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

  • “GOOD NEWS! Common sense has finally prevailed. Anti-wind farm lobby the Waubra Foundation has been stripped off its health promotion charity status. Listen to what Richard had to say on ABC radio this morning: http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s4151771.htm”

  • “A message for the young people right across the country who got their results this week: your marks do not define you. This is just the beginning of the journey. There is so much to look forward to! Thanks to ReachOut.com Australia for their great work in spreading this important message.”

  • “Barry Spurr has resigned from his position at Sydney University over his racist emails, but as far as we know, his advice is still being included in the National Curriculum Review. Mr Spurr’s views have no place in Australian schools. Agree? Share to send a message to Minister Pyne that he must strike out Barry Spurr’s contribution. More info here: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/dec/18/barry-spurr-resigns-after-publication-of-racist-and-sexist-email”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @AdamBandt: Horrifying massacre by Taliban of schoolchildren. Gut-wrenching and contemptible. http://t.co/c2J7JGzFP3”

  • “PennyWrites: I'm overseas but devastated to hear outcome of Syd tragedy. My sincere thoughts with those affected. Very heartened by #illridewithyou”

  • “Penny's 2015 seasonal produce calendar is here! Get yours today: http://goo.gl/forms/InpplHLyp2 It's perfect for South Australians – featuring an SA shopping and planting guide and a list of local farmers' markets – but we're happy to post interstate too!”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @stephaniedowric: Quiet thoughts on responding to fear and violence with prayer and peace: https://t.co/0TweXVl4WV @PennyWrites @TheHoo…”

  • “PennyWrites: .@YodaSG1 Not likely! Were all carefully selected 4 Pyne's ideological review of what our kids will learn. That's why my questions are fair”

  • “Introducing... the world's first flying wind turbine! This incredible helium-filled wind turbine will soon float over the city of Fairbanks, Alaska, producing enough electricity for more than a dozen families living off the grid. LIKE & SHARE if you are excited about clean power innovation helping communities.”

  • “PennyWrites: Go Cockle-Divers! Pt Noarlunga Football Club wins FOCUS Premier Award for outstanding achievemt a/t #DomesticViolence @WhiteRibbonAust”

  • “PennyWrites: Fabulous event tonight. F.O.C.U.S. awards for ppl working in Aboriginal #DV sector in #Adelaide. Inspirational event @WhiteRibbonAust”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @DianahMieg: Manus Is http://t.co/GZT040eodK @abcthedrum "Inexcusable that serious violence happens in detention centres at all" @BarnsG…”

  • “PennyWrites: Care about #HumanRights? (Could even be yours, one day...) Double your $ for (HR Law Centre) today https://t.co/6SaQWLQjrm @rightsagenda”

  • “PennyWrites: Enjoying Vietnam Veterans' Federation Christmas lunch w/ an elf (Fay) & Gary. Always a great event! #Adelaide http://t.co/9quDqzrD0J”

  • “PennyWrites: #Law is such a crucial institution. A thoughtful take on need for diversity & responsiveness on High Court, http://t.co/OH2zzh47Yo”

  • “PennyWrites: @ingaandsven Of course we compromise but some compromises should never be made. Just finished #ManusIsland inquiry - was & is a hell-hole”

  • “PennyWrites: @ingaandsven @occupySYDNEY @Kon__K @SenKimCarr @janet_rice Yes, big problem with ALP. Allowed offshore processing to #ManusIsland to restart”

  • “PennyWrites: .@shanebazzi Hi Shane, you probably know but @AuSenate #ManusIsland report can be found here: http://t.co/f8U7GXQpac”

  • “PennyWrites: @ingaandsven @occupySYDNEY @Kon__K @SenKimCarr @janet_rice How did she vote in the last parliament? That's how you know...”

  • “So…Christopher Pyne has written to the Prime Minister about the ABC ceasing TV production in Adelaide? Well, Chris, it’s your government that cut the ABC’s funding! We’ve found the REAL letter Minister Pyne sent the PM.”

  • “PennyWrites: .Thank you @ChassyThomas & @SA_MFS for allowing me to see your workplace & better understand the value of what you firies do. So impressed!”

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News About Penny Wright

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Hi Penny, using the #deathofcivilsociety to share Scott's infographic on twitter I am shocked about our national peaks”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.384095025105206.1073741860.207844859396891&type=3”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Just a pondering... Humanity think they are the supreme giant lords over the Earth, and yet, the last time I looked down from a plane flying 38,000 feet over the Earth, we human beings looked even smaller than a colony of fleas on the back of a dog. One day the Earth will scratch all of us human fleas off it's back, especially if we still continue on our merry dim witted way biting and irritating it badly.”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Julia Gillard launching her book in Townsville. Picture: Wesley Monts Source ... - The Australian

    Julia Gillard launching her book in Townsville. Picture: Wesley Monts Source ... - The Australian

    Labor Senate Leader Penny Wong did, however, nominate former Climate Change Minister Greg Combet's The Fights of My Life as her best read of 2014. The survey of senior MPs by The Australian found Mr Abbott was planning to read Mr Howard's The Menzies ...

