Red tape holds back growth

by 29 May 2020

 

Article by Cian Hussey courtesy of the West Australian

 

The WA State Government is leading the way for a post-lockdown recovery based on slashing business-crushing red tape to support small businesses.

Premier Mark McGowan’s moves to make it easier for certain businesses to change how they use their premises and streamline the process for development applications are welcome.

However, the Government can and must go further in cutting red tape to make WA [...]

Rinehart calls for tax reform, less red tape

by 23 April 2020

Article by Ticky Fullerton courtesy of the Australian

 

Major tax reform and cutting red tape is imperative if Australia is to attract the investment to help it recover from COVID-19.

 

That’s the message from mining magnate Gina Rinehart in an exclusive interview to be aired tonight on Sky News’s The Alliance.

 

It follows the unusually prescriptive comments from RBA governor Philip Lowe on Wednesday that the government [...]

PGA Media Release | Cyclone Rains Long Term Benefits Denied Under McGowan Govt

by 3 March 2020

Cyclone Rains Long Term Benefits Denied Under McGowan Govt – Issued 3 March 2020 – Click for original PDF

The drenching rains brought by ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther have highlighted the lack of water catchment infrastructure throughout the Kimberley according to the Pastoralists & Graziers Association of WA.

“With the Kimberley recording some of the highest rainfall totals in the past two years, it is an absolute disgrace that pastoralists in the Fitzroy [...]

Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence in a Roundtable on Small Business and Red Tape Reduction Accomplishments

by 12 December 2019

December 6, 2019 Roosevelt Room

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much, everyone. King Salman of Saudi Arabia, he just called to express his sincere condolences and give his sympathies to the families and friends of the warriors who were killed and wounded in the attack that took place just recently, just this morning, in Pensacola, Florida. The King said that the Saudi people are greatly angered by the barbaric actions of the shooter and [...]

Address to the Australian Agribusiness: Global Opportunities – Local Expertise Conference by Senator the Hon Matt Canavan

by 22 November 2019

 

It is a great honour to be here as part of the third National Agriculture and Related Industries Day. Thank you to Tony Seabrook and the Pastoralists and Graziers Association for organising this conference today. I would also like to recognise Mrs Gina Rinehart, the founding patron of the National Agriculture and Related Industries Day, and Mr Kim Beazley, the Governor of Western Australia.

I have [...]

Red tape rebounds to record high

by 7 November 2019

Article by Adam Creighton courtesy of The Australian

Red tape, driven by federal agencies, has grown to record levels ­despite Tony Abbott’s 2013 pledge to slash constraints on the economy.

The number of regulations in federal law has increased by 9 per cent to 356,000 since 2013, ­according to research by the Institute of Public Affairs, despite the former prime minister having a promising start in his quest to cut red tape after [...]

Gina slams ‘selfish extremists’

by 2 November 2019

Article by Sarah-Jane Tasker and Sean Smith courtesy of the Weekend West

WA billionaire Gina Rinehart has backed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s move to bring in laws to deal with “selfish extremism” as she calls for interim measures to address foreigner activists.

Ms Rinehart, whose company Hancock Prospecting has revealed an annual profit of $2.6 billion – WA’s biggest profit by a private company – said the Prime Minister had correctly pointed out [...]

Perth to host gala ag dinner

by 16 October 2019

Article by Aidan Smith, courtesy of Farm Weekly

THE National Agriculture and Related Industries Day Gala Dinner will be held in Perth for the first time next month with more than 600 interstate and international guests, including farmers, pastoralists, agribusiness leaders and politicians expected to converge at the exclusive event.

The high-profile dinner is expected to attract plenty of attention and will be held at Burswood on Swan on Thursday, November 21.

The [...]

Regulatory Dark Matter – Australia’s Secret Red Tape Crisis

by 3 October 2019

Australia has a red tape crisis. And it’s the red tape you can’t see that’s making the problem worse.

Kurt Wallace’s new report exposes Regulatory Dark Matter in Australia.

Gina urges PM to follow Trump

by 23 September 2019

Article by Andrew Hough courtesy of the Daily Telegraph.

Magnate pushes to adopt US-style tax cuts

AUSTRALIA’S richest person has implored the Prime Minister to introduce the economic policies favoured by US President Donald Trump.

Billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart was yesterday among the 250 high-powered guests at the Australian Embassy in Washington for a garden party celebrating Scott Morrison’s state visit.

The Hancock Prospecting executive chairwoman – believed to be worth more than $15.1 billion – was also [...]