Public Company
A public company is one which is not incorporated as a proprietary company. It may or may not be listed on the stock exchange for the public sale of shares, although any company that is listed, is a public company. More onerous obligations are imposed on public companies than on proprietary companies.
NameDateDocuments
South Australian Native Title Services Limited13/06/2008
BGP Tenure Holdings Pty Ltd4/03/2008
Thor Mining PLC7/08/2006
Queensland South Native Title Services Limited2/06/2005
Native Title Services Victoria1/08/2003
Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre1/01/2003
Desert Knowledge Australia1/01/2002
Aluminium Corporation of China Limited10/09/2001
Rio Tinto Limited1/06/1997
Olympia Resources Limited1/01/1997
Diavik Diamond Mines Inc.1/01/1996
Apache Energy Ltd22/03/1988
Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd14/12/1983
Kagara Zinc Limited1/01/1981
CRA Limited1/01/1962
Consolidated Zinc Corporation1/01/1905
Austrak NT
Lachlan Zinc NL
Australian Gasfields Ltd
Beach Petroleum NL
Stuart Petroleum NL
Poseidon Gold Ltd
Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited
Asia Pacific Transport Consortium
Peko-Wallsend Operations Ltd
Barclay Mowlem
Mitsubishi Corporation
P&O Group
MacMahon Holdings
Halliburton/Kellogg Brown & Root
Energy Resources of Australia
Bigbee Enterprises Limited
Murchison Metals Ltd
ANZ Bank
AirServices Australia
Forests NSW
Australian Divisions of General Practice
Exco Resources NL
Job Futures
BHP Gold Ltd
Queensland Cotton Holdings
Theiss
Hydro-Quebec
Otter Gold NL
Petrocarb Exploration NL
BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc
Comalco Aluminium Limited
De Beers Canada Mining Inc
Oil Company of Australia Limited
Tawana Resources NL
De Beers Exploration Limited
Ariadne Australia Limited
Jupiters Limited
Electricite de France
BMA Gold Limited
Acacia Resources Limited
Ports Corporation of Queensland
Adelong Consolidated Gold Mines NL
Alcan Incorporated
Ashton Mining
Union Mining NL
Chevron Corporation
Ross Mining NL
Amity Oil Limited
Croesus Mining NL
Minotaur Gold NL
Newcrest Mining Ltd
Pan Australian Resources NL
Giants Reef Mining Limited
AKD Limited
Striker Resources NL
Comalco Limited
Zapopan NL
Ergon Energy Corporation Limited
Tanami Gold NL
Perilya Ltd
Crescent Gold Ltd
Itochu Corporation
Glengarry Mining NL and Glengarry Resources NL
Centamin Limited
PosGold Limited
Mount Burgess Mining NL
Straits Resources Ltd
Canberra Investment Corporation
Coal and Allied
Woodside Petroleum Ltd
Aber Diamond Mines Ltd.
Magellan Petroleum Australia Limited
Santos Ltd
FreightLink
Nicron Resources Ltd
Tanami Exploration NL
Yuendumu Mining Company NL
BHP Petroleum
Sons of Gwalia Ltd
AuDAX Resources Ltd
ADrail Joint Venture Company
BHP Billiton
Century Zinc Limited
Henry Walker Eltin
Western Mining Corporation Resources Limited
Normandy Mining Limited
Australian Gas Light Company
Matrix Metals Limited
Normandy Metals Ltd
Copper Strike Ltd 
Hydro Tasmania
Golden West Resources Limited
AngloGold Australia Ltd
Tasman Resources Ltd
BHP Billiton Petroleum Pty Ltd
Envestra Limited
Territory Resources Ltd
KWV Holdings Limited
MMG Century Mines
Toro Energy Limited
North Queensland Metals Limited
Unimin Australia Ltd
Flinders Diamonds Ltd
MIM Holdings Limited
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
Newmont Mining Corporation
Consolidated Press Holdings Ltd
QGC Pty Limited
Rio Tinto Alcan
Northern Territory Oil Limited
Women Investment Portfolio Holdings Ltd (WIPHOLD)
Atztec Resources Limited
Conquest Mining Limited
Beach Energy Ltd
Adani Mining Pty Ltd
Australia Pacific LNG Pty Ltd and Australia Pacific LNG Gladstone Pipeline Pty Ltd (individually and collectively APLNG)
Icon Energy Ltd
OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd
Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited & Australia Pacific LNG CSG Transmissions Pty Limited
Excalibur Mining Corporation Limited
Adani Australia Company Pty Ltd
Cameco Australia Pty Ltd
MDP Uranium Pty Ltd
Mega Uranium Ltd
Pluton Resources Limited
Great Southern Group
Geodynamics Ltd
Cooper Energy Ltd
Senex Energy Ltd
Commonwealth Hill Pty Ltd
Cockatoo Coal Limited
Reward Minerals Limited
Vital Metals Limited
Arrow Energy Pty Ltd
Metals X Ltd
ConocoPhillips Australasia
Kalpowar Land Act Reserves Limited
Cockburn Cement Ltd
Ixia Coal Pty Ltd
Evelyn Downs Pastoral Co Ltd
Texalta Petroleum Ltd
Essential Petroleum Resources Limited
Circular Head Dolomite and Trading Co.
Gunns Ltd
Westpac Banking Corporation
BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Argyle Diamond Mines Joint Venture
Argyle Diamonds Limited
The Shell Company of Australia Ltd
Xstrata Alloys
Boral Resources (WA) Ltd
Adelaide Brighton Cement Limited
Wesfarmers Premier Coal Ltd
Ord River District Cooperative Ltd
Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation Ltd
Ruby Downs Pastoral Pty Ltd
Macquarie Bank
Telstra Corporation Limited
Metallica Minerals Ltd
Origin Energy Limited
Aloca of Australia Ltd
S. Kidman and Co Ltd
Encounter Resources Ltd
Bridge Oil Ltd
Morning Star Gold NL
City Pacific Limited
Central Petroleum Limited
Strike Oil NL
Xstrata Plc
AusQuest Limited
Rio Tinto Aluminium
Aberfoyle Resources Limited
Sasol Ltd
Australian Agricultural Company
JSE Securities Exchange South Africa
Bond Exchange of South Africa
Iluka Resources Ltd
Southern Cross Windpower
Northam Platinum Limited
Mvelaphanda Resources Ltd
Anooraq Resources Corporation
Anglo Platinum
Anglo American PLC
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Tarong Energy Corporation Ltd 

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