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 Give Australians Alternatives To Payday Loans
9.25am | March 22, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $60 million from the Banking Fairness Fund to give vulnerable Australians an alternative to dodgy payday lenders, doubling the funding for not-for-profit microfinance programs across the country.

Speeches

Speech on Equal Pay for Women at Labor's National Conference
2.00pm | December 20, 2018

I couldn’t be prouder than I am today - to be part of the Labor team. On Sunday Bill Shorten told us that from the very first day, a Labor government would strive to deliver equal pay. And today, Tanya and Brendan have announced very significant legal and institutional changes that will do just that.

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.