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Singles bubble

A person who lives alone or a single parent who does not have an intimate partner has no clear option under the public health orders to see other adults. Old and frail people, and people with disability, may not be able to go outside to exercise with another person and single parents may not be able to leave children unattended. While we understand that there is a public health crisis, we are concerned for the emotional wellbeing of the growing number of people who live alone. We have written to the Health Minister to ask that he include clear provisions in the public health orders to allow for single social bubbles during the stay-at-home restrictions in Greater Sydney.

COVID-19 information and contacts

We have developed a directory of contact details for health advice, income support, government services and assistance available regarding COVID-19. 

Greens condemn far right pandering with foetal personhood bill

With reports that the Government will introduce a foetal personhood bill to NSW Parliament, Member for Newtown and Greens Women’s Rights spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP has said:

Redevelopment of Waterloo will be a sell off of public land for private profit

The NSW Planning Minister’s intervention in the plans to redevelop the first section of the Waterloo public housing estate at South Waterloo, may mean less towers and better amenity, but this outcome is still an unacceptable destruction of our public housing and sell off of our public land for profit, according to Greens spokesperson for Housing and Homelessness and Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP.  

Media Release - Greens slam NSW Budget’s failure to deliver a plan to address housing inequality

Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown and NSW Greens spokesperson on Housing and Homelessness has slammed the NSW Liberal/National Government’s 2021 budget which demonstrates they have no plan to end the housing and homelessness crisis for people across NSW even though they have the money and the solutions to do so. “Today the NSW Liberal Treasurer said it was his job to imagine a ‘better future for everyone’, and yet there is no vision in this budget for a better future for those suffering housing stress, languishing on the public housing waiting list or seeking to find affordable places to live.  “Yet again, the NSW Liberal National Coalition has made a choice to ignore the massive, and ever-growing, housing inequality in this state by instead choosing to announce some small scale measures and spin them as a good news story.

Media Release: Greens Welcome Affirmative Consent Reform

Responding to the NSW Attorney General’s announcement to reform consent laws in NSW, including a model of affirmative consent, the Greens Women’s Rights spokesperson and Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP said: "This announcement today is a powerful tribute to the advocacy, activism and expertise of women, victim-survivors and those who have experienced sexual assault."

Jenny Leong on the Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill

Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has spoken in support of a new scheme to create better pathways to justice of those who have experienced child abuse.

Jenny Leong MP Speaks Out Against the Privatisation of Public Housing

Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has condemned the Liberal/National Governments ongoing privatisation agenda -particularly in regards to public housing.

Jenny Leong MP questions the Attorney General over Consent Law Reform

Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has asked the Attorney General to set out a timeline for consent law reform in NSW.


Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has urged the NSW Parliament to practice anti-racism, particularly in regards to discussions of foreign affairs.

Jenny Leong MP calls on the NSW Government to reject One Nations offensive anti-LGBTIQ+ Bill

Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has called on the NSW Government to disregard the report produced by the disastrous inquiry into One Nations Religious Freedoms bill.  

Jenny Leong MP condemns NSW Housing Strategy

Greens Member for Newtown, Jenny Leong MP has raised her serious concerns about the NSW Housing Strategy.  

Setting the Agenda: Setting the Agenda: Achieving Meaningful Reform for Women in NSW

On Wednesday, 28 April 2021, we are incredibly privileged to host this amazing group of activist, advocate and expert women for this important panel discussion.  Watch the full event below.

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