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

Transcript: Financial Services Hearing in Brisbane
1.30pm | January 23, 2019

I wanted to make a few remarks about the significance of today’s inquiry. More than two years ago, the present Government received a report telling them that there was an urgent need for reform around small amount credit. That pay day loans were out of control, that people were experiencing real hardship. In the years since, we’ve seen the banking royal commission expose just how badly things can go when you’re not watching carefully in the financial services industry. Unfortunately, for years, the Government has refused to act on reforms that were proposed for small amount credit contracts.

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

Jenny McAllister Meeting with Save the Children
4.35pm | December 11, 2018

I met with Save the Children’s Australian Youth Ambassadors who gave me a briefing on their recently published Manifesto for Change. The manifesto gives policy recommendations on issues affecting young people around the world including climate change, family violence and LGBTQI+ discrimination in schools.

Save the Children Youth Ambassadors