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PETITION: FUND MEDICINE, NOT MOVIES



The Government spends more than $100 million of taxpayer money every year on handing out corporate welfare subsidies to the film and gaming sectors while life-saving medicines go unfunded. This money should go to Pharmac to support lifesaving healthcare, not billionaire Hollywood bigwigs. As an idea of how this money could be better spent, the cost of funding 13 cancer treatments that are currently available in Australia but not New Zealand would be $70 million per year – $30 million less than what we spend on film and gaming subsidies.

It's time the Government prioritised funding medicine over movies.

"I call on the Government to scrap film and gaming subsidies and use the money to fund medicines through Pharmac instead."

Who's signing

Renee McLean
Viv Smitheram
Rachel Judd
Sheri Grajqm
Sean Kirton
Mark Callaghan
Don Black
Jack Forest
Pam Raspe
Lara Flavell
Nicole Way
William Wreford
Janice Haferkamp
Steve Porter
Kevin Lawton
Vaughn Sargent
Shae Gallagher
Johan Anema
Riccie de Brouwer
Gail Godtschalk
lenore morris
Christine Przybylski
Raewyn Roach
Stephen Quirke
Dave Harrington
Matthew Nutter
Sonia Nevines
John Pedersen
Angela Moore
Benjamin Denby
2,559 SIGNATURES
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  • Renee McLean
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  • Viv Smitheram
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  • Nicole Way
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  • William Wreford
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  • Steve Porter
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  • Kevin Lawton
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  • Johan Anema
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  • Gail Godtschalk
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  • lenore morris
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  • Christine Przybylski
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  • Raewyn Roach
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  • Stephen Quirke
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  • Dave Harrington
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  • Matthew Nutter
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  • Sonia Nevines
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  • John Pedersen
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  • Angela Moore
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  • Benjamin Denby
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