If you look hard at it, if you look hard at the bleeding heart attitude to always throw money at issues, throw money at problems, what you're in fact probably saying is you're exercising a prejudicism of low expectations.
The teachings of the New Testament are the most valuable guide to the best way to a civil and sustainable society the world has seen.
Australia has always encouraged the little bloke to have a go, the Aussie battler to get up.
When you're asked/told to come to Canberra by your Prime Minister, in the country I grow up in, you obey that.
You cannot afford a world with slavery, which literally takes someone and turns them into a machine.
I don't see why, if you look at how the Australian culture and psyche is, that we can't be amongst the most generous, from the grassroots up, nations in the world.
I happen to be a big believer in home ownership. I'm also a big believer that if someone wants to have a crack at the mining industry in Port Hedland, then they should be able to collect their... benefits in Port Hedland even though they are from Alice Springs. It should be mobile.
The most generous part of your philanthropy could be the time you put in to procure the same results and same outcomes and same returns you demand in business.
Wherever we've gone around the world, we've found quite significant gaps: the holy texts, no matter which one you turn to, has ambiguity in it around slavery. That, we knew, was being used as justification by slavers all over the world.
I'd like to keep our kids in their schools. I'd like to keep our young men and women in jobs.
All industry, not just the mining industry, can get out and give Aboriginal companies a chance.
I don't necessarily go to church every week, but I am a Christian, and I believe in God and Jesus Christ.
I will always put family first. Every time I haven't, I have regretted it and apologised.
I would say to young entrepreneurs and budding philanthropists - are you giving to feel good or do good?
I'm never looking at life in terms of legacy.
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