Gifts or benefits received

The following gifts or benefits with a value of $100 or greater were received in the course of duties performed by the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, Senior Executive Officers and staff of the Australian Building and Construction Commission.

For the reporting period 18 October 2019 to 30 September 2021.

Commissioner

Date received Date recorded

Gift item/benefit/
service

Received by Presented by (giver’s name, organisation/ country) Occasion Estimated value in $AUD1
1/10/2021 17/09/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Steve McBurney Virgin Airlines Offered as a result of COVID-19 $125
13/07/2021 13/07/2021 Complimentary extension of Chairman's lounge membership Steve McBurney Qantas Offered as a result of COVID-19 n/a3
01/04/2021 29/06/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Steve McBurney Virgin Airlines Offered as a result of COVID-19 $125
04/07/2021 29/02/2021 Complimentary extension of Chairman's lounge membership Steve McBurney Qantas Offered as a result of COVID-19 n/a3
04/11/2019  21/01/2020  Complimentary airline lounge membership Steve McBurney Virgin Airlines    Offered as result of frequent travel $250
01/06/2018 21/01/2020 Complimentary Chairman's lounge membership Steve McBurney Qantas Offered as result of position n/a3

Deputy Commissioners and Senior Executives

Date received Date recorded Gift item/benefit/service Received by Presented by (giver’s name, organisation/ country) Occasion Estimated value in $AUD1
01/07/2021 29/06/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Cliff Pettit Qantas Offered as a result of COVID-19 $324
01/07/2021 29/06/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Murray Gregor Qantas Offered as a result of COVID-19 $324
04/05/2021 04/05/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Cliff Pettit Virgin Airlines Offered as a result of COVID-19 $125
01/04/2021 29/06/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Janine Drennan Qantas Offered as a result of COVID-19 $162
01/04/2021 29/06/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Jill Jepson Qantas Offered as a result of COVID-19 $162
01/04/2021 29/06/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Jill Jepson Virgin Airlines Offered as a result of COVID-19 $125
23/09/2020 24/09/2020 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Matt Kelleher Qantas Offered as result of COVID-19 $324
23/09/2020 24/09/2020 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Jill Jepson Qantas Offered as result of COVID-19 $162
23/09/2020 24/09/2020 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership Janine Drennan Qantas Offered as result of COVID-19 $324
31/07/2020 19/08/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Matt Kelleher Virgin Airlines Offered as result of COVID-19 $250
30/06/2020 19/08/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Cliff Pettit Virgin Airlines Offered as result of COVID-19 $250
30/08/2020 19/08/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Cliff Pettit Qantas Offered as result of frequent travel $324
30/06/2020 16/09/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Murray Gregor Qantas Offered as result of frequent travel $324
30/08/2019 06/01/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Matt Kelleher Virgin Airlines Offered as result of frequent travel $250
31/07/2019 06/01/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Cliff Pettit Virgin Airlines Offered as result of frequent travel $250
30/06/2019 06/01/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Cliff Pettit Qantas Offered as result of frequent travel $324
30/06/2019 24/01/2020 Complimentary airline lounge membership Murray Gregor Qantas Offered as result of frequent travel $324

Other staff

Date received Date recorded Gift item/benefit/service Received by2 Presented by (giver’s name, organisation/ country) Occasion Estimated value in $AUD1
27/08/2021 27/08/2021 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership   Qantas Offered as result of COVID-19 $189 
19/03/2021 31/03/2021 Complimentary legal CPD sessions   LegalWise Attendance at Legal CPD Day by 1 staff $405
11/03/2021 31/03/2021 Complimentary legal CPD sessions   K & L Gates Attendance at Legal CPD Day by 4 staff $480
13/09/2020 24/09/2020 Complimentary period of extension of airline lounge membership   Qantas Offered as result of COVID-19 $324
16/06/2020 16/06/2020 Received an exam voucher to undertake a Microsoft Azure certification exam    Microsoft Azure Attended a free online presentation to learn about Microsoft Azure (cloud computing) $145

1 Estimated value in $AUD (wholesale value in country of origin or current market value in Australia)
2 Other staff are not named for privacy
3 Not able to estimate cost