Chief Opposition Whip
Chief Opposition Whip in the House of Representatives ($48,590)
|Owns a property in Canberra and claims parliamentary travel allowance||Yes|
|Amount claimed in 2019||$2,592.00|
From 7 January 2019 - 16 January 2019 I was part of a delegation to Kuwait and Palestine. The delegation to Kuwait and Palestine was hosted by the Kuwait Parliament and Palestinian Authority. All airfares were provided by the Kuwait Parliament, as was accommodation and meals during our stay in Kuwait. All other accommodation and meals, during our stay in Jordan and Palestine, including ground travel, was provided by the Palestinian Authority
From 29 October 2018 to 31 October 2018, at the invitation of Parliamentarians for Global Action, I travelled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to address a Regional Parliamentary Seminar: Standing Against Death Penalty in Asia.
The cost of the return economy airfares to Kuala Lumpur, as well as accommodation, were met by Parliamentarians for Global Action. The majority of meals were also provided at no cost.
From 7 October 2018 - 13 October 2018, at the invitation of Br Armin, De La Salle University, I travelled to Manila, Philippines to address law students on the issue of human rights violations.
The cost of the return airfares to Manila were met by me, however, all meals and accommodation, at the Brothers' quarters in De La Salle University, were provided at no cost
I recently travelled to Turkey from 20 April 2018 to 4 May 2018 to participate in a program arranged by the Australian Turkish Advocacy Alliance. I was also part of the Australian delegation at the Anzac Day ceremonies at Gallipoli.
Together with an Officer of the Australian Embassy, I met with representatives of the UNHCR, as well as the leadership of various churches and service providers associated with the provision of humanitarian relief for displaced people as a consequence of the Middle East crisis.
My travel and accommodation was provided by the Islamic Council of Halal Meats Australia