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Gifts and benefits register

All gifts or benefits that are received or given (and have a value of more than $150) are recorded in the department's register. The gifts and benefits register is published each quarter in line with the Right to Information Act 2009.

Date Given or Received Description of
Gift or Benefit
Amt $
(exl GST)
Name of
Donor
Name of Recipient Reason for
Receiving the Gift or
Donation
Gift was:
a)retained by employee;
b)retained by agency;
c)not applicable
15/07/2020Event to Farewell Qantas Boeing 747 aircraft prior to early retirement of the aircraft. Event was held on board the aircraft which undertook a short final flight over SEQ.400Oliver Craven-MacleayBirnita BillingThe Department has worked to secure Qantas projects for the State which has resulted in the Dreamliner 787 base and Pilot Training Academy. Currently engaged with seeking to attract Flight Training Centre relocation from NSW.a)
15/07/2020East Coast Forum Economic Reboot Lunch250East Coast ForumDavid EdwardsOpportunity to network to strengthen relationships between the department and business leaders while promoting Government's priorities for Qld's economic recoverya)
27/06/20202 AFL tickets to Gold Coast Suns v Fremantle Dockers390ChairmanDamien WalkerOpportunity to network and strengthen ties with key industry representativesa)
27/06/20202 AFL tickets to Port Adelaide v West Coast Eagles238ChairmanDamien WalkerOpportunity to network and strengthen ties with key industry representativesa)
21/06/20202 AFL tickets to Port Adelaide v Fremantle Dockers206ChairmanDamien WalkerOpportunity to network and strengthen ties with key industry representativesa)
20/06/20202 tickets Brisbane Lions v West Coast Eagles200Brisbane Lions, Australian Football ClubMs Kerry O’DwyerAttendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industrya)
20/06/20202 AFL tickets to Brisbane Lions v West Coast Eagles200ChairmanDamien WalkerOpportunity to network and strengthen ties with key industry representativesa)
29/10/2019 - Received VIP Stakeholder Event: Opening of Queen's Wharf Brisbane Riverfront Space 125.00 Destination Brisbane Consortium Mr Paul Krautz Mr Paul Krautz's attendance provided an opportunity to celebrate a significant project milestone with relevant stakeholders. a)
25/10/2019 - Given Table at the American Chamber of Commerce Tourism: Selling Queensland - Showcasing Authentic Experiences Event 597.00 OQCE, DSDTI  Mr Brian Warner; Ms Heather Truman; 
Mr Cameron Costello; Mr Tony Charters; 
Mr Daniel Gschwind; Mr Jeffrey McAlister,
Mr Trent Wilkinson; and Ms Melita Hegarty
Attendance provided an opportunity to strengthen relationships between industry representatives and the department while supporting and promoting Queensland Government tourism priorities. c)
14/10/2019 - Received Queensland Hotel Association Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner 190.00 Queensland Hotel Association (QHA) Mr David Edwards Attendance provided an opportunity to network with tourism and hotel industry stakeholders and strengthen relationships between the department and  industry. a)
11/10/2019 - Received Queensland Lunch: Celebrating 50 Years Property Council of Australia 186.00 Destination Brisbane Consortium Mr Paul Krautz Attendance provides an opportunity to enhance the relationship between the department and  Destination Brisbane Consortium, the developer of the Queen's Wharf Brisbane Project.  a)
10/10/2019 - Given Table at the Premier of Queensland's Export Awards 2019 Gala Dinner 1,680.00 DSDTI Ms Steph Piper, Mr Luke Speerin, Mr Andrew Stark, Mr Bill Ferguson, Mr Daniel Gschwind,
Mr Simon Turner, Mr Stewart Moore,
Ms Leanne Kemp, Mr Jeffery McAlister and           Ms Nicolle Kelly.
The Premier of Queensland's Export Awards 2019 event provides an opportunity to bring together key tourism and start-up/scale up businesses to enable them to network with successful exporters and connect them with Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) Commissioners and other consular staff to lift the profile of the extend and diversity of Queensland's tourism and start-up/scale up sectors. c)
27/09/2019 - Received 1 ticket Mackay Region Tourism Awards 2019 240.00 Mackay Regional Tourism Mr Neil O'Brien Attending these functions enables the department to assist tour organisations develop better tourism products and experiences for visitors to Queensland and in turn provide better support and feedback. a)
21/09/2019 - Received 4 tickets Opening Night Muriel's Wedding the Musical 660.00 Queensland Performing Arts Centre Mr Damien Walker  Attendance provided an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and  industry. a)
14/09/2019 - Received 4 tickets 2019 Second Semi Final Brisbane Lions v Greater Western Sydney Giants 696.00 Gold Coast Suns Football Club Ms Kerry O'Dwyer and Ms Vonny Effendy  Attendance provided an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
12/09/2019 - Received 2 tickets Opening Night of Fangiris - An Original Musical 206.00 Queensland Theatre Mr Damien Walker Attendance provided an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
07/09/2019 - Received 2 tickets Brisbane Lions v Richmond Tigers 186.00 Australia Football League Mr Damien Walker Attendance provided an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
07/09/2019 - Received Mandingalbay Ancient Indigenous Tours (MAIT) Yidinji Deadly Dinner 288.00 Tourism Tropical North Queensland Mr Neil O'Brien  Attending these functions enables the department to assist tour organisations develop better tourism products and experiences for visitors to Queensland and in turn provide better support and feedback. The tour was delivered through Connecting with Asia and Mr Neil O'Brien is responsible for this funding stream. It provides an opportunity to engage with tourism leaders in Cairns to better understand their tourism priorities. a)
06/09/2019 - Received 4 tickets Brisbane Festival Opening Night Functions 540.00 Brisbane Festival Mr Damien Walker Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
03/09/2019 - Received 2 tickets Bigsound Opening Night 170.00 TEQ Mr Damien Walker Mr Damien Walker is a TEQ Board Member. Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
31/08/2019 - Received 2 tickets Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. 330.00 Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) Ogden Mr Damien Walker Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
30/08/2019 - Received 2 tickets Richmond Tigers v Brisbane Lions 186.00 Australian Football League Ms Kerry O'Dwyer Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and  industry. a)
28/08/2019  - Received 2 tickets Opening Night Performance of Romeo and Juliet Ballet 320.00 Virgin Australia Mr Damien Walker Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
27/08/2019 - Received "Queensland" Embroidered Turkish Towel and Bag 26.00 TEQ Mr Damien Walker Mr Damien Walker is a TEQ Board Member. TEQ Board Members received an embroidered towel and bag at the August meeting. a)
25/08/2019 - Received 2 tickets Richmond Tigers v Brisbane Lions 120.00 Australian Football League Ms Kerry O'Dwyer Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and  industry. a)
19/08/2019 - Received 10 tickets Woman in Technology Gala Dinner 1,600.00 Woman in Technology Ms Nicolle Kelly; Ms Leanne Kemp;
Ms Emily Philip; Ms Blair Barnes; Ms Christine Murray; Ms Serena Reece; Ms Julia Poloai;
Ms Nic Scarc; Ms Sophie Dundovic and Ms Monica Bradley.
Attendees provided support to Ms Leanne Kemp, connect and engage with the Queensland start-up ecosystem. Provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships, recognise and celebrate the excellent work being done within the ecosystem. a)
14/08/2019 - Received 2 tickets Royal National Agricultural and Industry Association of Queensland (RNA) President Hosted Dinner 300.00 The Honourable Justice David Thomas Mr David Edwards  Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
10/08/2019 - Received Yalingbilia Whale Tour 160.00 Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) Mr Jeffrey McAlister QYAC is a key tourism stakeholder. Understanding QYAC's product from the point of view of the customer provides a unique perspective to assist QYAC in furthering their tourism interests. a)
08/08/2019 - Received 2 tickets Opening Night of Storm L'Appartement  206.00 Queensland Theatre Mr Damien Walker Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
31/07/2019 - Received 2 tickets Opening Night of Storm Boy  206.00 Queensland Theatre Mr Damien Walker  Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
28/07/2019 2 tickets Wallabies v Argentina 1,000.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Vonny Effendy , DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
22/07/2019 2 tickets Queensland Firebirds v Sunshine Coast Lightning 160.00 Sunshine Coast Council Melanie Anderson, General Manager, Tourism Industry Development, Tourism Division , DSDTI  Attendance provides an opportunity to discuss infrastructure development changes for hotel development in the Sunshine Coast. a)
17/07/2019 - Received Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Dinner 180.00 Queensland University of Technology Mr Damien Walker Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
16/07/2019 2 VIP 10 day passes 2019 Royal Queensland Show - EKKA 200.00 The Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
4/07/2019 2 tickets City of Gold Opening Night 206.00 Queensland Theatre Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
2/07/2019 2 tickets Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels 440.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI DG is a TEQ Board member.  Attendance at this event provides an opportunity to network with tourism and event stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
28/06/2019 - Received 2 tickets Bolshoi Ballet: Spartacus Opening Night  440.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Ms Vonny Effendy Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
27/06/2019 2 tickets Bolshoi Ballet: Spartacus Opening Night 440.00 Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
20/06/2019 Bottle of wine 65.00 Evans Dixon Advisory Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Meeting provided opportunity to meet with tourism investment stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
14/06/2019 Property Council luncheon with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner 180.00 Norton Rose Fulbright Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
13/06/2019
2 tickets Starlight Five Chefs Dinner fundraising event 700.00 Virgin Australia Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
13/06/2019 1 ticket Future Tourism Event 140.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI DG is a TEQ Board member.  Attendance at this event provides an opportunity to network with tourism and event stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
13/06/2019 2 tickets Future Tourism Event 330.00 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Darren Scott, Project Executive Director and Carly Rae Tatten, Tourism Development Projects Division, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
12/06/2019 "Queensland" Casual Sports Jacket 45.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI DG is a TEQ Board member and Audit and Remuneration Committee member (ARC).  Attendance at this event provides an opportunity to network with tourism and event stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
9/06/2019 2 tickets Brisbane Broncos v Gold Coast Titans 700.00 Telstra Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
07/06/2019 - Given Table at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia's (CEDA) Climate Change and Economics Lunch 1,755.00 OQCE, DSDTI  Mr Brendan Lee, Mr Trent Cox, Mr Rob Breuer,
Ms Runali Maniya, Ms Carmen Dale, Mr Aaron Birkby, Professor Rowena Barrett, Ms Meriel Chamberlain, Mr Bernard Schokman and Ms Camille Socquet-Clerc.