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    leaders find time to be readers - The Australian

    The book Labor Senate leader Penny Wong most enjoyed this year was former colleague Greg Combet's The Fights of My Life. Wong's summer reading list is: Andrew Scott's policy manifesto Northern Lights ; Clare Wright's The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka ...and more »

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Jagdish Kinjalk 1 hr · My View : We are the best Players of Ideas...! ----------------------------------------------------------------- " Ideas" visit once in a while, therefore we should not allow any " Idea " to go waste or unnoticed . Any small Idea may be the beginning of your bright Career.Thi...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Owner: Millicent Warne Co-Owner: William 'Billy' Russell Supporting Teens and young adults with: -Self Harm -Depression -Abuse Victims -Suicidal Thoughts -Family Issues -Eating disorders -Teen Pregnancy - Sexual Health -Relationship Issues...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “THE notorious US anti-communism campaigner Joe McCarthy would be proud — the Australian Senate has adopted his tactics in pursuit of independent think tanks.”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Greens hunt academic 'witches' - The Australian

    The person who asked the question was South Australian Greens senator Penny Wright, who raised it at an October hearing. “I am interested to know if any of the reviewers who were appointed are connected with the Institute of Public Affairs or the ...

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    'Hopelessness' central to deadly Manus Island riots - The Australian

    In a 188-page report, the committee's chairwoman, Greens senator Penny Wright, finds the outbreak of violence, which culminated in the death of Barati, could have been prevented if refugee status determination and resettlement arrangements had not been ...and more »

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    SAG nominations: Naomi Watts gets two nods - NEWS.com.au

    SAG nominations: Naomi Watts gets two nods - NEWS.com.au

    ROBIN WRIGHT / Claire Underwood — “HOUSE OF CARDS” (Netflix). Cult hit ... Orphan Black fans have often complained that ... HOMELAND (Showtime). NUMAN ACAR / Hassan Haqqani. NAZANIN BONIADI / Fara Sherazi. CLAIRE DANES / Carrie Mathison. RUPERT FRIEND ...and more »

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Julie Bishop declares Raqqa no-go zone for Australian citizens - The Australian

    Julie Bishop declares Raqqa no-go zone for Australian citizens - The Australian

    Greens senator Penny Wright described the law as “draconian” and “unnecessary”. “Anyone who travels to the Al-Raqqa province, even under the listed exemptions, will have a very real legal challenge of proving that they went there for one sole purpose,” ...

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    The deteriorating budget - The Canberra Times

    The deteriorating budget (00:00). New data indicates the government will struggle to balance the budget. With Peter Martin, Nationals MP Andrew Broad and Greens Senator Penny Wright. Plus Senator Richard Di Natale in Liberia. 04/12/14. Return to video ...and more »

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “As we approach the Christmas period, the End of Year, and the Incoming New Year. Let us all ponder, stop and stare, and embrace, the real gifts which enrich our lives.”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Boost for terror law monitor powers proposed in new bill - iT News

    Greens Senator Penny Wright will today introduce draft legislation aimed at increasing the powers and cementing the position of the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor, a role that came inches from being scrapped earlier this year. The ...

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Federal Politics Live: 2 December, 2014 - Sydney Morning Herald

    Senator Payne: "That would have to be from the perspective of someone living in a complete intellectual vacuum." (Also I should apologise to Labor Senator Penny Wong here whose title I keep mucking up. She is Labor's spokeswoman on trade and ...and more »

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Congratulations to Ellen Sandell on winning the Greens' first lower house seat in Victoria's state parliament. You will be an amazing representative.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “With Senator Penny Wright and Mungo handing out How To Vote cards in South Gippsland for Victorian election. Democracy in action!”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    3+3 =1 (and a half) for AusCo contracts - ArtsHub (subscription)

    3+3 =1 (and a half) for AusCo contracts - ArtsHub (subscription)

    In an Estimates appearance before the Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on November 20, Grybowski was asked about the cancellation by Greens Senator Penny Wright. 'Why is the [Australia Council] reneging on what I ...

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    VIDEO: Brandis refuses to answer anti-terror questions - The New Daily

    When asked by Greens national security spokesperson Penny Wright for further clarification on the bill, including the intended meaning of “aiding and facilitating”, Senator Brandis ignored her. Senator Wright clarified her question to Senator Brandis ...and more »

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Keep up the good work. Attorney-General Brandis silence in response to your perfectly reasonable question is horrendous!”