Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart to the Pastoralists and Graziers Association of Western Australia (PGA) 2017 Convention

by 28 September 2017

27 September 2017 Hancock Prospecting

Good morning pastoralists and graziers, friends.

Thank you very much for inviting me to speak at your convention, “pathways to prosperity.”

My family has had a very long association with the Pastoralist and Graziers Association, and a long history in the pastoral industry, dating back to the northwest when our family on my father’s side was amongst the first settlers in the second half of the 1800s and its first [...]

Business delegation to showcase Northern Territory to Canberra decision-makers

by 27 September 2017

11 September 2017 NT News

TAX incentives to encourage populating Northern Australia will be raised by Chief Minister Michael Gunner and a major business delegation in Canberra this week.

Mr Gunner has already raised the issue with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Northern Australia Barnaby Joyce and received support from one key North Queensland Liberal MP, Warren Entsch.

“(There has) been early conversations with the Deputy Prime Minister at how the tax zone rebate [...]

National AgDay a celebration for all Aussies

by 27 September 2017

7th September 2017 The Land

FARMERS make a massive contribution to Australia’s society and economy and it is time to celebrate the sector’s vital significance to the country.

That is the motivation behind a new national initiative, National Agriculture and Related Industry Day.

The event is the brainchild of Kidman and Co. co-owner Gina Rinehart. Now the National Farmers Federation will take the lead in running AgDay, supported by the Department of Agriculture and Water [...]

Article – ‘We will have to take these people on’ – Joyce on environmental groups with tax-deductible gift recipient status

by 27 September 2017

6 September 2017 The Guardian 

I also need to track back to a speech the deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce made early this morning at the Minerals Council of Australia knees-up.

Barnaby Joyce at the Minerals Council of Australia’s minerals week seminar in the theatre of Parliament House on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

The speech is a typical Joyce outing – it winds and twists and digresses – but there are some interesting chunks.

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NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL AND RELATED INDUSTRIES DAY

by 7 September 2017

4 September 2017 Hancock Prospecting Group

A group of Australia’s foremost agricultural organisations is pleased to announce that Australia will celebrate pastoralists and farmers across the country in a national day.

“With the support of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and their government, I’m today very pleased to announce a day of celebration of all things agriculture will be held on November 21st,” Hancock Prospecting Executive Chairman Gina Rinehart [...]

Video – Gina Rinehart’s National Agriculture and Related Industries Day Message

by 7 September 2017

3 September 2017 Hancock Prospecting Group

National Agriculture and Related Industries Day will take place annually on November 21 and aims to recognise one of Australia’s most important industries.

Article – Celebrate Aussie agriculture

by 7 September 2017

6 September 2017 Moree Champion

From Broome to Bordertown, Bundaberg to Brunswick, all Australians are encouraged to celebrate the nation’s farm sector on November 21.

National Agriculture and Related Industries Day (AgDay) is the idea of Mrs Gina Rinehart and is being supported in its development by the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) and the Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR).

“All Australians can feel a sense of pride in our nation’s contribution to feeding and [...]

Video – Gina Rinehart’s speech to the Myer Family’s Yulgilbar Field Day

by 5 September 2017

4 August 2017

Good afternoon Bails Myer, distinguished guests and friends,

I am delighted to be speaking at your special event at your historic and beautiful property.

I’m sorry I can’t be with you Bails and your friends personally but send my greetings from New York.

Yulgilbar is indeed historic. It was Sam Hordern, previous owner of Yulgilbar, who helped to first introduce the great Santa Gertrudis breed to Australia, bringing them from America. [...]