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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

Craig Rendle
Kevin Lovell
Ashley Lye
Tex Everett
loronx1@gmail.com Armstrong
Geoff Thomson
Daniel Mills
Robin Williams
Barbara Bak
Karen Sales
Pat Hayes
Peter Jenkins
Allan Clarke
Maryann Dance
Alastair Gooch
Jacqueline Blackwell
Callan Attwell
Ngaire Duffy
Michael McKeown
Elizabeth Stark
Paul Jones
nicola Johnston
john Gregovic
Peter Restieaux
Christopher Redstone
Marie Start
Mary Jones
Rachel Morton
Debbie Hutton
Barry Slater
2,559 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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  • Craig Rendle
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  • Kevin Lovell
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  • Geoff Thomson
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  • Karen Sales
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  • Pat Hayes
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  • Peter Jenkins
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  • Allan Clarke
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  • Maryann Dance
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  • Alastair Gooch
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  • Jacqueline Blackwell
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  • Callan Attwell
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  • Ngaire Duffy
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  • Michael McKeown
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  • Elizabeth Stark
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  • Paul Jones
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  • nicola Johnston
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  • john Gregovic
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  • Peter Restieaux
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  • Christopher Redstone
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  • Marie Start
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  • Mary Jones
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  • Rachel Morton
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  • Debbie Hutton
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  • Barry Slater
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