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: RT @SimmsRobert: Thx to @PennyWrites & @RichardDiNatale for their support tonight. It's never been a more exciting time to be a Green https…”

  • “PennyWrites: @thetiprat @camklose @senbmckenzie Technically, I guess it's true as she was raised in country. But risks being misleading, doesn't it?”

  • “PennyWrites: Who woulda thunk it @camklose?! Seems @senbmckenzie isn't really a #rural-based pollie after all! Had me fooled! https://t.co/Xhcaz1bIRO”

  • “PennyWrites: Adelaide rally hears from Alex, a young leader from Woodville HS, reminding us about fairness & respect #LetThemStay https://t.co/6pincmUL3L”

  • “PennyWrites: Lots of folk saying #LetThemStay in #Radelaide tonight, incl our #Greens candidate for Sturt @RebeccaGaldies https://t.co/GASKooAmoz”

  • “PennyWrites: What about Senator @larissawaters too? She has been a steadfast political champion a/t #familyviolence @ANROWS @cporterwa @SenatorCash”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @eliza_rugg: The @AusHumanRights says children interviewed in #detention are among the "most traumatised" paediatricians have EVER seen …”

  • “PennyWrites: This is utterly scandalous https://t.co/v5DRKyn8vJ”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @GillianTriggs: 10AM today - new report will detail alarming impacts of detention on children https://t.co/Wmm5P8Lljs”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @mrtomhartney: Perhaps the Church could refuse entry to politicians who flaunt their religion while flouting its teachings? #LetThemStay”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @Kateemoon: #LetThemStay https://t.co/pMcJdv0Fjs”

  • “PennyWrites: Thank you @firstdogonmoon. Please keep doing this. #LetThemStay https://t.co/8K4u5lI6Sg”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @rightsagenda: Our client told us to thank all of the Australians who have supporter her. Let's show her that we're just warming up! #L…”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @GillianTriggs: Also speaking on @Lateline this evening, about the High Court decision regarding asylum seekers on Nauru”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @MarkParnellMLC: Australians are so much better than this. We need to remember tomorrow and the day after, how we feel today. https://t.…”

  • “PennyWrites: I agree. Increasingly clear that without a Bill of Rights many trusted legal principles are written on the wind. https://t.co/5MMgRwLGy6”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @IKKsays: Why rage at Peter Dutton & co whilst ignoring the significant role the ALP has played in our treatment of asylum seekers? #Nau…”

  • “PennyWrites: Want to be inspired? It's great lawyers like Steve Kenny who safeguard the #RuleofLaw for all of us. https://t.co/vOHvklQVEi @RadioNational”

  • “PennyWrites: How has it come to this in Australia, @PeterDutton_MP & @tanya_plibersek, that some babies matter less than others? https://t.co/7dpidFKLcm”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @DanielHRLC: Today is a big day in the lives of these children. The legality is complex but the morality is simple. #LetThemStay https:/…”

  • “PennyWrites: @MarkParnellMLC @aphbeards Glad things have changed now. (I mean the extra chromosome bit)”

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News About Penny Wright

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    Greens fear losing two senators in coming election - The Australian

    Greens fear losing two senators in coming election - The Australian

    A Greens party source has expressed real concerns about the electoral fate of co-deputy leader Larissa Waters in Queensland and South Australian senator Robert Simms, who late last year filled the casual vacancy created by Penny Wright's resignation.and more »

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    Parliament to lose hundreds of years of experience in wave of MP departures - Sydney Morning Herald

    Parliament to lose hundreds of years of experience in wave of MP departures - Sydney Morning Herald

    Nationals leader Warren Truss is widely expected to announce his retirement in the first quarter of next year, while there is also chatter in National Party ranks that Senate leader Nigel Scullion and MP John Cobb could also exit. ... Michael Ronaldson ...

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    Meet Mr X's candidates for his big federal push - Courier Mail

    Meet Mr X's candidates for his big federal push - Courier Mail

    SA Senator Nick Xenophon on Adelaide Oval footbridge with his SA candidates: Skye Kakoschke-Moore (Senate), Stirling Griff (Senate), Michael Slattery (Port Adelaide), Joe Hill (Adelaide), Karen Hockley (Boothby), Damian Carey (Kingston), Daniel Kirk ...

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    Greens go to water on Murrayhearings - The Advertiser

    Greens go to water on Murrayhearings - The Advertiser

    Senator Rhiannon did not attend earlier hearings after losing the Greens' water portfolio. Senator Simms, a former Adelaide city councillor, was appointed to the Senate in September to fill a casual vacancy created by the resignation of Penny Wright.and more »

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    Robert Simms: 'Be brave, be strong and be proud of who you are' - Gay News Network

    Mr President, it is an honour to stand here today as the 3rd member of the South Australian Greens to represent our party in the national parliament and as the 96th person to represent South Australia in the senate. I want to pay tribute to my ...

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    New gay Senator Robert Simms: marriage equality, PrEP consultation & tackling ... - Star Observer

    New gay Senator Robert Simms: marriage equality, PrEP consultation & tackling ... - Star Observer

    Before he replaced recently-retired South Australian Greens Senator Penny Wright a couple of weeks ago, Simms served as a councillor for Adelaide City Council and adviser to fellow Greens senators Scott Ludlam and Sarah Hanson-Young. The 31-year-old ...and more »

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    Tips and rumours - Crikey (registration)

    “We know our licensed firearms owners are seldom responsible for any of the horrible gun crimes such as the recent Martin Place Siege, yet if you picked up your newspaper or listened to the constant harping from Greens senators such as Penny Wright you ...

