Mrs. Gina Rinehart awarded the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award, 26th July 2018

by 27 July 2018

Mrs. Gina Rinehart was tonight awarded the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award at the 2018 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

The Champion of Entrepreneurship award is an award at both regional and national levels and is awarded to a leader with a long-term record of outstanding entrepreneurial achievement.

Being selected to receive this lifetime achievement award is a testament to the outstanding entrepreneurial success of the Champion over many years.

This year and in [...]

Three steps to reducing red tape for farmers

by 26 July 2018

Farm Online, Daniel Wild, Research Fellow, Institute of Public Affairs

12 Apr 2018

Red tape is destroying farming communities, yet the best the Turnbull government can do is launch another review.

At end of March, the government announced it would undertake a review into the red tape imposed on farmers by federal environmental regulation.

But this review, like most others, will end up providing a massive pay day for the bureaucrats who run it, only [...]

Opinion: A ballooning public service has the perks but no job satisfaction

by 11 July 2018

Allison Adani*, The Sunday Mail (Qld) July 7, 2018 10

CAMPBELL Newman made a fatal error when he sacked 14,000 Queensland public servants.

It really should’ve been at least five times that number.

His bold attempt to save the Queensland taxpayers billions and to sharpen frontline government services by eliminating a quagmire of unnecessary red tape in middle management failed miserably.

But never fear. Many of those clowns are now back at the public circus [...]

Freedom for the north is the key to Australia’s future prosperity

by 3 July 2018

2nd July, 2018, By 

For a country which has benefited immensely from the liberal international order and modern economic development, Australia has done remarkably little to facilitate the development of some of its own territory.

Northern Australia – usually defined as everything above the Tropic of Capricorn – has always been the poor relation of the more densely-populated areas of New South Wales, Victoria, and southern Queensland.

Although it [...]