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International Women's Day 2017

Celebrating the women of our area and our community this International Women's Day.

Community Heritage Grants open

The 2017 Community Heritage Grants program from the National Library of Australia is now open for applications.

Clean Up Australia Day 2017

Hats off to the hard working people who got up early last Sunday to make our local area more beautiful on Clean Up Australia Day.

This week: church renovations, O Week, TAFE campaign, Glebe Ferry and flag raising

As usual Jamie's been out and about around the Balmain electorate, meeting wonderful and passionate local people working on a range of local issues.

Powerhouse Museum sell-off update

In the last two weeks there have been reports in the press regarding the possible $2 billion cost of moving the Powerhouse to Parramatta, and speculation that the government might reconsider the move.

Rozelle Against WestConnex footbridge protest

Congratulations to Rozelle Against WestConnex who braved the rain to mount a protest on the footbridge over Victoria Road at Lilyfield Road on Saturday.

City of Sydney grants now open

Applications are now open for the City of Sydney’s first round grants for 2017. Eligible projects must be located in the City's area or provide significant benefit to the City's residents and businesses.

WestConnex mid-point tunnel in Leichhardt

I have been working with local residents to protect against the proposal for a mid-point tunnel for the WestConnex project in Leichhardt. The two sites proposed were at the Dan Murphy's site in Darley Road and land adjacent to the Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus.

Balmain MP slams 'divisive' WestConnex plan

Greens MP for Balmain Jamie Parker has reiterated his call to scrap WestConnex and criticised the latest proposal for a tunnel site near Leichhardt Senior High School as a ruse designed to divide the community.

Seniors Festival

Now in its 59th year, NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere, reaching up to 500,000 seniors each year.

All the fun of the Fair

I joined other Greens MPs at Mardi Gras Fair Day last week. Plenty of fairgoers dropped by the Greens stall to sign our petitions in support of Safe Schools and marriage equality. We had stickers, rainbow temporary tattoos and more!

Community rallies against WestConnex

Last week I joined community members at two protests to urge the government to give us world class public transport, not more costly and polluting toll roads. 

Join 13,124 other supporters in taking action

Keryl

Keryl signed the petition: "Clean air for White Bay".

Erika

Erika

Roy

Roy signed up to volunteer for Jamie

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