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Gifts and benefits register

In accordance with best practice guidance received by the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC), all Commonwealth agency heads are required to publicly disclose accepted gifts and benefits valued at over $100 (ex GST) on their departmental or agency website on a quarterly basis.
 
The register below lists all gifts and benefits valued at more than $100 (ex GST) that have been received by AUSTRAC personnel since the guidance took effect (18 October 2019).
 
This register is updated quarterly.

Gifts and benefits register - last updated 30 June 2022
Date received Date recorded Gift item/benefit service Received by Presented by Occasion Action taken

Estimated value in $AUD (ex GST)

25 Oct 2019 30 Oct 2019 Condolence card and cash gift International Technical Assistance and Training Team Financial Analysis and Supervision Unit, Papua New Guinea Condolence card and gift on death of a relative Monetary gift donated to charity $631.54
11 Dec 2019 12 Dec 2019 4 x 5kg boxes of fresh cherries AUSTRAC Property, Security & International Deployment Section Zenith Base Building, Chatswood End of year gift by property manager to all tenants in the building Placed in kitchen area for staff afternoon tea $236.00
17 Dec 2019 17 Dec 2019 Food hamper AUSTRAC Property, Security, & International Deployment Section Collins Square Building Management End of year gift by property manager to all tenants in the building Placed in kitchen area for staff afternoon tea $136.00
19 Feb 2020 21 Feb 2020 Ongoing National Press Club membership CEO National Press Club Membership fees waived following speaking engagement Retained $148.50 p/a
24 Mar 2020 24 Mar 2020 4 x Large Packages of Easter Eggs - 1 basket per AUSTRAC occupied floor AUSTRAC Property, Security & International Deployment Section Zenith Base Building, Chatswood Easter gift by property manager to all tenants in the building 1 basket placed in kitchen on each floor (4 floors) for staff afternoon tea $185.40
8 Dec 2020 8 Dec 2020 7kgs of fresh cherries AUSTRAC Property, Security & International Deployment Section Zenith Base Building, Chatswood Christmas gift by property manager to all tenants in the building 1 basket placed in kitchen on each floor (4 floors) for staff afternoon tea $240.00
30 Mar 2021 30 Mar 2021 4 x Large Packages of Easter Eggs - 1 basket per AUSTRAC occupied floor 

AUSTRAC Property, Security & International Deployment Section

Zenith Base Building, Chatswood Easter gift by property manager to all tenants in the building 1 basket placed in kitchen on each floor (4 floors) for staff afternoon tea $160.00
8 Dec 2021 8 Dec 2021 6kg of fresh cherries AUSTRAC Property, Security & International Deployment Section Zenith Base Building, Chatswood Christmas gift by property manager to all tenants in the building 1 basket placed in kitchen on each floor (4 floors) for staff afternoon tea $210.00
3 Feb 2022 4 Feb 2022 Lunch and Wine at a French restaurant Intelligence Operations Cambodian Financial Intelligence Unit Lunch provided by the Cambodian FIU when hosting AUSTRAC staff Meal was eaten. $120.00
8 Apr 2022  12 Apr 2022 4 x Large Packages of Easter Eggs - 1 basket per AUSTRAC occupied floor  AUSTRAC Property, Security & International Deployment Section Zenith Base Building, Chatswood Easter gift by property manager to all tenants in the building 1 basket placed in kitchen on each floor (4 floors) for staff afternoon tea $200.00
27 Apr 2022 29 Apr 2022 Lunch, Kaya Butter, Business Card Holder Intelligence Operations Suspicions Transaction Reports Team, Singaporean Police Work lunch and meeting with colleagues from STRO when in Singapore. Meal eaten, Kaya Butter destroyed by Customs, Business Card Holder retained. $100.00
4 May 2022 5 May 2022 Lunch, Plaque, Shawl Intelligence Operations Cambodian Financial Intelligence Unit Team meeting between Cambodian FIU and AUSTRAC staff in Sydney Meal was eaten, other items were retained and displayed in the AUSTRAC office. $140.00
21 Jun 2022 22 Jun 2022 $500 Apple Gift Card Regulatory Operations Identitii Won in a raffle at a Conference Donated to the Social Club to be raffled off. $500.00