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What politics destroys, it first subsidises

18 November 1994  •  Ron Manners

Ron isn't just about business and mining; he has an arty side too. He gave this speech at an exhibition opening by the …

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Accountants: Australia needs you!

13 October 1994  •  Ron Manners

It’s ‘accrual’ world. Especially when you’re asked to address the Australian Society of CPA’s Resource Conference. This speech was delivered in October 1994 and the conference …

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Graduation day

12 May 1994  •  Ron Manners

I didn't quite manage to graduate from university, but I can't say I didn't try. When I was about 20 I attended the WA …

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Gold ‘n’ Dollars: the Kalgoorlie connection

21 February 1994  •  Mannwest Admin

These lessons in free enterprise for Australia are part of an address on gold mining in Kalgoorlie and Chile. Delivered by Ron Manners …

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Get a hat

25 October 1993  •  Ron Manners

For a guy who is more interested in the future than the past, I can’t understand how I keep being asked to delve …

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And now for the good news: A report from the Kalgoorlie Goldfields

1 September 1993  •  Ron Manners

Some things, like government making fickle decisions, never seem to change. In this 1993 column in bi-monthly publication, Australian Drilling, Ron shared some personal …

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When spenders outnumber producers

30 July 1993  •  Ron Manners

This speech was delivered at the 1993 conference of the Pastoralists' and Graziers' Association of WA. It was George Washington who said: “Government …

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The Museum of the Goldfields: from humble beginnings

7 April 1993  •  Ron Manners

Timeline of events leading to the creation of the Museum of the Goldfields in Kalgoorlie  1965: Establishment of a Golden Mile Museum suggested 1966: …

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Growing up on the Goldfields: Part 1

30 January 1993  •  Ron Manners

I made this speech at the Geotechnical/Geomechanical Australian Conference in 1993 and it can also be found in my book Never a Dull …

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Taxes, taxes and damned taxes

31 October 1992  •  Ron Manners

This article was printed in the Australian Journal of Mining in October 1992. Editor Peter Barrett prefaced it by writing the following: "Taken …

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