Gifts Statement

Listed below are details of gifts offered to the Information Commissioner and his staff since 2011.


DATE

OFFICER

DESCRIPTION

EST. VALUE

FROM/PURPOSE

ACTION

27/03/2017

Information Commissioner

Voyager Estate 2013 Cabernet Merlot and 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

$52.00

Guest lecture to ECU administrative law students.

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours

13/02/2017

Information Commissioner

Parker pen – with City of Stirling branding

$60.00

Presentation of FOI briefing at Governance Forum

Accepted. Used as prize for in-house employee competition.

17/11/2016

Principal Legal Officer

E-learning voucher (1 hour)

$99 - $199

Law Society of WA for participation in strategic planning focus group.

Declined.

26/10/2016

Information Services Manager

2 x Gold Class Double Pass + drinks/food

$232.00

From LogicNow – promotion for presentation of products and services

Declined.  Recipient has potential discretionary authority.

03/10/2016

Principal Legal Officer

Candle and chocolates

$36.75

Appreciation gift for mentoring program (external to OIC).

Retained

25/08/2016

Information Commissioner

Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz

$59.95

From the Anglo-Australasian Lawyers Society (WA) for providing a briefing

Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.

04/05/2016

Information Commissioner

Wolf Blass Grey Label McLaren Vale Shiraz 2010

$31.95

From Australian Government Solicitor for presenting at FOI and Privacy Forum

Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.

31/03/2016

Principal Legal Officer

Henschke Henry’s Seven 2014

$29.99

From LegalWise Seminars for presenting at seminar

Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.

17/03/2016

Information Commissioner

2012 Treeton Estate Sauvignon Blanc Semillon + 2010 Treeton Estate Shiraz

$34.00

From Edith Cowan University for guest lecture

Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.

02/03/2016

Principal Legal Officer

Henschke ‘Henry’s Seven’ Shiraz Grenache Viognier

$29.99

From LegalWise Seminars for presenting at seminar

Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.

11/12/2015

Information Commissioner and Legal Officer

Oven mitt and ceramic cup (from Oxfam Shop)

$33.90

From Community Legal Centres Association (WA) Inc for providing FOI briefing to members

Accepted. Items used by OIC social club.

29/10/2015

Principal Legal Officer

Book “100 Treasures from UWA”

$24.95

From University of WA - recognition of mentoring program contribution

Accepted. Retained by officer.

22/09/2015

Principal Legal Officer

1 bottle of Devil’s Lair Fifth Leg Red 2013 and 1 bottle of Zenith Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014

$20.94

From: Kott Gunning Lawyers for giving a professional development presentation to staff members

Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.

14/09/2015

Principal Legal Officer

Audio book “Flow” by Milhaly Csikszentmihalyi

$27.86

From: Warrior Wellness Pty Ltd – won in a raffle at the WA Club (attended in own time and at own expense)

Accepted.  Officer is a member of the WA Club.

28/08/2015

Information Commissioner

Lunch with CEO for Q&A session

$75.00

From: Leadership WA

Accepted. Officer is a Fellow of Leadership WA.

26/08/2015

Information Commissioner

Lindt chocolates

$17.31

From: Governance Institute for speaking at forum

Accepted . Shared with staff.

10/08/2015

Information Commissioner

Lunchtime presentation featuring the Governor

$50.00

From: Leadership WA

Accepted. Officer is a Fellow of Leadership WA.

20/03/2015

Principal Legal Officer

Voucher: High tea for two at UWA Club

$70.00

From: Law Society for chairing a session at seminar

Accepted. Officer is a personal member of Society and was invited to be a speaker in that capacity. No conflict of interest identified.

18/03/2015 Information Commissioner Devil’s Corner 2013 Pinot Noir $17.99 From: Edith Cowan University for guest lecture Accepted. Shared with staff after hours.
11/03/2015 Information Commissioner Henschke Henry’s Seven 2013 (Wine) $29.99 From: LegalWise Seminars for presenting at seminar Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.
27/02/2015 Information Commissioner Chocolate gift box $10.00 From: Legal Aid WA for speaking at conference Accepted.  Shared with staff.

20/11/2014

Principal Legal Officer

Voucher: High tea for two at UWA Club

$70.00

From: Law Society for being a guest speaker 

Accepted after discussion with Information Commissioner.  Officer is a personal member of Society and was invited to be a speaker in that capacity. No conflict of interest identified.

30/10/2014

Information Commissioner

Leather compendium (embossed with IPAA logo)

$50.00

From: IPAA WA for presenting at IPAA National Conference

Retained by officer - used for work purposes.

30/10/2014

Information Commissioner

Two bottles of wine (corporate bottles)

$30.00

From: ISACA for presenting at Oceania CACS conference

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

29/10/2014

Executive Officer

2 x carry/cooler bags (branded with IPAA logo) + 4 embossed pens

$35.32

From: IPAA WA - provided to registered attendees to the IPAA National Conference (OIC had two registrations, which were shared between several officers)

Cooler bags were given to two staff members who volunteered to take them.  Pens retained by the OIC.

