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: Funding Chaos Needs To End
1.00pm | November 19, 2018

The Government has bungled the rollout of yet another of its Financial Capability and Wellbeing grant decisions. Reports today that Minister Fletcher has extended existing Financial Counselling grants for an additional three months to organisations who recently had their funding cut add to a week of chaos. This time, Mr Fletcher had no intention of announcing this to the public and instead tried to hide it on the DSS website in the dead of night. 

Speeches

Speech: National Apology To Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
3.15pm | November 13, 2018

After decades of enforced silence, business in our parliament was suspended last month to publicly acknowledge and apologise for the pain that was caused by institutional child sexual abuse.

Gallery

Senator McAllister visits NSW North Coast to Discuss Forest Conservation and Koala Habitat Preservation
12.30pm | July 20, 2018

In northern NSW koala populations are in decline. At the same time, both state and federal Liberal governments seek to water down laws that protect native animals and their habitats.