Register of gifts and benefits our staff received

We maintain a list of gifts and benefits accepted by staff in the course of their duties.

We manage gifts and benefits in line with:

Staff don’t accept gifts or benefits where they could present a conflict of interest. Our staff must act impartially at all times.

The list shows accepted gifts and benefits with a value of over $100. We update this list quarterly.

Gifts and benefits from 1 July to 30 September 2020

Our staff accepted no relevant gifts or benefits in this quarter. We’ll update the list next on 31 December 2020.

Gifts and benefits from 1 April to 30 June 2020

Date received Giver Receiver Gift or benefit Occasion Estimated value
25/03/2020 Customer of a local café National Manager, Zone South Queensland Coffee Community recognition during peak period for pandemic. Estimated value represents total coffee gifted to agency customers and staff present in the service centre. $200.00
1/04/2020 Domino’s National Manager, Zone South Queensland 10 pizza vouchers Community recognition during peak period for pandemic. Shared amongst whole office. $250.00
17/04/2020 Anonymous member of public National Manager, Zone Western Australia Food, assorted snacks Community recognition during peak period for pandemic. Perishable items shared amongst staff of $71.20 in value. Non-perishable items donated to 2 local charities. $220.00
15/04/2020 Anonymous member of public Director, Region 4 Zone Western Australia Food, assorted snacks Community recognition during peak period for pandemic. Perishable items shared amongst staff of $33.20 in value. Non-perishable items donated to 2 local charities. $180.00
21/04/2020 Local café National Manager, Zone Western Australia Coffee vouchers Community recognition during peak period for pandemic. Shared amongst whole office. $150.00

Gifts and benefits from 1 January to 31 March 2020

Our staff accepted no relevant gifts or benefits in this quarter. We’ll update the list next on 30 June 2020.

Gifts and benefits from 18 October to 31 December 2019

Date received Giver Receiver Gift or benefit Occasion Estimated value
30/12/2019 Customer Service Officer,
Zone North West Victoria
cosmetic items Gift from customer in thanks for support during difficult time. Gift given to 3 separate staff members. Accepted to avoid offence. Acceptance under review. Gifts donated. $140.00
20/12/2019 Knight Frank Corporate Support Officer,
Zone Northern Queensland
Fruit cake Christmas gift from building owner. Gift shared amongst staff occupying three floors. $150.00
11/11/2019 FST Media National Manager,
Deduction and Confirmation Branch
Ticket to conference Email sent through mailing list. Attendance was part of an individual’s development, and there was also a benefit for Services Australia. Subsequently, we reimbursed the conference organiser for the full value of the gift. $324.00
30/10/2019 FST Media National Manager,
Online Services Branch
Dinner Offered to SES attendees. Attendance was part of an individual’s development and of networking benefit. Subsequently, we reimbursed the conference organiser for the full value of the gift. $130.00
28/10/2019 Customer Social Worker,
Social Work Services Branch
1 item of clothing,
1 cosmetic item
Gift from customer in thanks for support during difficult time. Accepted to avoid offence. Staff member donated the gift in November and no longer works for Services Australia. $119.00

Page last updated: 28 September 2020