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Sydney's tale of two suburbs: new analysis shows the wide spread of development

Sydney is becoming a lopsided city as some suburbs approve thousands more new developments than planned and others only a fraction of their share, a new analysis shows.

Progress on forced amalgamations

A strong and principled campaign from communities, councils and the Greens has forced the government to back down on its undemocratic forced council amalgamation agenda. Labor and the Liberals now need to listen to the voice of the community.

Yabun festival

Remembering survival and culture along with my Greens colleagues Jenny Leong, Lee Rhiannon and David Shoebridge at the wonderful Yabun festival held in Victoria Park last week.

Leichhardt Women's Centre groups

Leichhardt Women's Centre has some great groups coming up in 2017, starting off with art therapy in late January, and Nia dance and breathing for vitality starting mid- February. Many more groups are happening in March, April and May.

Writing workshops

The Glebe Social Housing Stories Writing Workshops are open to all Glebe, Forest Lodge and Chippendale social housing tenants who would like to write creatively, with the opportunity to be published in Social Housing Stories- Glebe edition. 

Have your say on affordable housing

If you'd like to make your voice heard about affordable housing, you have until 13th February to make a submission to  the Inner West Council.

New Ministers' time for action: Parker

With the announcement of new ministers for the Environment and Roads, Maritime and Freight, Member for Balmain Jamie Parker has called on the new ministers to act on two urgent community issues.

Community newsletter summer 2016-17

The latest issue of our Community News.

2016 Community Partnership program grants announced

Jamie Parker helped secure grant funding of nearly 200,000 for a total 13 projects in the electorate of Balmain as part of the NSW Government’s 2016 Community Building Partnership program.

2016: the good news

2016 brought plenty of developments to be concerned about, both here in our local area and further afield. But we mustn’t forget that 2016 also brought some wonderful wins and great gains for our passionate and vibrant local community. None of them would have been possible without your commitment and support. So thank you!

Eddie Obeid news roundup

See my comments on various media sources regarding the sentencing of Eddie Obeid for misconduct in public office.

Media Release: Obeid sentence 'welcome'

Greens anti-corruption spokesperson Jamie Parker MP has welcomed the custodial sentence and refusal of bail handed down to former Labor minister Eddie Obeid today. 

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