Speech – Townsville Launch “North Australia and then some” – John Roskam

by 18 December 2012

Good evening and what a pleasure it is to be introduced by Senator Macdonald, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Northern and Remote Australia and Secretary for the Defence Force and Defence Support.

I would also like to acknowledge the presence this evening of Mrs Rosemary Menkens MP, the Member for Burdekin, and Mr John Hathaway MP, the Member for Townsville.

It is an honour to be in Townsville to launch Northern Australia and then some by [...]

Speech – McMillan Woods Global Awards 2012 – by Mrs Gina Rinehart in Kuala Lumpur on receiving the award for “Visionary CEO of the Year”

by 19 November 2012

Good evening.

It is such a pleasure and honour to be in your country again and to receive this important award.

I am particularly pleased to be judged as the Global Visionary CEO. Thank you so much.

When we look around the world today we see too many countries in debt like my home country, Australia, and so many people yearning for leaders who have a vision of the future that captures our minds and [...]

ABC Radio National – Bush Telegraph – Special Economic Zones

by 2 October 2012

The idea of a Special Economic Zone is gaining increased traction among the Australian community.

John Shipp, director of the Institute of Public Affairs North Australia Project, and Professor Jeff Bennett, Australian National University, discuss the idea with Bush Telegraph host Cameron Wilson.

This is big: Christian Porter supports Northern SEZ

by 14 September 2012

Christian Porter, former WA Treasurer and Attorney General, has come out in favor of a Special Economic Zone in North Australia.

Earlier this week, the federal Liberal candidate for Pearce highlighted that tax rebates had been successfully used in 1945 to grow the North West Western Australian resources sector.

Mr Porter’s speech was a strong endorsement of the comments made by ANDEV Chairman Mrs Gina Rinehart last week. Mrs Rinehart renewed calls for a [...]