Penny Wright, Senator

Party
Australian Greens
Type
Senator
Email
senator.wright@aph.gov.au
Parliamentary
Office
PO Box 6100, Senate, Parliament House
Canberra, ACT 2600
Electoral
Office
Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, Suite 6, Level 12, 100 King William Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Eophone
(08) 8205 1060
Eofax
(08) 8205 1069
Website
Social Accounts
  • Penny Wright on Twitter
  • Penny Wright on Facebook
  • Penny Wright on YouTube

News From Penny Wright

  • “PennyWrites: Misty Canberra http://t.co/EAqa4AzNpd”

  • “PennyWrites: A horror story if BP spills oil in #GreatAustralianBight. A delay in responding would be disastrous. http://t.co/nw790ZhOcl #saparli”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @UNrefugees: 10 year old Nigerian refugee Ibrahim plays soccer with his little brother in Minawao camp,… http://t.co/kPKc2pviNn http://t…”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @CherylSaunders1: Not just a referendum! Lessons for real civic engagement here. https://t.co/9th3wfjqfW”

  • “PennyWrites: So sorry to hear of death of eminent mathematician & "Beautiful Mind", John Nash. He shone despite challenge of schizophrenia #MentalHealth”

  • “Utterly unacceptable! BP would need to bring in equipment from Texas to deal with an oil spill off the South Australian Coast, according to their internal documents. And in the event of an oil spill disaster in the Great Australian Bight, it would take BP 157 days to position a second oil rig to drill a ‘relief’ well. No way, BP. More info: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/may/25/bp-would-need-to-bring-equipment-from-texas-to-contain-south-australia-oil-spill?CMP=soc_567”

  • “PennyWrites: Yes! US data that #MarriageEquality is one of most effective & cost-efficient #MentalHealth policies #IrelandSaidYES! http://t.co/RlYctAk1XR”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @rightsagenda: Congratulations & well done Ireland http://t.co/mRR1Q6aRzW #LoveIsLove #MarriageEquality http://t.co/9A221vLHJ5”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @1RosieThomas: Awoken to a feed of ecstatic joyful faces celebrating marriage equality. Just the way it should be #IrelandSaidYES http:/…”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @hrw: Ireland: Marriage Equality Affirms Inclusion http://t.co/KmQH0mjxbZ”

  • “"Without fully funded frontline services, she has nowhere to go". It's time to take action on domestic violence: http://grns.mp/end-dv”

  • “PennyWrites: @HarjoodJones @Greens Don't know! I like all of the above :-) (And folk, and some country, as well!)”

  • “PennyWrites: G'day Vienna, #Radelaide calling! Come to #SA #Greens #Eurovision party extravaganza. Sunday from 6.30 All welcome! https://t.co/HqmQYa695u”

  • “Arts organisations across the country are in shock following news that the Australia Council’s new six-year funding program has been suspended. In addition, the June grant round will no longer be offered. TAKE ACTION: Tell George Brandis – hands off our artists: http://grns.mp/we-heart-arts #WeHeartArts”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @mrbenjaminlaw: 90% Australians feel arts are vital. 50% of tourists consume it. Artists are economic engines. http://t.co/UoitSKqax5 ht…”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @charliepick: Take the time to read this. It is at once beautiful, heartbreaking and bewildering. http://t.co/TEVETYog2Z”

  • “PennyWrites: @dynawilly @Magpie1954nBird Yes! @charliepick's explanation was brilliant”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @AdamBandt: The Attorney-General now wants to personally control how arts funding is spent. AKA political censorship #freethearts http:/…”

  • “PennyWrites: @Magpie1954nBird Cost on wholesale is tiny % but there is a view that enabling larger markets means domestic cost is actually reduced”

  • “PennyWrites: @Magpie1954nBird Is required to ensure their product will be purchased in markets where #halal is necessary/desirable”

  • “PennyWrites: @Magpie1954nBird Accreditation scheme to ensure prepared in particular way consistent w/ Islam. Similar to "kosher" for Judaism or "organic"”

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News About Penny Wright

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Penny, probably you know, but just in case, one you may be interested in.. :) https://www.facebook.com/edonsw/photos/a.372663832765740.92636.337631252935665/979774435388007/?type=1&theater”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “HUNDREDS of environmentalists stood holding hands at Glenelg beach today in a show of protest against BP’s plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    South Australians join a nationwide beach protest against BP's plans to drill ... - NEWS.com.au

