Appco Australia media statements

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia lodges appeal against class action verdict

02/06/2018

Appco Australia sought leave from the Federal Court yesterday to appeal the judge’s decision that the case against it be allowed to continue as a class action. From the judgment, delivered on Friday 18 May, it is clear to Appco Australia that the judge is highly critical of the way in which the lead claimant […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Class action continues but judge highly critical of claim

18/05/2018

Appco Australia is reviewing the detail of Justice Wigney’s judgment, delivered today, that the case against Appco Australia should be permitted to continue as a class action. What is already clear to Appco Australia is that the judge is highly critical of the way in which the lead claimant Mr Bywater’s case had been put […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia will continue to defend itself in class action

18/05/2018

Appco Australia will continue to “vigorously defend” itself in the class action and remains confident it has acted lawfully at all times. The court has ruled today that the case against Appco Australia should be permitted to continue as a class action. Appco Australia applied in May 2017 for the case to be discontinued as […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia resolves case against Channel Seven

15/03/2018

Appco Australia is pleased to confirm that its case against Channel Seven, in relation to the Sunday Night programme’s broadcast last year, has been resolved. The terms upon which the proceedings were resolved are confidential. Appco Australia and Channel Seven are, however, permitted to make the following disclosure: “Channel Seven and Appco Australia have resolved […]

 

 

Appco Australia media statements

MEDIA RELEASE: Appco Australia takes legal action against Seven Network

27/06/2017

Appco Australia has commenced legal proceedings against the Seven Network for injurious falsehood. The Seven Network’s Sunday Night program ran a report on Appco Australia on 18 June, which was false due to incorrect claims including: Appco Australia takes up to 93% of people’s donations Appco Australia is a “pyramid-like organisation”   As a result […]

 

 

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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