The 10 individuals are key members of Queensland's start-up ecosystem and attendance at the lunch gave them the opportunity to hear a noted international speaker and to network with over 850 people who attended the CEDA event. c)
5/06/2019 Dinner and 2 tickets State of Origin 830.00 Local Government Association of Queensland Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry. a)
24/05/2019 Queensland Economy briefing luncheon featuring David Cater, Chief Executive Officer Banking and Wealth, Suncorp 100.00 Trans - Tasman Business Circle Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
12/05/2019 4 tickets NRL Magic Round 220.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Shelley Roser , DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry. a)
11/05/2019 2 tickets NRL Magic Round 200.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Jodie Mallouhi , DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry. a)
11/05/2019 2 tickets NRL Magic Round 200.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Megan Coe, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry. a)
11/05/2019 2 tickets NRL Magic Round 200.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Vonny Effendy, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry.
a)
10/05/2019 1 ticket Trans - Tasman Business Circle Innovation in Sport luncheon 100.00 Trans - Tasman Business Circle Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
10/05/2019 4 tickets NRL Magic Round 220.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Zoe Baker, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry. a)
9/05/2019 4 tickets NRL Magic Round 400.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Grant Jalland, DSDTI Attendance provides an opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between Department and industry. a)
20/04/2019 2 tickets Federation Cup Tennis: Australia v Belarus
200.00
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI DG is a TEQ Board member.  Attendance at this event provides an opportunity to network with tourism and event stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
13/04/2019
2 tickets South Sydney Rabbitohs v New Zealand Warriors 200.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Mr Damien Walker, Director-General, DSDTI DG is a TEQ Board member.  Attendance at this event provides an opportunity to network with tourism and event stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the Department and industry. a)
26/04/2019 2019 Queensland Economic Development Forum Committee for Economic Development of Australia  (CEDA) luncheon event 199.00 University of Southern Queensland Paul Russell  Innovation Programs runs the Advancing Regional Innovation Program (ARIP) working with the regions - the attendee was able to network and gain further knowledge on the main policy issues impacting the development and growth in QLD. a)
26/04/2019 2019 Queensland Economic Development Forum Committee for Economic Development of Australia  (CEDA) luncheon event 199.00 Deloitte  Duncan Kerslake The department is working with Deloitte on more innovative ways to work with Indigenous business across Queensland and the forum was a networking opportunity with stakeholders. a)
20/04/2019 2 tickets to The Book of Mormon 220.00 Minter Ellison David Edwards Opportunity to network with industry stakeholders and encourage relationships between the department and industry. a)
18/04/2019 2 tickets Brisbane Lions v Collingwood 790.00 Brisbane Lions Chairman of Board Damien Walker and Kerry O'Dwyer  Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
13/04/2019 5 tickets to NASA - A Human Adventure Exhibition at the Queensland Museum 78.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
11/04/2019 GHD Annual Client Breakfast 50.00 GHD David Edwards Supports performance outcomes/actions to encourage stakeholder/public support for projects and encourages collaboration for reviews and learnings for efficient project processes. a)
6/04/2019 2 tickets Brisbane Lions v Port Adelaide  260.00 Brisbane Lions Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
4/04/2019 2 tickets Dangerous Liaisons Ballet 230.00 Virgin Australia Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
3/04/2019 4 tickets to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Federal Budget Breakfast Event 660.00 PwC Gayle O'Brien, Jeffrey McAlister, Greg Fahey, Darren Scott Opportunity to hear up-to-date insights on the budget from guest speakers on how it impacts Queenslanders and Industry stakeholders. a)
31/03/2019 4 tickets Gold Coast SUNS v Fremantle Dockers  1,440.00 Gold Coast SUNS Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry a)
30/03/2019 - Received 2 tickets Queensland Reds v Melbourne Rebels 470.00 Queensland Rugby Union  Mr Damien Walker  Attendance provides an opportunity to strengthen relationships with industry stakeholders while participating in a discussion on the importance of maximising tourism opportunities. a)
28/03/2019 4 tickets Broncos v Dragons 800.00 Suncorp Stadium Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry a)
24/03/2019 2 tickets Queensland Reds v Brumbies  500.00  Queensland Rugby Union Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry a)
22/03/2019 2 tickets Broncos v Cowboys  400.00 Suncorp Stadium Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry a)
20/03/2019 CEDA Luncheon on Artificial Intelligence & Ethics 199.00 Shell Group Paul Russell  The Innovation Programs team has a program working on the proposed Artificial Intelligence Hub - the attendee was able to network and gain further knowledge on AI and thinking about ethical issues. a)
28/02/2019 - Given Table at the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCHAM), AgTech and Blockchain Business Lunch 1,113.00 Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur (OQCE), Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation (DSDTI)  Mr Mic Black, Mr Andrew Chamberlin, Mr Thomas Hall, Mr Glenn Rogan, Mr Grant Statton, Mr Igor Stjepanovic, Mr Baden U'Ren, Mr Craig O'Kane, Ms Rachel Oudyn and Mr Damien Walker. Official hospitality provided to 10 attendees at AmCHAM. Event provides attendees exclusive access to thought leadership, communities of interest,  policy advice business advocacy, information and relationships with business and Government. c)
14/02/2019 2 tickets Death of a Salesman 180.00 Queensland Theatre Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
9/02/2019 5 tickets Eurovision Australia Decides preview 125.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
1/02/2019 2 tickets to Anh Do - Happiest Refugee Live 350.00 Local Government Association of Queensland Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
24/01/2019 2 tickets Australia v Sri Lanka 400.00 Queensland Cricket Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
12/01/2019 4 tickets to the Magic Millions Raceday 3,520.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Steve Keating, Kerry O'Dwyer, Louise Stolz, John Strano To develop and maintain relations with key stakeholders as Tourism and Events Queensland .To gain a broader understanding of the events portfolio and to strengthen relationships with key partners involved in priority events for Queensland. a)
8/01/2019 2 tickets Brisbane International 1,100.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
2/01/2019 2 tickets Brisbane International  700.00 Tennis Australia Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
21/11/2018 2 tickets Gillette T20 International - Australia v India 400.00 Cricket Australia via Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
17/11/2018 4 tickets to Socceroos v Korea 300.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
17/11/2018 2 tickets Gillette T20 International - Australia v South Africa 800.00 Cricket Australia via Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
16/11/2018 2 tickets Queensland Tourism Awards Gala night 410.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. a)
15/11/2018 2 tickets opening night of HEDDA 300.00 Queensland Theatre Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
27/10/2018 2 tickets Priscilla Queen of the Desert 290.00 Queensland Performing Arts Centre Damien Walker Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
23/10/2018 Ticket - Future South-East Queensland with Bernard Salt, Royal Interrnational Convention Centre 165.00 Simon Crooks, Destination Brisbane Consortium Paul Krautz To maintain effective relationships with a key stakeholder. a)
12/10/2018 2 tickets: Everyday Requiem Opening night 140.00 Expressions Dance Company Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
11/10/2018 2 tickets: opening night - Nearer the Gods 300.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
11/10/2018 3 tickets to Brisbane International Film Festival Opening Night Party 240.00 Brisbane International Film Festival Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
8/10/2018 5 tickets to Constellation Cup Netball 425.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
25/09/2018 3 tickets to Life - The Show 200.00 Brisbane Festival Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
19/09/2018 3 tickets to En Masse 195.00 Brisbane Festival Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
8/09/2018 2 tickets: Wallabies vs South Africa 1,900.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
7/09/2018 2018 Gambaro Wesley Prostate Cancer Care Lunch 120.00 Alan Graham, General Manager, Suncorp Stadium Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
2/08/2018 2 tickets: opening night - Jasper Jones 300.00 Queensland Theatre Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
28/07/2018 2 tickets: Gold Coast SUNS v Carlton 800.00 Mark Evans, CEO Gold Coast SUNS Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
21/07/2018 Dinner and 2 ticket: Beautiful - Carole King musical 1,000.00 Greg Hallam, CEO Local Government Association Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
19/07/2018 Ticket to Qld Business Leaders Hall of Fame Dinner 100.00 Professor Rowena Barrett, Queensland University of Technology Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