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    New senator Robert Simms talks of struggle to come out - Sydney Morning Herald

    New senator Robert Simms talks of struggle to come out - Sydney Morning Herald

    While Senator Simms had a happy childhood, there were times when he did not feel as though he quite fitted in. In his first speech to the Senate on Tuesday evening, the new Greens senator for South Australia, who recently took over from Penny Wright ...

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    Greens defend male Senate replacements - SBS

    The Greens have defended their commitment to gender equality after replacing two women senators with men. Robert Simms will be sworn in as a senator for South Australia on Monday to replace Penny Wright after Nick McKim replaced former leader ...and more »

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    Greens defend male Senate replacements - 9news.com.au

    The Greens have defended their commitment to gender equality after replacing two women senators with men. Robert Simms will be sworn in as a senator for South Australia on Monday to replace Penny Wright after Nick McKim replaced former leader ...and more »

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    Nominations open for Adelaide council seat - The Australian (blog)

    NOMINATIONS will open on October 22 for a vacant seat on the Adelaide City Council. THE vacancy was caused by the recent resignation of Robert Simms who has become a Greens Senator for South Australia, replacing Penny Wright. Adelaide Lord Mayor ...and more »

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    Turnbull decamps, backs Abbott's gay marriage plebiscite as Greens protest - Crikey (registration)

    Turnbull decamps, backs Abbott's gay marriage plebiscite as Greens protest - Crikey (registration)

    At the same time last week, the Greens reshuffled portfolio responsibilities, giving LGBTI issues to incoming Greens Senator Robert Simms. Simms is replacing South Australian senator Penny Wright for the remainder of her six-year term, and he will be ...and more »

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    NSW Greens members urge funding withdrawal over demotion of Senator Lee Rhiannon - Sydney Morning Herald

    NSW Greens members urge funding withdrawal over demotion of Senator Lee Rhiannon - Sydney Morning Herald

    Tasmanian senator Peter Whish-Wilson handed competition and small business over to Christine Milne's replacement, Nick McKim. Mr Simms, who takes over from retired South Australian senator Penny Wright, has been an education officer for the National ...

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    New Greens SA senator confirmed - 9news.com.au

    New Greens SA senator confirmed - 9news.com.au

    Former Adelaide City councillor Robert Simms will replace Greens Senator Penny Wright in federal parliament. Mr Simms' appointment was endorsed by the South Australian parliament on Tuesday after Senator Wright recently announced she was quitting ...

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    Five PMs in five years? Old hat, like treachery. Ask Malcolm Turnbull's father ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    Five PMs in five years? Old hat, like treachery. Ask Malcolm Turnbull's father ... - Sydney Morning Herald

    But she was the daughter of a Labor Senator. The headlines went mad for it and ASIO decided Gorton was a security risk. Meanwhile, all through these years, McMahon was dripping poison, increasingly frustrated that Black Jack McEwen's Country Party had ...and more »

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    Senator Penny Wright retires from Parliament with a nice parting message - Sydney Morning Herald

    Senator Penny Wright retires from Parliament with a nice parting message - Sydney Morning Herald

    A few weeks ago, Penny Wright's Parliament House suite was packed full of people and cheese platters. The guests weren't there for the fromage, mind, but to farewell the South Australian Greens senator, who was retiring from Parliament early due to a ...

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    Former Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood rules himself out of race for vacant city ... - The Advertiser

    Former Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood rules himself out of race for vacant city ... - The Advertiser

    The Greens confirmed last week that Cr Robert Simms would be drafted into the Senate to replace the outgoing Penny Wright, necessitating a council by-election. Mr Yarwood put paid to the speculation that had buzzed around Town Hall since Cr Simms put ...

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    South Australian MP Andrew Southcott to quit federal parliament - The Australian

    South Australian MP Andrew Southcott to quit federal parliament - The Australian

    His decision came as the South Australian Greens today chose Adelaide city councillor Robert Simms to replace Penny Wright, who will tender her Senate resignation in federal parliament next week. Mr Simms said he would focus on cutting unemployment ...and more »

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    Adelaide City councillor Robert Simms to take Greens Senate seat - ABC Online

    Adelaide City councillor Robert Simms to take Greens Senate seat - ABC Online

    Adelaide City councillor Robert Simms has been named as the replacement for retiring Greens Senator Penny Wright. Mr Simms, 31, is a former adviser to senators Scott Ludlam and Sarah Hanson-Young. He said the renewable energy sector would be ...

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    Revealed: Greens SA Senate candidates get their report cards - Crikey (registration)

    InDaily understands Greens members across the state were sent copies of the interview reports in voting packs early this week, to help inform their voting for the replacement of retiring Greens Senator Penny Wright. The panel comprised chair John ...

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    Greens' Penny Wright gives final speech - SBS

    Self-described stickybeak Penny Wright says being a senator has allowed her to ignore her mother's advice to mind her own business. She's been able to indulge her curiosity, invite herself to places and poke around in other people's lives. "It's a job ...and more »