Rinehart warns of collapse in investment

by 15 November 2017

The Australian Financial Review 14 November 2017

By Brad Thompson 

Gina Rinehart has warned of a collapse in mining and other investment in Australia unless there are fundamental changes to the country’s three-tiered system of government to reduce the burden of bureaucracy.

Australia’s richest woman called for an end to jurisdictional duplication across federal, state and local governments in delivering a bleak assessment of the country’s direction under the current crop of political leaders and [...]

The rash of red tape is spreading like a disease

by 10 November 2017

10 November 2017 Daily Telegraph by David Leyonhjelm

The crippling effects of red tape on the economy are unfortunately not restricted to the NSW housing sector.

As chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Red Tape, I have so far introduced three interim reports — on the sale, supply and taxation of alcohol; the sale and use of ­tobacco and nicotine products; and environmental regulation, sometimes called “green tape”.

Unless you are a smoker or drinker [...]


by 20 October 2017

19 October 2017 Institute of Public Affairs Media Release

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has welcomed the recommendations from the Select Committee on Red Tape interim report: Effect of red tape on environmental assessment and approvals.

“The Senate Committee’s report confirms the economic damage caused by environmental red tape in Australia,” said IPA research fellow Daniel Wild.

“The government should implement the Committee’s recommendations, including abolishing the ‘water trigger’ [...]

Mrs Gina Rinehart’s Momentum Most Inspiring Woman of the Year 2016 Award Speech

by 15 March 2016

10 March 2016 Mrs. Gina Rinehart

Mrs Gina Rinehart’s Momentum Most Inspiring Woman of the Year 2016 Award Speech

Distinguished guests and friends,

Thank you for this wonderful award on international women’s day.

Good Inspiration is so important in all our lives, so it is great to see on international woman’s day, such awards. We all know or perhaps should, that to be successful in what we chose to do, it takes effort, hard [...]

CME Acceptance Speech by Mrs. Gina Rinehart

by 14 March 2016

4 March 2016 Mrs. Gina Rinehart

CME Women in Resources Lifetime Achievement Award Introduction

Mrs Georgina Rinehart is the Executive Chairman of the Hancock Prospecting Group, an exploration and now mining company group she became chair of in 1992. She turned the company, then in considerable difficulties, into a mining enterprise with major projects in West Australia and Queensland along with a pipeline of other projects.

Mrs Rinehart has been involved in establishing three major [...]

Article – White Paper brings ag to fore

by 12 August 2015

10 July 2015 Barry O’Sullivan Queensland Country Life

THERE has been a lot of analysis and opinion splashed across the media in the days following the Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister officially launching the White Paper for Agricultural Competitiveness at a Victorian dairy farm last weekend.

There will be ardent supporters of the federal government’s rural blueprint and there will be critics.

But either way, we should take stock from the fact that people across [...]

Article – Trusting citizens is essence of reforms: PM Narendra Modi

by 13 July 2015

23 June 2015 The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Trusting citizens, including the corporate ones, is the essence of reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, emphasising this is the basis for effecting the transition from ‘red tape’ to ‘red carpet’.

“The industry of red tape thrives on doubt. The road with the red carpet is built on trust,” he said here while releasing a book ‘Red Tape to Red Carpet… and then some’ authored by Gina Rinehart, Chairperson of the [...]

New Delhi Book Launch – Mrs. Rinehart’s Address and Photographs

by 29 June 2015

23 June 2015 Mrs. Gina Rinehart

Mr Prime Minister, distinguished guests, friends.

Namaste. What a wonderful and humbling honour it is to be with you today.

Less than twelve months ago, when I first read of your policy “From Red Tape to Red Carpet”, I was very excited, but had no inkling that one day I would be standing before you, at your home, launching my second book, written in honour of such a great [...]

Article – Roy Hill boss sounds warning about overseas competition

by 19 June 2015

25 May 2015 Vicky Validakis Australian Mining

The boss of Gina Rinehart’s $10 billion Roy Hill mine says Australian miners will have to fight to stay competitive in the iron ore market.

Speaking at a breakfast in Perth, Barry Fitzgerald used the deal Brazilian miner Vale inked with China last week as a warning to domestic producers.

“What it does remind me, and it should remind all of us, that we in the mining industry [...]

Article by K. O’Bryan

by 10 June 2015

28 May 2015

In a compelling and sensitive speech at Parliament House, the day before ANZAC Day, when Gina Rinehart launched her second book, Gina invoked the qualities of mateship, self-reliance, dedication and self-sacrifice that defined the spirit of the first of the Diggers and inspired the nation.

Linking the challenges of 1915 to the issues facing Australia today she offered  both a warning and a way forward for the country and its leadership.

Borrowing [...]