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On 14 Mar 2019 Sitting Member Joel Fitzgibbon Australian Labor Party declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
I wish to advise that I was recently presented with a Valentines box which contained the following from CropLife- Bottle of Croser champagne; Punnet of strawberries; Chocolates; Red rose.
On 28 Feb 2019 Sitting Member Amanda Rishworth Australian Labor Party declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
I would like to declare that Qantas have advised me that I have become a Platinum One member.
On 26 Feb 2019 Sitting Member Joanne Ryan Australian Labor Party declared
Travel/Hospitality
on behalf of Self:
I wish to advise that I have recently visted Tonsley Park at Flinders University in South Australia to view their innovation and enterprise education initiatives. I was there as a guest of Victoria University. All travel costs including flights were paid for by Victoria University.
On 04 Oct 2018 Sitting Member Sarah Henderson Liberal Party of Australia declared
Memberships
on behalf of Self:
I have joined asa member the Geelong Chamber of Commerce and the Colac and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (joined in 2016 but not previously advised due to administrative error)
On 20 Aug 2018 Sitting Member Patrick Gorman Australian Labor Party declared
Other Income
on behalf of Spouse:
Income as a Senior Communications Adviser at Fortescue Metals Group
On 08 Nov 2017 Sitting Member Christian Porter Liberal Party of Australia declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
On Thursday 5 October 2017, I received, via mail, two complimentary Guest Cards (unsolicited) from the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) for the 2017-18 season. The value of the Guest Cards, as advised by the organization is $590.00 ($295.00 per card)
On 03 Oct 2017 Sitting Member Christian Porter Liberal Party of Australia declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
In August 2017, I received, via mail, Honorary Membership (unsolicited) to Gloucester Park Harness Racing for the 2017-18 season. The value of this membership, as advised by the organisation in August 2017 is $285
On 11 Aug 2017 Sitting Member Tony Burke Australian Labor Party declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
On the 10th of December 2013, I updated my register of Members Interests to advise of the delivery of Foxtel services to my electorate office which commenced during first week of October 2013 provided by Foxtel management. It has been drawn to my attention that that service has not been referred to on the Register during the current term. I therefore advise again that Foxtel services exist in my electorate office and are provided by Foxtel management.
On 10 Aug 2017 Sitting Member Kevin Andrews Liberal Party of Australia declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
Further to my letter of 12 April 2011 when I advised that I had taken up a complimentary offer from Astra to have Foxtel installed in my electorate office, I confirm that the service is ongoing
On 16 Jun 2017 Sitting Member Barnaby Joyce National Party of Australia declared
Travel/Hospitality
on behalf of Self:
I wish to advise that on 13 May 2017 I was a guest of the City vs. Country at the Essendon -v- Geelong AFL Match in Melbourne, which included tickets and hospitality in the form of food and drinks
On 17 May 2017 Sitting Member Joel Fitzgibbon Australian Labor Party declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
I wish to advise the costs for the lodgement of notice of appeal to the Federal Court of Australia were paid by the ALP National Secretariat
On 28 Mar 2017 Sitting Member Christian Porter Liberal Party of Australia declared
Trusts - Beneficial Interest
on behalf of Spouse:
The two related financial occurrences noted in this letter do not presently require disclosure pursuant to clause 2(b)(i) or (ii) of the House of Representatives Resolution of 13 February 2008. However, because the second matter below may potentially give rise in the future to a disclosable interest, for the purpose of continuity I advise for the next volume of the tabling of members interest the events below that have occurred since the last tabling. 2. Family and business trusts and nominee companies After the death of her father, my wife Jennifer Porter, as the Executor named in her father's last will and testament, became her father's personal legal representative. As her father's personal legal representative, Jennifer Porter was appointed in October 2016 as the sole Director of WSN Holdings Pty Ltd, which company is the trustee of her late father's self-managed super-fund, the WSN Super Fund. Jennifer Porter is not a beneficiary of the WSN Super Fund. In December 2016, Jennifer Porter received the grant of probate in respect of her father's estate. While Jennifer Porter is a potential beneficiary of a future distribution of assets from eth estate of her late father, she has not yet received any distribution of assets from eth estate nor has any trust yet been created by her as Exectuor in relation to the estate assets. The two related financial occurrences noted in this letter do not presently require disclosure pursuant to clause 2(b)(i) or (ii) of the House of Representatives Resolution of 13 February 2008. However, because the second matter below may potentially give rise in the future to a disclosable interest, for the purpose of continuity I advise for the next volume of the tabling of members interest the events below that have occurred since the last tabling. 2. Family and business trusts and nominee companies After the death of her father, my wife Jennifer Porter, as the Executor named in her father's last will and testament, became her father's personal legal representative. As her father's personal legal representative, Jennifer Porter was appointed in October 2016 as the sole Director of WSN Holdings Pty Ltd, which company is the trustee of her late father's self-managed super-fund, the WSN Super Fund. Jennifer Porter is not a beneficiary of the WSN Super Fund. In December 2016, Jennifer Porter received the grant of probate in respect of her father's estate. While Jennifer Porter is a potential beneficiary of a future distribution of assets from eth estate of her late father, she has not yet received any distribution of assets from eth estate nor has any trust yet been created by her as Exectuor in relation to the estate assets.


On 12 Jun 2018 Former Member Steven Ciobo Liberal Party of Australia declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
I wish to advise I received three boxes of Tim Tam biscuits (24 packets per box) on 22 May 2018 from Arnotts Australia. I will use these as gifts for foreign ministers, officials and diplomats
On 06 Nov 2017 Former Member Ross Hart Australian Labor Party declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
Gift of the following DVDs by Screen Australia - value of the product as advised by Screen Australia is below the disclosure threshold. First Contact Series 2 Dance Academy Lion Doctor Doctor Series 1 The Kettering Incident David Stratton - A Cinematic Life Jasper Jones
On 29 Aug 2017 Former Member Julie Bishop Liberal Party of Australia declared
Travel/Hospitality
on behalf of Self:
In my position as Minister for Foreign Affairs, I regularly receive official hospitality from foreign governments while carrying out my responsibilities overseas. Such hospitality, including Guest-of-Government invitations, is a common feature of international diplomacy. I have registered some instance is the past; however I do not propose to declare official hospitality I received in the course of my duties as Minister for Foreign Affairs, unless I deem it could constitute a conflict of interest. I am advised that this approach is consistent with the practice of former foreign ministers.
On 31 Mar 2017 Former Member Susan Lamb Australian Labor Party declared
Travel/Hospitality
on behalf of Self:
Virgin courtesy upgrade of flights from Economy to Business class for flight VA341 from Melbourne to Brisbane on 15 March 2017 for self and accompanying adviser
On 27 Sep 2016 Former Member Gai Brodtmann Australian Labor Party declared
Travel/Hospitality
on behalf of Self:
Upgrade to Business Class from Brisbane to Townsville - I travelled to Townsville from Canberra on Qantas on 29 July 2016 to attend the 50th anniversary of Lavarack Barracks. I booked an Economy ticket from Canberra to Brisbane, and Brisbane to Townsvillle. I was advised that Economy was booked out for the Brisbane to Townsville leg of the trip and was upgraded to Business Class.
On 14 Sep 2016 Former Senator Jacinta Collins Australian Labor Party declared
Gifts
on behalf of Self:
The electorate office is provided with a complimentary Foxtel television subscription by ASTRA. ASTRA has advised the subscription cost is $1,620.00 per annum