Ted O'Brien MP

Ted O'Brien MP

Member for Fairfax, Queensland

Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy

Liberal National Party of Queensland

Total Interests: 62

Latest alteration: Travel or hospitality - 21/12/23

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 11/04/22 and alterations since then.  

This statement contains interests declared as at the dissolution of the previous parliament on 11/04/22 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.

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Breach: O'Brien failed to declare shareholdings in ten companies in previous parliaments, including Fortescue Metals Group, Newcrest Mining, Tabcorp, The Star Entertainment Group, One Market, Super Retail Rep, Suncorp, Telstra, Fox Corp, and Walt Disney Co.

1. Shareholdings

Shareholdings - 20 records

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

DateRepPersonName of company
21/11/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerFindi (FND)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfThe Lottery Corporation (TLC)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfEndeavour Group Limited (ASX:EDV)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfFox Corporation (NASDAQ: FOX)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfThe Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNews Corporation (ASX:NWS)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfWoolworths Group Limited (ASX:WOW)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfTelstra Group Limited (ASX:TLS)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfTabcorp Holdings Ltd (TAH)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfSuncorp Group Limited (ASX:SUN)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfSuper Retail Group Limited (ASX:SUL)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfRio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfOne Market (delisted)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNewmont Corporation (ASX:NEM)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfJB Hi-Fi Ltd (JBH)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfFortescue Ltd (ASX:FMG)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfAurizon Holdings Limited (ASX:AZJ)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfANZ Group Holdings Limited (ASX:ANZ)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

2. Family and business trusts

Family and business trusts - 4 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
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerStore Invest Enhanced Income Fund No 1Investment vehicle for self storage propertiesYes
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerMXT (Metrics) Master Income TrustUnitholding in Australian based alternative asset managerYes
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

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
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

3. Real Estate

Real Estate - 6 records

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

DateRepPersonLocationPurpose
21/11/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCanberra, ACT Second residence
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCanberra, ACT Second residence (sitting weeks and during other Parliamentary duty)↳ Converted to investment. 21/11/22
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfBuderim QLD Primary residence
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerMorayfield, QLD Investment (part interest)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerBuderim QLD Private Residence
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

4. Directorships

Directorships - 3 records

Registered directorships of companies

DateRepPersonName of companyActivities of company
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfGeneration Innovation Not for Profit assisting young Australians (unpaid)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerGeneration Innovation Not for Profit assisting young Australians (unpaid)
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

5. Partnerships

Partnerships - 3 records

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

DateRepPersonNameNature of interestsActivities
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

6. Liabilities

Liabilities - 5 records

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

DateRepPersonLiabilityCreditor
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfHome loan (joint) against Canberra propertyCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfHome loan (joint) against Buderim property CBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerHome loan (joint) against Canberra propertyCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerHome loan (joint) against Buderim propertyCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

7. Bonds

Bonds - 3 records

Bonds, debentures and like investments

DateRepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is held
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

8. Savings or investment accounts

Savings - 20 records

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

DateRepPersonName of bank/institution
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfAustralian Super
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerUni Super
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerOrd Minnett Multi-Asset High Growth Portfolio
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerCBA
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenQHAL - VANECK QUAL HEDGED ETF UNITS
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNDQ - BETASHARESNASDAQ100 ETF UNITS
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenMVA - VANECK PROPERTY ETF UNITS
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenMNRS - BETA GLOBAL GOLD ETF UNITS
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenCRED - BETAAUSCORPBONDETF ETF UNITS
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenASIA - BETA ASIATECH TIGERS ETF UNITS
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenOrd Minnett Australian Core Equities Portfolio
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenOrd Minnett Australian Emerging Companies portfolio
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenCBA

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
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfCar
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerCar
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

10. Other income

Other income - 3 records

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

DateRepPersonNature of income
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

11. Gifts

Gifts - 5 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
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfAustralian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) TV Subscription in Electorate Office
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfVirgin VIP Club Membership
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfQantas Chairman's Lounge Membership
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

12. Travel or hospitality

Travel or hospitality - 7 records

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

DateRepPersonDetails of travel/hospitality
21/12/2023O'Brien, TedSelfTravel - attendance at COP28, including flights, accommodation, - transfers, conference registration and events provided by Coalition for - Conservation held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: expenses spread - between 5 Dec - 13 Dec 2023.
16/11/2023O'Brien, TedSelfTravel – attendance at the Alliance for Responsible Citizenship including flights, accommodation, transfers, conference registration and events provided by “Alliance for Responsible Citizenship” held in the United Kingdom: expenses spread between 27 Oct – 5 Nov 2023
17/02/2023O'Brien, TedSelfContribution of $5000 towards accommodation and domestic flights for study tour to the USA and Canada (23 Jan - 9 Feb 2023) - provided by Coalition for Conservation
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfTravel - flights, ground transfers, meals and accommodation provided by "China Matters" for a study tour to China: 23-29 Sept 2019
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfTravel - flights, ground transfers, meals and accommodation provided by "the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)" for a study tour to Taiwan: 29 October - 1 November 2019.
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

13. Memberships

Memberships - 3 records

Membership of any organisation where a conflict of interest with a member's or senator's public duties could foreseeably arise or be seen to arise

DateRepPersonName of organisation
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfQueensland Club
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

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
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSelfNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedSpouse/partnerNil
11/04/2022O'Brien, TedDependent childrenNil

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