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 [...]

Cut the Red Tape and Make W.A. Great

by 16 January 2017

From: John Samuel Sent: Friday, 9 December 2016 10:18 AM Subject: Fwd: Cut the Red Tape & Make WA Great.

At the shonky builders meeting on Sunday, the Labor Party told the audience they would have an inquiry that would take 12 months and then issue a report. They would make no comment about SAT. Mark McGowan told an economic business meeting yesterday he was going to move a few departments around or together. Nothing about slashing the [...]

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

by 16 January 2017

With the completion of the sale of S. Kidman & Co, new principal owner and Chairman, Mrs. Gina Rinehart, made her first visit to the Kidman Adelaide head office. A warm welcome by management staff was followed by an executive briefing, meeting of all staff and morning tea where Mrs. Rinehart was presented with a Kidman branding iron. The visit concluded in the afternoon with Mrs. Rinehart and her executives attending the annual Kidman staff [...]

Approval of S. Kidman & Co. Limited sale to increase Australian ownership

by 4 January 2017

9 December 2016

Today I have approved a proposal for the sale of S. Kidman & Co. Limited (Kidman) that will increase the level of Australian ownership of the Kidman group of properties.

Under the proposal the largest station in the Kidman group, Anna Creek and its outstation The Peake, will be acquired by the Williams Family, a local farming family with properties that adjoin Anna Creek.

The remainder of the S. Kidman and Co. [...]

Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart Delivered by Sophie Mirabella National Mining & Related Industries Day 22 November 2016, Melbourne

by 12 December 2016

Good evening distinguished guests and friends

It is great to celebrate with you in Melbourne tonight the 4th annual National Mining & Related Industries Day.

Thank you very much to John and the whole IPA team for putting on tonight’s special dinner. Thank you to Gabriella and the AusIMM Women in Mining Network also for helping with tonight’s gala dinner.

Today is the day to pose a question for all Australians to consider: “Where would [...]

Address by Mrs Gina Rinehart to the International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry’s Global Women’s Trade Summit

by 7 November 2016

26 October 2016 Mrs. Gina Rinehart

“The little recognised requirements of growth centres, can Australia become a growth centre of the world?”

Good morning distinguished guests and all delegates,

Greetings from the Roy Hill berths at Port Hedland. As you can see we have 2 ships in harbour, one almost loaded which will go out tonight and the other which we’re about to start loading which you can see is high in the water.

May [...]

Article – Gina Rinehart: Australia’s new queen of the cattle stations

by 7 November 2016

11 October Sue Neales The Australian

It is part of Australia’s bush folklore that when the helicopter carrying Chinese magnate Xingfa Ma touched down last year on a muddy Gulf of Carpentaria beach — so Ma could announce he ­wanted to buy surrounding Wollogorang Station for $47 million — the billionaire had never before visited the remote region.

Nor did he know how many cattle were on the 705,000sq km station on the Queensland-Northern Territory [...]