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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

Lynn Messenger
Geoff Glass
Murray Knight
Jurgen Harald Lieskounig
Tony Pieromaldi
Simonne Moses
Marguerite Wilson
Jo-Amy Grote
Chrissy McNeilll
Kellie Miller
Stephen Cripps
Alin Zahan
Andrew Condon
John Murphy
Flo C
Chris Thorpe
Kevin Hall
Heather Wrightson
Lois Bond
Val Barmes
Mary Wilson
Patrick Forbes
Ava Coutts
Kelly Ross
Diana Holt
Ellie McIvor
Ben Herron
Chris Smith
Robin Hodges
Hemon Dey
2,559 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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  • Lynn Messenger
    signed 2024-06-11 11:34:53 +1200
  • Geoff Glass
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  • Murray Knight
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  • Jurgen Harald Lieskounig
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  • Tony Pieromaldi
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  • Simonne Moses
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  • Marguerite Wilson
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  • Jo-Amy Grote
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  • Chrissy McNeilll
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  • Kellie Miller
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  • Stephen Cripps
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  • Alin Zahan
    signed 2024-06-11 11:33:54 +1200
  • Andrew Condon
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  • John Murphy
    signed 2024-06-11 11:33:39 +1200
  • Flo C
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  • Chris Thorpe
    signed 2024-06-11 11:33:32 +1200
  • Kevin Hall
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  • Heather Wrightson
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  • Lois Bond
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  • Val Barmes
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  • Mary Wilson
    signed 2024-06-11 11:32:48 +1200
  • Patrick Forbes
    signed 2024-06-11 11:32:39 +1200
  • Ava Coutts
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  • Kelly Ross
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  • Diana Holt
    signed 2024-06-11 11:32:24 +1200
  • Ellie McIvor
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  • Ben Herron
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  • Chris Smith
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  • Robin Hodges
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  • Hemon Dey
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