Senator James Paterson

Senator James Paterson

Senator for Victoria

Shadow Minister for Cyber Security Shadow Minister for Countering Foreign Interference

Liberal Party of Australia


Total Interests: 27

Latest alteration: Travel or hospitality - 30/11/22

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 23/08/22 and alterations since then. More info

This statement contains interests declared as being held on 23/08/22 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.

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

Please note open politics has amended the wording and formatting of some MPs' and Senators' declared interests to improve readability or to correct mistakes. We recognise we may have made errors in transcribing interests, and recommend you verify the information below against the original statement. 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
James PatersonSelfNIL23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent 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
James PatersonSelfNIL23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

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
James PatersonSelfNIL23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

3. Real Estate

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

RepPersonLocationPurposeDate
James PatersonSelfKingston, ACTResidential23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMornington Peninsula, VictoriaInvestment property23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

4. Directorships

Registered directorships of companies

RepPersonName of companyActivities of companyDate
James PatersonSelfNIL23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

5. Partnerships

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

RepPersonNameNature of interestsActivitiesDate
James PatersonSelfNIL23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

6. Liabilities

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

RepPersonLiabilityCreditorDate
James PatersonSelfMortgage on investment propertyPLAN Australia23/08/22
James PatersonSelfCredit Card Commonwealth Bank23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

7. Bonds

Bonds, debentures and like investments

RepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is heldDate
James PatersonSelfNIL23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent 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
James PatersonSelfCommonwealth Bank23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partner 
James PatersonDependent 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
James PatersonSelfSuperannuation account, Australian Super23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

10. Other income

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

RepPersonNature of incomeDate
James PatersonSelfRental income, investment property23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent 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
James PatersonSelfContinuing complementary Foxtel subscription, electorate office23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information 

12. Travel or hospitality

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

RepPersonDetails of travel/hospitalityDate
James PatersonSelfMembership of Qantas Chairman's Lounge23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMembership of Virgin's The Club23/08/22
James PatersonSelfAdvanced Political Leadership Program Residential Retreat including accommodation and hospitality, Pokolbin NSW, 17- 22 July, Courtesy McKinnon Institute 23/08/22
James PatersonSelfTwo tickets to the Press Gallery Mid-Winter Ball, Parliament House Canberra, 7 September 2022, courtesy PayPal26/09/22
James PatersonSelfReturn flight to Honolulu for the Australian American Leadership Dialogue, 11-16 October, courtesy Hawaiian Airlines 26/10/22
James PatersonSelfTwo tickets and hospitality at Stakes Day, 5 November 2022, courtesy Pernod Ricard Australia14/11/22
James PatersonSelfReturn 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).30/11/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent 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
James PatersonSelfLiberal Party of Australia, Victorian Division23/08/22
James PatersonSelfAustralian Co-Chair, Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent 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
James PatersonSelfPolicy holder, HCF Health Insurance23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Institute of Public Affairs23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Centre for Independent Studies23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Menzies Research Centre23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Richmond Football Club23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Athenaem Club23/08/22
James PatersonSelfPolicy holder, Commonwealth Insurance23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Royal Overseas League (Victorian Branch)23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Samuel Griffith Society23/08/22
James PatersonSelfMember, Menzies Institute23/08/22
James PatersonSpouse/partnerRestricted information 
James PatersonDependent childrenRestricted information