Tag: The Rineharts

Gina Rinehart: Barnaby Joyce linked to court case | Daily Telegraph

She has also subpoenaed a mysterious foundation, CEF, which received $4 million from Hancock Prospecting in the year to June 2015, and the conservative Institute of Public Affairs think tank, which received $4.5 million from Hancock Prospecting.

The Institute did not declare Hancock Prospecting’s donation in its annual report, and after receiving the funds awarded Mrs Rinehart life membership.
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Justice Julie Ward said the life membership raised the question of whether the donation was made “in order for some benefit to be conferred”, adding she wasn’t sure whether the life membership was “a valuable commodity or not … other than for self-congratulatory purposes”.

via Gina Rinehart: Barnaby Joyce linked to court case | Daily Telegraph