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: It's true. Thanks to the person who posted this near my office - & cheered my <3 http://t.co/O5lLPcV0ul”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @Palitja_Moore: Oz govt not content to target Oz's poorest, now targets world's poorest #NoWay to #MakePovertyHistory #shame #auspol”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @JamieNewlynMUA: @JamieNewlynMUA w Greens Senator @PennyWrites and @AdamBandt talking politics at #Maritimeunionau SA Branch http://t.co…”

  • SA climate agreements shame Abbott Government's RET destruction

  • “PennyWrites: @justsayingDMY @JohnCha31911534 @AdamBandt Yes, cold but climate change is real & so good to have Adam here - fair warms the cockles...”

  • “PennyWrites: #Greens out door knocking against #climatechange in #Adelaide today #takethepowerback http://t.co/if1gJSi0ee”

  • “A renewable Australia is possible and we can make a difference! We're thrilled to have Adam Bandt in Adelaide leading a climate doorknock through the CBD this afternoon. Will you come along? What a way to make your Sunday afternoon productive! More info here: http://bit.ly/1E44Gvz And thanks to the Climate Council for this graphic.”

  • “PennyWrites: Nurses in #MentalHealth Nurse Incentive Program go above & beyond to keep people in recovery & out of hospital Great value for govt $ @ACMHN”

  • “PennyWrites: .@WmaccaWayne @croakeyblog @AmyCorderoy @ACMHN Yes, I know. It is imperative that GPs write to @sussanley & make sure she knows its value”

  • “PennyWrites: Loss of #MentalHealth Nurse Incentive Program wld be travesty of good policy. It must not happen! http://t.co/0lZN0a2cWq @AmyCorderoy @ACMHN”

  • “PennyWrites: Lovely to meet WW2 submariner William Hems, 98, at post-service breakfast, Repat Hospital. So many stories! #Anzac100 http://t.co/aSivge2UlE”

  • “PennyWrites: A special place to commemmorate #Anzac100 - the humble but beautiful Repat Gen Hospital chapel, Daw Park #SA http://t.co/C6EsOTs4uB”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @UWAGreens: Ping @senatormilne @PennyWrites @leerhiannon @SenatorSurfer we have set up https://t.co/w7898x3PrZ to #StopLomborg @UWA ple…”

  • “PennyWrites: John Howard had to knock heads together on his own side to change gun laws, Abbott might have to do the same http://t.co/OvQq3rYbl7”

  • “What music will you hear this weekend? Wherever you're headed, enjoy the adventure. Thanks to Australian Conservation Foundation for this beautiful image.”

  • “PennyWrites: RT @venessb: What needs to change in youth #mentalhealth, especially for uni students? @ian_hickie & my piece in Sydney Alumni Mag http://t…”

  • “PennyWrites: Such a pleasure to visit West Coast Youth Services in Pt Lincoln #SA - great #homelessness & #mentalhealth support http://t.co/Vx85HruMYX”

  • “PennyWrites: Great to talk to Southern Cross TV in Port Lincoln today about #mentalhealth challenges in rural SA. #ruralmh http://t.co/PA7aaVDg6s”

  • “PennyWrites: Great to talk to Southern Cross TV in Port Lincoln today about #mentalhealth challenges in rural SA. #ruralmh”

  • “PennyWrites: @myerssamantha1 @Greens @greensSA If cars are to be made, should be electric & should be in SA! http://t.co/H0Hfivgvij”

  • “Community houses rock! Visiting Port Lincoln Community House again today just reminded me of what I learned on my Rural Mental Health consultation: connection, belonging, growth...Governments should support the great contribution that neighbourhood houses make across Australia.”

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News About Penny Wright

  • 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 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.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “We The People Oppose Constitutional Recognition Amendment We the people of our ancestral homelands currently known collectively as Australia oppose the Australian Government's attempt to contractually bind us in social contract within its constitution by way of recognising (Recognisance-blacks law)...”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Rural mental health response slammed - The Land Newspaper

    Rural mental health response slammed - The Land Newspaper

    MENTAL health experts are dismayed by the federal government's long-awaited response to a National Mental Health Commission report that paints a "disturbing picture" of failures of care and support for ordinary Australians living with mental illness.

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Dear Senator, I have concerns about Islam in Australia, and was hoping you could tell me what your position is on this matter. My worry is that Islam will not accept any multicultural nation unless the dominant culture and religion and legal system is Islamic. I have lived and worked in Indon...”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Senators divided on illegal guns - Stock & Land

    Senators divided on illegal guns - Stock & Land

    But committee chair SA Greens Senator Penny Wright said the dissenting report was "quite transparent and brazen" in its rejection of hard evidence gun theft was a major source of illegal firearms. "There are around 260,000 illegal guns in Australia ...

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Hi Penny, I'm a tad confused, would you please be able to explain to me in simple terms how stricter gun control will in any way diminish criminal activity? Thank you”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Have you ever drink healthy hungarian water? We need you to save this hungarian treasure!”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Senator McKenzie said the report, tabled today, found that only four hundredths of one per cent of all registered guns in Australia were stolen and only five per cent of those were used to commit a crime.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “Penny and others may be wondering why it appears as though most people commenting in the debate about gun control are against it. The reason is that in this country few people who don't actually own guns feel the issue effects them ... so far.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “How abusive partners alienate children from their mothers through continuous criticism and lies.”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “I find you comments on ABC RN on Friday morning with respect to the drive by the "firearms lobby" to generate submissions to the public enquiry from firearms owners and industry groups to be deeply troubling. Isn't the idea of a public enquiry in a healthy democracy that all submissions should be we...”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLXpMcT7hjA”

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “http://www.ic-wish.org/WiSH%20Gun%20Inquiry%20Chair%20an%20Embarrassment%20to%20Parliament%20PR%20111014.pdf”

  • From Google News

    From Google News

    Leyonhjelm and gun lobby hijack senate inquiry - The Saturday Paper (subscription)

    Apart from Penny Wright, the Greens senator who chaired the inquiry and the Liberal deputy chairman Ian Macdonald, Leyonhjelm and McKenzie were the only senators who took part in all three hearings of the inquiry, in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

  • From Facebook

    From Facebook

    “If Greens are so pro equality, why are they so opposed to force equalization such as concealed carry of firearms? A gun in the hand makes a woman as strong as a man!”