Senator Jenny McAllister is an Australian Labor Party Senator for the state of New South Wales and the Shadow Assistant Minister for Families and Communities.

Jenny is passionate about economic change for a just society, creating opportunities for community participation in politics, working towards gender equality and taking action to reduce our emissions and build a low carbon economy. 

What's Happening

Media Release: Labor Will Support People in Financial Hardship in Western Australia
3.37pm | May 13, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country, including over $5 million for organisations across Western Australia. 

Speeches

Working in Partnership: Labor's Approach to the Community Sector
3.30pm | May 13, 2019

Since taking on this portfolio I’ve tried to talk with as many community sector organisations as I can. More importantly, I’ve tried to visit them. I think that seeing and understanding the places where organisations do their work is an important part of understanding that work. You can sometimes learn a lot about the lived values of an organisation from the spaces they create – and it can change the conversation to sit in a room that just earlier that day was used to meet clients or host a playgroup.

Gallery

With Fiona Phillips at Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre
3.35pm | March 12, 2019

Fiona Phillips and I visited Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre in Nowra. The Centre is a great example of how early childhood education can support communities.