Council travel expenses 2006 | Brisbane City Council

Council travel expenses 2006

Brisbane City Council is making details of its representatives' travel expenses available to the public.

Representative and travel date Occasion and travel details Expenses

Ben Pritchard
Urban Renewal
 

Patty Hsiao
Lord Mayor's Office

1 - 8 December 2006

Taipai, Taiwan

2006 City Forum - Waterfront Eco-City.
Also attended meetings to scope business opportunities for Brisbane in Taiwan.

Ben Pritchard
Total cost: $1,926.60

Airfares: $818
Accommodation: $563
Personal allowance: $350
Council advance: $72
Travel doctor: $92.50
Taxi fares: $31.10

Airfares and accommodation subsidised by the Kaohsiung City Government

Patty Hsiao
Total cost: $4,882.26

Airfares: $3,340.80
Accommodation: $792
Personal allowance: $350
Council advance: $104
Travel doctor: $295.46

Chief Internal Auditor

Chief Executive's Office

27 November - 1 December 2006

Orlando, USA

Attendance at the Institute of Internal Auditors, Internal Auditing Standards Board mid-year meeting (leading the IT Control and Governance Taskforce).

Total cost: $3,584.16

Airfares: $2,133
Accommodation: $1,065.58
Personal allowance: $250
Car hire transfers: $77.95
Meals: $36.45
Phone: $21.18

Nelson Ross

City Policy and Strategy Division

9 - 16 November 2006

China

Annual General Assembly of Lighting Urban Community International Association.

To find out strategies and technologies to achieve a new image for The Valley Central and Chinatown.

Total cost: $8,267.99

Airfares: $6,292.10
Accommodation: $1,026.44
Meals: $175
Personal allowance: $350
Taxi fares: $165
Other: $259.45
 

Cr Ann Bennison

4 - 14 November 2006

Tokyo and Saitama City, Japan

Participation in the 2006 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) Fellowship Exchange Program, Oceania Delegation.  Note that CLAIR covered expenses associated with attendance, ie seminar registration, accommodation (excluding 2 nights), internal transport, most meals, insurance, etc.

Airfares: $5,930
Accommodation: $379.59
Meals: $155.08
Personal allowance: $600
Phone and internet: $133.74
Other: $115.35

 

Cr Kevin Bianchi

Ken Parker

23 - 29 September 2006

Kobe, Japan

This business mission focussed on renewing ties with our Sister City, Kobe and nurturing commercial linkages between Brisbane and the Kansai region.

Cr Kevin Bianchi
Airfares: $5,312.40
Accommodation: $475
Personal allowance: $350
Meals: $71
Telephone: $128.90
Taxis fares: $45.80
Travel doctor: $112.09
Phone calls: $127

Ken Parker
Airfares: $5,312.40
Accommodation: $475
Personal allowance: $350
Meals: $115
Phone: $128.90
Travel doctor: $123.54
Transport: $106

Liang Qiao

Brisbane Water

6 September - 3 October 2006

Beijing, China

Attend the 5th International Water Association - World Water Congress

Total: $2,117.18

Conference fees: $1,619.62
Personal allowance: $365
Taxi fares: $103.59
Phone calls: $16.70
Other: $12.27

Keith Barr

Brisbane Water

5 - 18 September 2006

Beijing, China

Attend the 5th International Water Association - World Water Congress

Total: $4,588

Airfares: $1,683
Accommodation: $798
Conference fees: $1,443
Meals: $101
Personal allowance: $400
Taxi fares: $163

John Jeffrey

Community Development Services

15 - 18 August 2006

Edinburgh, Scotland

Arts In Society Conference.

Presentation on Brisbane City Council's Cultural Connections in Libraries Project.

Total cost: $798.21

Airfares: Nil - employee holidaying in UK at time of conference
Accommodation: $398.21
Conference fees: Nil
Personal allowance: $200
Council advance: $200

Council advance and personal allowance used as follows:

Taxis: $118.17
Meals: $47.16
Train: $49.24
Bus: $7.38
Total: $221.95

Jim Reeves

Brisbane Water

12 - 16 August 2006

New Zealand

Water Services Association of Australia board meeting

Total cost: $2,214.97

Airfares: $765.18
Accommodation: $1,147.52
Meals: $54
Personal allowance: $200
Other: $48.27

Chief Internal Auditor

Chief Executive's Office

16 - 23 June 2006

Houston, USA

Institute of Internal Auditors Conference. Also attended meetings of the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards Board.

