Original article by Brad Thompson
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 19 : 2-Nov-18
The annual report of Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting shows that its profit rose by 28 per cent to $1.37m in 2017-18, with revenue from its Roy Hill iron ore project rising from $4.45bn to more than $6bn. Hancock paid $860 million in federal and state taxes during 2017-18, compared with $698m in the previous financial year, and it has paid $5 billion in taxes over the last eight years. Rinehart has issued a statement claiming that she pays more tax than any other Australian.
HANCOCK PROSPECTING PTY LTD, ATLAS IRON LIMITED – ASX AGO, FORTESCUE METALS GROUP LIMITED – ASX FMG, AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK BEEF, S KIDMAN AND COMPANY PTY LTD, SIRIUS MINERALS PLC, RIVERSDALE RESOURCES LIMITED, RIO TINTO LIMITED – ASX RIO, WRIGHT PROSPECTING PTY LTD, SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, FEDERAL COURT OF AUSTRALIA