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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

Shadi Gharavi
Romeo Sokolich
Steve Riden
Kyle Beck
adrian coote
Bronwyn Gallagher
Richard Meek
Anna Wedge
Megan Rutherford
Louise Britz
Tony De Bono
Phil Janssen
Bridget Biss
Christopher Heap
Erica Simpson
Sheena Jones
Robbie Graham
Judith Savage
Lyn Kennedy
Pat Hay
Sharron Hayward
Simon Adams
Rosemary Dahl
Patricia Warren
Keith Hull
Pam Vincent
Steve Whitham
franca morani
Susan Barker
Lorraine Adams
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  • Shadi Gharavi
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  • Romeo Sokolich
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  • Kyle Beck
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  • adrian coote
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  • Bronwyn Gallagher
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  • Richard Meek
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  • Anna Wedge
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  • Megan Rutherford
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  • Louise Britz
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  • Tony De Bono
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  • Phil Janssen
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  • Bridget Biss
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  • Christopher Heap
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  • Erica Simpson
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  • Sheena Jones
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  • Robbie Graham
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  • Judith Savage
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  • Lyn Kennedy
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  • Pat Hay
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  • Sharron Hayward
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  • Simon Adams
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  • Rosemary Dahl
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  • Patricia Warren
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  • Keith Hull
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  • Pam Vincent
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  • Steve Whitham
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  • franca morani
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  • Susan Barker
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  • Lorraine Adams
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