Council travel expenses 2009

Details of Brisbane City Council representatives’ travel expenses are available to the public.

Representative and travel date Occasion and travel details Expenses

Campbell Newman

Brisbane Lord Mayor

31 January - 11 February 2009

2009 Lord Mayoral Business Mission to the Middle East.

The Lord Mayor’s second official visit to the region, taking in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, Manama in Bahrain and Doha in Qatar, enabled delegates to assess opportunities, build economic ties, as well as strengthen friendships.

Brisbane also signed a Sister City agreement with Abu Dhabi during the mission.

The mission enhanced Brisbane's export market opportunities as outlined in the Brisbane Economic Development Plan 2006 - 2011.

Airfares: $6,670.70

Accommodation and meals: $5,893.38

Personal Allowance: $550

Travel Doctor: $55

Council allowance (including miscellaneous costs, train and taxi fares): $80.50

Other travel expenses:

Delegation attendance fees: $12,990.75

Transfer costs for delegation: $2,800

 

Ben Myers

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

31 January - 11 February 2009

2009 Lord Mayoral Business Mission to the Middle East

 

 

Airfares: $6,698.30

Accommodation and meals: $5,967.41

Personal Allowance: $550

Travel Doctor: $97.70

Council allowance (including miscellaneous costs, train and taxi fares): $50

Jenny Wong

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

27 January - 14 February 2009

2009 Lord Mayoral Business Mission to the Middle East

 

 

Airfares: $7,171.40

Accommodation and meals: $9,327.75

Personal Allowance: $850

Travel Doctor: $182.45

Council allowance (including miscellaneous costs, train and taxi fares): $255.40

Barry Broe

Divisional Manager Brisbane Infrastructure

1 - 20 February 2009

Marketing sounding trip for Northern Link, North America, Europe and Asia.

Objective was to secure active interest from at least one consortium in bidding of Northern Link in 2009.

Total cost: $23,050

Airfares: $13,494.89

Accommodation: $6,162.56

Advance: $900

Meals: $381.93

Personal Allowance: $360

Train and taxi fares: $285.89

Meeting room: $879.50

Other: $585.22 (miscellaneous costs)

 

Justin Bold

Principle

Finance and Strategy

1 - 20 February 2009

Marketing sounding trip for Northern Link, North America, Europe and Asia.

Objective was to secure active interest from at least one consortium in bidding of Northern Link in 2009.

Total cost: $22,353.27

Airfares: $13,682.10

Accommodation: $5,146.77

Advance: $900

Meals: $663.66

Personal Allowance: $360

Train and taxi fares: $1,058.82

Other: $541.92 (miscellaneous costs)

Barry Hancock

Director

International Business and Event Development

6 February - 18 March 2009

Planning and preparations for the 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea

 

Airfares: $4,560.80

Accommodation and meals: $5,060.45

Personal Allowance: $2,000

Travel Doctor: Nil

Train and taxi fares: $409.66

Council Allowance (Misc): $1,761.42

Jude Munro

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

27 February - 3 March 2009

The Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee's Public-Private Provision of Infrastructure Business Mission led by Sir Rod Eddington

Total cost: $8,025.31

Airfares: $6,216.42

Accommodation: $1,443.03

(accommodation for 28 February paid for by Jude Munro)

Meals: $22.31

Personal allowance: $150

Taxi Fares: $90

Train to airport: $51.25

Bus to hotel: $52.30

Sherry Clarke

Manager Network Operations

Brisbane Transport

2 - 15 May 2009

Travel to Germany and Sweden to validate the integrity of the manufacture of compressed natural gas (CNG) and supply chain processes. This product is used by Council.

Airfares: $12,089.62

Accommodation: $2,263.63

Personal allowance: $600

Taxi expenses: $260.43

Other: $545.17 (miscellaneous costs)

Craig Whiteman

Fleet Manager

Brisbane Transport

2 - 15 May 2009

Travel to Germany and Sweden to validate the integrity of the manufacture of compressed natural gas (CNG) and supply chain processes. This product is used by Council.

Airfares: $12,089.62

Accommodation: $2,497.09

Personal allowance: $600

Other: $545.17 (miscellaneous costs)

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

8 May - 16 May 2009

Attendance at the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Conference and meetings of the IIA Professional Issues Committee. Also, met with the head of internal audit at Johannesburg City Council.

Total cost: $6,822.81

Airfares: $2,520

Accommodation: $1,153.71

Conference fees: $2,090

Meals: $358.55

Personal allowance: $400

Taxi Fares: $252.83

Telephone calls: $47.72

Barry Hancock

Director

International Business and Event Development

12 June - 3 July 2009

Planning and preparations for the 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea

Airfares: $4,556.90

Accommodation: $3,087.72

Personal Allowance: $1,050

Travel Doctor: Nil

Other: $1,007.60 (including meals, miscellaneous costs, train and taxi fares)

Cr Graham Quirk

Councillor

MacGregor Ward Office

14 - 21 July 2009

2009 Kaohsiung World Games and promotion of the 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Taiwan

 

Airfares: $3,899.82

Accommodation and meals: $903.18

Personal Allowance: $350

Travel Doctor: $88

Other: $129.60 (including miscellaneous costs, train and taxi fares)

Barry Hancock

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

7 August - 20 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

APCS secretariat undertook planning and preparation prior to arrival of the delegation in Korea.

