ANZ: January 30, 1991
Covered it for Rupert's tabloid - see Herald Sun.
ANZ: January 29, 1992
Bank was on the back foot over fraud allegations - see The Age.
Biota: October 28, 1998
Part of Daily Telegraph series but no questions
Coca Cola Amatil: May 1, 2003
Would love to have hit chairman David Gonski with questions but no proxy.
Coles Myer: 1990
Coles Myer: Nov 29, 1994
Solly Lew unveiled even more property spin-offs.
Crown: October 16, 1996
The standard of debate was very disappointing - see Herald Sun.
Cracking debate after a big write-off in the Solomons
Disctronics: November 30, 1990
I lost about $3000 in this spivvy outfit - see Herald Sun.
John Fairfax: November 17, 1994
Everyone was having a go - see Herald Sun.
Hudson Conway: November 24, 1992
Coincided with the cracking Coles Myer AGM which would have been a better option - see The Age.
Iama: February 9, 2001
The final meeting when Wesfarmers took over and the News Ltd papers even reported the silence - see Courier Mail.
National Mutual 1995
The day the sale to the French was announced - see Herald Sun.
National Australia Bank January 23, 1992
Hadn't formally started at The Age but still attended the meeting before becoming banking writer.
North Broken Hill: 1992
Sent old school mate Tim Smyth along to ask some questions
Orbital Engine Company: October 25, 2001, Perth
Was in town for a conference but didn't say anything
This was the day when Margaret Jackson was unveiled as a public company director
Permanent Trustee: October 19, 2000
See Alan Kohler's feature in The SMH
Pasminco October 25, 2000
One of the best AGMs for decent debate as miner headed to the rocks.
People Power: November 8, 2001
Very brief and poorly attended affair for the wannabe political party
Petersville Sleigh: November 22, 1990
John Spalvins was in the process of losing control - see Herald Sun.
QBE Insurance: April 19, 2001, Sydney
Failed to line up a proxy - see Crikey report.
RACV: November 16, 2006
See Crikey report explaining why no questions were asked.
Can't ask questions because the wife, Paula Piccinini, is a director.
Symex Holdings: October 25, 2001
Chairman Alan Stockdale was a no-show due to Macquarie Bank duties
Text Media: October 30, 2001
Checked out the future owners of Crikey but no question as no proxy
Toll Holdings: October 31, 2001
No proxy so no questions and a short meeting
Westfield Trust: August 4, 1999
The one meeting attended when writing Rear Window column for The AFR in 1999.
WMC: November 4, 1992
Sent Hugo Kelly along with a proxy from analyst Peter Rudd to hop into Hugh Morgan.
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