Seniors

Jo is the Shadow Minister for Seniors in the NSW Parliament. Older Australian deserve our support and respect.

Seniors

Jo Haylen MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors and Cost of Living, has made an official complaint to the NSW Electoral Commission about the Nationals’ Regional Seniors Travel Card rort.

February 19, 2020

Seniors

An expansion of the eligibility criteria of the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card has failed to include seniors who receive a carer’s payment or disability support pension. 

February 17, 2020

Seniors

In what appears to be another major issue with the card, only seniors in receipt of the Aged Pension are able to apply, leaving some of the neediest and most vulnerable seniors in regional communities without access to the $250 scheme.

February 14, 2020

Seniors

The Nationals have delayed the card, excluded whole communities, underfunded the card by $135 million and now veterans are being turned away when they try to apply. It’s just not good enough.

February 14, 2020

Seniors

We know that the contribution seniors make to our community is too often overlooked or undervalued, and the failure of Ms Berejiklian to appoint a permanent Minister sends a terrible message. 

February 12, 2020

Seniors

Labor is warning that the Nationals are disadvantaging seniors in rural and regional NSW already hit by drought and fires, after delaying the Regional Seniors Travel Card until February.

January 21, 2020

Seniors

Shadow Minister for Seniors, Jo Haylen MP and State Member for Lismore, Janelle Saffin MP today met with seniors outraged by the Nationals failure to budget for 60 per cent of seniors living in regional NSW, who could miss out on the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card due to poor budget planning by the Nationals.

November 26, 2019

Seniors

A question to the Minister for Customer Service.

November 20, 2019

Seniors

The Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has slammed Australia’s aged care system as a “complex, confusing, bureaucratic maze” that “essentially depersonalises older people”.

 

November 01, 2019

Seniors

Labor is calling on the Berejiklian Government to consider the needs of seniors and non-English speaking people who are missing out on access to government services.

October 24, 2019