AGMs

ASX300 companies which rejected online AGM questions post-COVID


September 24, 2022

This list tracks ASX200 companies which rejected live online AGM questions post-COVID.

CBA: after fully online AGMs in 2020 and 2021, CBA went for an MCG gathering on October 12 in 2022 with no online questions or voting. See notice of meeting.

Cleanaway:


CSL: after fully online AGMs in 2020 and 2021, CSL went with a physical meeting at Jeff's Shed on October 12 in 2022 with no live online questions or voting. You can watch it live via Lumi. See notice of meeting.

Fortescue Metals:
after holding a virtual AGM in 2020, Twiggy's outfit reverted to a Perth-based physical meeting in 2021. See notice of meeting.

Metcash: The 2022 AGM did not allow for online questions or voting. See notice of meeting.

Origin Energy: the 2022 AGM on October 19 in Sydney had no provision for online questions. You had to email them through 7 days ahead of time by 5pm on October. They also flagged a 2 question limit and rejecting visitors at the physical meeting. See notice of meeting. They produced their first AGM webcast in 2021. That fully virtual meeting went for 2 hours and 31 minutes.

Whitehaven Coal: Ran fully virtual AGMs in 2020 and 2021 after a physical only meeting in 2019. The 2022 AGM on October 26 is at The Mint in Sydney with just a webcast but no online interaction. See notice of meeting. With 20,000 shareholders and a market cap of $8.5 billion, it should do better.