Appco Australia media statements

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia CEO responds to Sunday Night

26/06/2017

In a statement to Channel Seven’s Sunday Night program ahead of their broadcast on 25/06, Appco Australia CEO wrote: “Appco Australia understands that people will be concerned by Sunday Night’s report last weekend (18/06), and we are looking at how we can give people clearer information and even more transparency around how we are paid […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

VIDEO STATEMENT: Appco Australia CEO responds to Sunday Night report

23/06/2017

Appco Australia CEO sets the record straight and says the company hopes Australians continue to give to charities in spite of Sunday Night’s misleading, factually incorrect report.  

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia will take legal action against Channel Seven Sunday Night’s malicious and misleading report

18/06/2017

Appco Australia rejects and condemns the baseless, misleading and irresponsible representation of our business in Channel Seven’s Sunday Night program this evening (18 June). The Sunday Night program’s typically salacious, scandal-mongering approach to journalism has resulted in a report that is wildly out of context and littered with factual errors. Appco Australia is preparing legal […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia condemns Channel Seven’s baseless claims

14/06/2017

Appco Australia condemns Channel Seven’s baseless, misleading and irresponsible claims about our business, and has put Channel Seven on legal notice regarding these false representations. Channel Seven’s Sunday Night program has resorted to salacious scandal-mongering in the promotion of its story on Appco Australia, showing a wilful disregard for the facts provided to them clearly […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Group Australia argues case has no legal basis as a class action

16/05/2017

Appco Australia has argued strongly that the case against it does not meet the criteria for a class action and believes this should be determined before the parties incur further costs. Appco Group Australia’s application to have part of the case against it struck out – and that, more generally, the case not be allowed […]

 

 

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Warning issued on “excessive” class action fees

23/03/2017

People involved in class actions have been warned about “excessive” fees charged by funders of the cases. The warning was issued at an international class action conference in Melbourne. The senior lawyer advises there is “often a lack of transparency around the fee structures for lawyers running the claim and the total amount paid to […]

 

 

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MEDIA RELEASE: Case against Appco Group Australia has no legal basis as a class action

10/03/2017

Appco Group Australia has applied to prevent the case against it being brought as a class action. In a directions hearing on 7 March 2017, Appco Australia made the request to the court on the grounds that the claims against it are weak and there is no legal basis for the allegations of ‘sham contracting’. […]

 

 

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MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia does not tolerate offensive games & disputes series of factual errors in ABC 730 Report

15/02/2017

Appco Group Australia will terminate its contract with any marketing company that promotes or tolerates offensive or inappropriate activities, such as those highlighted on the ABC’s 730 Report. Appco Australia sub-contracts approximately 60 businesses to provide services to its clients. Appco acknowledges that, in the past, some of these businesses have conducted motivational games that, […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Fair Work Ombudsman 2016 ruling does not involve Appco Australia

15/02/2017

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) letter mentioned on the ABC’s 730 Report last night reiterates a ruling made in April 2016. It is not a more recent or new ruling, it does not involve Appco Group Australia, nor does it make any findings against Appco Group Australia. This fact was FWO confirmed in writing to […]

 

 

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MEDIA RELEASE: “Absolutely incorrect” to suggest Appco would condone the behaviour reported by the ABC

08/11/2016

It is absolutely incorrect to suggest that Appco allowed or condoned the obscene behaviour described by the ABC on the weekend, said Appco Group Australia Chief Executive Officer Martin Gaffney. “These allegations describe outrageous and completely unacceptable behaviour, which would not be tolerated by Appco Group Australia,” Mr Gaffney said. “Appco would immediately sever ties […]

 

 

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