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Gina Rhinehart’s inheritance


Tony Abbott with Gina Rhinehart

Tony Abbott with Gina Rhinehart

As we’re well aware, Tony Abbott has a close relationship with Gina Rhinehart, coal mining heiress and major funder of the Liberal Party.

andev1 We’re aware of Tony Abbott’s mirroring of her own political desires.

rinehart We’re aware of her outspoken views about welfare and the ‘undeserving’. But where do her values come from? This is her father, Lang Hancock, in 1984, recommending the poisoning of Aboriginal people:

So now Tony Abbott has made himself the head patting Minister for Indigenous Affairs, one hopes Gina is not, as her father did, advocating policy to him about what to do with Aborigines.

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