Senator Don Farrell

Senator Don Farrell

Senator for South Australia

Minister for Trade and Tourism Special Minister of State

Australian Labor Party

Total Interests: 78

Latest alteration: Travel or hospitality - 9/07/24

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 23/08/22 and alterations since then.  

This statement contains interests declared as being held on 23/08/22 and any alterations since then, including new interests and amendments and deletions to existing interests. The date of an alteration is when it was declared to the register, not when the change occurred.

Due to Senate restrictions the interests of senators' spouses/partners and dependent children are not publicly disclosable.

Open Politics has amended the wording and formatting of some MPs' and senators' declared interests to improve readability or to correct mistakes. To notify Open Politics of an error or omission, contact us.

1. Shareholdings

Shareholdings - 3 records

Shareholdings in public and private companies, including any holding or subsidiary companies

DateRepPersonName of company
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

2. Family and business trusts

Family and business trusts - 3 records

Family and business trusts and nominee companies

i. in which a beneficial interest is held

DateRepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interest
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

2. Family and business trusts

Family and business trusts - 3 records

ii. in which someone is a trustee

DateRepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interest
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

3. Real Estate

Real Estate - 4 records

Real estate, including the location (suburb or area only) and the purpose for which it is owned

DateRepPersonLocationPurpose
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSpring Farm, SA - joint with spouseHouse and vineyard
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfKingston, ACTResidential
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

4. Directorships

Directorships - 3 records

Registered directorships of companies

DateRepPersonName of companyActivities of company
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

5. Partnerships

Partnerships - 3 records

Partnerships, including the nature of the interests and activities of the partnership

DateRepPersonNameNature of interestsActivities
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfD. E Farrell & N Farrell Financial partner - Agreement reached for the sale of Red Bridge Wines (trading as Farrell Wines) and production. Wine production
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

6. Liabilities

Liabilities - 10 records

Liabilities, including the nature of the liability and the name of the creditor

DateRepPersonLiabilityCreditor
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfVehicle loan – Joint with spouseToyota Finance
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfVisaANZ
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfGo Mastercard Latitude
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfMastercard Westpac
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfMortgage on Spring Farm vineyard - Joint with spouseWestpac
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfVehicle loan – Joint with spouseToyota Finance
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfMorgage on Kingston residential property Westpac
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerMortgage on Spring Farm vineyard - Joint with spouseWestpac
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerVehicle loan – Joint with spouseToyota Finance
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

7. Bonds

Bonds - 3 records

Bonds, debentures and like investments

DateRepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is held
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

8. Savings or investment accounts

Savings - 4 records

Savings or investment accounts, including the nature of the account and the name of the bank or financial institution

DateRepPersonName of bank/institution
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNAB
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSt George Bank
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partner
-Farrell, DonDependent children

9. Other assets

Other assets - 3 records

The nature of any other assets (excluding household and personal effects) each valued at over $7,500

DateRepPersonNature of any other assets
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSuperannuation - CareSuper
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

10. Other income

Other income - 3 records

The nature of any other substantial sources of income (excluding official salary)

DateRepPersonNature of income
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

11. Gifts

Gifts - 28 records

Gifts of more than $750 from official sources (e.g. a foreign or domestic government, or officeholder in a government) or at more than $300 from non-official sources. Gifts from family or friends do not need to be declared unless a member or senator judges that it could create an appearance of a conflict of interest.

DateRepPersonDetails of gifts
16/04/2024Farrell, DonSelfTraditional portrait of Minister from the Minister of Industry and Trade, Vietnam
22/03/2024Farrell, DonSelfBook (A Bigger Picture) from the Hon Malcolm Turnbull AC
20/12/2023Farrell, DonSelfChristmas Hamper from High Commissioner of Malaysia to Australia
23/08/2023Farrell, DonSelfQatar Airways upgrade to business class on 27 July 2023
25/07/2023Farrell, DonSelfBox of UK products from the Government of the United Kingdom to celebrate the commencement of the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement
18/07/2023Farrell, DonSelfThe Gettysburg Address and Other Works book from Carrier Corporation (Australian Political Exchange Council – 36th Delegation from the United States of America).
18/07/2023Farrell, DonSelfOrnamental gavel from staff of Texas House of Representatives (Australian Political Exchange Council – 36th Delegation from the United States of America).
18/07/2023Farrell, DonSelfOne bottle of Yarra Yering Underhill Vintage 2021 from PitchPerfect Media.
05/07/2023Farrell, DonSelfNational Press Club guest speaker gift - membership of the National Press Club to June 2024 and one bottle of Lerida Estate Shiraz Viognier 2017.
15/06/2023Farrell, DonSelfPrancing horse statue from Wang Wentao, Minister for Commerce, People's Republic of China.
02/06/2023Farrell, DonSelfT’boli Prayer Bell from Secretary Alfredo Pascual of the Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines.
02/06/2023Farrell, DonSelfPicture frame from Senator Aquilino Martin “Koko” dela Llana Pimentel III of the Senate of the Philippines.
07/03/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 wine glasses, tin of biscuits, wine bottle opener, 3 bottles of Bott Freres (Pinot Gris Vendange, Gewurtztraminer reserve personnelle, Cuvee Nicole Cremant d'Alsace), Vin d'Alsace (Vin d'Honneur de la Ville de Riquewihr, Gewurztraminer 2019) and Champagne Deutz from the Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade, Economic Attractiveness and French Nationals Abroad, France – Gift surrendered.
07/03/2023Farrell, DonSelf1kg and 250g coffee from the Minister for International Trade and Investment, Papua New Guinea.
07/03/2023Farrell, DonSelfSet of 3 green polished brass and powder coated tea light candle holders from the Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Sweden.
07/03/2023Farrell, DonSelfSilver model boat in glass case from the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Indonesia.
07/03/2023Farrell, DonSelfMonopoly Board Game (Let’s Go Caravan and Camping Edition) from the Caravan Industry Association of Australia.
11/11/2022Farrell, DonSelfQantas Model Aircraft from Qantas Airways Limited
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfVirgin Australia Club membership [Beyond Lounge]
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfQantas Lounge membership [Chairman's Lounge]
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfFramed photo from the Australian Olympic Committee
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfBook and date syrup from the Embassy of Israel
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfMerino wool scarf and beanie from Australian Made Campaign
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfTraditional necklace from Samoa Minister for Natural Resources, Energy and Tourism
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfFoxtel Subscription (Office)
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfMusic box, snacks and cloth from the Minister for Trade, Republic of Indonesia
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

