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GREAT SOUTHERN LIMITED (GTP)

Delisted from ASX 31/08/2010


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Computershare, Level 2, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
Tel : +61 8 9323 2000 or 1300 557 010
Fax : +61 8 9323 2033
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Address: 16 Parliament Place , WEST PERTH , WA, AUSTRALIA, 6005
Tel:  08-9320 9700 Fax: 08-9321 9288

Date first listed: 05/07/1999       Date delisted: 31/08/2010
Company Secretary: Mr Neil Hackett
Sector: Materials Industry Group: 
Activities: Package, promote and manage investment in timber plantations

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a loss declaration has been issued and the capital loss can therefore be claimed in the financial year the declaration is issued26/03/2013
the liquidators are not yet in a position to make a declaration of loss for GTP shareholders - it may be later this calendar year - we will carry it here when it is issued19/04/2012
delisted as entity has failed to pay to ASX Limited their annual listing fee in respect of year ending June 201131/08/2010
receivers will conduct a sale process process for the entire Great Southern blue gum forestry estate10/06/2010
we are informed that a firm calling themselves DC Legal have written to shareholders asking for $880 to "cover costs investigating company demise" - we recommend shareholders seek independent professional advice before responding17/05/2010
liquidators advise that they are unable to make a loss declaration at this time - they anticipate reporting on asset realisation around 30 September 201014/04/2010
re the Grower meetings held to consider the proposal from Rural Funds Management ("RFM") to replace GSMAL as the Responsible Entity ("RE") of the Schemes and amend the relevant Scheme constitutions and agreements with Growers - Growers voted in favour of the resolutions for the RFM Proposal for the 2007 Scheme - for the 2008 scheme, Growers resolved to adjourn this meeting to 1pm AEDST on Friday 26 February 2010 so as to allow further time to consider the proposal in order to increase the current level of grower participation04/03/2010
the sale of the King Island Cattle Aggregation to Australian Farms Fund Management Pty Ltd (in its capacity as trustee for the Sustainable Agriculture Land Trust as to the land, and in its capacity as trustee for the Sustainable Agriculture Operating Trust as to the cattle and plant and equipment) settled today. The sale price was $27m, apportioned between the land, cattle and plant and equipment16/02/2010
receiver issues a circular to inform investors in the Great Southern 2008 High Value Timber Project that the purpose of the Scheme cannot be accomplished and that accordingly the Scheme should be wound up10/02/2010
receiver advises investors in the Great Southern Plantations 2007 Scheme and the Great Southern 2008 Renewable Fibre Project ("the Schemes") that the purpose of the Schemes cannot be accomplished and accordingly the Schemes should be wound up20/01/2010
at the meeting for the 2006 scheme (which was adjourned on 23 December 2009 and held today), Growers voted to accept Gunns' proposal for Gunns Plantations Ltd to become the Responsible Entity of the 2006 scheme and to effect a restructure of the 2006 scheme. Some 54.53 percent of Growers (approximately 95 percent of all votes cast) voted in favour of the extraordinary resolution. An application in the Victorian Supreme Court for orders in relation to the 2006 scheme is expected to be heard tomorrow06/01/2010
Ferrier Hodgson advertise for buyers for Great Southern Timber Holdings and Great Southern Infrastructure - the only subsidiaries out of 29 offshoots that creditors chose not to place in liquidation earlier this month29/12/2009
Gunns Limited today welcomed the approval of its proposal for its subsidiary, Gunns Plantations Ltd, to become the Responsible Entity for several Great Southern forestry managed investment schemes and to effect a restructure of those schemes (Proposal). Growers in eight schemes - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 voted to accept Gunns' Proposal to manage the schemes, the current responsible entity of which is in receivership following Great Southern's insolvency earlier this year23/12/2009
receiver advises investors in the various Great Southern Diversified Olives Income Projects ("the Schemes") that the purpose of the Schemes cannot be accomplished and accordingly the Schemes should be wound up16/12/2009
Gunns Limited has today signed an Implementation Agreement with Great Southern Limited (in liquidation) (receivers and managers appointed) (GSL) and Great Southern Managers Australia Limited (in liquidation) (receivers and managers appointed) (GSMAL) in relation to a proposal to replace GSMAL as responsible entity of the 1998- 2006 forestry managed investment schemes (Pulpwood Schemes)20/11/2009
