Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, has welcomed the overwhelming victory for the Equality Campaign in the recent Marriage Equality Survey.
While all states and territories recorded a majority yes response, it was areas of the Inner West including those in the state electorate of Summer Hill that received some of the highest yes results.
The federal electorate of Grayndler that covers a majority of the state seat of Summer Hill recorded a 79.9% Yes vote and an 85% response rate.
Ms Haylen has campaigned hard for a Yes vote alongside, our local LGBTIQ+ organisations and community.
Comments attributable to Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill:
“Wedding bells will soon be ringing out across the inner west.
“This is a win for the local residents and community groups who campaigned so hard in the face of adversity and discrimination. This result is a testament to them.
“It is a win that is long overdue.
“The inner west is a diverse and open-hearted community and I’m proud that we’ve sent a resounding message that every one of us deserves the same dignity and respect.”