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: 60

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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Problems: 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 in public and private companies, including any holding or subsidiary companies

RepPersonName of companyDate
Ted O'BrienSelfANZ11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfAurizon11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfFortescue Metals Group11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfJB Hi-Fi Ltd11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfNewcrest Mining11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfOne Market11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfRio Tinto11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfSuper Retail Rep Ltd11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfSuncorp11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfTabcorp Holdings Ltd11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfTelstra11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfWoolworths11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfNews Corp11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfWalt Disney Co11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfFox Corp11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfEndeavour Group11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfThe Lottery Corporation11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerFindi21/11/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

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
Ted O'BrienSelfNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerMXT (Metrics) Master Income TrustUnitholding in Australian based alternative asset managerYes11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerStore Invest Enhanced Income Fund No 1Investment vehicle for self storage propertiesYes11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

2. Family and business trusts

ii. in which someone is a trustee

RepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interestDate
Ted O'BrienSelfNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

3. Real Estate

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

RepPersonLocationPurposeDate
Ted O'BrienSelfBuderim QLD Primary residence11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfCanberra, ACT Second residence (sitting weeks and during other Parliamentary duty)↳ Converted to investment. 21/11/2211/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfCanberra, ACT Second residence21/11/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerBuderim QLD Private Residence11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerMorayfield, QLD Investment (part interest)11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

4. Directorships

Registered directorships of companies

RepPersonName of companyActivities of companyDate
Ted O'BrienSelfGeneration Innovation Not for Profit assisting young Australians (unpaid)11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerGeneration Innovation Not for Profit assisting young Australians (unpaid)11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

5. Partnerships

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

RepPersonNameNature of interestsActivitiesDate
Ted O'BrienSelfNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

6. Liabilities

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

RepPersonLiabilityCreditorDate
Ted O'BrienSelfHome loan (joint) against Buderim property CBA 11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfHome loan (joint) against Canberra propertyCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerHome loan (joint) against Buderim propertyCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerHome loan (joint) against Canberra propertyCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

7. Bonds

Bonds, debentures and like investments

RepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is heldDate
Ted O'BrienSelfNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

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
Ted O'BrienSelfCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfAustralian Super11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerOrd Minnett Multi-Asset High Growth Portfolio11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerUni Super11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenCBA11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenOrd Minnett Australian Emerging Companies portfolio11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenOrd Minnett Australian Core Equities Portfolio11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenASIA - BETA ASIATECH TIGERS ETF UNITS11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenCRED - BETAAUSCORPBONDETF ETF UNITS11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenMNRS - BETA GLOBAL GOLD ETF UNITS11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenMVA - VANECK PROPERTY ETF UNITS11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNDQ - BETASHARESNASDAQ100 ETF UNITS11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenQHAL - VANECK QUAL HEDGED ETF UNITS11/04/2022

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
Ted O'BrienSelfCar11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerCar11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

10. Other income

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

RepPersonNature of incomeDate
Ted O'BrienSelfNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

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
Ted O'BrienSelfQantas Chairman's Lounge Membership 11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfVirgin VIP Club Membership 11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfAustralian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) TV Subscription in Electorate Office11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

12. Travel or hospitality

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

RepPersonDetails of travel/hospitalityDate
Ted O'BrienSelfTravel - 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 2019.11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfTravel - flights, ground transfers, meals and accommodation provided by "China Matters" for a study tour to China: 23-29 Sept 201911/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSelfContribution of $5000 towards accommodation and domestic flights for study tour to the USA and Canada (23 Jan - 9 Feb 2023) - provided by Coalition for Conservation17/02/2023
Ted O'BrienSelfTravel – 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 202316/11/2023
Ted O'BrienSelfTravel - 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. 21/12/2023
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

13. Memberships

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

RepPersonName of organisationDate
Ted O'BrienSelfQueensland Club11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

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
Ted O'BrienSelfNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Ted O'BrienDependent childrenNil11/04/2022