30/06/2018 2 tickets to Gold Coast SUNS v Collingwood Chairman's function 800.00 Mark Evans CEO Gold Coast SUNS Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
29/06/2018 2 tickets to Gold Coast Marathon Gala dinner 250.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
18/06/2018 Committee for Economic Development Australia (CEDA) 2018 State BuThe Director Generalet Address luncheon 175.50 Craig Fenton, PWC Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
14/06/2018 2 tickets to opening night of 4 seasons 140.00 Expressions Dance Company Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
11/06/2018 2 x 10 day passes to EKKA 200.00 Brendan Christou, Chief Executive RNA Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
9/06/2018 2 tickets to Birdcage at Stradbroke Day 1,400.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
9/06/2018 2 tickets to Wallabies v Ireland VIP function 1,000.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
20/05/2018 2 tickets to various Noosa Food & Wine Fest events 1,000.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board member - attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
17/05/2018 American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (AmCham) Breakfast Briefing-Smart Cities, Drones & Data 159.00 Liberty Steel Kathy Schaefer Networking and maintaining strong relationships between the department and the private sector. a)
12/05/2018 Ticket to NRL Double Header 440.00 Alan Graham, General Manager - Suncorp Stadium Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
3/05/2018 2 tickets to opening night of Twelfth Night 170.00 Queensland Theatre Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
9/04/2018 2 tickets: swimming and hospitality at Gold Coast 2018 1,340.00 Sam Kennedy, Optus Damien Walker This provided Senior Executives from key Gold Coast businesses an opportunity to meet. As the Director-General is responsible for delivering the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, attending this event provided an opportunity to learn more about the key businesses on the Gold Coast. a)
9/11/2017 2 tickets to Wizard of Oz 200.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Damien Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between the department and industry. a)
Received - 17/11/2018 Invitation to attend Gillette T20 International V South Africa at Metricon Stadium 250.00 Queensland Cricket Ms A Cupitt, Tourism Industry Development, DSDTI The Australia V South Africa T20 International at Metricon Stadium is the first international cricket match to be held at Metricon Stadium since the venue was upgraded with cricket specific infrastructure including a drop in pitch. Ensuring the stadium can continue to host world class events was a great outcome for the Gold Coast community and an important legacy post Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Accepting the gift helped strengthen the relationship between Queensland Cricket and the Queensland Government in order to maximize the Government's investment in the World T20 matches in 2020. a)
Received - 23/10/2018 SEQ Future Lunch 165.00 Trent Forno, Partner Minter Ellison Mr D Edwards, Projects Chief Executive, DSDTI The event provided an opportunity to engage and hear from private sector and industry leaders on future growth challenges and opportunities facing SEQ. a)
Received - 18/07/2018 3 tickets to Sir McIlwraith Lecture with Sir Leo Hielscher 495.00 PwC Mr D Edwards, Projects Chief Executive, Mr J Strano and Mr S Keating, Special Projects Unit, DSDTI Attendance at event - Queensland: Where From, Where At, Where To. It provided an opportunity to gain insights into the development of Queensland from a rural backwater to an agricultural, minerals and tourism powerhouse. a)
Received - 20/04/2018 Dinner at Sofitel Noosa and one night's accommodation at Pepper's Noosa Resort $400 Tourism Noosa Ms M Anderson, Tourism Industry Development, DSDTI Further developing the relationship with key stakeholders of the department and opportunity to visit a key site and discuss business. (a)
Received - 11/04/2018 2 Tickets to Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletics $935 Singtel Optus Pty Ltd Ms M Saunders, Office of Commonwealth Games, DSDTI An opportunity to meet new stakeholders of strategic importance to the State and to understand how government can help businesses to develop opportunities to grow. (a)
Received - 11/04/2018 2 Tickets to Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletics $935 Singtel Optus Pty Ltd Ms K Petersen, Deputy Director-General, Office of the Commonwealth Games, DSDTI An opportunity to meet new stakeholders of strategic importance to the State and to understand how government can help businesses to develop opportunities to grow. (a)
Received - 11/04/2018 2 Tickets to Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletics Finals $600 The Star Entertainment Group Mr J McAlister, Deputy Director-General, Tourism, DSDTI Star Entertainment Group is a large, core industry development stakeholder for the Queensland Government. Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key stakeholders and strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Received - 06/04/2018 2 Tickets to Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Swimming Finals $240 Singtel Optus Pty Ltd Mr J McAlister, Deputy Director-General, Tourism, DSDTI Singtel Optus is a large, core innovation and digital economy stakeholder for the Queensland Government. Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key stakeholders and strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
25/03/2018 - Received 2 Tickets to Titans v Dragons, Toowoomba $240 Tourism Events Queensland Mr D Walker Director-General, DSDTI Director-General is a Tourism Events Queensland Board Member. Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key stakeholders and strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Given - 08/03/2018 Financial contribution to the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Games Appeal $50,000 Department of Tourism Major Events Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games Association - Queensland Division Queensland Government contribution to support the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Games Team Appeal. (c)
Received - 1/03/2018 2 Tickets to the Gala Opening of Book of Mormon $700 Capitol Theatre/Sydney Lyric Ms M Anderson Tourism Industry Development, DSDTI This is a Gala Premier event. Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and Capitol Theatre, who are investing in Queensland Tourism. (a)
Received - 22/02/2018 Invitation to Queens Wharf Supply Chain Breakfast 57.75 Ai Group Mr D Edwards, Projects Chief Executive,DSDTI Mr Edwards was invited as a guest speaker at the event which provided an opportunity to inform industry guests about the Queens Wharf Project. a)
Received - 21/02/2018 2 Tickets to A Night with Cam and JT - the Hirer's function $300 Tourism Events Queensland Mr D Walker Director-General, DSDTI Director-General is a Tourism Events Queensland Board Member. Attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key stakeholders and strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Received - 15/02/2018 Invitation to CEO Boardroom Lunch 143.60 Ai Group Mr D Edwards, Projects Chief Executive,DSDTI Mr Edwards was invited as a guest speaker at the event which provided an opportunity to inform industry guests about the Queens Wharf Project. a)
Received - 3/02/2018 2 Tickets to Davis Cup Day 2- Australia v Germany $420 Tourism Events Queensland Mr D Walker Director-General, DSDTI Director-General is a Tourism Events Queensland Board Member. Attendance to key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Received - 27/01/2018 2 Tickets to Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades $200 Queensland Cricket Board Mr D Walker Director-General, DSDTI Director-General's attendance at key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Received - 25/01/2018 2 Tickets to Foo Fighters $420 Mr Alan Graham, Suncorp Stadium Mr D Walker Director-General, DSDTI Director-General's attendance to key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Received - 19/01/2018 Queensland Cricket One Day International Function $180 Mr Sal Vasta, The Chairman of Queensland Cricket Mr D Walker Director-General, DSDTI Director-General's attendance to key events provides opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening relationships between department and industry. (a)
Received - 08/02/2018 Ticket to the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens Gala Dinner, Sofitel Hotel Brisbane 199 Brisbane Marketing Ms A Cupitt Ms Cupitt's attendance at the dinner provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 6/01/2018 2 Tickets to the Women's final of the 2018 Brisbane International Tennis 720 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Mr J McAlister Mr McAlister attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 5/01/2018 2 Tickets to the Brisbane heat BBL cricket match 200 Queensland Cricket Ms A Cupitt Accepting the gift helped strengthen the relationship between Queensland Cricket and the Queensland Government in order to maximize the government's investment in the World T20 matches in 2020. a)
Received - 5/01/2018 2 Tickets to the Brisbane International Tennis 280 Tennis Queensland Ms N Teo Under the Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, the Office of the Commonwealth Games is working with Tennis Queensland to run a complementary event to launch the Tennis Queensland Disability Strategy and Action Plan. Attendance at the event provided an opportunity for the departmental officer to visit the venue where future disabled matches may be held. a)
Received - 4/01/2018 3 Tickets to the Brisbane International Tennis 960 Tourism and Events Queensland Ms V Effendy Attendance at key events provides the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the bond between department and industry. a)
