Seniors

Older Australians deserve our support and respect.

Seniors

My views on this issue are formed by my deeply held belief that policy must be based on evidence, and that all of us have a fundamental right to make decisions about our own life - and death. 

November 12, 2021

Seniors

The Government has failed to support calls for mandatory minimum accessibility standards for new residential construction work to be included in the National Construction Code

June 08, 2021

Seniors

The NSW Government has failed to give certainty to older people, the State Budget shows, with seniors still waiting on the appointment of a permanent Minister, a new Ageing Strategy and seniors groups still unsure as to whether they’ll be funded into the future.

November 26, 2020

Seniors

Connect Inner West helps older people in our community maintain their independence by providing affordable and safe community transport, a vital service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 21, 2020

Seniors

Congratulations to the Council of the Ageing NSW, Seniors Rights Service and other advocates for older people in NSW who have successfully won their campaign to extend funding for the Legal Pathways Program.

October 15, 2020

Seniors

 I am proud to announce that this year's Summer Hill Grandparent of the Year is Councillor Lucille McKenna, OAM.

October 13, 2020

Seniors

I acknowledge the sad passing of local environmentalist Sue Bishop, the founding member of Friends of Ewen Park.

September 17, 2020

Seniors

Congratulations to Ms Caroline Baum, who was recently appointed as the NSW Ambassador for the Older Women's Network. 

September 16, 2020

Seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has put our aged care system on a knife's edge. As we know, older people are particularly susceptible to the virus, and protecting aged care settings from infection is crucial.

August 04, 2020

Seniors

I congratulate local legend Peggy Lane on being awarded one of two 2020 Inner West Senior Citizen of the Year Awards.

July 28, 2020