From its origins 103 years ago as a Western Australian farmers’ cooperative, Wesfarmers Limited ABN 28 008 984 049 (Wesfarmers) has grown into one of Australia’s largest listed companies. Our diverse business operations across Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Ireland include supermarkets; department stores; home improvement and office supplies; coal production and export; chemicals, energy and fertilisers; and industrial and safety products. With headquarters in Perth, Western Australia, we are one of Australia’s largest employers, with 223,000 employees and approximately 515,000 shareholders. Our revenue this year was $68.4 billion and as at 30 June 2017, we had net debt of $4,809 million and $23,941 million in equity.
Wesfarmers is a company limited by shares that is incorporated and domiciled in Australia. It is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, with the listing code ‘WES’. For more information about our businesses including products and services provided, please see here.
There were no significant changes in the organisation’s size, structure or ownership during the year.