Apr 2, 2014

Therese Rein, rich lister: big payday on employment empire

Therese Rein's sold the empire that made her one of Australia's most successful businesswomen -- so what next?

Myriam Robin — Media Reporter

Myriam Robin

Media Reporter

Therese Rein (pictured) has never loved the spotlight.

As one of Australia’s most successful business women, it’d be hers if she wanted it, regardless of the fact that she’s the wife of a former prime minister. But while she’ll speak at universities and has from time to time told her story on her own terms, she rarely accepts the media requests she must be inundated with every time she does something significant.

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2 thoughts on “Therese Rein, rich lister: big payday on employment empire

  1. amy robinsons

    I was once a Work Directions long term unemployed client. When I found my own job I was threatened by my case manager that she was going to report me to Centrelink and that I still had to attend a meeting with her some hundreds of kilomettes away, even after I stated I had already notified Centrelink that I was working fulltime. No doubt Directions and possibly the case manager had missed out on a hefty commission. No good on you or congrats just angry corporate narcissism for someone that had studied and struggled. I can tell you other instances of upside down. `client` service. Spare me mythology of a another business

  2. amy robinsons

    Lets face it this global industry is really the Reinhart of “unemployment mining” and the broader industry of smoke and mirrors, of “laundering” under/unemployment statistics for government to keep up political delusions and stigmas for any desperate dog whistling or “job creating” pollie.

    Another profitable toxic industry that is another brick in the wall for an underclass and modern medieval feudalism and the addictive Aussie sport of headkicking the poor or voiceless. I smell another Dame coming to rub Rudds face in it.

    I hope Dame Rein has the balls to speak out for the underclass as she suggests that she has a conscience and empathy for those that are struggling or been free-market-marginalised. Time will tell.

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