Article – Gina Rinehart brings Nine Network to heel over ‘fictionalised’ series

by 6 March 2017

25 February 2017 Stephen Brook The Australian

The Nine Network’s House of Hancock mini-series will never be seen again after billionaire Gina Rinehart extracted an apology from the broadcaster.

Nine and production company Cordell Jigsaw have agreed that the mini-series, a dramatisation about the life of mining magnate Lang Hancock and his family, including his daughter Gina, will not be sold to streaming channels, foreign markets or released again on DVD.

As well, the program-makers issued an [...]

Article – Kidman head office welcomes first visit from new Chairman Mrs. Rinehart

by 6 March 2017

Today I was very delighted to receive a very warm welcome from the Kidman staff on my staffs and my  first visit to the Kidman Headquarters in Adelaide.

I am delighted on behalf of not only our company group, but also my mother, who was very proud of her father, James Nicholas a long term friend and business partner of Sidney Kidman.

As the new Chairman of S. Kidman and Co, following many Kidman chairs [...]

Article – Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine digs deep into the data

by 2 March 2017

8 February 2017 George Nott CIO

Relatively speaking, the neighbourhood around the Roy Hill mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is getting crowded.

Walk 90 kilometres in a straight line from Roy Hill, which you’d have to be very brave to attempt given the conditions here, and you’ll reach BHP’s Yandi mine.

Next door, just an hour’s drive through the vast emptiness of the outback, is the Christmas Creek mine, operated by Fortescue [...]

Mrs. Gina Rinehart’s Leadership: An Email

by 2 March 2017

The following contact message has been sent:

Subject: Leadership

Message:

Hi Gina,

I’ve just been following the US elections of late and I believe Australia also needs someone great to lead our country. I believe you are the one who could do it. The Australian government, like the US government, has been selling us out for years. Now you, just like Donald Trump, have succeeded in about everything there is to do in this life [...]

Transcript – 2SM, Breakfast, Thursday, 9 February 2017

by 2 March 2017

Transcript   Station: 2SM Date: 09/02/2017 Program: BREAKFAST Time: 07:09 AM Compere: GRANT GOLDMAN Summary ID: X00069291604 Item: REGULAR SEGMENT: WHAT HE SAID. GOLDMAN PRAISES GINA RINEHART ON HER BIRTHDAY.   Audience: Male 16+ Female 16+ All people N/A N/A N/A

GRANT GOLDMAN:              It’s time we stop rewarding these saboteurs and encourage the builders and the creators. Today is the birthday of a truly great Australian, who for the whole of her life has striven [...]

Article – Funding crash as foreign investors retreat

by 13 February 2017

11 February 2017 Simon Benson The Australian

Australia faces a potential investment crunch with Treasury analysis revealing that foreign ­direct investment has already crashed almost 50 per cent on 2015 levels.

The downward trend is more concerning because it runs against growing global flows; Australia’s share of the $US1.8 trillion ($2.36 trillion) global foreign direct investment pool tumbled from 3.2 per cent in 2011 to 1.3 per cent last year as other countries became relatively [...]

Article – Gina Rinehart visits Kidman stations on Australia Day

by 27 January 2017

26 January 2017 The West Australian

Gina Rinehart is spending Australia Day in outback Australia visiting her newly acquired cattle stations, which were previously part of the Kidman cattle empire.

Mrs Rinehart wrapped up the $365 million acquisition of Kidman in November as part of a joint venture bid by her Hancock Prospecting with Chinese minority partner Shanghai CRED Real Estate.

Collectively the Hancock and Kidman herd will reach 300,000 head, placing [...]

Happy Australia Day from Kidman

by 27 January 2017

The Rinehart Review: Merry Kidman Christmas

by 16 January 2017

Hello from South Australia, the home of Kidman (and award winning wines)! Since my last newsletter, we have had a busy few months. It has been a year of growth and achievement, with the most recent acquisition of S. Kidman & Co through our joint venture with Shanghai CRED topping off an exciting year for our team.

HISTORIC KIDMAN ACQUISITION

This joint-venture will further expand Hancock’s beef interests geographically across Australia, mitigating weather risks, and [...]

Cut the Red Tape and Make W.A. Great

by 16 January 2017

From: “Julie Matheson”

Subject: Cut the Red Tape & Make WA Great.

Date: 9 December 2016 at 9:25:30 AM AWST

 

Dear Mrs Rinehart,

It was a pleasure to meet you recently in Port Hedland for the 120 year celebrations.  Also thank you for the advanced copy of your embargoed speech.  The implication of you doing that was not lost on me.

After reading your speeches and the most recent one delivered to the National Mining and [...]