for an extension to the deadline for consultation on the “Bus rationalisation program.”

February 24, 2017

Public services

The Government plans to remove dozens of bus stops on key routes in the Inner West, including stops close to schools, childcare centres and nursing homes.

February 23, 2017

Public services

Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, is demanding the NSW Transport Minister abandon plans to remove bus stops along key routes servicing the Inner West.

February 10, 2017

Public services

Local Member for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen, is calling on the new education minister to immediately fix the school maintenance backlog as local children are forced to return to dilapidated classrooms. 

January 30, 2017

Public services

The Government has sold of $650 million worth of social housing in NSW over the past two years, including $5.93 million of assets flogged off in the Inner West.

January 23, 2017

Public services

Projects delayed include sorely needed upgrades to Lewisham, Petersham and Dulwich Hill stations. Plans for commuter parking at Summer Hill and Marrickville stations are also delayed.

December 19, 2016