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Q: Top 30 or 50 companies in Melbourne ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Top 30 or 50 companies in Melbourne
Category: Business and Money > Advertising and Marketing
Asked by: simrangambhir-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 11 Oct 2006 01:09 PDT
Expires: 10 Nov 2006 00:09 PST
Question ID: 772571

I would like to know what the list of top companies (the more the
better... but perhaps about 30 as a ballpark) that exist in Melbourne,
Australia (they don't have to have their central office here, but just
be based here).

By "top" i mean the ones that have the largest revenues. 

A list that contained the below would be great: 

* The company name
* Their head office location (just the city name)
* The sector they are in 
* Their annual revenue (even very very approximate numbers will do
here - of if its not very easily available - don't worry about this -
some companies will just "obviously" fit into this list: eg. Telstra,
Coles, MYER, ...)

Telstra, Melbourne, Telecommunications, N/A
Coles, Melbourne, Retail, N/A

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 11 Oct 2006 13:39 PDT
Hi simrangambhir,

After an extensive research, I have compiled and completed the first
25 companies as requested with the information you have asked for. I
am still working on the remaining companies. However, the revenue for
these remaining companies is not available. Is that ok with you?

I will hopefully have this research completed by tomorrow. I hope that
does not cause you any inconvenience.

Best regards,

Clarification of Question by simrangambhir-ga on 11 Oct 2006 17:36 PDT
Hi Rainbow, 

Its fine that the revenue numbers are not available... but i do want
"large" companies... revenue was just way i thought they could be
defined... but if you have another way (eg. populatiry) etc then that
is fine too... (i was just trying to avoid "bills 2 dollar shop" etc
being on the list :-)

Subject: Re: Top 30 or 50 companies in Melbourne
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 12 Oct 2006 04:18 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi Simran,

The following is the result of my research (in the format you have
requested) for the largest companies in Melbourne:

BHP Billiton, Melbourne, Materials, $29.84 billion
Coles Myer, Tooronga, Food & Staples Retailing, $27.39 billion
National Australia Bank, Melbourne, Banks, $26.36 billion
Woolworths, Bella Vista, Food & Staples Retailing, $23.86 billion
Commonwealth Bank Group, Sydney, Banks, $17.96 billion
Telstra, Melbourne, Telecommunications Services, $16.87 billion
ANZ Banking, Melbourne, Banking, $15.87 billion
Westpac Banking Group, Sydney, Banks, $14.23 billion
Qantas Airways, Mascot, Transportation, $9.63 billion
Amcor, Abbotsford, Materials, $8.45 billion
Lend Lease, Millers Point, Real Estate, $6.50 billion
Wesfarmers, Perth, Capital Goods, $6.11 billion
Bluescope Steel, Melbourne, Materials, $6.04 billion
QBE Insurance Group, Sydney, Insurance, $5.79 billion
Insurance Australia Group, Sydney, Insurance, $5.35 billion
Suncorp-Metway, Brisbane, Diversified Financials, $4.96 billion
St George Bank, Kogarah, Banks, $4.37 billion
Macquarie Bank, Sydney, Diversified Financials, $4.26 billion
Orica, Melbourne, Materials, $3.91 billion
Origin Energy, Sydney, Energy, $3.70 billion
Australian Gas Light, North Sydney,Utilities, $3.09 billion
TabCorp Holdings, Melbourne, Consumer Services, $2.86 billion
Woodside Petroleum, Perth, Energy, $1.92 billion
Santos, Adelaide, Energy, $1.81 billion
Stockland Australia, Sydney, Real Estate, $0.72 billion
Adelaide Bank, Adelaide, Banks, N/A
Adsteam Marine, Bondi Junction, Transportation, N/A
Australian Stock Exchange Limited, Sydney, Diversified Financials, N/A 
Awb Limited, Melbourne, Food & Staples Retailing, N/A
Axa Asia Pacific Holdings, Melbourne, Insurance, N/A
Bendigo Bank, Bendigo, Banks, N/A
Babcock & Brown Limited, Sydney, Diversified Financials, N/A
Bank Of Queensland, Brisbane, Banks, N/A
Commander Communications, Sydney, Technology Hardware & Equipment, N/A
Challenger Financial Services Group, Sydney, Diversified Financials, N/A
Coates Hire, Flemington, Capital Goods, N/A
David Jones Limited, Sydney, Retailing, N/A
Db Rreef Trust, Sydney, Real Estate, N/A
Flight Centre, Brisbane, Consumer Services, N/A 
Gunns Limited, Launceton, Materials, N/A
Hastings Diversified Utilities Fund, Melbourne, Utilities, N/A
Hills Industries, Edwardstown, Capital Goods, N/A 
Harvey Norman Holdings, Homebush West, Retailing, N/A 
Housewares International, Melbourne, Retailing, N/A  
Ioof Holdings, Melbourne, Diversified Financials, N/A 
Investa Property Group, Sydney, Real Estate, N/A
Iress Market Technology, Melbourne, Software & Services, N/A
Jb Hi-Fi, Brighton, Retailing, N/A 
Macquarie Goodman Group, Sydney, Real Estate, N/A
Mirvac Group, Sydney, Real Estate, N/A
Newcrest Mining Limited, Melbourne, Materials, N/A
Oamps Limited, Melbourne, Insurance, N/A
Oxiana Limited, Melbourne, Materials, N/A
Pmp Limited, Chatswood, Commercial Services & Supplies, N/A
Perpetual Trustees Australia, Sydney, Diversified Financials, N/A
Rio Tinto Limited, Melbourne, Materials, N/A
Southern Cross Broadcasting (Australia) Limited, South Melbourne, Media, N/A 
Sunland Group, Surfers Paradise, Real Estate, N/A 
Seven Network, Pyrmont, Media, N/A 
Spotless Group, Melbourne, Commercial Services & Supplies, N/A 
Smorgon Steel Group, Port Melbourne, Materials, N/A 
Transurban Group, Melbourne, Transportation, N/A
Ten Network Holdings, Pyrmont, Media, N/A 
Thakral Holdings Group, Sydney, Real Estate, N/A
Timbercorp Limited, Melbourne, Materials, N/A 
Toll Holdings, Melbourne, Transportation, N/A 
United Group Limited, Sydney, Capital Goods, N/A
West Australian Newspapers Holdings, Osborne Park, Media, N/A 
Zinifex Limited, Southbank, Materials, N/A 

Sources of Reference: 
Forbes: Forbes 2000

Australian Stock Exchange: Listed companies

Heritage Online


I hope the information provided is helpful. If you have any questions
regarding my answer please don't hesitate to ask before rating.

Best regards,
simrangambhir-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Thankyou rainbow-ga. An excellent list (with the sources listed). Thankyou again.

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