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Government defers Greenway, abandons integrated active transport options

Greens MP Jamie Parker will continue to fight for the Greenway following the government's indefinite deferral of the project."The government's deferral of the Greenway and delay of the light rail is a huge setback for the inner west and the broader active transport network," said Mr Parker.

Greens MP introduces inner west school leadership program

Greens MP Jamie Parker last week introduced his School Leadership Program with a morning tea in NSW Parliament for local school captains and vice-captains. "This program is about encouraging young people to take up leadership positions within their schools and in the broader community," said Mr Parker.

Budget fails public housing – NSW worst in Australia

Greens MP Jamie Parker described the O'Farrell government's budget an "utter failure" for public housing in NSW."This budget fails abysmally on the issue of public housing. There is no new money for the social housing sector, which is the biggest challenge for housing in NSW."

Public sector workers strike as O’Farrell cuts jobs and pay

Greens MP Jamie Parker last week joined an estimated 30,000 public sector workers rallying against job cuts and attempts by the NSW government to reduce pay and working conditions.

Minister for Transport lacks commitment on light rail, delivery stretched to 2014

Greens MP Jamie Parker has blamed critical under-resourcing and lack of political will for the failure of the government to commit to an efficient delivery of the light rail extensions.

Council wins government support for fast track of new Callan Park sporting fields

The Minister for Planning Brad Hazzard last week agreed to fast track Leichhardt Council’s request for temporary care and management of the Glover Street sporting field at Callan Park.

Jamie Parker vows to defend trees from poisoning

Greens MP Jamie Parker this week successfully moved a motion at Leichhardt Council to report on the incidence of tree poisoning in the inner west and to address a range of potential solutions.

Premier promises to consult Leichhardt council on White Bay cruise terminal

This week a report was released criticising the governance of the review panel set up by the former planning minister Kristina Keneally to oversee Barangaroo's design.

Jamie calls on the Transport Minister to confirm Greenway funding

Jamie has been a long time supporter of better transport integration and has previously called on the Government to extend light rail services in Sydney’s Inner West to improve public transport options for thousands of residents.

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