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Philanthropy

Swimming WA’s Nights of Nights…and a celebration of a 30 year partnership!

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Warmest congratulations to you all. I was certainly cheering even a bit more so seeing my fellow west Aussies win their medals! There are very few people who can say they have represented their country internationally, against the world’s best, so you have every reason after your immensely hard work, to be proud of yourselves – I know everyone in this room is. As is our company, Hancock prospecting, who has joined with me, for the last 30 years wanting to support w a swimming.

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Perth’s Parkerville Children and Youth Care‘s annual Charity Lunch – sponsored by Hancock Prospecting 

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Hancock Prospecting was again delighted to join as major sponsor of the event for the fifth year, following Executive Chairman Mrs. Gina Rinehart’s long term private support.
Mrs. Rinehart and on behalf of the Hancock Prospecting Group, thank all the volunteers and all those attending and supporting Parkerville.  We wish Parkerville every success in raising more funds, and for their ongoing endeavours to help make a difference to these children and their mothers.

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‘Overwhelming support’: how mingling with mayor raised an eye-watering sum for DV support

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“This is the beginning of a new future for the women and families in need of help right here in Noosa and we are determined for permanent, positive change to start today,” Ms Falla said. Patron of the event, Noosa Mayor Clare Stewart, said it was an enormous effort.“Last Saturday night we spoke up and the community stood up. I have never been prouder.” Many identities supported the cause, including mining magnate Gina Rinehart and Olympic swimming legend Dawn Fraser.

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Gina Rinehart enjoys a glass of champagne

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Earlier this month, it was revealed Gina had quietly funded many of the sportsmen and women at the Tokyo Olympics so they could chase their dreams. The likes of veteran swimmer Cate Campbell, rowing gold medallist Lucy Stephan, and silver medallist beach volleyballer Taliqua Clancy were all funded by the generous Rinehart. ‘I don’t say this lightly, but Gina Rinehart saved swimming,’ three-time Tokyo medallist Campbell told the Australian Financial Review. ‘She made funds available that went directly to athletes. This allowed many athletes – myself included – to see that there was a future career in swimming.’

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John Wylie’s call to move AIS to Queensland

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Mining magnate Gina Rinehart is already one of Australia’s biggest Olympic fans and already contributes up to $10m annually to four Olympic sports: swimming, rowing, volleyball and artistic swimming. Wylie said off the back of Tokyo, there is an opportunity to capitalise on the generosity of the philanthropic community and individuals like Rinehart. “Gina Rinehart did a really important job with her sports at Tokyo, she’s shown the way and there’s a tremendous opportunity to tap into that,” Wylie said.

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How a perfect storm of Covid, Gina’s billions and a delayed Games propelled Australia to our equal best games result EVER

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And Australia’s Golden Girl of the Tokyo Olympics is… Gina Rinehart. Yeah, yeah, I know. Ariarne Titmus, Emma McKeon and Kaylee McKeown did pretty well too, but they couldn’t have done it without Gina’s help. Australia’s richest woman, with $30 billion in the kick, was one of the major reasons these Games have been the best for Australia since, well, ever.

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