Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy

The CSV Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy outlines CSV's expectations for the appropriate management of offers of, and the provision of, gifts, benefits and hospitality.

The policy applies to all CSV executive officers, staff, contractors and consultants where offers of gifts, benefits and hospitality are made by/to external parties such as service providers, contractors, consultants or court users.

CSV's Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy is published below.

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Register

The CSV register records all offers of gifts, benefits or hospitality valued at $50 or more, whether accepted or declined. It is intended to maintain high levels of integrity and public trust and support employees and CSV to avoid any actual, potential or perceived impropriety and conflicts of interest.

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Register 2020/21

Date offered Offered to Offered by Summary description Estimated value Decision 
01/10/2020  CSV CEO Consulting Firm Appreciation Gift $120 Accetped
17/12/2020 CSV CEO Consulting Firm Appreciation Gift $200 Accepted. Retained
04/02/2021  Judicial Information Officer, Judicial College Software Provider Free Trail of Software $10,000-$15,000  Declined
21/04/2021 Judicial Wellbeing Advisor, Judicial College of Victoria Human Rights Law Centre Appreciation Gift (Book Voucher) for participation in Wellbeing Presentation.  $50 Accepted.  Donated to College Social Club
21/04/2021 Judicial Wellbeing Advisor, Judicial College of Victoria Human Rights Law Centre Appreciation Gift (Book Voucher) for participation in Wellbeing Presentation. $50 Accepted.  Donated to College Social Club

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Register 2019/20

Date offered Offered to Offered by Summary description Estimated value Decision 
16/07/2019 Executive Director People & Culture, CSV Human Synergistics Annual Conference celebration Lunch Unknown Declined
23/07/2019 Senior Criminal Division Lawyer & Project Manager Criminal Division Reform, County Court Melbourne Law School Participation in 'Beyond Law School' Panel Series (Leather Compendium) $50 Accepted. Retained
12/08/2019 CEO, Judicial College Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education This offer was extended as part of the Victorian Premier's Stakeholder Engagement Program. Invitation to attend Australia Boomers v USA Dream team Basketball Game (x2 tickets) $150 - $500 Accepted
13/08/2019 Strategic Advisor and Manager, CSV Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill Conference venue Complementary dinner for two with matching wines $250 Declined
22/08/2019 CEO, VCAT Transearch Hospitality. Invitation to discuss key initiatives being undertaken by the City of Melbourne. Approached as Senior women in the Victorian Public Sector $50 Accepted
04/12/2019 People Management, VCAT Australian College of Applied  Psychology Appreciation gift. Keep cup and stationery $50 Accepted
04/12/2019 Facilities, VCAT Alliance Relocations Appreciation Gift. Gourmet artisan cheeseboard $100 Declined
19/12/2019 Director, Finance, VCAT Transearch Seasons Greetings (Box of Biscuits) $50 Accepted. Shared with Staff.
27/02/2020 Chief Corporate Officer, Finance and Governance, CSV KPMG Invitation to seminar $50 Accepted

 

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Register 2018/19

Date offered Offered to Offered by Summary description Estimated value Decision 
19/04/2018 Principal Consultant, Safety & Wellbeing Public Sector Leaders Series Luncheon Public Sector Leaders Series Luncheon $70 Accepted
04/08/2018 Neighbourhood Justice Centre Unknown Thank you card with cash enclosed $200 Accepted because donor was unable to be identified and donated to the Collingwood All Stars Program (CASP). 
23/08/2018 Manager, Court Security Unit Seton Australia Google Home Mini $139 Declined
06/09/2018 Chair, Audit and Risk Portfolio Committee Deloitte Invitation to "It's happening, Victoria" with hospitality $70 Accepted
24/09/2018 Chair, Audit and Risk Portfolio Committee PwC Invitation to "Public Sector Audit Committee Roundtable" on "The Auditor General's Perspectives on Key Themes in Public Sector Accounting" with hospitality $70 Accepted
13/10/2018 Chair, Audit and Risk Portfolio Committee Deloitte Invitation to "Deloitte Financial Reporting Update" with hospitality $30 Accepted
16/10/2018 Director, People and Culture Moray and Agnew Luncheon on gender pay equality $99 Accepted
04/12/2018 Supreme Court of Victoria Archives and Records RMIT Christmas hamper $50 Accepted

The CSV Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy and the CSV Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Register are published in accordance with the minimum accountabilities applying to all public sector organisations.

For further information, click here to go to the Victorian Public Sector Commission's website.

This page was last updated: Friday 2 July 2021 - 10:30am