Received - 13/12/2017 2 Tickets to the Battle of Brisbane 2 - VIP Fighters Corner function 1598 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker As a member of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board the Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 10/12/2017 2 Tickets to the Tourism Awards Gala Ceremony held at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre 410 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker As a member of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board the Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 02/12/2017 3 Tickets to the Rugby League World Cup Final 990 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker As a member of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board the Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 29/11/2017 3 Category A Ticket to Rugby League World Cup Final 520.05 Tourism and Events Queensland Ms J Collings, Ms A Cupitt, & Mr S Thomas Attendance at key events provides the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the bond between department and industry. a)
Given - 29/11/2017 Category A Ticket to Rugby League World Cup Final 173.35 The former Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Ms K Erbacher The event provided an opportunity for Ms Erbacher as key stakeholder to network with key tourism and events stakeholders. a)
Given - 29/11/2017 2 Category A Tickets to Rugby League World Cup Final 346.7 The former Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Mr M Ermer & Mr C Costello The event provided an opportunity for Mr Ermer & Mr Costello to network with key tourism and events stakeholders. c)
Received - 25/11/2017 3 Tickets to the Ashes Day 3 match 270 Cricket Australia Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 24/11/2017 Ticket to the Ashes Day 2 Cricket match 400 Local Government Association of Queensland Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Given - 24/11/2017 2 Tickets to the Rugby League World Cup Semi-Final 192 The former Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Mr S Wu The event provided an opportunity for Mr Wu and his guest to network with key tourism and events stakeholders. c)
Given - 24/11/2017 2 Tickets to the Rugby League World Cup Semi-Final 192 The former Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Mr B Kapernick The event provided an opportunity for Mr Kapernick and his guest to network with key tourism and industry stakeholders. c)
Received - 22/11/2017 2 Category A Tickets to Rugby League World Cup Final 350 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr C Newsam & Ms L Alalmoana Attendance at key events provides the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the bond between department and industry. a)
Received - 22/11/2017 Ticket to the Ultimate Ashes Preview Lunch 230 Virgin Australia Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 20/11/2017 Ticket to the Ashes Cricket match 440 Brisbane Marketing Mr J McAlister Brisbane Marketing has many aviation related contacts, who were also hosted at the event.  The event provided the opportunity to networking with representatives from Brisbane Marketing, Tourism and Events Queensland and aviation industry contacts where updates on aviation priorities from the national airlines and the Brisbane Airport Corporation were sourced. a)
Received - 18/11/2017 2 Tickets to Brahms Violin Concerto, QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane 224 Queensland Symphony Orchestra Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 04/11/2017 2 Tickets to the Gold Coast 2018 Charity Gala and Medals Reveal at The Star Hotel, Broadbeach 700 Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Mr D Walker As a member of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation Board the Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Given - 04/11/2017 10 Tickets to the Gold Coast 2018 Charity Gala and Medals Reveal at The Star Hotel, Broadbeach 3500 The former Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Legacy Advisory Committee members Legacy Advisory Committee members have given freely of their time, together with Games Partners and stakeholders over several years to ensure Queensland schools, sporting and community groups benefit from Queensland holding the Commonwealth Games in 2018.  The tickets to the gala dinner were a way to recognise the commitment, time, support and advice provided by the committee members in assisting in the delivery of the games and the legacy benefits. c)
Received - 01/11/2017 2 Tickets to the Peter Pan Ballet 200 CTM and Virgin Australia Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Given - 27/10/2017 5 Tickets to the Committee for Economic Development Australia (CEDA), Tourism Big Project Impacts Lunch, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane 756.82 The former Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Ms S Latchford, Mr M Ng , Mr J Heron , Mr L Fraser and Mr C Costello The event provided an opportunity for the invited guests to network with key tourism industry stakeholders. c)
Received - 22/10/2017 2 Tickets to the Commonwealth Bank Women's Ashes Series One Day International cricket match 1000 Cricket Australia Ms A Cupitt The Queensland Government submitted a bid to host matches as part of the World T20 Cricket in 2020. Attending the event provided the opportunity to see the venue host and international standard event in the lead up to the T2020 to ensure the government maximizes its hosting opportunity as well as building relationships with key stakeholders. a)
Received - 21/10/2017 4 Tickets to the Bledisloe Cup Australia vs New Zealand rugby match 800 TEQ Mr D Walker As a member of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board the Director-General's attendance provided the opportunity to network with key event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 21/10/2017 2 Tickets to the Bledisloe Cup Australia vs New Zealand rugby match 400 TEQ Ms V Effendy Ms Effendy was invited by the Personal Assistant for the Chief Executive Officer of Tourism and Events Queensland. Attendance at the event provided the opportunity to network with tourism industry colleagues, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 17/10/2017 Ticket to the Disruptive Influence Conference 360 Queensland University of Technology Ms R Andrews This work related function offered the Deputy Director-General, Office of Small Business the opportunity to build and maintain strong business relationships with key industry stakeholders. a)
Received - 30/09/2017 Two tickets to the Elton John concert held in Cairns 300.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker As a member of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board the Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. a)
Received - 22/09/2017 Chill-out Kayaking tour for two persons 170 Seaway Kayaking Tours Mr J McAlister Attending the tour provided a first-hand take on a new Gold Coast tourism experience. a)
Received - 22/09/2017 4 tickets to the India Australia Business and Community Awards Dinner held at the Brisbane City Hall on 13 October 2017 500 Media Com Ms Y Hanel and Ms S Dickson Attendance at the awards dinner by the two departmental officers involved promoting a trade and investment program in India, provided the opportunity to further cement relationships with business leaders involved or awarded at the function. a)
Received - 06/09/2017 Two tickets to Big Sound Official Closing Event at Fortitude Valley on 8 September 2017 170.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker As a member of the Tourism and Events Queensland Board the Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. a)
Given - 09/08/2017 Official function at Parliament House to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Mentoring for Growth small business program 4,799.82 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games 87 invited guests participating in the "Mentoring for Growth" program The event celebrated the 15 year anniversary of the Mentoring for Growth program, and was held to honour and thank the mentors who generously give up their time (at no charge) to give advice at panel sessions to small business owners. Throughout the program, 1,423 mentors have mentored 1,731 businesses across approximately 2,000 hours of panel sessions. c)
Given - 02/08/2017 Advancing Small Business breakfast at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre 3,818.19 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games 117 invited guests A number of key stakeholders attended the Advancing Small Business Queensland breakfast to celebrate the importance of small business and explore how to embrace opportunities arising from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. c)
Received - 02/07/2017 2 Tickets to the Horn v Pacquiao Boxing Match at Suncorp Stadium on 2 July 2017 398 TEQ Ms A Cupitt Ms Cupitt provides advice on attraction, delivery and leveraging of major events in Queensland. Attending the event provided an opportunity to view the venue while hosting  the boxing event, with its custom layout seating and ring, and experience how government organised public transport and road closures function to support the event. Additionally, attendance provided the opportunity to provide informed advice on events and develop relationships with key stakeholders. a)
Given - 19/05/2017 Launch of Queensland Small Business Week event at the Beenleigh Artisan Distillery, canapes and beverages 2,136.36 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games 47 invited guests A number of key stakeholders attended the official launch of the 2017 Queensland Small Business Week. The 2017 Small Business Week highlighted the importance of technology, promoted entrepreneurship and stimulated ideas to assist small business to survive. c)
Given - 15/05/2017 Queensland Small Business Week breakfast at the Southport Yacht Club 5,536.36 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games 145 Invited guests A number of key stakeholders attended the networking event as part of the 2017 Queensland Small Business Week. The 2017 Small Business Week highlighted the importance of technology, promoted entrepreneurship and stimulated ideas to assist small business to survive. c)
