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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

Lisa Ross
Kate Fowler
win douglas
Cynthias Sampson
Kevin Bird
Susan Broad
Glenice Troth
Dianne Ward
Ngaire Barugh
Angela Leonard
Heather Bell
Henny Geuze
Marlene Nash
Greg Uhlmann
Ngaire Grainger
Param Iyer
Linda Anderson
James Brownlee
James Davies
Barry Parrish
Kevin Beard
Jocelyn Wilson
Mark Brinsden
t0DD douglas
Jynene Wilson
Patricia Nelson
Natasha Nicholson
David Smith
David Goosselink
Anne Sheehan
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  • Lisa Ross
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