Sydney Parliament House Speech for Book Launch, Friday 24 April 2015

by 28 April 2015

24 April 2015 Mrs. Gina Rinehart

Members of Parliament, distinguished guests, friends,

It’s lovely to see so many friends and smiling faces here at Parliament House – especially terrific after such a tough week for Sydney with this weather.

And, on the eve of Anzac Day and this most important milestone in Australian history, I would like to acknowledge the bravery and sacrifices that have occurred, along with some thoughts to better prepare us for [...]

Mrs Rinehart’s address for the launch of her second book “From Red Tape to Red Carpet and Then Some” Friday 24th April 2015, NSW Parliament House

by 24 April 2015

24 April 2015 Mrs. Gina Rinehart

Members of Parliament, distinguished guests, friends,

It’s lovely to see so many friends, and smiling faces here at Parliament House – especially terrific after such a tough week for Sydney with this weather.

And, on the eve of Anzac Day and this most important milestone in Australian history, it is right to acknowledge the bravery and sacrifices that have occurred, along with some thoughts to better prepare us for [...]

Article – NSW catching up to west and north in state economic race

by 25 July 2014

21 July 2014 Alicia Barry ABC News

New research shows growth across Australia’s states and territories is levelling out as the economy moves away from its reliance on mining.

CommSec’s State of the States report for the March quarter ranks Western Australia as the country’s best performing state or territory, due to an improvement in home lending and construction.

Closely behind was the Northern Territory, helped by the gas boom, and New South Wales where [...]

Article – Griffith Council offers developer discount in bid to stimulate local economy

by 10 July 2014

7 July 2014 ABC News

The Griffith City Council is taking the unusual step of offering a discount to developers.

It follows criticism of the council’s response to a lull in local economic activity.

The council has begun advertising a 25 per cent reduction in the cost of a construction certificate, if it is lodged at the same time as a development application.

Mayor, John Dal Broi, says the incentive for developers aims to generate [...]