Given - 08/11/2016 Delegation Lunch, Sky Restaurant, Surfers Paradise 318.18 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games Mr M Huang & Mr B Zhao, Sichuan International Investment Group, Mr X Weimin & Mr L Sun, Wanda Ridong, Gold Coast, Mr T Feng (China Construction Bank) & Mr L Wen (Deloitte Australia), Ms S Hu (Trade and Investment Qld, Shanghai Office) The lunch provided the opportunity to establish relationships between visiting executives of a major tourism based corporation from China who were on an official visit to Queensland to inspect potential investment opportunities and beneficial Queensland based contacts. The mission was organised by Trade and Investment Queensland and the Tourism Investment Attraction unit of the department. c)
Received - 26/08/2017 Two tickets to the musical "Kinky Boots" 340.00 Michael Cassel Group Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. a)
Received - 24/08/2017 Ticket to attend the Queensland Futures Summit 395.00 BDO  Ms R Andrews The function provided the opportunity for the Deputy Director-General to liaise with stakeholders to promote Queensland as a tourist destination. a)
Received - 27/07/2017 Museum and Distillery Tour, Bundaberg Rum Distillery (including two x 750ml bottles of rum donated by the recipient as a raffle prize) 250.00 Diageo  Mr B Stratford The tour was associated with attendance at and participation in a speaking engagement as part of Tourism and Events Queensland's "Conversations with Industry" program in Bundaberg. In addition to insights regarding the distillery's tourism operations, the event also provided an opportunity to develop relationships and network with industry stakeholders and other speakers.  a) & c)
Received - 26/07/2017 Two x 10 Ekka VIP Passes 500.00 Royal National Association of Queensland Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. a)
Received - 6/07/2017 Two tickets to the Royal Ballet performance "The Winters Tale" 238.00 Tourism and Events Queensland  Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board Member a)
Received - 2/07/2017 Three tickets to the Pacquiao vs Horn boxing match held at Suncorp Stadium 912.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board Member. a)
Received - 30/06/2017 Two tickets to the Royal Ballet performance "Woolf Works"  238.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board Member. a)
Received - 26/06/2017 Two tickets to Australia v Italy Rugby Union match 162.00 Tourism and Events Queensland  Mr D Walker The Director-General's attendance at key events provides an opportunity to network with tourism stakeholders, strengthening connections between the department and industry. The Director-General is a Tourism and Events Queensland Board Member. a)
Received - 28/05/2017 Two tickets to the Sudirman Cup (Badminton) Final 300.00 Badminton Australia Mr Damien Walker, D-G, Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games The Director-General's attendance at key events provides him with the opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Given - 25/05/2017 Cash Prize provided by the sponsor Australia Post to the winner of the Qld Small Business Week Social Media Challenge 10,000.00 Australia Post, passed through the Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Ms Alison Rogers With prize money provided by the sponsor of the 2017 Queensland Small Business Week, Australia Post, the challenge asked Queenslanders, small business owners, and small business operators to film and submit an innovative, unique and efficient idea that details ' how you can make your business thrive'. The competition reignited enthusiasm and celebrated the small business sector's contribution to the Queensland economy.  The $10,000 prize was wholy provided by Australia Post as part of their sponsorship of the Queensland Small Business Week. c)
Given - 18/05/2017 Canapes and beverages, at the Fairymead House, Bundaberg 3,063.64 Office of Small Business, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games 44 guests A number of key stakeholders attended the small business masterclass held at Fairymead House, Bundaberg as part of Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW).  Attendees were able to hear from and engage with keynote speakers and mentors regarding growing their businesses, as well as network with other small business owners. 2017 QSBW was a state-wide event that ran from 15 to 20 May.  It celebrated small businesses and encouraged them to start, grow and employ. a) & c)
Given - 17/05/2017 Canapes and beverages, at the Mackay Turf Club 3,285.45 Office of Small Business, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games 49 guests A number of key stakeholders attended the small business masterclass held at Mackay Turf Club as part of Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW).  Attendees were able to hear from and engage with keynote speakers and mentors regarding growing their businesses, as well as network with other small business owners. 2017 QSBW was a state-wide event that ran from 15 to 20 May.  It celebrated small businesses and encouraged them to start, grow and employ. a) & c)
Given - 16/05/2017 Canapes and beverages, at the Banquet Centre within The Brewery, Townsville 2,772.73 Office of Small Business, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games 69 guests A number of key stakeholders attended the small business masterclass held at Banquet Centre within The Brewery, Townsville as part of Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW).  Attendees were able to hear from and engage with keynote speakers and mentors regarding growing their businesses, as well as network with other small business owners. 2017 QSBW was a state-wide event that ran from 15 to 20 May.  It celebrated small businesses and encouraged them to start, grow and employ. a) & c)
Given - 21/04/2017 Canapes and beverages, "Boosting Women as Mentors" roundtable event, 1 William Street, Brisbane 1,943.50 Office of Small Business, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games 19 guests A number of key stakeholders attended this  "Boosting Women as Mentors" roundtable event to get a better understanding of factors surrounding women in business, and explore how we can increase women as mentors and mentees on the Mentoring for Growth Program. a) & c)
Given - 29/03/2017 Trade Delegation Dinner, Beijing, China 1,101.30 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Mr J McAlister (DTESB) and 12 other guests apart of a trade delegation to China. It is customary to provide hospitality when developing business relationships with business leaders in China. a) & c)
Given - 07/03/2017 Catered breakfast, Blackbird Grill, Brisbane CBD 4090.91 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Approximately 76 guests This event was held as the official launch of the Advancing Women in business initiative, (a part of the Advancing Small Business Strategy 2016-2020). The initiative provides the tools and support needed to help strengthen women in business and see them succeed. a) & c)
Received - 12/02/2017 Two tickets to the Global 10s Rugby Event 500.00 Virgin Australia Mr Damien Walker, D-G, Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games The Director-General's attendance at key events provides him with the opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 11/02/2017 Two tickets to the Global 10s Rugby Event 476.00 Tourism and Events Queensland Mr Damien Walker, D-G, Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games The Director-General's attendance at key events provides him with the opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 03/02/2017 Ticket to the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia Industry and Business Luncheon, Brisbane 199.00 Virgin Australia Mr Damien Walker, D-G, Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games Accepting the gift was of benefit to the Queensland community as it strengthens stakeholder relationships and builds goodwill especially as the Commonwealth Games (which was to be featured in discussions at the luncheon) falls within the Director-General's portfolio. a)
Given - 30/01/2017 Evening networking event with canapés and beverages at 1 William Street Brisbane 610.91 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Approximately 31 guests The event was held as part of the Advancing Women in Business initiative, (a part of the Advancing Small Business Strategy 2016-2020). Key stakeholders were able to hear about and provide feedback on the imitative that will encourage and support more women who currently, or intend to, run a small business. a) & c)
Given - 29/11/2016 Catered lunch at Fire Station 101, Ipswich 450 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Approximately 40 guests The "Survive to 5 years" workshop was an all day event where attendees learnt from business experts about business planning, cash flow management, embracing digital technology, staffing and succession planning.   a) & c)
Given - 25/11/2016 Raffle prize benefiting the White Ribbon Organisation raising awareness of national violence prevention campaign 300.00 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games White Ribbon Organisation Raffle at a "One Million Stars" workshop held on White Ribbon Day, which aims to raise awareness for the national violence prevention campaign focussing on Australian men and boys about the roles they can play. All money raised went to the White Ribbon organisation to support their valuable work in schools, workplaces and communities. c) 
Given - 23/11/2016 Finger food and beverages, Story Bridge Hotel 3,190.91 Office of Small Business, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games 83 guests The private sector mentors who participate in the Mentoring for Growth Program do so on a voluntary basis, donating their time and expertise to assist Queensland small business owners to grow their businesses. Holding a modest function to update them on the future direction of the program acknowledges them for their contribution to the program. a) & c)
Given - 07/11/2016 Lunch at Cicada Restaurant Brisbane 252.78 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Mr D Ward and 9 other guests. The lunch strengthened relationships with clients who were on an official visit to Queensland to inspect potential tourism investment opportunities. a) & c)
