Secretary’s gifts and benefits register

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This is for the purpose of reporting gifts or hospitality to DVA staff over the value of $100.

DVA register of gifts and benefits for the 2023-2024 Financial Year

Gift / Benefit / Hospitality Name of Recipient Name of Giver Organisation Date gifted / received Description of Gift/Benefit /Hospitality Circumstances of Receipt/Offer Estimated Value of Gift/Benefit/Hospitality Retained/Not Retained Disposal method (if not retained)
Benefit Alison Frame Virgin Australia   27/06/2023 Virgin VIP Lounge   N/A    
Benefit Cathryn Pope Qantas Airways Ltd   22/08/2023 Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Benefit Andrew Kefford Virgin Australia   Continued on transfer from Home Affairs Virgin VIP Lounge   N/A    
Benefit Andrew Kefford Qantas Airways Ltd   Continued on transfer from Home Affairs Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Gift Lisa Reed Client   23/08/2023 Preserved rose In appreciation of care and professionalism $200.00    
Gift Natasha Barac Yasmine Kellaway   5/09/2023 Box containing 11 bottles of wine In appreciation of care and professionalism $134.00    
Hospitality Mark Vuaran N/A   21/09/2023 Participation in Australian Defence Force Immersion Event     In recognition of personal and or professional connection.   $300.00 Yes  

Benefit
Kahlil Fegan Qantas Airways Ltd   23/10/2023 Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Gift / Benefit Mark Kalleske  Australian Government Solicitor Australian Government Solicitor 25/10/2023 Complimentary ticket to attend the FOI and Privacy Law Conference In recognition of personal and or professional connection.  

$594.00 

   
Gift Danneale Kray Anonymous   13/12/2023 Flowers with a card In appreciation of care and professionalism  $116.00    
Gift Narelle Dooley The Catering Crew The Catering Crew 11/12/2023 Cheese Platter In appreciation of business support $200.00    
Gift Simon Andrews RSL Queensland   5/12/2023 5 x gift packages In appreciation of training and support $175.00    
Gift Mark Kalleske Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs 8/12/2023 Individualised personal seal and ink stamp set and medallion commemorating the 70th anniversary of Korean War Armistice In appreciation of hosting support $150.00    
Benefit Jenny Firman Qantas Airways Ltd   14/12/2023 Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Benefit Alison McLaren Qantas Airways Ltd   14/12/2023 Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Gift Belinda Colbert Medical Provider   22/12/2023 Food Christmas hamper with bottle of wine  Appreciation of care and professionalism $100.00     

Total of all gifts and benefits received from 1 July 2023 – 31 December 2023 is $2,980.15.

DVA register of gifts and benefits for the 2022-23 Financial Year

Gift / Benefit / Hospitality Name of Recipient Name of Giver Organisation Date gifted / received Description of Gift/Benefit /Hospitality Circumstances of Receipt/Offer Estimated Value of Gift/Benefit/Hospitality Retained/Not Retained Disposal method (if not retained)
Gift Victoria Benz RSL LifeCare Limited RSL LifeCare Limited 27/03/2023 ANZAC Day Dawn Service BridgeClimb (Sydney Harbour Bridge) In recognition of personal and or professional connection $424.00 Yes  
Gift Staff member COO Division Records and Information Professionals of Australasia Records and Information Professionals of Australasia 16/03/2023 A DISC Profile Assessment and Coaching Session and a copy of a book about DISC Prize received as part of professional attendance  $140.00    
Gift Gwen Cherne Wayne Wetherall Kokoda Spirit 13/09/2019 for 2/11/22 departure Kokoda Spirit commemoration trek to honour the 80th anniversary of Australians retaking Kokoda on November 2 1942 In recognition of personal and professional connection $5,045.00    
Gift Gwen Cherne Various Various 31/10/2022 7 Books, Flag, Mug and Bookbinder Appreciation of care and professionalism $405.00    
Gift Janice Silby Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill Legacy Club of South Australia and Broken Hill 10/10/2022 Invitation to attend the 73rd Annual Legacy Race Day at Morphettville Racecourse. In recognition of professional and or personal connection $175.00    
Gift Staff member Mental Health and Wellbeing Services Division Client N/A 17/08/2022 Swarovski 'Stella' star kite cut crystal rose tone bracelet Appreciation of care and professionalism $195.00  

 

Gift Staff member Mental Health and Wellbeing Services Division Client N/A 17/08/2022 Silver bracelet Appreciation of care and professionalism $100.00  

 

Gift Gwen Cherne Chief of Defence Force General Angus Campbell Department of Defence 26/07/2022 Tea Chest; Poppy Scarf; Pure Fiji Gift Box and chocolate bar In appreciation of presenting support $242.00  

 

Benefit Alison Frame Qantas Airways Ltd   18/04/2023 Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Hospitality Tara Hatzismalis Glen Ferrarotto Ironside Resources 22/04/2023 2 x general admission tickets ($99 each) to "Fortitide Fight 4 a Cause Wandering Warriors"  In recognition of professional and or personal connection $198.00  

 

Gift Sarah Kennedy McKinsey and Co McKinsey and Co 8/05/2023 'Whoop' device For the purposes of participating in McKinsey’s 2023 Executive Leadership Program  $390.00  

 

Gift Dylan Kurtz McKinsey and Co McKinsey and Co 8/05/2023 'Whoop' device For the purposes of participating in McKinsey’s 2023 Executive Leadership Program  $390.00  

 

Gift Don SPINKS, Repatriation Commission Phoenix Australia Board Phoenix Australia Board 30/05/2023 2 bottles of wine In recognition of professional and or personal connection $465.00  

 

Benefits Teena Blewit Qantas Airways Ltd   01/06/2023 Complimentary airline lounge membership – Qantas Chairman’s Lounge   N/A    
Gift Victoria Benz RSL LifeCare Veteran Services RSL LifeCare Veteran Services 20/06/2023 Invited to attended the inaugural RSL LifeCare Veteran Services Poppy Ball on Remembrance Day, 11 November 2023. As part of the Deputy Commissioner role, an invite to attend this fundraising event was extended to Victoria. In recognition of professional and or personal connection $390.00 Yes

 

Total of all gifts and benefits received from 1 July 2022 – 30 June 2023 is $9,060.20.

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