Media Release | The Hon Madeleine King MP | Support for WA rare earths project to boost jobs and commitment to net zero

17 January 2023.

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Reality check needed | Letter Helen Dyer, Ferndale

6 January, 2023.

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Podcast: National Seniors advocate Ian Henschke calls for action

It’s the 100th YourLifeChoices podcast and today National Seniors chief advocate Ian Henschke joins John Deeks to talk about the issues currently facing retirees, the change to the Work Bonus and how it works. He also explains why he wants to “get rid of the fiddly bits, snakes, ladders and bonuses” and allow age pensioners to work and pay tax while keeping their Age Pension.

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Why Special Economic Zones matter for Africa

Special Economic Zones are areas in which the business and trade laws are different from the rest of the country. On the continent, they are considered one of the main instruments to stimulate economic reforms, promote foreign direct investment (FDI) and accelerate industrialization. Most of them offer tax incentives and other attractive terms to draw in investors and businesses. In his opening statement, secretary general of AEZO Ahmed Bennis, hailed the development of SEZs on the continent as drivers of economic development. “Over the past five years, 60 million jobs have been created in agro-processing, industrial fields, and services and more than $2.6 billion has been invested in the development of SEZ projects in the continent,” he said.

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World Free Zones Organization | Latest News

6 December 2022.

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Economy continues to grow and grow

2 December 2022.

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World Free Zones Organization | Latest News

29 November 2022.

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An Iron Giant: Gina Rinehart

Sailing out across the turquoise waters of Port Hedland harbor aboard the Anangel Explorer, a vessel laden with the first shipment of iron ore from the US$10 billion Roy Hill Mine, is a moment that stands out of many milestones for mining magnate Gina Rinehart, the Executive Chair of Hancock Prospecting.

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GINA RINEHART’S SPEECH | NATIONAL AGRICULTURE & RELATED INDUSTRIES DAY 2022

21 November 2022.

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Special economic zones as shield

The Philippines has at least 415 special economic zones. These are composed of manufacturing, IT Parks, tourism, agro-industrial and medical jurisdictions that enjoy the benefits and perks similar to other SEZs in other countries. Along with our other economic low-hanging fruits such as tourism, agriculture and export of services, these special zones are magnets of growth and development. They spur economic activities and boost our exports of goods and services. They generate immediate employment and allow our citizens to bring home much-needed support for their families.

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