Given - 04/11/2016 Delegation lunch at Aria Restaurant, Brisbane 395.45 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Mr D Ward and Mr J McAlister (DTESB) and 5 other guests. The lunch strengthened relationships with clients who were on an official visit to Queensland to inspect potential tourism investment opportunities. a) & c)

Given -  
12/10/2016

Akubra hat 168.18 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Mr N Sawiris, Chairman, Orascom It is customary to present a gift when developing a business relationship with business leaders from overseas. c)
Given - 12/10/2016 Canapes and drinks celebrating the National Indigenous Business Month, held at the Parliamentary Annex, Brisbane 4941.87 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Approximately 85 guests The event was held as part of the National Indigenous Business Month.  It recognised the valuable contribution that Indigenous businesses make to the Queensland economy. c)
 Given - 06/10/2016  Catered lunch at University of the Sunshine Coast 1177.27 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Approximately 77 guests The lunch was provided as part of a full day workshop held for small business owners who wished to learn from professional speakers on how they can utilize digital technologies and social media to benefit their business. Additionally the event provided the opportunity for business owners to interact with mentors on a one-on-one basis. a) & c)
Received - 08/09/2016 3 x Tickets to the Qantas Wallabies v Sth African Springboks Games 420.00 Alan Graham, General Manager, Suncorp Statium Mr D Walker, Deputy Director-General, DTESB The Deputy Director-General's attendance at key events in Queensland provides him with the opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Received - 08/09/2016 3 x Tickets to the Broncos v Titans Elimination Final Games 300.00 Alan Graham, General Manager, Suncorp Statium Mr D Walker, Deputy Director-General, DTESB The Deputy Director-General's attendance at key events in Queensland provides him with the opportunity to network with event and tourism stakeholders, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Given - 26/08/2016 1 Gold Coast Suns team Polo Shirt, Chocolates and timber pencil boxes 326.81 Tourism Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & Commonwealth Games 20 representatives of a delegation from China, China Development Bank & the People's Republic of China Consulate in Brisbane. China is a key market for the growth of tourism in Queensland. Not presenting a gift to visiting delegates could be considered rude and has the potential to damage relationships. c)
Received - 11/07/2016 2 x 10 day Entry Passes to the Brisbane Exhibition and 2 Guest Badges 600.00 Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland Ms M Houghton, Director-General, DTESB Accepting this gift further develops Queensland's relationship with the community and targeted business clients. a)
Given - 24/06/2016  Evening function for the official launch of the "Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy" at the Harrup Park Country Club Mackay, including canapes and 2 course meal 5446.83 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Small Business Division Approximately 85 guests A number of key stakeholders attended the official launch of the strategy in Mackay on 24 June 2016. The strategy will position Queensland as the place for small business to start, grow and employ. c)
Given - 19/05/2016 Light lunch, 400 George Street, Brisbane 172.00 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games DTESB staff: Ms V Freimuth, Ms K Austin, Ms N Schossow, Mr L Loong, Ms S Osborne, and 29 guests A light lunch provided to start-up and growing businesses allowed an opportunity for these business owners to network in an informal setting and discuss how to commercialise their product and pitch to relevant audiences.  Government staff were available to encourage discussion and introduce business people to each other. a) and c)
Given - 17/05/2016 Light lunch, Keppel Bay Sailing Club, Yeppoon 318.18 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Ms R Andrews, Executive Director, Small Business, DTESB, Ms K Stewart, DTESB and 18 guests This Small Business Week function provided members of the Yeppoon small business community with the opportunity to meet in an informal setting with Minister Enoch and senior departmental representatives and to network with each other. a) and c)
Given - 16/05/2016 Sit down breakfast, Southport Yacht Club 2,272.73 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Ms R Andrews, Ms K Wharton, Mr D McCane, DTESB and approximately 85 guests The Queensland Small Business Week launch focusing on Women in Small Business, was an invitation only event and provided the opportunity for key representatives of the Gold Coast Small Business Community to meet in a formal setting with Minister Enoch, other government Ministers and Members of Parliament and senior representatives of the department. a) and c)
Received - 05/05/2016 2 Tickets to the Australia China Business Council lunch 320.00 Cottee Parker Architects Ms Megan Houghton, Director-General DTESB, and Mr Dominic Ward, DTESB Tourism Division Attending this event provided the opportunity to hear the primary guest speaker, the Hon. Kate Jones, Minister for Tourism and Major Events,announce key news relating to the portfolio to industry representatives, and to network with industry stakeholders. a)
Received - 23/04/2016 2 Tickets to two days UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Cairns on 23 and 24 April 2016 700.00 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Ms Megan Houghton, Director-General DTESB Supported by TEQ, the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is a major event on Queensland’s calendar.  Major events are important as they contribute significantly to the State’s tourism and event economy, attract visitors to Queensland, enhance the profile of Queensland, and foster community pride. As Ms Houghton is board member of TEQ, her presence assisted in promoting the event. a)
Given - 20/04/2016 Light lunch, at the Ginger Factory, Yandina 263.64 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Ms G O'Brien, Mr J Monico, Ms K Austin, DTESB;  
Mr Ross Tilly, TIQ, Mr R Richards, Ms C Bullen, Mr Z Johnson, Mr D Edwards, Ms K Lynch, Mr A Edgar, Ms J Cullen
Key small business stakeholders in the greater Sunshine Coast area were provided with a light working lunch to discuss and provide feedback on the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy. a) and c)
Received - 18/04/2016 Return flight Brisbane to Proserpine 390.92 Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Ms Megan Houghton, Director-General DTESB As a Director of the TEQ Board, the Director-General is required to attend board meetings.  The meeting on Tuesday 19 April 2016 was held in the Whitsundays, with networking events the night before.  As the meeting was outside of Brisbane, TEQ covered the cost of travel for board members. a)
Received - 16/04/2016 2 Tickets to the Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast Suns game on Saturday 16 April 2016 790.00 Mary-Jane Belotti, Executive General Manager, Group Corporate Affairs, Suncorp Ms Megan Houghton, Director-General DTESB The Director-General attended this event as it provided an excellent opportunity to network with tourism and event industry stakeholders as part of strengthening the partnership between the government and industry. a)
Given - 15/04/2016 Light lunch, at the Mercure Hotel, Townsville, 26 attendees 738.18 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Ms G O'Brien (DTESB), and 25 guests Key small business stakeholders in the greater Townsville area were provided with a light working lunch to discuss and provide feedback on the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy. a) and c)
Given - 09/03/2016 International Women's Day Lunch - sit down meal, including beverages, State Library of Queensland 2,840.91 Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business & the Commonwealth Games Ms M Houghton,
Mr C Humpreys, Mr D Walker,  Ms R Andrews, DTESB and 45 guests
The event during Queensland Women's Week (7 - 13 March 2016) was held to recognise and celebrate women in small business and to promote awareness of the 2016 Queensland Small Business Week. a) and c)
Received - 04/02/2016 Ticket to AmCham Business Luncheon with the Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk 153.00 Virgin Australia Ms Megan Houghton, Director-General DTESB The event offered the Director-General the opportunity to build and maintain strong business relationships with key industry stakeholders a)
Given - 29/01/2016 Light lunch at Port Curtis Sailing Club Gladstone 1,113.63 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Ms R Andrews Executive Director, Small Business (DTESB), and 26 guests The event provided an opportunity for key representatives from the Gladstone Small Business community to meet in an informal setting with the Minister for Small Business and senior representatives from the Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games and the Department of State Development. a) and c)
Received -
9/01/2016
2 Tickets to the Brisbane International Tennis Day Session on Saturday 9 January 2016 394.00 Brisbane International Ms M Houghton, Director-General, DTESB Supported by Tourism and Events Queensland, the Brisbane International is a major event on Queensland's calendar. The Queensland Government's Destination Success: 20 year plan for Queensland Tourism outlined the importance of supporting events that drive visitation to Queensland's destinations as the industry works towards doubling annual overnight visitor expenditure to $30 billion by 2020. Retained by employee
Received -
5/12/2015 
3 Tickets to the Taylor Swift concert in Brisbane 900.00 Suncorp Group Ms M Houghton, Director-General, DTESB The Director-General accepted the opportunity to attend this premier event in Queensland as it provided an excellent opportunity to network with tourism and event industry stakeholders as part of strengthening the partnership between the government and industry.

