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Gina Rinehart offers some free advice « Previous | |Next »
September 6, 2012

Gina Rinehart is pretty free with her advice for how Australian citizens should live their lives. Last week week advised the poor who are jealous of the wealthy to stop whining and drinking, smoking and socializing so much, and work harder and longer. Presumably We should aspire to be billionaires like herself.

Rinehart also gave some advice to the socialist government in Canberra--to avoid Australia ending up like Greece the government needed to lower the minimum wage, as well as taxes.

RoweDRinehart.jpg David Rowe

Speaking at the Sydney Mining Club, Rinehart said that Australia's mining industry couldn't compete with nations that are willing to pay workers less than $2 a day for their sweat and labor. The implicit suggestion: Employers should be free to pay workers whatever they please. She also added that Australia is becoming too expensive. Australia could not afford the carbon tax or the mineral resources rent tax.

Rinehart's new economic zone for northern Australia would have fewer taxes and regulations and lower wages.

| Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at 3:26 PM | | Comments (3)
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I'm over the miners. I really am. They come across as ugly Australians.

maybe some high cost coal mines will close down with the falling the price of commodities?

I am always delighted when La Rinehart, or one of her mining pals, has a little rant. It gives the country a clear insight into their selfish world view. These people are so secure in their power and influence, that they are happy to show their true colours.... Born to rule, baby!