Senator Matthew Canavan

Senator Matthew Canavan

Senator for Queensland

Deputy Leader of the Nationals in the Senate

The Nationals


Total Interests: 20

Latest alteration: Travel or hospitality - 9/11/23

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 18/08/22 and alterations since then.  

This statement contains interests declared as being held on 18/08/22 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.

Unfortunately, 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 us of a mistake or oversight, email sean@openpolitics.au.

1. Shareholdings

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

RepPersonName of companyDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

2. Family and business trusts

Family and business trusts and nominee companies

i. in which a beneficial interest is held

RepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interestDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

2. Family and business trusts

ii. in which someone is a trustee

RepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interestDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

3. Real Estate

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

RepPersonLocationPurposeDate
Matthew CanavanSelfYeppoon, QLD Principal place of residence18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMacquarie, ACT ↳ Deleted from register 18/01/23Residence18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

4. Directorships

Registered directorships of companies

RepPersonName of companyActivities of companyDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

5. Partnerships

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

RepPersonNameNature of interestsActivitiesDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

6. Liabilities

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

RepPersonLiabilityCreditorDate
Matthew CanavanSelfMortgage on principal place of residence Commonwealth Bank18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMortgage on residence ↳ Deleted from register 18/01/23Commonwealth Bank18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

7. Bonds

Bonds, debentures and like investments

RepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is heldDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

8. Savings or investment accounts

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

RepPersonName of bank/institutionDate
Matthew CanavanSelfCommonwealth Bank18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partner-
Matthew CanavanDependent children-

9. Other assets

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

RepPersonNature of any other assetsDate
Matthew CanavanSelfPublic Sector Superannuation Scheme18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfAustralian Super18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfSmartMonday PRIME TESF18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

10. Other income

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

RepPersonNature of incomeDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNil18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

11. Gifts

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.

RepPersonDetails of giftsDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfDecorative glass plate and box of green tea received as a gift from Mr Elliott Charng, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Australia05/06/2023
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

12. Travel or hospitality

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

RepPersonDetails of travel/hospitalityDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfA variety of seafood and alcoholic beverages supplied for the Annual Nationals Seafood BBQ luncheon held at Parliament House, Canberra on 22 November 2022 Seafood supplied by: Sydney Fish Market, Koorana Crocodile Farm, Australian Ocean King Prawn Company, Urangan Fisheries Beverages supplied by Retail Guild of Australia Inc19/12/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMotorsport Australia provided two tickets to the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne on 2 April 2023 28/04/2023
Matthew CanavanSelfCricket Australia provided three (3) general admission tickets and one (1) ticket to its corporate hospitality suite for Day 3 (Friday, 30 June 2023) of the Men’s Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Lord’s Cricket Ground.28/07/2023
Matthew CanavanSelfFootball Australia provided 5 general admission tickets to the Women's World Cup game between England and Haiti in Brisbane on 22 July 202323/08/2023
Matthew CanavanSelfQantas has provided membership of its Chairman's Lounge 23/08/2023
Matthew CanavanSelfVirgin Australia has provided membership of its Beyond Lounge23/08/2023
Matthew CanavanSelfThe Alliance for Responsible Citizenship provided economy class airfares from Brisbane to London and return, accommodation, conference fees, meals (including official dinners) and ground transport from accommodation to London airport, to support attendance at the ARC Conference between October 30 and November 1 202309/11/2023
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

13. Office holder or donor

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

RepPersonName of organisationDate
Matthew CanavanSelfPrivate donations - Campion College18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-

14. Other Interests

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

RepPersonNature of interestsDate
Matthew CanavanSelfNIL18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMember of Liberal National Party (LNP) Queensland18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMember of Institute of Public Affairs (IPA)18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMember of Cherish Life (Qld)18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMember - Australian Parliament Sports Club18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSelfMember - Parliamentary Branch, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 18/08/2022
Matthew CanavanSpouse/partnerRestricted information-
Matthew CanavanDependent childrenRestricted information-