Today the Greens backed a measure to disqualify corrupt former politicians from receiving parliamentary pensions.
The NSW Liberal Government, with the support of Labor, has pushed through changes that will weaken the regulation of problem venues in NSW.
The Liquor Amendment (Reviews) Bill 2017 amends the 3 Strikes Scheme, designed to target licensed venues that repeatedly commit serious offences in breach of their liquor licence.Read more
Students who attend our secular public schools are automatically enrolled in scripture classes without the explicit consent of their parents. While parents can 'opt-out' their children, they have to do it in writing and may not know that's required.
Earlier this year the NSW Liberal Government chose to ignore a number of recommendations from its own review of special religious education and ethics classes in NSW government schools. Those recommendations would have given parents more transparency around their choices in regards to scripture classes and ethics classes.Read more
Read our speech acknowledging the important work of community legal centres in the Newtown electorate.
Today the Berejiklian Government voted against measures that would have made registered nurses available 24/7 at nursing homes. Read Jenny's speech in support of this bill below:
The 1st of May is International Workers' Day, also known as May Day. It's a day to recognise the efforts of unionists, workers and activists to advance and protect workers' rights.
Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP took the opportunity to commemorate the long history of union activity in the Newtown electorate and across Sydney's inner city.Read more
Read our defense of the Safe Schools program in Parliament today, as we called on the Premier and Education Minister to make a clear statement in support of LGBTIQ young people to combat the damage done by the bullies in their party.
Today we called on the government to take concrete steps to improve housing affordability in Sydney. Their response shows just how completely out of touch they are on this issue.
Today the NSW Government overturned it's ban on the Greyhound Industry, opening the door to further animal cruelty and abuse. Read our statements in parliament defending this ban.
Read Jenny's speech in parliament acknowledging the Metropolitan Community Church in Petersham for their work supporting the LGBTIQ community.