Senator James Paterson

Senator James Paterson

Senator for Victoria

Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Shadow Minister for Cyber Security Shadow Cabinet Secretary

Liberal Party of Australia

Total Interests: 38

Latest alteration: Travel or hospitality - 19/03/24

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 1/01/70 and alterations since then.  

This statement contains interests declared as being held on 1/01/70 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.

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

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1. Shareholdings

Shareholdings - 3 records

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

DateRepPersonName of company
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfNIL
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent 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
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfNIL
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent 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
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfNIL
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent 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
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMornington Peninsula, VictoriaInvestment property
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfKingston, ACTResidential
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

4. Directorships

Directorships - 3 records

Registered directorships of companies

DateRepPersonName of companyActivities of company
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfNIL
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

5. Partnerships

Partnerships - 3 records

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

DateRepPersonNameNature of interestsActivities
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfNIL
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

6. Liabilities

Liabilities - 4 records

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

DateRepPersonLiabilityCreditor
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfCredit Card Commonwealth Bank
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMortgage on investment propertyPLAN Australia
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

7. Bonds

Bonds - 3 records

Bonds, debentures and like investments

DateRepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is held
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfNIL
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

8. Savings or investment accounts

Savings - 3 records

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

DateRepPersonName of bank/institution
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfCommonwealth Bank
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partner
-Paterson, JamesDependent 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
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfSuperannuation account, Australian Super
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

10. Other income

Other income - 3 records

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

DateRepPersonNature of income
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfRental income, investment property
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

11. Gifts

Gifts - 3 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
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfContinuing complementary Foxtel subscription, electorate office
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

12. Travel or hospitality

Travel or hospitality - 19 records

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

DateRepPersonDetails of travel/hospitality
19/03/2024Paterson, JamesSelfReturn flights, accommodation and hospitality to visit Israel, 8-13 March, courtesy Australia-Israel Jewish Affairs Council
23/02/2024Paterson, JamesSelfGrant to fund participation in the Munich Security Conference, including return flights, accommodation and incidentals, 15-18 February, Munich, Germany, courtesy Schmidt Futures
18/01/2024Paterson, JamesSelfOne ticket and hospitality to night four of the Australian Open, 17 January 2024, courtesy Arnold Bloch Leibler
18/01/2024Paterson, JamesSelfOne ticket and hospitality to day two of the Boxing Day Test, 27 December 2023, courtesy Cricket Australia
12/12/2023Paterson, JamesSelfCourse fees, accommodation and return flights to participate in the Senior Executives in National and International Security at Harvard Kennedy School, Boston, 3-8 December 2023, courtesy of the McKinnon Institute for Political Leadership.
06/11/2023Paterson, JamesSelfReturn flights, accommodation and hospitality to participate in the Alliance for Responsible Citizenship (ARC) conference in London, 29 October - 2 November, courtesy ARC
30/05/2023Paterson, JamesSelfFlights and accommodation for Munich Leaders Meeting, Tokyo, 13-18 May, courtesy Michael Tamvakologos
07/04/2023Paterson, JamesSelfFlights, accommodation and transfers to participate in a bipartisan AUKUS defence industry delegation to Washington D.C. and New York, 28 March to 4 April, courtesy Pyne and Partners
03/03/2023Paterson, JamesSelfReturn flights, transfers, accomodation and hospitality to participate in the International Strategy Forum, California, 12-16 February 2023, courtesy Schmidt Futures
02/02/2023Paterson, JamesSelfReturn flights, accomodation, transfers and hospitality for two people to participate in the SR Nathan Exchange Fellowship to Singapore, 16-21 January, courtesy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
30/11/2022Paterson, JamesSelfReturn flights to Washington D.C. to participate in the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China conference and other meetings, September 10-18, courtesy IPAC (reimbursement received 30 November).
14/11/2022Paterson, JamesSelfTwo tickets and hospitality at Stakes Day, 5 November 2022, courtesy Pernod Ricard Australia
26/10/2022Paterson, JamesSelfReturn flight to Honolulu for the Australian American Leadership Dialogue, 11-16 October, courtesy Hawaiian Airlines
26/09/2022Paterson, JamesSelfTwo tickets to the Press Gallery Mid-Winter Ball, Parliament House Canberra, 7 September 2022, courtesy PayPal
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfAdvanced Political Leadership Program Residential Retreat including accommodation and hospitality, Pokolbin NSW, 17- 22 July, Courtesy McKinnon Institute
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMembership of Virgin's The Club
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMembership of Qantas Chairman's Lounge
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

13. Office holder or donor

Office holder or donor - 5 records

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

DateRepPersonName of organisation
02/11/2023Paterson, JamesSelfJoined the Advisory Council of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue University (non-remunerated)
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfAustralian Co-Chair, Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfLiberal Party of Australia, Victorian Division
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

14. Other Interests

Other Interests - 12 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
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Menzies Institute
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Samuel Griffith Society
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Royal Overseas League (Victorian Branch)
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfPolicy holder, Commonwealth Insurance
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Athenaem Club
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Richmond Football Club
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Menzies Research Centre
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Centre for Independent Studies
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfMember, Institute of Public Affairs
23/08/2022Paterson, JamesSelfPolicy holder, HCF Health Insurance
-Paterson, JamesSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Paterson, JamesDependent childrenRestricted information

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