Gifts and benefits register
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 September 2023 where the value exceeds $AUD100 (excluding GST).
Three reportable gifts or benefits have been received in the reporting quarter ending 30 September 2023.
|Date received||Date recorded||Gift item or benefit service||Received by1||Presented by2||Occasion||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|
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