at a creditors' meeting today credtors voted to liquidate 27 of Great Southern's 35 companies that were in administration - the future of the remaining eight companies was adjourned and will be dealt with at a round of meetings in Perth on December 3 - the liquidation of the companies does not affect the viability of the individual schemes (which are being dealt with by the receivers not the administrators) - three main groups are vying to acquire Great Southern's various forestry schemes: Pulpwood Plantations, headed by the West Australian businessman Gordon Martin and backed by the US hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group; Black Tree Group, headed by the Perth businessman John Poynton, the forester Tony Jack and the Bunnings family; and the timber company Gunns19/11/2009
Martin Jones, Andrew Saker, Darren Weaver and James Stewart of Ferrier Hodgson are appointed liquidators19/11/2009
receiver issues a circular to advise investors in Sylvatech Tropical Timbers 2004 (`the Scheme') that the purpose of the Scheme cannot be accomplished, and accordingly the Scheme should be wound up29/10/2009
circulars advise investors in the Great Southern 2006 Wine Grape Income Project, the 2007 Wine Grape Income Project and the Templegate Forestry Trust Wombat (the Schemes) that the purpose of the Schemes can no longer be accomplished and accordingly the Schemes should be wound up - if investors have a viable alternative to the winding up of the Schemes they should contact the Receivers and Managers within the 28 day notice period22/10/2009
tochu Australia Ltd (a major trading company) has exercised its right to terminate the Hardwood Sale and Purchase Agreement ("HSPA") with GSMAL, relying on a clause in the HSPA that entitles Itochu Australia Ltd to terminate the HSPA in the event of appointment of receivers21/10/2009
IMF(Australia) Limited announces that it has agreed to fund claims by those investors in Great Southern Plantations from 1998 to 2003 inclusive who exchanged their woodlot interests for shares in Great Southern Limited during the course of Project Transform - proceedings will be issued in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in the form of a group action for damages against the Responsible Entity and the directors of that entity16/10/2009
receiver advises investors in the Great Southern 2 008 Wine Grape Income Project that the purpose of the Scheme cannot be accomplished and accordingly the Scheme should be wound up09/10/2009
receivers and managers advise of the termination of various leases and the serious repercussions for investors05/10/2009
Gunns Limited ("Gunns") advises that it has entered discussions with the Receivers of Great Southern Managers Australia Limited (Administrators Appointed) (Receivers and Managers Appointed) ("GSMAL") and is currently developing a proposal for consideration by growers to replace GSMAL as responsible entity of certain forestry managed investment schemes01/10/2009
receivers provide an update on the various Schemes23/09/2009
receivers call for expressions of interest to acquire all or part of the company/business07/09/2009
company responds to an ASX Query19/06/2009
the first meeting of creditors is to be held on Wednesday 27th May - a webcast facility is available25/05/2009
Simon Read, James Thackray, Tony McGrath and Colin Nicol are appointed receivers and managers - the appointment of receivers and administrators to Great Southern (which operates 45 forestry, horticulture and cattle managed investment schemes on behalf of 43,000 investors) occurs after its cash flow has dried up and it is unable to draw more support from its bankers18/05/2009
Martin Jones, Andrew Saker, Darren Weaver and James Stewart of Ferrier Hodgson are appointed administrators, an event that never augurs well for shareholders16/05/2009
securities suspended from quotation pending an announcement11/05/2009
name changed from Great Southern Plantations Limited06/03/2007

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DATEDIRECTORNATURENUMBERPRICEAMOUNT
04/02/2008Phillip ButlinOn market145,530$1.780$259,043
02/12/2007John YoungOn market310,000$1.911$592,441
01/02/2007Peter MansellOn market18,275$2.690$49,160
09/01/2007Mervyn PeacockOn market10,000$2.800$28,000
11/01/2006Peter MansellOn market30,000$3.360$100,800

Directors & Executives (current)


NAMETITLEDATE OF APPT
Simon MartinCFO
Stuart MoranInvestor Relations
Brian CollinsInvestor Relations

Directors & Executives (former)


NAMETITLEDATE OF APPOINTMENTDATE OF RESIGNATION
Cameron RhodesDirector17/07/2009
Phillip ButlinDirector30/06/2009