Book Launch - 'Northern Australia and then some' by Mrs Gina Rinehart

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To order a copy of Mrs Gina Rinehart’s new book Northern Australia and then some please contact Rachel Leigh on 03 9600 4744 or at rleigh@ipa.org.au.

Or alternatively order a copy from the Small Business Association by emailing Anne Nalder at info@smallbusinessassociation.com.au.

Mrs Gina Rinehart: Sustaining the benefits of Australia’s resource industry – 17/05/13

Mrs Gina Rinehart and Mr Imants Kins at Darwin launch of second edition of ‘Northern Australia and then some’ - 7/3/2013

Imants Kins interview on ABC News24 – 19/3/2014

NT Chief Minister Terry Mills launches second edition of ‘Northern Australia and then some’ in Darwin - 7/3/2013

Mrs Gina Rinehart receives the Institute of Public Affairs Free Enterprise Leader Award 2013

Click here for more videos from the Institute of Public Affairs’ 70th Anniversary Dinner

Coalition’s Draft Discussion Paper – Developing Northern Australia: A 2030 Vision

The Coalition’s Draft Discussion Paper, Developing Northern Australia: A 2030 Vision received widespread support in the days after it was reported in the media. The Business Spectator praised the Discussion Paper’s vision and foresight here and here. The paper also received support from many groups in Northern Australia, including the Cairns Chamber of Commerce and Mt Isa Mayor and former State Labor MP The Hon. Cr Tony McGrady AM. The Daily Telegraph’s editorial noted America’s economic growth was driven by westward expansion and questions why Australia can’t achieve something similar developing the North.

Our response to the the Coalition’s Northern Development and Dams and Water Management Task Group Discussion Papers:

What is ANDEV?

ANDEV is made up of individuals and businesses in Australia demanding that our government welcome investment and provide economic vision for the country’s future.

We want to unleash the potential of North Australia by getting government out of the way.

ANDEV provides a voice to all of those who wish to see Northern Australia thrive.

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Mrs Gina Rinehart with members of the ANDEV Executive in Kuala Lumpur after Mrs Rinehart accepted the CEO Visionary Award for 2012

Talking To You (ANDEV Blog)

Article – Major projects in the pipeline to boost remote areas of the Northern Territory

by 24 October 2014

22 October 2014 Matt Brann ABC Rural

The Northern Territory Chief Minister has used a conference in Darwin to spruik the ‘major projects’ that could change the fortunes of those living in regional and remote areas.

Speaking at the fifth annual Major Projects Conference, Adam Giles said there was ‘unlimited scope for growth’ in the NT.

From the 16 projects in the Territory which have been granted ‘major project status’, Chief Minister Giles said he [...]

Article – Plenty of scope to increase tourism on the Northern Rivers

by 24 October 2014

30 September 2014 Kimmaree Thompson The Northern Star

TOURISM is a leading industry on Northern Rivers, bringing $1.5 billion to our economy and employing more than 7% of our workforce. But as the NSW Parliamentary Research Office recently reminded us, only 6.4% (one in 16) of domestic and international visitors to NSW come here.

Although the North Coast is Australia’s third most popular tourist destination, trailing only Sydney and Melbourne, these numbers tell us there [...]

Article – China announces lifting of foreign investment curbs for 27 industries in Shanghai trade zone

by 23 October 2014

28 September 2014 Fox Business

BEIJING –  China announced Sunday the lifting of restrictions on foreign investment for several industries, from green tea to civil airplane engines, in a special free trade zone in the business hub of Shanghai.

The new rules affect 27 industries, also including automobiles and infrastructure, and represent a mix of concessions over the rules that apply elsewhere on the mainland.

Some of the limits on industry investment by foreign companies [...]

Article – Uranium exploration deal for Northern Territory

by 23 October 2014

29 September 2014 Vicky Validakis Australian Mining

Uranium mining hopeful Toro Energy has signed a farm-in joint venture deal with nuclear powerhouse AREVA Resources.

The agreement covers the Wiso exploration package in the Northern Territory, a 2,292 km stretch of land south west of Tennant Creek.

Toro said Wiso Basin is ideally placed to explore for sandstone hosted uranium systems, similar to those found in Kazakhstan where six of the world’s top 15 producing uranium [...]