Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Register

Department of Health

The register lists gifts, benefits and hospitality including the value for these that have been accepted by the Department of Health and their employees. This register is updated each quarter.

Date of receipt of offer

Description of Gift

Reason

Estimated /Actual Value

Provider of the Gift

25 January 2019

Gift voucher

Book gift voucher as a token of appreciation for the work undertaken as part of the AGREE II assessment on the Pregnancy Care Guidelines.

$100.00

Health Systems Policy & Primary Care

19 January 2019

Cash Donation

Thank you card and cash donation of $200 left in letter-box at Sorell station for caring for the community.

$200.00

Sorell Causeway Club

13 September 2018

ATMA Conference entry, accommodation and Airfares

Complimentary Australian Tactical Medical Association (ATMA) Conference Registration was provided by ATMA due to work by recipient on hostile events exercise Hartford and Guardian.

Airfares and accommodation provided by Australia New Zealand Counter Terrorism Committee (ANZCTC) via Tasmania Police due to involvement in exercise Hartford and Guardian.

$1,500.00

Tim Makrides Secretary, ATMA

30 August 2018

Gift Voucher

A gift voucher for three, one-hour coaching sessions with Tiffany Joy Baxter, a professional coach, consultant and facilitator.

The voucher has to be redeemed by November 2018. I won this voucher as a lucky door prize at the last session of the National Nursing Forum. The forum ran from 28-30 August inclusive and was held at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. I plan on giving this voucher to my manager, Anne Wells, ADON, TIPCU as she will get more professional benefit of the coaching sessions than I will.

$600.00

Australian College of Nursing (CAN)

12 July 2018

Business class flights

The Commonwealth Secretary for Health requested my attendance at meetings in Canberra with the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and the COAG Health Council Secretariat on 6 July 2018 to discuss the Review of the National Funded Centres Report.

The Commonwealth DoH requested I arrange business class flights as per COAG (illegible) policy through our travel provider, and the cost of flights would then be reimbursed by the COAG Health Secretariat. (A Debtor Invoice request form was completed and provided to Finance to reimburse the DoH the amount of $1,663.44).

$1,663.44

Barbara Levings, Manager COAG Health Council Secretariat

5 March 2018

Trip

Invited speaker at Dubai International Ambulance Conference.  Airfares and accommodation for speakers provided by Dubai Government.  Attend on annual leave.

$2,400.00

Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Dubai Government

January to March 2018
Various

Trip

TAPPC is funded as an NHMRC national research collaborative funded to identify new ways of understanding what works and what doesn't to prevent lifestyle-related chronic disease. Their work is co-produced by academic researchers, health system practitioners and policy makers from across Australia.  Tasmania has partnered on a number of research projects over the last few years.

$1,400.00

Dr Sonia Wutzke, Deputy Director Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

17 January 2018

Trip

Flights and accommodation costs to attend Stakeholder Workshop 2 - Compelling Case for Prevention with the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre.

$800.00

TAPPC, Sax Institute

28 November 2017

Invitation to attend CEDA State of the State Business Lunch

I was invited by Westpac when another attendee became unavailable. I would like to accept the offer from Westpac as I am interested in the presentation from the Premier. I do not have any direct influence on the banking contract as this is administered by the Department of Treasury and Finance. I am the main liaison point for DHHS with Westpac in regards to the services that they provide to the Department /THS. Darren is the Manager of the Tasmanian Client Service area of Westpac.

$155.00

Darren Backhouse, Relationship Manager Westpac

9 November 2017

State Business Lunch with Premier

CEDA State of the State Business Lunch with Premier. Table hosted by Westpac who are the Government's contracted Bank for Transactional Banking Revenue Collection and Corporate Card Services. DHHS are a key client of Westpac. Government's Client Manager.

$155.00

Darren Backhouse, Relationship Manager Westpac

14 October 2017

Ticket for an Awards Dinner

Ticket for Tasmanian Pharmacist Awards Dinner was offered to me as an LGH pharmacy employee (more senior staff were not able to attend).

$110.00

Rachel Blight on behalf of Symbion Pharmacy Services

12 September 2017

AFL Luncheon

Personal reason - will be using flex- leave (will not be paid by DHHS).

$150.00

James Johns Executive Director DJ Motors

12 September 2017

Flights/accommodation to attend the STEMI Experts Forum

Offered by Boehringer Ingelhem by way of an educational grant.

$700.00

Boehringer Ingelhem

23 August 2017

Flights/accommodation to attend the STEMI Experts Forum

Offered by Boehringer Ingelhem by way of an educational grant.

$700.00

Boehringer Ingelhem

19 July 2017

Invitation to the National Telestroke Working Group Forum

Involvement with the adoption of the Telestroke programme in Tasmania.

$829.00

Thrombolytics, Boehringer Ingelhem Pty Limited

18 - 20 May 2017

3-day registration to the National Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)

DAA is a professional body for Dietitians. Invited to speak at the National conference.

$880.00

DAA - Liz Kellet President

02 May 2017

Invitation to be Conference Chairperson and Senior Panellist at the Smarter Fleet Operations 2017.

Invitation from Ms Vanessa Jalleh, Senior Conference Producer to be Conference Chairperson and a Session Panellist at the smarter Fleet Operations 2017 in Sydney held 14-15 August 2017.

$3,750.00

Vanessa Jalleh, Senior Conference Producer Australia

April 2017

Flight and accommodation cost

Attend a workshop with the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre.

$800.00

TAPPC Sax Institute

20 February 2017

Attend WPC promotional activity in Sydney

The 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.

$4,000.00

Westpac Banking Corporation,

1 February 2017

Seminar in Sydney

Nil 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.

$2,198.90

Criterion Conferences

1 February 2017

Seminar in Sydney

Nil 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.

$2,198.90

Criterion Conferences


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