Gifts and benefits register

Occasionally the university may be offered gifts or benefits from external bodies or individuals. This gifts and benefits register shows items valued at more than $100 that have been given and received by USQ and its employees.

Date given or received  Description of gift or benefit Value Donor Recipient Retained by Reasons for accepting or giving Accountable officer or supervisor
22 March Dinner, PwC’s Annual Chef’s Dinner $150  Pricewaterhouse Coopers Michael Thomas Employee  Complementary invitation to the PwC’s Annual Chef’s Dinner held within their office. Estimate value is approximate. Food and wine are included. Vice-Chancellor
4 April  Two tickets to the 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony $900  Optus Business Professor Mark Harvey  Employee  Invitation from Optus to attend Commonwealth Games.
Vice-Chancellor 
8 April Single ticket to the 2018 Commonwealth Games Swimming Finals on Day 4 $200  TAFE Queensland Michael Thomas Employee  TAFE Queensland is a training partner for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. TAFE Queensland Corporate Hospitality offered a complementary ticket to attend the Swimming Finals on Day 4. Vice-Chancellor 
21 April 2 x tickets to the Ipswich Festival - Jazz, Wine and Blues Corporate Lounge $100 Ipswich City Council Vice-Chancellor Employee Invitation from Mayor Andrew Antoniolli to attend the Ipswich Festival. Chancellor 
30 May Gift voucher $150 ALEA Darling Down Local Council Nathan Lowien Employee Teacher Professional Development presentation. Assoc Prof Angela Fitzgerald
25 July 2 x tickets to the Australian Ballet - Coppelia at Empire Theatre, Toowoomba $130 Qantas Vice-Chancellor Employee To attend the performance as the guest of Qantas. Chancellor
12 September Lunch at 2018 State of the State address, Brisbane $205 PricewaterhouseCoopers Michael Thomas Employee Guest at the PwC table attending the 2018 State of the State address. Food and wine are included. Vice-Chancellor
28 September 10 x Lost Trades Fair tickets $150 AirNorth Various - to be decided by VC (gift notification sent to Neil Durand) Employee Thank you for support over the last 12 months. Melanie Reimann
29 September  2 x tickets to the 2018 Brisbane Festival Sunsuper Riverfire $200 Qantas Vice-Chancellor Employee To attend the festival as the guest of Qantas Chancellor
Date given or received  Description of gift or benefit Value Donor Recipient Retained by Reasons for accepting or giving Accountable officer or supervisor
10 February Return flights to Melbourne  $1,988  AirNorth Wagners  Joanne Hancock, Sharon Verrall, Jodie Whitaker, Annette Kiekefett, Scott Nunn  Employees  Tour of Wellcamp and familiarisation tour of flight services offered  CFO 
05 April  Mont Blanc Meisterstuck Gold Trim Pen  $570  Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University  Mr John Dornbusch   Chancellor  Visit to campus, signed MOU and a Graduation Speaker  Vice-Chancellor 
14 September  Gift Certificate  $200  Stamford Plaza Hotel Group  Anika Ferreira  Employee  EAN Conference in Melbourne  Steve Ivey 
31 October  Villeroy & Boch Red & White Wine Glasses  $199.90  AEG Australia  Jodie Parke   Employee  Lucky Door Prize  Peter McLeod