Airfares: $4,480.22

Accommodation and meals: $8,775.28

Personal Allowance: $2,350

Other: $1,460.51 (miscellaneous costs)

 

Melanie Heugh

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

6 - 19 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

APCS secretariat undertook planning and preparation prior to arrival of the delegation in Korea.

Airfares: $4,097.16

Accommodation and meals: $2,122.06

Personal Allowance: $650

Travel Doctor: $575.10

Other: $30 (miscellaneous costs)

Whole of delegation travel related expenses: $793.17

Jenny Wong

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

6 - 23 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to China.

APCS Secretariat undertook planning and preparation prior to arrival of the delegation in Korea.

Airfares: $5,894.66

Accommodation and meals: $3,296.25

Personal Allowance: $850

Travel Doctor: $329.49

Other: $869.47 (miscellaneous costs)

Shane Hackett

Acting Branch Manager

Customer Services

7 - 11 September 2009

Invited to speak at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Customer Service Symposium.

Visit to Auckland City Council.

Total cost: $849.06

Accommodation: $230.40

Advance: $250

Meals: $193.22

Personal Allowance: $100

Taxi fares: $82.51

Other: $12.93 (miscellaneous costs)

John Cowie

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

13 - 23 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to China.

Airfares: $7,444.86

Accommodation and meals: $1,997.84

Personal Allowance: $500

Travel Doctor: $426.70

Other: $765.50 (miscellaneous costs)

Judy Liu

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

13 - 23 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to Taiwan.

Airfares: $6,594.66

Accommodation and meals: $1,437.81

Personal Allowance: $500

Travel Doctor: $329.70

Other: $865.44 (miscellaneous costs)

Pip Hold

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

13 - 23 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to Taiwan.

Airfares: $6,133.66

Accommodation and meals: $1,752.52

Personal Allowance: $500

Travel Doctor: $409.20

Cr Jane Prentice

Councillor - Walter Taylor Ward

13 - 24 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to China.

Airfares: $6,137.66

Accommodation and meals: $1,063.86

Personal Allowance: $500

Travel Doctor: $382.69

Other: $42.84 (miscellaneous costs)

Campbell Newman

Lord Mayor

13 - 24 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to Taiwan.

Airfares: $6,137.66

Accommodation and meals: $1,320.37

Personal Allowance: $500

Travel Doctor: $394.73

Other: $158.04 (miscellaneous costs)

Ben Myers

Office of the Lord Mayor and the Chief Executive Officer

13 - 24 September 2009

Lord Mayoral business mission attending 2009 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS), Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, and other Korean cities.

Followed by business mission to Taiwan.

Airfares: $6,137.66

Accommodation and meals: $1,097.59

Personal Allowance: $500

Travel Doctor: $472.45

Other: $204.43 (miscellaneous costs)

Arron Lee

Manager

City Waste Services

13 - 18 September 2009

UK Trade and Investment Trade Mission - Birmingham, England

 

Airfares: $7,797.66

Travel Allowance: $500

Personal Allowance: $350

All other expense meet by the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)

Cr Peter Matic

Councillor

Toowong Ward Office

3 - 10 October 2009

Represented the Lord Mayor at the World Urban Development Congress in Taiwan (Taipei). Purpose of the visit was to learn about innovative cities and policy for regional development

Airfares, accommodation and meals paid for by INTA 33rd World Development Congress

Personal Allowance: $350

Travel Doctor: $428.75

Other: $88.55 (miscellaneous costs)

Bob Gray

Chemist in Charge

Scientific Analytical Services

19 - 22 October 2009

Networking opportunity with Hill Laboratories and Watercare Services Laboratory, New Zealand

 

Airfares: $859.36

Personal Allowance: $200

Accommodation: $497

Meals: $151

Car Hire: $211.90

Telephone Calls: $4.25

Cameron Glassford

Senior Traffic Signals Officer

Transport & Traffic

31 October - 28 November 2009

This trip was part of the staff exchange program

Airfares: $684.36

Accommodation: NZ$2,772

Personal Allowance: $812

Ross Cope

City Planning and Sustainability Division

1 - 11 November 2009

Vancouver, Seattle and San Francisco

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) World Congress and North America Study Tour

Total cost: $11,560

Airfares: $2,680

Accommodation: $2,606

Conference fees: $1,000

Advance: $300

Personal Allowance: $700

Other: $4,274 (miscellaneous costs)

Andrew Chesterman

Executive Manager, Corporate Strategy

21 - 26 November 2009

Abu Dhabi outbound staff exchange, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Total Cost: $7,813.92

Airfares: $7,563.92

Personal Allowance: $250

 

Ian Maynard

Divisional Manager Corporate Services

21 - 26 November 2009

Abu Dhabi outbound staff exchange, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Total cost: $7,688.97

Airfares: $7,417.92

Personal Allowance: $250

Taxi fares: $21.05

 

Chief Internal Auditor

30 November - 4 December 2009

Attendance at the Institute of Internal Auditor Professional Issues Committee - Orlando, USA

Total cost: $4,127.19

Airfares: $3,285.32

Accommodation: $392.27

Personal Allowance: $300

Other: $149.60 (including miscellaneous costs, train and taxi fares)

Al Geyer

Chief Operating Officer

Brisbane Transport

1 - 6 December 2009

Attendance at the Leadership APTA Class of 2009-10 USA to engage in an intensive leadership program

 

Total cost: $6,567.84

Airfares: $4,735.06

Accommodation and meals: $1,140.78

Personal Allowance: $350

Advance: $200

Taxi fares: $142

 

21 October 2016