My apologies for any inconvenience caused by the inadvertent untruth published below.
Gerard has said we need Gina Rinehart and it is right she get thirty thousand dollars a minute for her work. Though she earns in two minutes what many Australians earn in a year she must be encouraged to do whatever she does with even more money, he says. It is well known that no-one else could find the minerals she has found, nor wield a shovel half as big as hers.
What is he saying? That if her income were reduced to, say, one thousand dollars a minute, that is, ten million and eighty thousand dollars a week, she would flounce off and find minerals somewhere else? And nobody else would be able to find them here? A union consortium headed by Paul Howes, perhaps? Not be able to find them here, and dig them up here?
What is he saying?
It’s very peculiar thing to say.
I am available to replace him at a moment’s notice, on half his wage.