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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

jane ward
Kendal Duthie
Terry Philpott
John Oakley
John Rainbow
Julie Greer
Julie Walls
Carl Bishop
Giselle Sellars
Cliff George
Kiri Spain
Dave Brown
Helen Whittaker
Shelley Gilbert
Glenn Alexander
Andrew Nicholson
Pearl Albertson
Tom Wakelin
Rose Cameron
Blair Howden
Julia Reeves
Susan Elder
Jane Bell
Lionel P
David Shaw
John Madden
Richard Tweedie
Greg Harris
Pervin Fatakia
John Murdoch
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  • jane ward
    signed 2024-06-17 07:28:05 +1200
  • Kendal Duthie
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  • John Oakley
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  • Carl Bishop
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  • Cliff George
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  • Helen Whittaker
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  • Shelley Gilbert
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  • Glenn Alexander
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  • Andrew Nicholson
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  • Pearl Albertson
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  • Tom Wakelin
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  • Rose Cameron
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  • Blair Howden
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  • Julia Reeves
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  • Susan Elder
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  • Jane Bell
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  • Lionel P
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  • David Shaw
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  • John Madden
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  • Richard Tweedie
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  • Greg Harris
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