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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

Angela Sirl
Gillian Doar
Catherine Pettigrew
Regine Schulze
Dean Emmerson
Hallam Webber
Anne Clarke
Adrian Smith
Colin Churchouse
Geoff Dunne
Wayne Chittenden
Andrew Irwin
Yvonne Cochrane
Catherine Scott
Bronte Jay
Katherine Barley
Karla Gannaway
Paul Gini
Michelle Olivier
Rebecca Millar
Alison Hart
Carolyn Haigh
Greg Moir
Sue Le Grange
Sean kearney
Margreat Colledge
Amy Hasloch
Susan Birch
Ron Harfield
holly brown
2,559 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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  • Angela Sirl
    signed 2024-06-23 07:20:29 +1200
  • Gillian Doar
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  • Catherine Pettigrew
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  • Regine Schulze
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  • Dean Emmerson
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  • Hallam Webber
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  • Anne Clarke
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  • Adrian Smith
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  • Colin Churchouse
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  • Geoff Dunne
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  • Wayne Chittenden
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  • Andrew Irwin
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  • Yvonne Cochrane
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  • Catherine Scott
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  • Bronte Jay
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  • Katherine Barley
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  • Karla Gannaway
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  • Paul Gini
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  • Michelle Olivier
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  • Rebecca Millar
    signed 2024-06-21 14:54:38 +1200
  • Alison Hart
    signed 2024-06-21 14:43:52 +1200
  • Carolyn Haigh
    signed 2024-06-21 14:17:35 +1200
  • Greg Moir
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  • Sue Le Grange
    signed 2024-06-21 13:35:58 +1200
  • Sean kearney
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  • Margreat Colledge
    signed 2024-06-21 13:27:43 +1200
  • Amy Hasloch
    signed 2024-06-21 13:22:08 +1200
  • Susan Birch
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  • Ron Harfield
    signed 2024-06-21 13:09:40 +1200
  • holly brown
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