Seniors

Older Australians deserve our support and respect.

Seniors

I acknowledge and thank Connect: Inner West for their hard work and initiative in organising a calendar of social gatherings and outings for local seniors to enjoy over the upcoming winter months.

May 17, 2022

Seniors

I acknowledge the NSW Seniors Festival, celebrating older people in New South Wales and giving them an opportunity for connection—which just so happens to be this year's theme.

March 31, 2022

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