The board aims to ensure that the shareholders, on behalf of whom they act, are informed of all information necessary to assess the performance of the company.
Information is communicated to the shareholders through:
- the annual report which is distributed to all shareholders;
- the annual general meeting and other meetings so called to obtain approval for board action as appropriate;
- regular release of media and market updates to the ASX; and
- the web site: www.global-health.com
The Company Secretary is the person responsible for communications with the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). This role includes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the continuous disclosure requirements in the ASX listing rules and overseeing and coordinating information disclosure to the ASX, analysts, brokers, shareholders, the media and the public.
All information disclosed to the ASX is posted on the company’s website as soon as it is disclosed to the ASX. When analysts are briefed on aspects of the group’s operations, the materials used in the presentation is released to the ASX and posted on the company’s website.
All shareholders receive a copy of the company’s annual and half yearly reports. In addition, the company seeks to provide opportunities for shareholders to participate through electronic means. Initiatives to facilitate this include making all company announcements, media briefings, details of company meetings, press releases and financial reports available on the company’s website. The website also includes an option for shareholders to register their email address for direct email updates on company matters.