Welcome to Hancock Agriculture

With over 25 properties in its portfolio, the Hancock Prospecting Group’s world-class agribusiness is the country’s second largest producer of beef with a total herd capacity size of over 340,000.

The Hancock Group has a long and proud history in agriculture, on both sides of executive chairman, Gina Rinehart’s, family.

The Group is committed to investing in local rural communities, developing and implementing innovative, industry-leading farming practices and driving export quality and growth.

Prior to mining exploration, the family owned and operated for decades a number of iconic cattle stations in WA including Ashburton Downs and Hamersley Station. Hancock’s Executive Chairman, Gina Rinehart, grew up on Hamersley station.

The Group has significantly grown the agricultural portfolio with strategic investment in pastoral stations and agribusinesses.

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Latest News

Statement by West Australian Assembly Member for Roe Mr P. J. Rundle

As Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation, I would like to acknowledge the excellent performance of the Australian Olympic team at the Tokyo Olympics. Athletes not only exceeded all expectations but also gave the Australian sport-loving public a great morale boost during these difficult times. As the Olympics come to a close and on the cusp of the Paralympics, I would like to thank Gina Rinehart and the Hancock Prospecting Group for their ongoing support of our Olympic team and of sport in general.
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Grants and gold medal bonuses: Here’s how Australian Olympic athletes earned their way to Tokyo

Some of Australia’s most accomplished swimmers also have the benefit of private sponsorship. Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest person and the executive chairman of Hancock Prospecting, is behind a quarterly grant of up to $8,000 for Olympic hopefuls. The financial support “allows them to focus on their training and performance and not be distracted by financial pressures that most athletes face,” Swimming Australia states. The same program also provides an incentive pool of $170,000 for medalists and top-eight finishers. Australia’s top rowers have also benefited from Rinehart’s sponsorship. The Australian reports the mining magnate has underwritten a $525-a-week wage for the nation’s top 50 rowers in both the men’s and women’s competitions. That support has been “profound” and “game changing,”
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Major Highlights

Dairy milks unique gong

  Article by Tari Jeffers courtesy of the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times Bannister Downs Dairy packages have been recognised with two gold awards in the 2020 Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design Awards.
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