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Given - 24/11/2015 Finger food and beverages, The Ship Inn, Southbank Parklands, Brisbane 2,286.82 Small Business Division, Dept of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Ms M Houghton, Ms R Andrews, Mr A Dungan, Mr L Loong, Ms N Schossow, Ms K Austin, Ms S Osborne, Ms K Stewart, Ms R Reeve, Mr P Green, Ms F Knott (DTESB) and 49 guests Private sector mentors who participate in the Mentoring for Growth Program do so of their own volition, donating their time and expertise to assist Queensland small business owners grow their businesses.  Holding a modest function to update them on the future direction of the program acknowledges them for their contribution to the program. a) and c)
Received - 13/11/2015 Tickets to Brisbane International Tennis Tournament Night Session on Wednesday, 6 January 2016 394.00 Brisbane International Paul Martyn Supported by Tourism and Events Queensland, the Brisbane International is a major event on Queensland's calendar. The Queensland Government's Destination Success: 20-year plan for Queensland Tourism outlined the importance of supporting events that drive visitation to Queensland's destinations as the industry works toward doubline annual overnight visitor expenditure to $30 billion by 2020. Retained by employee
Received - 20/10/2015 Ticket to CEDA State of the State Address Luncheon 190.00 Suncorp Group Megan Houghton Attending this event offers the opportunity to build and maintain strong business relationships with key industry stakeholders. Retained by employee
Received - 26/09/2015 Tickets to event dinner, Riverfire Event 425.00 Riverlife Anne Greentree Riverlife is a highly regarded and growing tourism operation in Queensland. It was the receipient of the Queensland Tourism Innovation Award sponsored by DTESB in 2014. This event presents an opportunity to experience the tourism operators operations first hand and network with key industry colleagues. Retained by employee
Received - 30/07/2015 2 x 10 Day Entry Passes to the Ekka 600.00 The Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland Paul Martyn Accepting this gift further develops Queensland's relationship with the community, as well as with targeted business clients. Retained by employee
Received - 02/07/2015 Bottle of Kweichow Moutai (alcoholic beverage) 250.00 China-Australia Entrepreneurs Association Incorporated (CAEAI) Mr Dominic Ward CAEAI is considering developments in the Whitsunday region. It is customary to receive gifts when meeting with business leaders from China. Not accepting a gift is considered rude and has the potential to damage the relationship and cause embarrassment. A gift also strengthens the bilateral relationship between Queensland and China. The gist has been retained for official entertaining purposes. b)
Received - 01/07/2015 Private Box Ticket to the State of Origin Game 3 on 8 July 2015 1,475.00 Brisbane Airport Corporation Mr Paul Martyn Mr Martyn's attendance provided him with the opportunity to network with key members of the tourism industry, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. a)
Given - 26/06/2015 Breakfast 2,990.00 Small Business Division Various - 83 recipients participating in the "Mentoring for Growth" Program, and 17 government employees Private sector mentors who participate in the "Mentoring for Growth" do so on a voluntary basis, donating their time and expertise to assist Queensland small business owners to grow their business. Holding a modest function for them acknowledges their contribution to this valuable program. c) and a)
Received - 17/06/2015 6 Tickets to the Oakton Executive Breakfast "Single View of Customer Dynamics CRM 2015" held at the Pullman Hotel Brisbane 258.00 Oakton Services Pty Ltd Ms D Tu, Mr J Hutt, Ms S Hall, Mr T Schuurs, Mr C Humphrey, & Ms F Morgan The DTESB Director-General was one of the key speakers at the event. His address was on the implementation of the Microsoft Dynamics 2015 Customer Relationship Management software within DTESB, its implementation across government and benefits. Attendance by the departmental employees provided opportunities for them to network with other government employee and elaborate on the their first-hand experiences with the software and its benefits. a)
Received - 12/05/2015 Attendance at QUT Business Leaders' Forum 160.00 QUT Business School Mr Craig Humphreys Attendance at this event offered the opportunity to build and maintain strong business relationships and networks and exchange ideas and practices on service delivery models with both government and non-government peers. a)
Given - 21/04/2015 Breakfast 2,540.00 Small Business Division Various - 76 recipients and six government employees, attending breakfast business seminar "Evolve or Die" The function was held to update business partcipants on the impact of operating in a digital economy and to assist these business operators to keep abreast of key technological challenges, and to share knowledge on how collaboration between businesses in the region may increase innovation, employment and profitability. c) and a)
Received - 23/04/2015, 18/11/2014 & 11/07/2014 10 year Anniversary celebratory event (23/04/2015) & attendance at business lunches on 18/11/2014 11/07/2014 280.00 Business Aspect/ Mr Jacob Foremann Mr Craig Humphreys Attendance at these events offered opportunities to build and maintain strong business relationships and networks and exchange ideas and practices on service delivery models with both government and non-government peers. The 18/11/2014 lunch discussed the role that ICT may plan in the former LNP government's 30 year plan for Queensland. a)
Received - 10/03/2015 Ticket to the BIS Shrapnel 102nd Business Forecasting Conference - Economic Outlook Session 385.00 State Library of Queensland Mr Paul Vint Attending this conference will provide the departmental employee with a greater understanding of the current economic and industry outlook for the next 18 months. a)
Received - 02/03/2015 2 Commemorative Soccer Balls 350.00 Asian Cup Local Organising Committee Dr Richard Eden & Mr Reg Roberts The department worked closely with the Asian Cup Local Organising Committee and was heavily involved in the Asian World Cup preparations. The commemmorative gifts were given in recognition of a highly successful Asian Cup tournament in Brisbane, and declining the gifts would have been inappropriate. a)
Given - 28/01/2015 Breakfast 1644.5 Small Business Division Various - 60 recipients pariticpating in the "Mentoring for Growth" Program Private sector mentors who participate in the "Mentoring for Growth" do so on a voluntary basis, donating their time and expertise to assist Queensland small business owners to grow their business. Holding a modest function for them acknowledges their contribution to this valuable program. c)
Received - 13/01/2015 Ticket to QUT's Business Leaders' Forum on Monday, 9 February 2015 150.00 Brisbane Marketing Paul Martyn Queensland's business and political community hear prominent speakers explore trends, issues and ideas shaping the economy and politics of the nation. The forum also allows for networking with key members of the community, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. Retained by employee
Received 09/01/2015 Ticket to QUT's Business Leaders' Forum on Monday, 9 February 2015 160.00 Brisbane Marketing

Richard Eden

Queensland's business and political community hear prominent speakers explore trends, issues and ideas shaping the economy and politics of the nation. The forum also allows for networking with key members of the community, strengthening the connection between the department and industry. Retained by employee
Received 07/01/2015 4 Tickets to the Brisbane International -11.01.15 480.00 Tourism and Events Qld Richard Eden Attending this event offered the opportunity to build and maintain strong business relationships and networks. Retained by employee
Received 08/12/2014 Ticket to Brisbane International Tournament Night Session on Tuesday 6 January 2015 178.00 Brisbane International Paul Martyn Supported by Tourism and events Queensland, the Brisbane International is a major event on Queensland's calendar. The Queensland Government's Destination Success: 20-year plan for Queensland Tourism outlined the importance of supporting events that drive visitation to Queensland's destinations as the industry works toward doubling annual overnight visitor expenditure to $30 billion by 2020. Retained by employee
Received 3/12/2014 Two tickets to the Australia PGA Championship - Gold Coast 150.00 Minister Stuckey Chris Heron This was given from the Minister. Retained by employee 
Received - 28/11/2014 Ticket to QTIC 2014 Queensland Tourism Award Gala Ceremony Dinner 195.00 Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Richard Eden The dinner provided an opportunity to network with key members of the tourism community, strengthening connections between the department and industry.

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Received 25/11/2014 to 27/11/2014 Airfare to Canberra and return, two nights' accommodation in Canberra for FutureGov Summit held on 26 & 27 November 1040.00 Alphabet-media Craig Humphrey The FutureGov Summit included interactive discussions on key issues that matter most to government, guaranteeing a series of high-level strategic conversations. The summit was attended by CIOs and CFOs from federal , state and local government, bringing together the top public sector leaders for two days of intensive knowledge exchange with their international counterparts, and industry community. Retained by employee
Given - 20/11/2014 Light Meal 2838.71 Small Business Division Various - 62 recipients pariticpating in the "Mentoring for Growth" Program Private sector mentors who participate in the "Mentoring for Growth" do so on a voluntary basis, donating their time and expertise to assist Queensland small business owners to grow their business. Holding a modest function for them acknowledges their contribution to this valuable program. c)
Received 13/11/2014 to 16/11/2014 2 Tickets to the Outback Tourism Symposium and Awards including associated meals, functions, transfers and local tour. 750.00 Outbank Queensland Tourist Awards ($280), Bailey Bar Caravan Park Charleville ($40); Out the Back Tours Cunnamulla, Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulal &, Eulo Artesian Mud Baths ($430 in total) Tony Callaghan The hospitality received was associated with attendance at the Outback Queensland Tourism Symposium and Outback Queensland Tourism Awards. This included delivery of a presentation at the symposium and representing the department at the awards function, including presenting one award. Acceptance of the hospitality provided significant opportunities to speak with local business operators and local government officials as well as an opportunity to better understand the tourism offering in outback Queensland and the issues faced by outback Queensland tourism businesses.

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Received 03/11/2014 Ticket to the QTIC 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards Gala Ceremony (Dinner) 195.00 Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Paul Martyn The dinner provided Mr Martyn, the Department's Executive responsible for Tourism, with the opportunity to network with key members of the tourism community, strengthening the connections between the department and industry. Retained by employee
Received 23/10/2014 Bottle of Lanson Black Label Champagne 44.99 Squiz Australia Pty Ltd Gavin Atkinson It was received as a result of Mr Gavin Atkinson presenting internationally at the Squiz European Connect Users Summit in London. All presenters not employed by Squiz received the gift as a thank you for participating. Retained by agency
Received - 18-30/10/2014 Airfare, travel insurance, 4 nights accommodation in London, attendance at Squiz European Connect Users' Summit and £140 (AU$256) to cover general living expenses for 2 days 4277.00 Squiz Australia Pty Ltd Gavin Atkinson In return for delivering a 2 hour workshop in London about "Meeting Users' Digital Needs" (21.10.14) and to deliver a 40 minute keynote speech at the summit (22.10.14) Squiz Australia Pty Ltd sponsored Mr Atkinson's trip and expenses. Attendance at the conference provided an opportunity to highlight the successes of the Queensland Government in delivering better services to business customers. Additonally through the conference process, the direction being followed by the Queensland Government in both its approach to customer centric service delivery and its implementation of relevant technical solutions for the Business and Industry Portal were validated. The travel was approved by the former Minister for the department on 22/09/2014. a)
Received 15/10/2014 One day training course on confident presentation skills 490.00 People Results Gavin Atkinson The Executive Director of Business Online Solutions had purchased attendance at this training course however it had been rescheduled on multiple occasions by the training organiser. For this inconvenience People Results offered free attendance for another DTESB staff memeber to attend the course on its 3rd rescheduling.
