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
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  • Penny Wright on YouTube

News From Penny Wright

  • “PennyWrites: RT @Greens: “You can’t have both the Paris climate agreement and Adani’s Carmichael coalmine. Full stop.” — @billmckibben #npc”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @RichardDiNatale: So pleased to have mum and dad here at the #npc Tune in at 12:30 on @ABCNews24 https://t.co/BkbwhmJd3E”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @CHaythorpeAEU: Schools need #gonski funding and disability loading for students with disability. Back our kids @TurnbullMalcolm https:/…”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @DanielHRLC: Our Govt has used PNG sovereignty as a shield to deflect criticism. It's now become the sword, striking at the core of #Man…”

  • “PennyWrites: So vital for all of us that we have policies in this area that ACTUALLY work! We must be guided by those who know. https://t.co/1ecYSG9jB8”

  • “PennyWrites: No we don't!! @LockTheGate https://t.co/485mqag0FT”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @reallykazcooke: Bloody good on @charlottewoodau for being brave & bold & true in her writing. Congrats for winning #stella16 @TheStella…”

  • “PennyWrites: Especially important for disadvantaged Aussies who don't have internet #keepmeposted https://t.co/UYJLSM3lEy”

  • “PennyWrites: Out door knocking for our #Boothby candidate Jane Bange, with Robyn Kennare., in Blackwood. We met Bill - 88 years old & rocking!! #Greens”

  • “PennyWrites: Heartening to have the endorsement of such an active & compassionate advocate for the #humanrights of #asylumseekers https://t.co/VtXihNjzLG”

  • “PennyWrites: Yes. And proudly #SA!! https://t.co/VzJSHiqefo”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @LockTheGate: Here's the Leigh Creek story, in case your mind is boggling at this mad idea to replicate Qld disasters https://t.co/CG8OF…”

  • “PennyWrites: @lola_tineo @fehowarth @PeterMaddern55 Did you mean to say I was wined & dined by polluters? I'm not Penny Wong, you know.”

  • “PennyWrites: @GilDrgil @Colvinius @amworldtodaypm Yes, exactly! As I've asked previously, when did "emotion" become a dirty word in Australia?”

  • “PennyWrites: Courageous questioning of Peter Dutton by @Colvinius on @amworldtodaypm re #Nauru & #Manus. As usual PD hides behind assertions of "emotion"”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @MarkParnellMLC: Damn! I now need to find something else to wear to #saparli next week. https://t.co/RDXuZlTB1z”

  • “PennyWrites: @jmaccaoasis @Greens Not so. I referred to the @AuSenate inquiry which was referenced in @4corners program. @ChristineMilne initiated that”

  • “PennyWrites: .@jmaccaoasis My point is tax avoidance/evasion has been rampant for decades. @Greens consistently onto this issue. https://t.co/zpqeMu1bK3”

  • “PennyWrites: Wonderful to meet Gemma Sisia & Dorice from @SchoolOfStJude here in #Adelaide. Educating kids in #Tanzania https://t.co/2MLy6Ua4G6”

  • “PennyWrites: Well said, Field Rickards on @RNBreakfast @unimelb. It would be a disaster for Fed Govt to abandon public #schools. Money matters!”

  • “PennyWrites: And while we're on the theme of #education & teaching - a beautiful testimony to the power of great teachers https://t.co/5ICD5Xye6E #Gonski”

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News About Penny Wright

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    Turnbull should build on Senate voting win with economic agenda - The Australian (subscription)

    Turnbull should build on Senate voting win with economic agenda - The Australian (subscription)

    “This is the parliament of Australia, not a dictatorship,” Labor's Senate leader Penny Wong called out on Tuesday when the Coalition and the Greens used their (democratically elected) numbers to get past a delaying tactic. Too often, the crossbenchers ...

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    Retiring federal politicians will get six-figure pensions for life - Sydney Morning Herald

    Retiring federal politicians will get six-figure pensions for life - Sydney Morning Herald

    Of those, former prime minister Kevin Rudd, former treasurer Joe Hockey and senators Brett Mason and Kate Lundy also qualify for pensions. However, Greens senators Penny Wright and Christine Milne and Coalition senator Michael Ronaldson miss out.and more »

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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 ...