    The nationwide beach protest, called Hands Across the Sand, was attended by activist organisations, including the Wilderness Society South Australia and Sea Shepherd, as well as SA Greens senator Penny Wright. Wilderness Society SA director Peter ...and more »

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Anti-violence funding 'lacks transparency and cohesion' - Northern Star

    "The government has ignored the overwhelming calls for an urgent funding boost for domestic violence primary prevention, crisis response, community legal centres and affordable housing." Australian Greens legal affairs spokeswoman Senator Penny Wright ...and more »

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Budget ignores legal aid shortage - Lawyers Weekly

    Budget ignores legal aid shortage - Lawyers Weekly

    Greens legal affairs spokesperson Senator Penny Wright, the Law Council of Australia, the Australian Bar Association and the NSW Bar Association have all warned the Abbott government that the administration of justice will be compromised unless the ...

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “The Abbott Government is trying to use tricky accounting to hide their broken promises on school funding and disability loadings.”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Housing affordability inquiry creates debate on prefab, energy efficiency and ... - The Fifth Estate

    Housing affordability inquiry creates debate on prefab, energy efficiency and ... - The Fifth Estate

    Greens Senators Scott Ludlam and Penny Wright, Liberal Senator Chris Back, Independent Jacqui Lambie and ALP Senator Sue Lines participated in the inquiry, which received submissions from industry and community groups including the Master Builders ...and more »

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Greens leadership change: What really happened behind the scenes - Brisbane Times

    Greens leadership change: What really happened behind the scenes - Brisbane Times

    Some members of the party say Senator Di Natale also knew he could rely on the support of either or both South Australian senators, Penny Wright and Sarah Hanson-Young, enough to get him the six votes to get him over the line. And so Mr Bandt, who was ...

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “I am only for native wood biomass for energy production on the condition that it be introduced responsibly. I believe it is a step in the right direction, but by no means the best step we can take. I have read the “Submission to the RET Review 2014 from The Australian Forests and Climate Alliance”(A...”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Bali 9 executions: Social media asks what's next - Sydney Morning Herald

    Bali 9 executions: Social media asks what's next - Sydney Morning Herald

    Greens senator Penny Wright said the campaign to abolish the death penalty worldwide must continue. Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs said it was a sad day for human rights. "May the tragic executions of Andrew & Myuran ...and more »

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Bali 9 executions: Talk turns to blame and consequences - Sydney Morning Herald

    Bali 9 executions: Talk turns to blame and consequences - Sydney Morning Herald

    Greens senator Penny Wright said the campaign to abolish the death penalty worldwide must continue. Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs said it was a sad day for human rights. "May the tragic executions of Andrew & Myuran ...and more »

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Are you retarded Penny , with your stupid comment in regards to the Bali wankers ?!?!”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Federal ICAC case strong, despite anti-bribery measures - The Mandarin (registration)

    Federal ICAC case strong, despite anti-bribery measures - The Mandarin (registration)

    The far longer and more detailed minority report by the committee's chair, Greens senator Penny Wright, contained four recommendations including another call for a federal ICAC. “One of the main purposes of these types of bodies is to promote public ...

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Who is Bjorn Lomborg? In the last two years, the Abbott government has cut millions of from science and research, including abolishing the Climate Commission. Bow they've found $4 million for a new think tank linked to 'climate contrarian' Bjorn Lomborg. Who is Bjorn Lomborg? And why does the government want to fund his https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6_Aze-q4Q0”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “I'm in Adelaide out talking about climate change with Senator Penny Wright and a great team of doorknockers!”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “A bigger Aussie meat trade = Local growth & better animal welfare. www.rspca.org.au/live-export #MeatNotLive”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Few actual statistics for you.”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Mazza backs alternate gun report - Farm Weekly

    Mazza backs alternate gun report - Farm Weekly

    Mr Mazza has joined a contingent of three senators who sat on the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry in dismissing Greens Senator and inquiry chairwoman Penny Wright's report. The report into the ability of Australian law enforcement ...and more »

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Go Greens! I love you!”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “It’s the fifth anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster. BP is now planning to drill in the Great Australian Bight – but how will they respond if there’s an oil spill? No one really knows because BP haven’t released their modelling: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-20/environmentalists-demand-answers-from-bp-potential-oil-spill/6406166 If you like it then you shouldn’t put a rig on it. Image thanks to Greenpeace New Zealand.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “BP is planning to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. Senator Penny Wright's square speaks for itself! Please share.”