/ 31 May 2024

Bringing home the bacon

Gina Rinehart
Image source: AAP

Mining magnate/portrait critic Gina Rinehart has come in at #1 on the Financial Review’s Rich List (paywall) for the fifth year after amassing more than $40 billion. Together, the top 10 rich listers are worth $222.6 billion – up nearly $7 billion from 2023. As for who else made the cut, property developer Harry Triguboff trails Rinehart by $14 billion – he’s worth $26.5 billion. Mike Cannon-Brookes, who co-founded tech company Atlassian, is worth a combined $24.38 billion with his wife, Annie – although the pair have recently separated. Packaging/recycling billionaire Anthony Pratt and his family came in at number 4, along with other rich list names that might ring a bell… Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar, Clive Palmer, and the now-divorced mining power couple Nicola Forrest and Andrew Forrest – who just so happened to be caught in a bit of PDA this week… 

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