Rinehart seeks to stop airing of ‘made up’ drama, House of Hancock

Lawyers for billionaire Gina Rinehart are demanding to view part two of House of Hancock ahead of its airing on Sunday, to determine if it may be defamatory and prevent its screening.

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INTERVIEW | John Pilger exposes Australia’s shocking secret in Utopia

INTERVIEW | Two years in the making, John Pilger’s controversial new film Utopia reveals a shocking national secret behind the postcard image of the “lucky country”. As it premiers in the UK, the award winning documentary filmmaker talks to Australian Times about the devastating inequalities suffered by the Aboriginal community.

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Top 10 Richest Australians

Through hard work and determination, and a little help from their parents, the following Australians have accumulated immense wealth, making them the Top 10 Richest.

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Gina Rinehart tops Australia’s rich list, despite $7bn loss

Mining juggernaut Gina Rinehart has once again been named Australia’s richest person in the 2013 BRW Rich 200 list despite recording a loss of $7 billion from her net worth in the last financial year.

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Stop using mining companies as ATMs, says Rinehart

Gina Rinehart has drawn fire over a video message for the second time in a year, warning Australia’s economy is headed for a Euro-style collapse.

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Mining magnate Gina Rinehart in Time Magazine’s Top 100

Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart, 59, who believes “beauty is an iron mine”, is included in Time Magazine’s List of the 100 most influential people. She is listed alongside Barack and Michelle Obama, Steven Spielberg, Kate Middleton, Jay Z and Beyonce.

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Rinehart reveals Hancock finances showing $1.2bn profit

Billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart’s company, Hancock Prospecting has posted a massive $1.2 billion profit for fiscal 2011, almost double 2010.

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Year in Review: Tenacious Gillard this year’s biggest story

Julia Gillard’s political determination and Australia’s continuing economic strength topped the major news stories of the year.

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Rinehart’s new book offers “intimate glimpse” into her world

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has gathered tributes from advertising millionaire John Singleton and Indian industrialist GVK Reddy for her new book, which she is launching in Sydney on Thursday.

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Gina Rinehart fails in bid to dismiss Supreme Court proceedings

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has failed in a bid to dismiss the NSW Supreme Court proceedings her three eldest children have taken against her.

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Julia Gillard rejects Gina Rinehart’s high Australian wages claim

Australia’s principal federal political leaders have rejected Gina Rinehart’s suggestion local wages are too high and are holding back the nation’s competitiveness.

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Gina Rinehart insults ordinary Australians with ‘jealous’ remarks

Gina Rinehart’s “insulting” advice on how to become a millionaire by working hard and not drinking and smoking shows she’s out of touch with ordinary Australians, critics say.

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Julia Gillard under fire over work migration deal

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has stood by a deal to allow a major mining project to import as many as 1715 workers, despite facing a Labor caucus backlash and fresh leadership challenge claims.

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Australia’s Gina Rinehart is the world’s richest woman

Gina Rinehart grows $1 million richer every half hour. Family financial squabbles have done nothing to stop her relentless rise as the wealthiest woman in Australia, and now the world.

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Wayne Swan says Australia’s “fair go” attitude is under threat

Treasurer Wayne Swan has lashed out at the rising power of vested interests in Australia, warning that they are a threat to Australia’s ethos of a “fair go”.

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