22/10/2014

Information Commissioner

Book ‘Leadership and the New Science - Discovering Order in a Chaotic World’, + one pen

$27.78

From: Leadership WA for presenting at event.

Book to be retained in the OIC library.  Pen parceled with another gift and raffled (see above).

21/10/2014

Information Commissioner

Outdoor blanket and cooler set

$80.00

From: Australian Computer Society WA for presenting at ACS WA event

Item raffled to staff, and proceeds ($48.00) donated to the winner’s chosen charity (Lion’s Eye Institute).

20/10/2014

Information Commissioner

Penfolds Bin 8 Cabernet Shiraz 2011

$33.32

From: Blackstone Society, UWA, for participating in the Women in Law Mentoring Scheme discussion panel

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

31/07/2014

Information Commissioner

Brookwood Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 and 1 tea towel

$25.00

From: Australian Institute of Administrative Law for speaking at annual national conference

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

30/06/2014

Principal Legal Officer

Voucher: High tea for two at UWA Club

$70.00

From: Law Society for being a guest speaker (in officer’s personal time)

Accepted after discussion with Information Commissioner and Information Services Manager.  Officer is a personal member of Society and was invited to be a speaker in that capacity.  No conflict of interest identified.

8/04/2014

Information Commissioner

4 jars of local condiments from the wheatbelt area

$20.00

From: WA Local Government Association for speaking at the Wheatbelt Conference

Accepted.  Used at inter-agency morning tea.

19/11/2013

Principal Legal Officer

Henschke ‘Henry’s Seven’ Shiraz Grenache Viognier

$22.90

From: LegalWise Seminars for presenting at seminar

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

8/11/2013

Executive Officer

1 cup, 1 pen, 1 reusable shopping bag, 1 GB USB, 1 notepad

$10.00

Provided to all attendees of Alesco Users Group conference

Accepted.  Retained by officer.

28/10/2013

Principal Legal Officer

Tickets to Perth Wildcats basketball game

Unknown

From: University of WA Career Mentor Link - awarded as acknowledgement of 4 years mentoring

Declined.

25/10/2013

Information Commissioner

Pepperjack Shiraz 2012 + chocolates

$25.00

From: Governance Institute of Australia for speaking at seminar

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

22/10/2013

Principal Legal Officer

Book “Landscape for Learning”

$64.95

From: University of WA - recognition of mentoring program contribution

Accepted.  Retained by officer.

19/09/2013

Information Services Manager

4GB USB stick

$5.00

From: WebKeyIT - prize for in-course competition

Accepted.  Retained by officer.

24/07/2013

Information Commissioner

“Justice in Tribunals” 3rd Edition (book)

$115.00

From: Australian Institute of Administrative Law - prize won at AIAL National Administrative Law conference dinner

Accepted.  Donated to office library.

6/07/2013

Information Commissioner

Evans and Tate 2011 Classic Shiraz

$12.99

From: Accounting and Finance Association of Australia for presentation at annual conference

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

24/06/2013

Information Commissioner

15,000 free prints if upgrade to new printer

Unknown

From: Samsung - random offer

Declined.  Not to be taken up.

13/06/2013

Information Commissioner

Henschke ‘Henry’s Seven’ 2010 Barossa

$37.60

From: LegalWise for presenting at seminar

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

11/03/2013

Information Commissioner

Chokeby Road Rocky Road 300g log

$20.00

From: Street Law Centre for giving presentation

Accepted.  Shared with staff.

30/11/2012

Information Commissioner

Henschke ‘Henry’s Seven’ Barossa Shiraz

$30.00

From: LegalWise for presenting at seminar

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

13/09/2012

Information Commissioner

Wine and nibblies gift box

$50.00

From: Law Society of WA for presentation at Government Lawyers Conference

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

27/04/2012

Information Commissioner

2004 Peel Estate Shiraz

$35.00

From: Department of Housing for speaking at the Legal and Legislative Branch’s planning day

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

20/03/2012

Information Commissioner

Churchview Estate Late Harvest Desser Shiraz

$22.50

From: Records Information Management Professionals of Australasia (RIMPA) for speaking at breakfast seminar

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

20/03/2012

Information Commissioner

RIMPA director desk tidy

$49.50

From: RIMPA for speaking at breakfast seminar

Accepted.  Raffled to staff - proceeds to office social club.

23/02/2012

Information Commissioner

Henschke ‘Henry’s Seven’ 2009

$28.00

LegalWise Seminars for speaking at lawyers seminar

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

6/02/2012

Information Commissioner

1x Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2011

$32.99

From: University of WA for delivering lecture on FOI as part of “Government Accountability - Law and Practice” unit

Accepted.  Shared with staff after hours.

6/09/2011

Information Commissioner

1x Bodum 2 cup coffee plunger and 2x Bodum glass coffee cup

$50.00

From: Law Society of WA for speaking at Government Lawyers Symposium

Accepted.  Kept by OIC for visitors to Commissioner’s office.

 

 


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