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: Greatly anticipating opening night performance of @StateTheatreSA production of Kryptonite in #Adelaide. Has had rave reviews in Sydney.”

  • “PennyWrites: Great to be celebrating 5 years of @JusticeNetSA helping to meet the unmet legal needs of #SA's community. Great work http://t.co/BilIUuFX3Q”

  • “PennyWrites: Found out in #estimates the Abbott Govt is considering partnering with McDonalds in new schools progam: http://t.co/pyPvnBDXAD. #McSchools”

  • “PennyWrites: Corporate schools funded by McDonalds could be coming to a town near you. http://t.co/pyPvnBDXAD #estimates (TP)”

  • “McSchools?? The Federal Government could be about to join with McDonald’s to fund and run schools under their corporate schools scheme. If you’re horrified at the idea of McDonald’s teaching our school children, sign our petition: grns.mp/schoolsnot4sale More info here: http://ugc.news.com.au/finance/business/corporate-schools-funded-by-mcdonalds-a-possibility-senate-committee-hears/story-fnda1bsz-1227100175064”

  • “PennyWrites: @bmcsherr @timsout Yes, he is! Great that you're here! What table are you on?”

  • “PennyWrites: Enjoying keynote speech from @timsout at @CastanCentre For #HumanRights Law about the freedom to participate fully http://t.co/QzVnWD480P”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @BrentToderian: "You aren't stuck in traffic. You are traffic." Make active transport inviting. Change traffic. http://t.co/WgUw6DvY9U #…”

  • “PennyWrites: Prof (whimsical albeit racist emails) Spurr was paid $8250 for work on #curriculum review. Did we get value for $? https://t.co/aEMY1dg560”

  • “PennyWrites: Curiouser & curiouser.. @cpyne's "non-ideological" #curriculumreview sure boasts a lot of ideological folk http://t.co/tqWQYB6nO6 #education”

  • “PennyWrites: "Vulnerable young men with massive great chips on their shoulders" How to tackle radicalisation in a meaningful way? http://t.co/0ovluFqQej”

  • “PennyWrites: This is unforgivable in a wealthy country. #Education gap growing & growing & growing. http://t.co/mFs8EB8Egm #Gonski”

  • “Saturday is National Mosque Open Day around Australia. I believe the best way to build a more cohesive, tolerant and inclusive community is by developing a deeper understanding and respect for all cultures and religions. I’m going to visit my “local” – in Marion. Maybe I’ll see you there? Check out the location of your “local” here: www.lma.org.au/nationalmosqueopenday”

  • “PennyWrites: I love wombats! MT from @Manic_Henry : A wombat-let (or wombatling?) scratching itself. #cute #wombatday #wildoz http://t.co/1ChtNDQXz0”

  • “PennyWrites: Amendments to the Foreign Fighters bill don't go far enough. Still a bad bill that tramples on liberties. http://t.co/rlAKfFke1x”

  • Foreign Fighters amendments inadequate

  • “PennyWrites: Prof Spurr was paid $8250 for #curriculum review and department did not check qualifications. http://t.co/2YM6vBPPGH”

  • “PennyWrites: #Curriculum review should be reconsidered, and Prof Spurr's input removed. http://t.co/2YM6vBPPGH”

  • Curriculum questions should Spurr rethink of national review

  • “The government’s “review” of the Australian curriculum has been ideological from start to finish. Professor Barry Spurr, of the racist emails scandal, was paid $8,250 for his input. I’ve called on Christopher Pyne to strike out his contributions to the review, in light of Professor Spurr's abhorrent views. Read my full statement here: http://penny-wright.greensmps.org.au/content/media-releases/curriculum-questions-should-spurr-rethink-national-review”

  • “PennyWrites: .@RouleReport @apache_2005 Funding is important but many other aspects to schools policy, supporting teachers & students. Have another look”

