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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 Hill
Darren Smith
Mick Murphy
Tim Appleton
Annemarie Barr
Michael Wood
Pearl Allen
James Ahmu
Graeme Ross
John Garwood
Ann Gartner
Rae Collins
Dianne Buttolph
Darren Harrison
Lena Rodnyanskiy
Ian Walker
Harry Flannigan
Val Turner
Stephen Poka
Rosie Melrose
Kylie Moore
Chris Fidoe
Miles Maitland
Andrea McConnachie
George Andrew
Anne & Alan Turley
Pauline aNDERSON
David Cooper
Rick Reeves
Keith Gould
2,559 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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  • Jane Hill
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  • Annemarie Barr
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  • Pearl Allen
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  • Ann Gartner
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  • Rae Collins
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  • Dianne Buttolph
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  • Darren Harrison
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  • Lena Rodnyanskiy
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  • Ian Walker
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  • Harry Flannigan
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  • Val Turner
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  • Stephen Poka
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  • Rosie Melrose
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  • Kylie Moore
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  • Chris Fidoe
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  • Miles Maitland
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  • Andrea McConnachie
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  • George Andrew
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  • Anne & Alan Turley
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  • Pauline aNDERSON
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  • David Cooper
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  • Rick Reeves
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  • Keith Gould
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