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Gifts and benefits register

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Comcare reports on gifts and benefits as part of Australian Public Service Commission guidelines for Australian Government agencies.


The following table is a register of gifts and benefits received by Comcare employees between 18 October 2019 and 30 March 2024 where the value exceeds $AUD100 (excluding GST).

Two reportable gifts or benefits has been received in the reporting quarter ending 30 March 2024.

Table 1: Register of gifts and benefits received by Comcare employees where the value exceeds $AUD100 (excluding GST)
Date received Date recorded Gift item or benefit service Received by1 Presented by2Occasion Estimated value in $AUD3
13 December 2019 20 December 2019 Non-reusable safety equipment from site visit Susan Weston - CEO Australian Department of the Environment and Energy Site visit $100
14 February 2020 7 February 2020 Ticket to participate in Commonwealth Bank Australia seminar -2020 Economic and Political Overview in Canberra Deputy Chief Finance Officer Commonwealth Bank Australia Commonwealth Bank Australia Seminar $197
14 February 2020 7 February 2020 Ticket to participate in Commonwealth Bank Australia seminar -2020 Economic and Political Overview in Canberra Financial Accountant Commonwealth Bank Australia Commonwealth Bank Australia Seminar $197
4 March 2021 29 March 2021 Complimentary pass to participate in Evidence & Implementation Summit Director Strategic Programs NE&A Pty Ltd Evidence & Implementation Summit $455
8 June 2021 8 June 2021 Complimentary ticket to participate in 2021 National Conference Program Executive Assistant Calcon Communications Pty Ltd Executive Assistant Network 2021 National Conference $780
22 February 2023 24 March 2023 Invited speaker to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Conference, travel, accommodation, and conference registration covered as part of the invitation. Megan Buick - General Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement TAL The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Conference $2,889.83
24 April 2023 13 June 2023 Complimentary registration for the 2023 Workplace Mental Health Symposium Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships and Engagement Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association 2023 Workplace Mental Health Symposium $999
24 April 2023 24 July 2023 Complimentary Qantas Chairman's Club lounge membership Gregory Vines - CEO Qantas The Chairman’s lounge is an invite only membership offered by Qantas to senior business leaders and politicians. n/a
16 July 2023 24 July 2023 Attendance to the Mercer 2023 Global Investment Forum Series Leanne Blackley - COO Mercer Mercer 2023 Global Investment Forum Series $100
19 July 2023 19 July 2023 Attendance to webinar: Designing policies to enhance wellbeing with Arthur Grimes Director, People, Property and Security ANZSOG Webinar attendance $357
18 October 2023 30 October 2023 Attendance to a presentation with other government agency representatives including from the Digital Transformation Agency on 'Accelerating Government Transformation with AI: Embracing IBM watsonx’ Assistant Director, Digital Content and Communications IBM 3 Course Lunch and Presentation $150
18 October 2023 1 November 2023 Attendance to a presentation with other government agency representatives including from the Digital Transformation Agency on 'Accelerating Government Transformation with AI: Embracing IBM watsonx’ Web developer IBM 3 Course Lunch and Presentation $150
18 October 2023 1 November 2023 Attendance to a presentation with other government agency representatives including from the Digital Transformation Agency on 'Accelerating Government Transformation with AI: Embracing IBM watsonx’ Web developer IBM 3 Course Lunch and Presentation $150
4 January 202423 January 2024Ceramic resuable bottle, luggage tags and notebooksExecutive Assistant to the CEOCEO Mastermind (Mentor List)Gifts$100
20 February 202419 February 2024Attendance at Mercer Australia Investments DaySenior Assistant Director, Governance and AssuranceMercerAttendance at training and development event$100

1Agency contact if not received directly by agency head

2Giver’s name, and organisation or country

3Wholesale value in country of origin current market value in Australia

Page last reviewed: 02 May 2024

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Date printed 19 May 2024

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