Press Room

Media coverage on Harvey Norman in 2019

December 9, 2019

Here are chronological links to some of the media coverage leading up to the 2019 Harvey Norman AGM.

Board tilt lobbed after Gerry reveals another unfair capital raising
Eureka Report, September 12, 2019

Rear Window covers first ever contested election at Harvey Norman
AFR Rear Window column, September 13, 2019

Harvey Norman noms committee refuses to meet with external candidate
Eureka Report, September 19, 2019

Harvey Norman makes board tilt public, runs platform uncensored
Eureka Report, October 15, 2019

Harvey Norman retail shortfall help Gerry creep up the register
AFR, October 22, 2019

Another Harvey Norman capital raising rip-off
Eureka Report, October 22, 2019

Full history of Harvey Norman protest votes
Eureka Report, October 29, 2019

Page one attack by Gerry, Katie and The OZ
The Australian, Nov 15, 2019

Janet Albrechtsen opinion page spray
The Australian, Nov 15, 2019

Credlin tries to frame Harvey Norman governance reform as a radical left plot
Sky News, November 15, 2019

Kooky Credlin interviews Janet Albrechtsen on Sky News
Sky News, November 15, 2019

Rita Panahi and Daisy Cousens embarrass themselves on Sky
Sky News, November 15, 2019

Mayne bites dog: shareholder activist hits back at News smear
Crikey, November 15, 2019

Gerry Harvey refuses to reform, calls for government probe into proxy advisers
Age/SMH, November 16, 2019

Factually and farcically wrong Peter Credlin News Corp opinion piece
Sunday Telegraph, November 17, 2019

Russell: investors don't blindly follow proxy advice
Age/SMH, November 18, 2019

Billionaire Millner family defend billionaire Gerry Harvey via News Corp
The Australian, November 18, 2019

Harvey Norman board push never expected to succeed
AFR, November 18, 2019

Credlin & Co cock up Harvey Norman counter attack
Crikey, November 18, 2019

John Durie: Harvey Norman stunt flags broader issues
The Australian, November 18, 2019

Stephen Mayne answers his News Corp critics
Eureka Report, November 19, 2019

Rear Window skewers Credlin, Janet and Gerry
AFR, November 19, 2019

Directors call for US-style proxy adviser restraints
AFR, November 19, 2019

Liz Knight: Push to oust Katie Page gets fresh support
Age/SMH, November 19, 2019

Channel Seven speaks to Stephen Mayne
Seven News, November 19, 2019

Hamish McDonald interviews Stephen Mayne
Radio National, November 20, 2019

ABC News Breakfast interviews Stephen Mayne
ABC TV, November 20, 2019

Harvey Norman faces second strike but board rout bound to fail
AFR, November 20, 2019

Wesfarmers CEO Rob Scott joins call for regulation of proxy advisers
AFR, November 20, 2019

Katie Page offers comments as Fairfax papers wrap the issues
Age/SMH, November 22, 2019

Argo doesn't buy any proxy advice, backs Gerry Harvey
The Australian, November 22, 2019

Harvey Norman institutions urged to bargain at AGM
AFR, November 22, 2019

Roger Corbett backs independence of proxy advisers
The Australian, November 23, 2019

Gerry Harvey versus the world
AFR, November 23, 2019

Why doesn't Gerry Harvey try something new?
ABC online, November 24, 2019

Time for Gerry's fans in the Murdoch press to show some balance, November 25, 2019

Harvey Norman AGM revives debate over proxy advisers
Inside Retail, November 26, 2019

Requesting politeness from Gerry and a fair AGM process
Eureka Report, November 26, 2019

Fireworks on cards at Harvey Norman AGM
The Australian, November 27, 2019

Gerry launches pre-emptive attack via Alan Jones (starts 2 hours into podcast)
2GB, November 27, 2019

Founder's fury as Harvey Norman cops second strike
The West Australian (AAP), November 27, 2019

Ross Greenwood interviews ASA's Pamela Murray-Jones (starts 45 mins)
2GB, November 27, 2019

Main Gemma Acton piece on Seven's 6pm news
Seven News, November 27, 2019

Gerry Harvey tears into Stephen Mayne at raucus AGM
AAP/Seven, November 27, 2019

Main 7 minute package on The Business
ABC TV, November 27, 2019

Eli Greenblat: Harvey Norman cops second strike
The Australian, November 27, 2019

Full 18 minute Gerry interview with Elysse Morgan
ABC TV's The Business, November 27, 2019

Full Stephen Mayne interview with The Business
ABC TV, November 27, 2019

Gerry Harvey lashes AGM agitators
The New Daily, November 27, 2019

Lengthy wrap on including direct Gerry comments
James Hall,, November 27, 2019

Hardly Normal: appalling AGM insults by Gerry Harvey
Michael West, November 27, 2019

Main AAP AGM piece by Alex Druce
AAP, November 27, 2019

Main Age/SMH news wrap after the AGM
Dominic Powell, Age/SMH, November 27, 2019

Eli Greenblat piece for The Australian after AGM
The Australian, November 28, 2019

Alan Kohler calls for Gerry Harvey to resign (starts 6 minutes in)
The Money Cafe (via The Australian), November 28, 2019

Liz Knight: Gerry Harvey wasn't about to make concessions to shareholders
Age/SMH, November 28, 2019

Stephen Mayne reveals what happened at Harvey Norman
Eureka Report, November 28, 2019

Korporaal: Mayne thwarted as boss stamps his authority
The Australian, November 28, 2019

Mayne: You've lost it Gerry, it's time to go
Crikey, November 28, 2019

Just another AGM freak show from Harvey Norman
AFR Rear Window, November 28, 2019

Andrew Main: activists can add value
Switzer Daily, November 28, 2019

Gerry Harvey lashes back at critics
The Market Herald, November 28, 2019

Albrechtsen lashes proxy advisers
The Australian, November 30, 2019

Rear Window: Janet Albrechtsen vs Carl Icahn
AFR, December 2, 2019

Harvey Norman transcript request update
Eureka Report, December 9, 2019