12. Travel or hospitality

Travel or hospitality - 27 records

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

DateRepPersonDetails of travel/hospitality
09/07/2024Farrell, DonSelf3 tickets to the Melbourne Premiere of Beauty and the Beast the Musical and hospitality at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne courtesy of The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand on 29 June 2024.
28/06/2024Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the 2024 Clare Valley Wine Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation on 24 May 2024 at O’Leary Walker Wines, Leasingham SA, courtesy of The Clare Valley Wine and Grape Association.
03/06/2024Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the Opening Night of TINA: The Tina Turner Musical and hospitality at the Festival Theatre, Adelaide courtesy of TEG DAINTY and Stage Entertainment on 30 April 2024.
07/05/2024Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the Opening Night of Elvis: A Musical Revolution and hospitality courtesy of the Adelaide Festival Centre on 3 April 2024.
22/03/2024Farrell, DonSelfTwo passes (including hospitality) to the Kangaroo Island Racing Carnival on 17 February 2024, Cygnet River, courtesy of Sealink.
09/02/2024Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets and hospitality to the Australian Open in Melbourne on 28 January 2024, courtesy of Tennis Australia.
09/02/2024Farrell, DonSelfTickets to the Australian Open in Melbourne on 27 January 2024, courtesy of Tennis Australia.
09/02/2024Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the Opening Night of Miss Saigon and hospitality courtesy of GWB Entertainment Group on 5 January 2024.
20/12/2023Farrell, DonSelfHospitality for two at the Grange/Yattarna Growers Luncheon at The Grange Cottage on 8 December 2023
10/11/2023Farrell, DonSelf3 tickets to Swan Lake and hospitality at the Festival Theatre in Adelaide, courtesy of The Australian Ballet on 7 October 2023.
26/10/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the 2023 Drinkwise North Melbourne Grand Final Breakfast on Saturday 30 September 2023 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, courtesy of the North Melbourne Football Club
26/10/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets and hospitality to the 2023 AFL Grand Final on Saturday 30 September 2023 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, courtesy of Endeavour Group
29/09/2023Farrell, DonSelfVirgin Australia Airlines upgrade to business class on 26 August 2023
09/08/2023Farrell, DonSelfTwo tickets and hospitality to Wimbledon in London on 5 July 2023, courtesy of the Lawn Tennis Association
18/07/2023Farrell, DonSelfTwo tickets to the Midwinter Ball at Parliament House courtesy of News Corp on 21 June 2023
29/06/2023Farrell, DonSelfIPEF Ministers meeting held at Major League Baseball Game in Detroit courtesy of the Government of the United States of America on 26 May 2023.
02/06/2023Farrell, DonSelfTwo tickets to Adelaide v Collingwood match and hospitality at Adelaide Oval on Sunday 30 April 2023, courtesy of the SANFL.
06/03/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the Visy Food & Beverage Manufacturing Dinner on 11 February 2023 at Crown Towers, Sydney, courtesy of Visy.
06/03/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 return ferry tickets, 2 coach tickets and 2 passes (including hospitality) to the Kangaroo Island Racing Carnival on 18 February 2023, Cygnet River, courtesy of Sealink.
13/02/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets and hospitality to the Australian Open in Melbourne on 27 January 2023, courtesy of Qantas Airways Limited and Emirates Airlines.
09/02/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets and hospitality to the Australian Open in Melbourne on 29 January 2023, courtesy of Tennis Australia
08/02/2023Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to La Boheme and hospitality at the Sydney Opera House, courtesy of Opera Australia on 12 January 2023
08/12/2022Farrell, DonSelf2 tickets to the United Ukrainian Ballet’s Swan Lake and hospitality courtesy of Adelaide Festival Centre on 11 November 2022.
11/11/2022Farrell, DonSelfHospitality for two courtesy of Victoria Race Club and Tabcorp at Melbourne Cup, Melbourne on 1 November 2022.
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfNil
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

13. Office holder or donor

Office holder or donor - 14 records

Being an office holder of or financial contributor donating $300 or more in any single calendar year to any organisation

DateRepPersonName of organisation
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfHutt Street Centre
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfPilgrim 100
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfTrees for Life
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfShop, Distributive & Allied Employees' Association Life Member
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfAdelaide Football Club Ambassador
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfJesuit Mission
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfWest Adelaide Football Club
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfRotary Club of Clare Inc
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSouth Australian Ice Sports Federation
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSt Vincent de Paul
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSouth Australian Cricket Club
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfAustralian Labor Party
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

14. Other Interests

Other Interests - 3 records

Any other interests where a conflict of interest with a member's or senator's public duties could foreseeably arise or be seen to arise

DateRepPersonNature of interests
23/08/2022Farrell, DonSelfSpouse employed part time for Federal Labor MP
-Farrell, DonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Farrell, DonDependent childrenRestricted information

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