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News About Penny Wright

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “When do you intend on correcting your web pages in light of the evidence, shown at Your Firearms Enquiry. You have false claims and misinformation in relation to Fire Arm crime and statistics. Detective Chief Superintendent Ken Finch testified that the real concern was Illegal Importation of firearm...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “There are a number of small abattoirs in Australia that have an exemption to slaughter animals without stunning them first. This means that animals are fully conscious and experience pain and distress when their throats are cut. ”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Thanks for hosting the Woman's Leadership for Sustainability function with Christine Milne and significant others. A wonderful initiative to get like mind folk together.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Taking the power back talking to folks in Norwood about what's at stake when it comes to the climate. Great to have Christine Milne in town joining our wonderful Greens members & SA Greens MPs Mark Parnell MLC & Senator Penny Wright #powerback”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Owner: Millicent Warne Supporting Teens and young adults with: -Self Harm -Depression -Abuse Victims -Suicidal Thoughts -Family Issues -Eating disorders -Teen Pregnancy - Sexual Health -Relationship Issues -Grief and Loss -Bullying...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.356458004535575.1073741858.207844859396891&type=1”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Legally owned firearms are not the cause for high gun crime in NSW. Why do you push the issue to ban semi auto hand guns from hardworking honest Australians? You state "legally own firearms are being stolen" so you should focus your political powers at combating crime. You make me sick!”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “To Australian public My name is Qier Peterson. I am a quadriplegic woman. Every time I have needed help, the Australian Greens Party has always fought for me , supported me and given me strength. I want to tell the public how good the party has been to me and to encourage people to support the Par...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “To Australian public My name is Qier Peterson. I am a quadriplegic woman. Every time I have needed help, the Australian Greens Party has always fought for me , supported me and given me strength. I want to tell the public how good the party has been to me and to encourage people to support the Par...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Why has neither Ellison or Keelty been prosecuted for this wilful withholding of primary evidence from Schapelle Corby and the Bali court? Why has this, and dozens of other examples like it, been hidden from the public by the Australian media? Why have successive Australian governments hidden, ev...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Mental health for me I would call a Social Injustice. Something I never should have suffered but did because of the injustice of the Banks. There is fraud in the banking system and it has to be stopped. It caused the death of my loved one, and took me to that dark place of ending my own. The banks w...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “The Mayor of the District Council of Robe, Peter Riseley, today received dozens of declarations of "gas field-free roads" from farmers across the District. This community is right behind the Lock The Gate Alliance Inc campaign to protect farmland from fracking. I was delighted to be part of the ceremony with Senator Penny Wright.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “can I please ask WHY people with mental health issues are limited at all? Imagine the outcry if people with cancer could only get 10 or even 16 treatments per year and then had to wait till next year!!!! These are health issues and should be treated no different to any other health issue to do is t...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Today is World Mental Health Day and Senator Penny Wright is online to answer your questions for the next hour. Here’s your chance to ask the Greens’ Mental Health Spokesperson anything you’d like: our mental health policies, our roadmap for the system, what Penny has learned about mental health over the years or anything else you would like to talk about. Ok, here it goes. Ask away in the thread below! #WMHD”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “It's World Mental Health Day! Join Penny for a Q&A this morning on The Australian Greens Facebook page. We'll be kicking off at 10:30 EST. Start thinking of some questions! #WorldMentalHealthDay”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Put it in your calendar! Penny will be holding a Facebook Q&A for World Mental Health Day this Friday morning. Here’s your chance to ask the Greens’ Mental Health Spokesperson anything you’d like: our mental health policies, our roadmap for the system or what Penny has learned about mental health over the years. Let’s make some noise about mental health!”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “In this week - when the ABC is focussing on Mental Health - it was great to hear a spokesperson from the Mental Health Foundation give credit on ABC 774 this morning to the fact that the Greens have helped to change the conversation around mental health in our community. Thank you Greens for bringing humanity to those experiencing mental health issues, and those near and dear who also are deeply impacted. :-)”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Public Health, Wellbeing and Fracking! by Atlantic Stream on Livestream - Livestream.com”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Quatrain Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, they continue on which is a sign of Australia's failure, We Aboriginals are either a nation of criminals, or there is something seriously wrong with the Justice System of Australia...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Quatrain Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, they continue on which is a sign of Australia's failure, We Aboriginals are either a nation of criminals, or there is something seriously wrong with the Justice System of Australia...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Quatrain Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, they continue on which is a sign of Australia's failure, We Aboriginals are either a nation of criminals, or there is something seriously wrong with the Justice System of Australia...”