Gifts and benefits register 2020–21

    1 April to 30 June 2021

    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits given
    Date GivenDescription of gift or benefitValue $Name of donorName of recipientReasons for accepting or giving (what is the benefit to the Queensland community)
    28/05/2021400L Fire Unit900.00Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships (QPWS&P) Northern RegionJumbun LimitedAssist with fire management in the area and fire burn operations with QPWS&P
    08/06/2021Air fares - Sydney/Brisbane/Sydney and taxi fares - Brisbane airport to Toowong and return451.00Mark KeltonProfessor Richard Kingsford, Director of Centre for Ecosystem Science, University of New South Wales.Participate in the Murray-Darling Basin Aquatic Conservation Assessment workshop in Brisbane on 8 June 2021 as a Expert Panel
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 960.60QPWS&P Great Barrier Reef and Marine Park (GBR&MP) RegionCairns Turtle Rehabilitation CentreImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 2,441.89QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionMackay and District Turtle Watch AssociationImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,578.08QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionFitzroy Basin Association/Team Turtle CQImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,207.95QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionGladstone WildlifeImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 388.03QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionGidarjil Development CorporationImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,716.53QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionDiscovery Coast Environment GroupImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,029.51QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionSea Turtle AllianceImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 2,129.46QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionWildlife Rescue Fraser CoastImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,200.00QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionBribie Island Environmental Protection AssociationImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 72.70QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionAndrew Ross (Coochiemudlo Island volunteer)Improve the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,209.95QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionOcean Crusaders FoundationImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    16/06/2021Marine turtle stranding response equipment 1,706.58QPWS&P GBR&MP RegionRedcliffe Environmental ForumImprove the capacity of volunteers to respond to reports of marine turtle stranding in QLD's marine parks. Different equipment was given to various volunteer groups depending on their needs / requirements / available equipment.
    21/06/2021Light attack fire unit2,250.00QPWS&P South West RegionMoon View Nature RefugeImprove the capacity of fire management of the NR and Main Range NP
    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits received
    Date ReceivedDescription of gift receivedValue $Name of DonorName of RecipientGifts retained by employee or by agencyGift Received Reason
    02/05/2021Air tickets and accommodation1,720.00Ms Nat Raiseback-Brown, Experimental Spatial Scientist, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge, Atlas of Living Australia, CSIROGerry TurpinRetained by agencyMr Turpin was invited to participate in the Noongar-Wadjarl Knowledge Holders Project - Language and Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Recording and Documentation field trip to Fitzgerald River National Park, WA from 2–7 May 2021.

    1 January to 31 March 2021

    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits given
    Date Given Description of gift or benefit Value $ Name of donor Name of recipient Reasons for accepting or giving (what is the benefit to the Queensland community)
    20/01/2021 Fuel voucher initiative - 10 BP Fuel Vouchers each valued @ $50.00 to 1 Burdekin Landholder 511.00 (includes Merchant fees of $11.00) Department of Environment and Science Burdekin Landholder – Name withheld due to agreements within Landholders to maintain confidentiality. Fuel voucher initiative to show appreciation to land holders for allowing access to wetlands on private property for the Environmental Monitoring Assessment Science, Aquatic Ecosystem Health (EMAS AEH) Wetlands team  to conduct fieldwork. The Department conduct two $500 fuel voucher draws though the program annually. One draw includes owners of newly selected wetlands and one includes owners repeat wetlands.
    18/03/2021 Foam cups, sugar, napkins, tea, coffee, coloured markers 865.00 Department of Environment and Science Maybanke Accommodation and Crisis Support Services  Excess items from training programs and graduate programs no longer being run in person.
    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits received
    Date Received Description of gift received Value
    $
    Name of Donor Name of Recipient Gifts retained by employee or by agency Gift Received Reason
    17/12/2020* Indigenous artwork  300.00 Liz Clarke Department of Environment and Science Retained by Agency To symbolise the journey of implementing of the Gurra Gurra Framework
    23/02/2021 Science Meets Parliament National Gala Dinner on 29 March 2021 175.00 Misha Schubert, CEO Science & Technology Australia Prof Hugh Possingham Retained by the employee To network with fellow invited guests and Federal Government counterparts to maintain relationships for potential future opportunities with the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist. 
    26/02/2021 Invitation to event - Queensland Reds v Melbourne Rebels rugby ticket including hospitality in Chairman's suite. 500.00 Queensland Rugby Union Jamie Merrick Retained by the employee Event was an opportunity to engage with organisational and private sector stakeholders on portfolio matters.

