Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality - 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017

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The register below shows gifts, benefits and hospitality and their value that have been accepted by the Department of Health and Human Services and their employees between January and March.

Date of receipt of offer Description of Gift Reason Estimated /Actual Value Provider of the Gift
01 February 2017Seminar in SydneyNil cost of ticket to attend "as-a-service" seminar in Sydney, only cost to department was Travel costs and allowances. Staff member attended the same event last year paying full cost, complementary ticket is offered as a follow on from last year and to interact with attendees providing update as to The TasGovt and DHHS journey to transition to as "As-a-service" model.$2,198.90Criterion Conferences
01 February 2017Seminar in SydneyNil cost of ticket to attend "as-a-service" seminar in Sydney, only cost to department is Travel costs and allowances. Staff member attended the same event last year paying full cost, complementary ticket is offered as a follow on from last year and to interact with attendees providing update as to The TasGovt and DHHS journey to transition to as "As-a-service" model$2,198.90Criterion Conferences
20 February 2017Attend WPC promotional activity in SydneyThe Government has a commercial arrangement with WESTPAC Bank to provide sponsorship in support of the State Rescue Helicopter contract. WPC requested two ICP's to attend a WPC promotional activity in Sydney on the weekend of the 7 April. They were required to attend the Westpac 200th birthday celebrations on the Friday Night and a Helicopter rescue demo on the Sunday. Arrangements were made for the attendees to attend the NSW Ambulance Base at Bankstown to further their Helicopter experience on the Saturday. WPC used them in support (with their staff) of the work they do supporting Rescue Helicopter services throughout Australia. WPC paid airfares, accommodation and meals where appropriate. The staff involved are not in a position to influence the Helicopter contract and attended as part of the States commitment to the Trust sponsorship arrangements. The cost covered two staff.$4,000.00Westpac Banking Corporation,