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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.


#StopAsianHate

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.


A property database for developers is not a housing strategy

Greens housing spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP, has condemned the headline initiative announced with the release of the NSW Housing Strategy today as a dream for property developers and a nightmare for people living with the reality of housing insecurity and housing stress.


Community saves public housing but more to be done

The decision by Housing Minister Melinda Pavey to commit to 100% social housing in the redevelopment at Cowper St and Wentworth Park Road in Glebe is a huge win by the community and a welcome change but there’s far more to be done, say NSW Greens MPs, Jamie Parker and Jenny Leong.


NSW Parliament commits to act to end sexual violence and harassment

A Greens motion has been unanimously passed in the NSW Parliament. The Motion called on the house to: Acknowledge that the existence of sexual violence and harassment in workplaces including our parliaments is unacceptable Affirm support for people who have experienced sexual violence and harassment, and  Commit to acting to end sexual violence and harassment in this parliament and the community.  


NSW Parliament Review Must Be Open and Transparent

Jenny Leong MP, NSW Greens Women’s Rights spokesperson has made the following comments after her question to the Premier and statements by the Speaker in question time today. Video of the full question, the Premiers response and the Speaker subsequent comments.Video of Jenny Leong’s personal explanation in the chamber following Question Time.


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