Article – Mrs Gina Rinehart – “Changes we need to make our country rich” – Australian Resources and Investment Magazine

7 December 2012

Over the last few years, I have become increasingly concerned about the direction of Australia. I have written of my concerns in Australian Resources and Investment on the basis that they would not change what I was saying. With other concerned people, I also founded Australians for Northern Development and Economic Vision (ANDEV), which aims for policies to invigorate our sparsely populated north has an engine for growth, revenue and opportunities.

On 22 November this [...]

Article – Special Economic Zone – Daily Mercury, Mackay

29 September 2012

By George Christensen, Member for Dawson

Calls for a North Queensland special economic zone are worthy of support but the concept must include cutting red tape and offering incentives like tax breaks for business and greater zonal rebates for taxpayers.

North Queensland has been seeking a fair share for years.

The mining boom is benefiting from regional Australia but it is not regional Australia that benefits from the mining boom.

The councils are to be [...]