Progress report on getting AGM records


November 22, 2014

We're getting towards the end of our exercise in writing to companies asking for transcripts or audio files from old AGMs, so that this book project will accurately tell the tale of what happened at some 300-plus AGMs over the years. Here's a progress report thus far:

Came through with everything requested

ANZ
ASX
AWB
BHP-Billiton
Brambles
Fairfax Media
Foster's
Insurance Australia Group
Lend Lease
NAB
Suncorp
Westpac

Have partially delivered so far

News Corp
Tabcorp
Westfield

Have records but won't hand them over

Macquarie Group
Rio Tinto

Don't have records

Adelaide Bank (now Bendigo Bank)
Austar
Austereo
Computershare
Fortescue Metals
West Australian Newspapers

Waiting to hear back from

AGL Energy
AMP
Ansell (formerly Pacific Dunlop)
APN News & Media
Australand
Axa
Bluescope Steel
Boral
Coles Myer (through Wesfarmers)
Commonwealth Bank
Crown
David Jones
Energy Resources of Australia
Insurance Australia Group
James Hardie
Onesteel
Pacific Dunlop (now Ansell)
Spotless
Seek
Seven
Southern Cross Broadcasting
Telstra
WMC (through BHP)
Woolworths

Still to approach


ABC Learning
Allco Finance Group
Centaur
GIO (through AMP)
Globe International
Harvey Norman
HIH
IOOF
Lion Selection
MFS
North (through Rio)
Pasminco
Premier Investments
Singtel
Ten

Transcripts so far

There are also now close to 20 edited transcripts of lively AGM debate on the site as you can see here.