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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

Jennifer Chapman
Jean Templeton
Shem Pio
Lorraine Pike
Victoria Robinson
Marewa Glover
shane sullivan
Al Tie
Angelique van Graan
Elena Yaroshenko
Michele Bishop
Rose Waugh
Jim Scott
Vladimir Naydenov
Luke Sharrock
Rachelle Stevenson
Fiona Palmer
Hugh Rose
Steve McPhee
Michael Stewart
Jeff Peet
Richard Hurst
Kerry Daly
Matthew Smith
Melissa Sayer
Ian Toms
Maks Francetic
Miso Sokolich
Miso Sokolich
Maria Sokolich
2,559 SIGNATURES
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  • Jennifer Chapman
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  • Jean Templeton
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  • Jeff Peet
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  • Richard Hurst
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  • Kerry Daly
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  • Matthew Smith
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  • Melissa Sayer
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  • Ian Toms
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