Jo is a proud feminist, fighting for equal opportunity for women. She is passionate about ending sexual assault on our university and TAFE campuses, advancing womens' reproductive rights and fighting for affordable quality child-care. 

Women

So far in 2021, 11 women have been killed by their former or current domestic partner.

May 13, 2021

Women

I congratulate the Newtown Breakaways on the 20th Anniversary of their formidable football club.

May 12, 2021

Women

I congratulate the 150 women from the inner west who were included in the council's 2021 International Women's Day honour roll for their sisterhood and achievements in the community.

March 25, 2021

Women

On 15 March, over 100,000 women and allies marched across the country in a powerful demonstration of support for survivors of sexual assault and harassment.

March 18, 2021

Women

I am proud to announce that the 2021 Summer Hill Woman of the Year is Cheree Toka, a Kamilaroi woman of the inner west.

March 17, 2021

Women

Older women are the fastest growing group of homeless people in Australia. A recent study estimated that 240,000 women aged 55 or older are at risk of homelessness nationally, as are another 165,000 women aged 45-55.

November 26, 2020

Women

Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence commences on 25 November on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and runs until Human Rights Day on 10 December. 

November 18, 2020

Women

The inner west is nurturing the next generation of Women's Big Bash stars with the establishment of the Inner West Girls Cricket Academy.

October 15, 2020

Women

While we need to strengthen the systems of reporting of sexual abuse and domestic violence, it is also critical that we respect the wishes of survivors. This bill clearly acknowledges that currently survivors may choose not to report crimes if they believe the person they are disclosing to risks being prosecuted themselves or may act against their wishes and report the crime to police without their consent.

September 22, 2020

Women

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

September 16, 2020