Total cost: $6,272.60

Airfares: $2,056.98
Accommodation: $1,693.34
Meals: $389.19
Conference fees: $1,580
Personal allowance: $350
Taxi: $135.13
Phone and internet: $67.96

Cr Helen Abrahams

10 - 11 June 2006

Narashino, Japan

Representation of Brisbane at the Yatsu Higata Day Ceremony and attendance at an associated environmental symposium on the conservation of wetlands and migratory shorebirds.  Note that Narashino City offered to cover expenses associated with local transport and most meals.

Airfares: $2,878
Accommodation: $600
Council Advance: $200
Meals: $62.24
Personal Allowance: $200

Ross Anderson

Brisbane CityWorks

7 - 11 June 2006

Auckland, New Zealand

Ingenium Conference 2006

Total cost: $2,805.42

Airfares: $651.00
Accommodation: $726.80
Conference fees: $1,080
Personal allowance: $200
Taxis: $43.12
Meals: $104.50

Andrea Tamas

Customer and Community Services

23 - 31 May 2006

Wellington, New Zealand

2006 Asia Pacific Events Booking Management Systems Conference

Total cost: $4,965.57

Airfares: $3,670.47
Accommodation: $500.63
Conference fees: $395
Personal allowance: $200
Meals: $81
Phone and internet: $118.47

Michael Byrne

Strategic Procurement

14 -17 May 2006

Seoul, Korea

Marcus Evans Enterprise Risk Management Conference (Keynote Speaker and Session Chair).

Total cost:   $5,059.26

Airfares:  $4,562.78
Personal allowance:  $150
Council advance: $158.48
Other expenses -
Hotel charges: $188
These costs were reimbursed to Council:
Airfares: $1,700

Terry Hogan

City Policy and Strategy

21 April - 5 May 2006

Washington, Florida, Louisiana, New Orleans, USA

To review the effects of Hurricane Katrina

Total cost: $19,883.07

Airfares: $11,652.69
Accommodation: $3,371.90
Meals: $2,164.78
Personal allowance: $600
Car hire: $443.39
Other: $1,650.31

Greg Scroope

City Policy and Strategy

21 April - 8 May 2006

Washington, Florida, Louisiana, New Orleans, USA

To review the effects of Hurricane Katrina

Total cost: $19,445.47

Airfares: $11,419.69
Accommodation: $5,595.87
Meals: $177.87
Personal allowance: $750
Advance: $251.83
Car hire: $983.47
Other: $266.74

Kenneth Deutscher

4 - 12 April 2006

Chengdu, Changchun, Beijing Pek

Transport Seminar

Opportunity to export transport services and technologies to China

Airfares: $4,561
Other airfares: $131.43
Accommodation: $739.65
Personal allowance: $450
 

Genevieve Searle

City Policy & Strategy Division

27 February -
5 March 2006

Portugal

OmSEA International Congress March 2006.

Genevieve co-presented a paper on Council’s Living City Program at the congress.

Total cost: $3,936.93   
Euro 276.32

Airfares: $2,983.69
Accommodation $353.24
Personal allowance: $400
Council advance: $200
Conference fees:
Euro 175.00
Taxis:    Euro 36.27
Meals:   Euro 65.05

Doug O’Brien

Brisbane CityWorks

22 February - 4 March 2006
 

Singapore, Hainan (China), Taipei, Seoul, Beijing

Asian Bitumen 2006 conference/study tour.

Total cost: $15,612.28

Airfares: $9,118
Accommodation: $3,499.84
Conference fees: $2,071.03
Personal allowance: $500
Taxis: $29.95
Meals: $66.76
Phone and internet: $30
Vaccinations: $118.20
Visa/photos $178.50 

Cr Graham Quirk

Cr Kevin Bianchi

Gordon Scott
Lord Mayor's Office

Ben Pritchard
City Policy & Strategy Division

9 - 12 February 2006
 

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Attended the 2006 International Summit for Waterfront Cities.

As sister city of Kaohsiung, Brisbane was officially invited to attend the 2006 International Summit for Waterfront Cities. Brisbane’s participation in the Summit served to strengthen the Sister City relationship with Kaohsiung and supported the growth and development of Brisbane’s international profile.
 

Cr Graham Quirk
Airfares, accommodation and meals paid for by Kaohsiung City Government
Personal Allowance: $200

Cr Kevin Bianchi
Airfares, accommodation and meals paid for by Kaohsiung City Government
Personal Allowance: $200

Gordon Scott
Airfares, accommodation and meals paid for by Kaohsiung City Government
Personal Allowance: $200

Ben Pritchard
Airfares: $3,080
Accommodation and meals paid for by Kaohsiung City Government
Personal Allowance: $200

 

21 October 2016