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Penny Wright to step aside as a Greens Senator for South Australia

Penny Wright 17 Jul 2015

Greens Senator for South Australia Penny Wright has announced she will be stepping aside, due to illness in the family.

"I have thought very carefully about this step. I am disappointed to be leaving the Senate and my colleagues but I know that this is the right decision for my family and me," said Senator Wright.

"As a founding member of the Greens in South Australia, I'm proud of what our party has achieved so far and I know that we have high quality candidates who will be nominating as my replacement.

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Remembering Malcolm Fraser

Penny Wright 24 Mar 2015

Senator WRIGHT (South Australia) (14:25):  I too stand today to offer a personal reflection on the life and legacy of former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, and to offer my sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

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SA hit hardest by Abbott's broken promise on ABC

Penny Wright 24 Nov 2014

Australian Greens Senator for South Australia Penny Wright says South Australia has been hardest hit by the ABC job cuts, with 7.30 SA, the Port Augusta radio bureau and local TV production to close.

"Today's announcement is gut-wrenching. Our local ABC is a vital part of South Australia's media landscape and our community," Senator Wright said.

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