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Federal Court Dismisses ACCC Appeal Against Ruling


PZ Cussons welcomes the decision handed down on 24 May 2019 in the Full Federal Court to dismiss the appeal brought by the ACCC, in relation to the trial Judge's findings at first instance to wholly dismiss the claims brought against us by the ACCC, and ordered the ACCC to pay our costs.

Group CEO, Mr Alex Kanellis, said: "We are pleased that the Court has again found in our favour and cleared us of any wrong doing. PZ Cussons has a proud history of competing in the market to supply innovative and high performance products and of acting with honesty and integrity. We appreciate the support of our loyal consumers and our employees during the course of this litigation."

The Full Federal Court's reasons for judgment are confidential and will not be published until after 4pm on 31 May 2019. PZ Cussons is unable to make any further comment on the judgment until it is made public. 

Any further queries please contact Rob Spence, Managing Director, ANZ via email:

PZ Cussons - About Us

PZ Cussons has a long history in Australia. Since 1976 we have been proud to be the name behind some of Australia's most loved personal care, home care, beauty and food products. We employ over 125 people in our offices and factories around Australia.

Since being founded in 1884, the PZ Cussons Group has built up successful businesses across the globe in Europe, Africa, Asia and here in Australia and we are passionate about conducting our business with integrity and care. We aim to make a positive impact through the products we sell, how they are designed, manufactured and packaged, and through the contributions we make to the communities of which we are a part. We operate all our businesses based on our CAN DO values and the Good 4 Business ethics of our founding fathers.  




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