The course was intended to deliver additional presentation skills to Mr Gavin Atkinson who was to deliver within the week a keynote presentation to the Squiz European Connect Users Summit in London.
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Received 13/10/2014 Hand made scarf and framed print 150.00 Whitsunday Marketing and Development Rebecca Andrews Gifts received by DTESB employee for speaking at the Whitsunday Women in Business Awards events at Airlie Beach and Bowen Retained by employee
Received - 02/10/2014 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships - Australian Swim Team signed and framed event poster 840.00 Swimming Australia Richard Eden The Department works closely with Swimming Australia and was heavily involved in the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. It would have been inappropriate to decline. Retained by employee
Received 1/10/2014 & given 16/10/2014 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite Wifi 8GB Cream White 1196.00 Samsung Australia Received for the 2014 Queensland Small Business Week, awarded to Ms S Bucher, Mr L Humble, Mrs A Langford & Ms V Beitz The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite are prizes for the 2014 Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) competitions. Two of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite were awarded to Ms S Bucher & Mr L Humble for the 'most creative' QSBW 'selfie coin' entries. The other two Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite were awarded as random prize draw to Ms A Langford and Ms V Beitz, encouraging attendees and event hosts to provide valuable feedback on events held during the Week. Not applicable
Received 22/09/2014 Virgin Airlines Velocity Frequent Flyer Platinum Membership 300.00 Velociety Rewards Pty Ltd Paul Martyn The membership lounge facilities offered to members will allow Mr Martyn to access a suitable work envirnoment while travelling on departmental business. Retained by employee
Given - 14/09/2014 Dinner 210.09 Mr Bob Manning, Mayor, Cairns City Council; Mr Stuart Moore, CEO, EC3 Global; Ms Libby Coker, Councillor, Surf Coast Council Tourism Division The meal was provided as part of a working dinner to brief the presenters about the DestinationQ Master Class "Building Successful Partnerships" c)
Received 29/07/2014 2x10 Day Ticket 580 The Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Qld Richard Eden Accepting this gift further develops Queensland's relationship with the community, as well as with targeted business clients. Not applicable
Given 25/06/2014 Breakfast 2,065 Small Business Division 52 Recipients (DTESB & non-DTESB) Extend hospitality to mentors who volunteered in Mentoring for growth program throughout the year. Not applicable
Received 30/04/2014 Attendance at 2 day conference - Enhancing Government Customer Service 3,099 Criterion Conferences Sally Hall Attendance at this conference will provide DTESB with a great understanding of modern-day issues around customers and service delivery models. Retained by employee
Received 29/04/2014 & 01/05/2014 Return Economy Airfare, Brisbane to Sydney to attend Enhancing Government Customer Service Conference 340.00 Criterion Conferences Craig Humphrey Attendance will improve the understanding of how services are being devolved to the online environment and will assist in gaiing a contemporary understanding of customers. Retained by employee
Received 21/02/2014 Attendance at Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Luncheon hosted by Mark Peters, CEO, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation 100 Business Aspect Tim Schuurs (Project Manager, Business Online Solutions) Provides update on Queensland Government activities directly relevant to the work of DTESB Opportunity to liaise with others from across government.  Retained by employee
Given 29/11/2013 Mentors and Business Leaders Networking Forum at UQ Business School Executive venue  2,200 Small Business Division Thirty-seven business leasers Extend hospitality to mentors who volunteered in Mentoring for growth program throughout the year.  Not Applicable
Received 27/11/2013 4 x VIP Park Passes 359.96 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Dr Richard Eden The gift was given at a Theme Park Capital of Australia campaign meeting. Retained by employee
Received 22/11/2013 An invitation to attend an A-League football match between Brisbane Roar and Western Sydney Wanderers in a corporate suite. 150.00 2015 Asian Cup Local Organising Committee Reg Roberts It provides an opportunity to build relationships with key stakeholders involved in the delivery of the 2015 Asian Cup tournament, a significant portion of which will be played in Brisbane. Retained by employee
Received 23/10/2013 Attendance at Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Luncheon hosted by Minister Ian Walker 90 Business Aspect Tim Schuurs (Project Manager, Business Online Solutions) Provides update in Queensland Government goals and expectations regarding Information Communication Technology (ICT) opportunities to liaise with others from across government around Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRMs) Retained by employee
Given
31/07/2013
(5) Accomodation including breakfast  to provide  an opportunity for James Cook University Students, who are based in Townsville, to attend the Student Forum for the 20 year Tourism plan in Brisbane. 717.29 Tourism Division Candice Bolton, James Cook University Student; Chalsea Cavanah, James Cook University Student;  Jason Conn, James Cook University Student; Aline Herzog, James Cook University Student; Jarrod Sinclair, James Cook University Student . The James Cook University students are the future of tourism and their information on the day was invaluable to helping us build the 20 year plan. Not applicable
Given
31/07/2013
(5) Flights and accomodation including breakfast and airport transfers to provide an opportunity for James Cook University Students, who are based in Townsville, to attend the Student Forum for the 20 year Tourism plan in Brisbane. 1,693.95 Tourism Division Candice Bolton, James Cook University Student; Chalsea Cavanah, James Cook University Student; Jason Conn, James Cook University Student; Aline Herzog, James Cook University Student; Jarrod Sinclair, James Cook University Student . The James Cook University students are the future of tourism and their information on the day was invaluable to helping us build the 20 year plan. Not applicable
Given
31/07/2013
(19) Parker Pen's presented as a token of appreciation to a number of speakers and Master of Ceremonies whom provided their time and expertise partaking in activities during the Queensland Small Business week held across the state (Mount Isa, Townsville and Gold Coast). 603.68 Small Business, DTESB Brisbane The Edge
1. Ms Karina Carvalho, ABC
2. Mr Rick Chen, Pozible
3. Stephen Tait, CCIQ
4. Ms Jacinta Carthiness, PwC
5. Ms Leigh Angus, iLab
6. Mr David Harrison, Mammoth Media
7. Mr Brian Ruddle, Impact Innovation
8. Ms Anna Rooke, QUT
9. Mr Clive Kay, UQ
Mount Isa, RedEarth Hotel
1. Mr John O'Mahony, Deloitte Access
2. Ms Lexy Hamilton-Smith, Individual
3. Mrs Dionne Connelly, Curry Contracting
Townsville Rydges
1. Mr John O'Mahony, Deloitte Access
2. Mr Luke Anear, Safety Culture
3. Ms Victoria Carthew, Individual
Gold Coast GC Convetion Centre
1. Mr John Eales, Individual
2. Mr Ross Honeywill, Individual
3. Mr Mark Peters, GOLDDOC
4. Mr Noel Whittaker, Individual
The Master of Ceremonies and speakers contributed to a wide range of objectives for Queensland Small Businesses during Queensland Small Business Week. These stakeholders are industry leaders and subject matter experts, knowledge sharing and communicated on outcomes of research analysis Not applicable
Given
26/03/2013
(10) Framed Indigenous Prints 282.54 Hon Jann Stuckey, Minister for DTESB Professor Nie Meisheng, President; 1. Ms Ma Yue - Secretary - China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce; 2 . Ms Li Bilin - Investment Manager - China Boda Group Co. Ltd; 3. Ms Xu Huiling - CEO - Beijing Raying Investment Fund Management Co. Ltd; 4. Ma Huade - Vice-president - Xiamen Sunwise Environmenttal Protection Co. Ltd; 5. Mr Zen (William) Wei Pao - Chairman - Road King Properties Holding Limited; 6. Mr Zhao Jiansheng - Chairman - Henan Changjian Real Estate Group Co. Ltd; 7. Mr Du Kun - CEO - Shanxi Dezhi Elevator Co Ltd; 8. Mr Feng Yingyuan - Chief Engineer - Beijing Elite Real Estate Development Academy Co. Ltd; 9. Mr Li Yujie - Chairman - China Boda Group Co. Ltd The exchanging of gifts is customary in Asia when meeting with political and high level delegates. A gift also strengthens the bilateral relationship between Queensland and China. Not applicable
Given
26/03/2013
Flight and accommodation at Rydges Southbank 573.55 Tourism Division, DTESB Lauren Anderson - Collaborative Consumption Ms Anderson has been invited as part of the youth panel that was asked to present to the group during the introductory dinner session on 26 March 2013. Ms Andeson is an innovation strategist and project manager for the Collaborative Consumption Lab and has worked with organisations such as Project Australia and Brightest Young Minds Foundation td> Not applicable
Received
20/01/2013
Ticket to the Gold Coast Big Day Out 20/01/2013 165 Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination Carly Bachmann Observe the 2013 event and foster the relationship with BDO Presents Pty Ltd and other stakeholders.  Retained by employee

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