Brendan O'Connor MP

Brendan O'Connor MP

Member for Gorton, Victoria

Minister for Skills and Training

Australian Labor Party


Total Interests: 38

Latest alteration: Gifts - 30/01/23

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

This statement contains interests declared as at the dissolution of the previous parliament on 11/04/22 and, where applicable, 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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1. Shareholdings

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

RepPersonName of companyDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerSeven Creeks Equine Veterinary Clinic 11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent 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
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerSeven Creeks Equine Veterinary Clinic Trust in relation to equine veterinary clinic25 per cent11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

2. Family and business trusts

ii. in which the Member, spouse/partner, or dependent child is a trustee

RepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interestDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

3. Real Estate

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

RepPersonLocationPurposeDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfKeilor, VicResidential11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfLorne, VicHoliday House (occasional rental)11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfFitzroyInvestment 11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerEuroraFarm/Veterinary Clinic/Residence11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerLongwood Farm11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerCreightons CreekFarm11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

4. Directorships

Registered directorships of companies

RepPersonName of companyActivities of companyDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerSeven Creeks Equine Veterinary ClinicActivities include artificial breeding, embryo transfer and general veterinary work11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

5. Partnerships

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

RepPersonNameNature of interestsActivitiesDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

6. Liabilities

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

RepPersonLiabilityCreditorDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfMortgage on primary residence (Keilor)Commonwealth Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfMortgage on investment property (Lorne)Commonwealth Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfMortgage on investment property (Fitzroy)Commonwealth Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerMortgage on residence/business property (Euroa)National Australia Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerMortgage on farm (Creightons Creek) National Australia Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerMortgage on farm (Longwood)National Australia Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

7. Bonds

Bonds, debentures and like investments

RepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is heldDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent 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
Brendan O'ConnorSelfCommonwealth Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNational Australia Bank11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent children11/04/2022

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
Brendan O'ConnorSelfSuperannuation - Vision Super11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerSuperannuation (Australian Retirement Trust) 11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerFarm equipment (including Horses, Cattle, Cars)11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

10. Other income

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

RepPersonNature of incomeDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerSalary - Seven Creeks Equine Veterinary Clinic11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent 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
Brendan O'ConnorSelfQantas Lounge membership11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfFoxtel Supscription - Electorate Office - from Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfVirgin Lounge membership11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfAsahi Beverages Australia, 2 x 2022 AFL Grand Final tickets17/10/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelf2 x Tickets to a performance of Don Giovanni on January 5 2023 from Opera Australia17/01/2023
Brendan O'ConnorSelf2 x tickets to the Australian Open 2023 Men’s Final on Sunday 29th January, with dinner at Society, provided by Diageo Australia.30/01/2023
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

12. Travel or hospitality

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

RepPersonDetails of travel/hospitalityDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelf2 x Tickets to the 2022 Lexus Melbourne Cup from Lion09/11/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022

13. Memberships

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

RepPersonName of organisationDate
Brendan O'ConnorSelfAustralian Services Union11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfCeltic Club11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSelfAmnesty International11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerAustralian Veterinary Association11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerEquine Veterinarians Association11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerThe Australian Cattle Veterinarians Group11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerThe Australian Sheep, Camelid and Goats and Vet Group11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerAustralian Reproductions Veterinarians Group11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerAustralian Quarter Horse Association11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorSpouse/partnerNational Cutting Horse Association11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent 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
Brendan O'ConnorSelfNil11/04/2022
Brendan O'ConnorDependent childrenNil11/04/2022