Gifts and benefits register
The following table lists any gifts or benefits valued above $100 (ex GST) that the Secretary or acting Secretary has accepted in the course of duties as Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department, dating back to 18 October 2019.
|Gift item/ benefit/ service||Recipient (agency contact if not received directly by Secretary)||Giver||Occasion||Estimated value in $A*|
|19-20 Financial year||21/01/2020||Membership for Virgin Lounge Access||Former Secretary||Virgin Australia Airlines||Not applicable||Not applicable|
|19-20 Financial year||21/01/2020||Membership for Chairman's Lounge Access||Former Secretary||Qantas Airlines||Not applicable||Not applicable|
|9/02/2020||21/01/2020||1 Ticket to Concert Beethoven 1,2,& 3||Former Secretary||Australian Chamber Orchestra||Not applicable||$100|
The following table lists any gift or benefit valued over $100 (ex GST) that an employee of the Attorney-General’s Department has received, dating back to 1 February 2020.
|Gift item/ benefit/ service||Received by||Presented by||Occasion||Estimated value in $A*|
|05/03/2020||05/03/2020||2 tickets to attend Legalwise Seminar – 10 Points in one Day: Government Practice Seminar||Lottie Flaherty||Legalwise Seminars, Australia||In exchange for Chairing Session 3 of 10 Points in One Day: Government Practice Seminar on 5 March 2020||$980 (combined, $490 per ticket)|
|28/08/2020||25/09/2020||1 bunch of flowers, 1 photo frame, 1 platter, 1 painting||Not applicable||South Coast Women’s Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation||Conclusion of secondment of officer||$400|
|07/10/2020||13/10/2020||Invitation to attend a dinner||Not applicable||Kristie Steggles||Celebration of STEPtember campaign||$100|
|19/10/2020||02/11/2020||Levo HT E-Bike||Not applicable||Customer team, National Circuit Network||All staff who registered for a free bike health check were entered into a draw to win an E-Bike||$4,400|
|25/03/2021||14/04/2021||Ben Saul International Law Books||Susan Robertson||Ben Saul, University of Sydney||Complimentary books for Office of International Law library||$990|
|04/05/2021||05/05/2021||Two academic textbooks||Not applicable||Andrew Rich, Herbert Smith Freehills||Author provided two copies of textbook free of charge.||$600|
*wholesale value in country of origin or current market value in Australia (excluding GST)
Current as at 30 June 2021.