Roy Hill the mega iron-ore project is the recipient of the Project of the Year Award at the 2016 Project Management Institute Australian Awards. At which Mrs Gina Rinehart, Chairman of Roy Hill Holdings spoke of the 4000 government approvals, permits, and licenses required pre-construction.[i] The ultimate scope of red tape in Australia is troublesome, … Continue reading Roy Hill’s 4,000 Government Approvals
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of Quadrant magazine in 1956. To celebrate on September 18th 2016 they will be hosting a dinner and conference at the Museum of Contemporary Art at Circular Quay, Sydney. The conference theme is The Future of Civilisation, for those who attend it will provide intellectual challenges … Continue reading Quadrant Magazine 60th Anniversary: The Future of Civilisation
Currently Australian wage subsidies and the minimum wage are pricing young job seekers with little to no experience and job seekers under 50 out of the job market in relation to older job seekers. What wage subsidies are available? In Australia, The Department of Employment states an employer can receive the following wage subsidies: Youth … Continue reading How Wage Subsidies & The Minimum Wage Price Job Seekers Out Of Job Market
IWF reports that an American State Department has spent $185K on 98 balls of wool, to be displayed in an embassy in Islamabad Pakistan. A quick look on Ebay and you can see that you can buy 185,000 balls of wool for the same price, if not cheaper at less than $1 each. This artist … Continue reading Modern Art & Government – 98 Balls of Wool $185K & $11M Rock
Australia is famous for minimizing tax by these two interviews of Kerry Packer and John Hewson. Firstly, Kerry Packer (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was a media tycoon, who became the richest and most influential man in Australia. Owning a majority in Nine TV network and Australian Consolidated Press later merged forming Publishing … Continue reading Kerry Packer & John Hewson Interviews On Minimizing Tax & Cake GST – Australia
When you thought Brexit was the best libertarian breakup of all time… comes a humorous series about getting government out of our lives Directed to those people who are all for governments, and outright deny any conclusion that free markets work better without much regulation. There is a series made especially for you, and can … Continue reading Brexit Not The First or Only Libertarian Breakup?
New South Wales from July 1 2017, will ban greyhound racing, lead by Premier Mike Baird, in response to ‘mistreatment of animals’. Anyway, I very much doubt Mike Baird is a vegetarian, and therefore why should he have any concern for greyhounds in particular. With the recent lock out laws, Mike Baird just seems to … Continue reading Making Something Illegal Doesn’t Stop It: NSW Greyhound Racing