Uproar after billionaire tells Australians to drink less

Sarah Coles
Gina Rinehart
Gina Rinehart

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Gina Rinehart, the Australian mining billionaire, has caused uproar across Australia by suggesting that those who are jealous of her massive wealth ought to stop winging, get out of the pub, and work a bit harder.

So why has it caused so much upset?