    * Gift given in previous quarter and recorded in the current quarter.

    1 October to 31 December 2020

    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits given
    Date Given Description of gift or benefit Value $ Name of donor Name of recipient Reasons for accepting or giving (what is the benefit to the Queensland community)
    20/08/2020* 400L Fire Unit 900.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Badjuballa Aboriginal Corporation Assist with fire training exercises and joint operations with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Tim Matthews Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF Gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Tim Matthews Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Nick Fould Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF Gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Nick Fould Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Barry Pattrick Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF Gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Barry Pattrick Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Paul Beerens Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Paul Beerens Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Nathan McIntosh Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Nathan McIntosh Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Neil Walker Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Neil Walker Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Hannah Peart Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Hannah Peart Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Sean Allen Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Sean Allen Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Jodee Morgan Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Jodee Morgan Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* QLD Online camping voucher 100.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Bri Smith Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    16/09/2020* BCF gift voucher 200.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Bri Smith Qld Parks camping holiday giveaway via QLD National Parks Facebook webpage winner.
    22/09/2020* 2 Scarves and 1 Neck Tie 165.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Three Traditional Owners (Maiawali People) Gifts provided to the 3 traditional owners for the celebratory event for the declaration of Pullen Pullen Special Wildlife Reserve.
    23/09/2020* Wrapping paper, cards and bags for above gifts 38.35 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Three Traditional Owners (Maiawali People) Gifts wrapped and cards provided to the 3 traditional owners for the celebratory event for the declaration of Pullen Pullen Special Wildlife Reserve.
    09/10/2020 Light attack fire unit 1,900.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Rural Fire Brigade - Dalrymple Heights Improve the capacity of the Rural Fire Brigade to respond to wildfires.
    14/10/2020 Dixon Ride-on Mower 3,500.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Australian Rainforest Conservation Society Inc. (Dr Aila Keto) Supports the relationship between the department and ARCS, consistent with the Springbrook Restoration Agreement, including ongoing works by ARCS to restore areas of current and future national park.
    20/10/2020 400L Fire Unit 900.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Cape Melville, Flinders and Howick Islands Aboriginal Corporation Assist with fire training exercises and joint operations with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships.
    20/10/2020 400L Fire Unit 900.00 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Rinyirru (Lakefield) Aboriginal Corporation Assist with fire training exercises and joint operations with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships.
    17/12/2020 Bose headphones 395.00 Jamie Merrick Eric Deeral, Indigenous Youth Parliament Headphones were a gift to the Department (declared in Q1 2019 FY). Gift was accepted with the intent to re-gift to the Wujal Wujal community. Headphones were used as a prize in the Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program.

    * Gift given in previous quarter and recorded in the current quarter.

    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits received
    Date Received Description of gift received Value
    $
    Name of Donor Name of Recipient Gifts retained by employee or by agency Reason and/or circumstances the gift was received
    NIL     

    1 July to 30 September 2020

    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits given
    Date GivenDescription of gift or benefitValue
    $
    Name of donorName of recipientReasons for accepting or giving (what is the benefit to the Queensland community)
    NIL     
    Schedule of reportable gifts and benefits received
    Date ReceivedDescription of gift receivedValue
    $
    Name of DonorName of RecipientGifts retained by employee or by agencyReason and/or circumstances the gift was received
    3/08/2020Air tickets, accommodation and car hire.1,700.00Suzanne Thompson,
    Yumbangku Aboriginal Cultural Heritage & Tourism Development Aboriginal Corporation (YACHATDAC)
    Gracevale Station,
    via Barcaldine, Qld
    Gerry Turpin
    Senior Ethnobotanist
    Qld Herbarium
    Retained by agencyGracevale Station, Barcaldine is approximately 2 days drive from Cairns.
    Travel to the property was needed to carry out cultural recording, ethnobotanical identification and collection training of the Rangers.
    Information will feed into the overall Cultural Management Plan and Framework.

    *Gift received in previous quarter and recorded in the current quarter.