Gifts and benefits register

This register records details of the gifts and benefits valued over $100 (excluding GST) that Geoscience Australia’s CEO and staff have accepted during the course of their official duties.

The register commenced on 18 October 2019. It is updated within 31 days of receiving a gift or benefit and is published each quarter in accordance with the Australian Public Service Commission’s guidance on disclosing gifts and benefits.

2022

1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022

Date received Gift or benefit Received by Presented byOccasion Estimated value
10/03/2022Dinner at Saffron Restaurant, CanberraBasin Systems Branch officialsEmbassy of Timor-LesteDinner with Timor-Leste and Australian Government officials to further discussions on cooperation $180.00



2021

1 October 2021 to 31 December 2021

Date received Gift or benefit Received by Presented byOccasion Estimated value
21/12/2021 Two food hampers Repository Team Northern Star Resources Received following use of layout room to view and sample specimens $160.00

1 July 2021 to 30 September 2021

Nil

1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021

Nil

1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021

Nil




2020

1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020

Date received Gift or benefit Received by Presented byOccasion Estimated value
20/10/2020 Argyle rough diamonds Geoscience Australia Museum Rio Tinto Donation to the National Mineral and Fossil Collection $1,350.00

1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020

Nil

1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020

Date received Gift or benefit Received by Presented byOccasion Estimated value
22/06/2020 Men’s down jacket Assistant Director, DEA Technologies New Relic Thank you gift for participating in panel discussion $160.00
2/06/2020 Monetary prize Director, Discovery and Engagement University of Tasmania Exceptional performance award, NESP Marine Biosecurity Hub $250.00
18/05/2020 Carved Opal Geoscience Australia Museum S Grenville Donation to the National Mineral and Fossil Collection $37,000.00

1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020

Nil




2019

18 October 2019 to 31 December 2019

Date received Gift or benefit Received by Presented byOccasion Estimated value
15/11/2019 Dinner and breakfast while attending award ceremony Chief Scientific Information Officer Esri Dinner and breakfast to attend function to accept award $150.00
5/11/2019 Freshwater pearl necklace, carved white marble plate with inlays of small stones Principal Research Scientist, Resources Division Geological Survey of India Thank you gift received on work trip to India $130.00