Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Former Senator for NSW 2005-2022

Liberal Party of Australia


Total Interests: 100

Latest alteration: Memberships - 25/03/21

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 25/07/19 and alterations since then. More info

This statement contains interests declared as at the date of their election to parliament 25/07/19 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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Previous disclosures: 46th Parliament

1. Shareholdings

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

RepPersonName of companyDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfShares in NIB Holdings Ltd.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfDavid Jones shares acquired in takeover and fully paid out on 1/8/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNIL25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNIL25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

3. Real Estate

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

RepPersonLocationPurposeDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNewport, NSWHome25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNeutral Bay, NSWInvestment25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUmbria, ItalyInvestment25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

4. Directorships

Registered directorships of companies

RepPersonName of companyActivities of companyDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNIL25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

5. Partnerships

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

RepPersonNameNature of interestsActivitiesDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfC. Fierravanti-Wells & J.W. WellsFamily PartnershipPrimary production (vines & olives)25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

6. Liabilities

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

RepPersonLiabilityCreditorDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMortgage (Neutral Bay Property)↳ Deleted from register 22/04/20Westpac25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMortgage (Italy Property)↳ Deleted from register 19/02/21Westpac25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfRedraw Facility Westpac19/02/2021
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

7. Bonds

Bonds, debentures and like investments

RepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is heldDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNIL25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfWestpac25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMonte dei Paschi di Siena25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partner[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent children[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfSuperannuation - CSS25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfSuperannuation - First Super 25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfSuperannuation - Agest25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

10. Other income

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

RepPersonNature of incomeDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfIncome from investment properties.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfHalf share in the distribution of the estate of my mother, Antonia Fierravanti.24/11/2020
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf10 small gifts from special Broadcasting Service given to me at the time of the launch of SBS radio's second frequency to Wollongong on 18/3/2006 (value $49).25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfComplimentary Annual Pass to Taronga and Western Plains Zoo for the following periods: 30/6/2005 to 30/6/2006 and from 30/6/2006 to 30/12/200725/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfI travelled to Italy on Approved study leave in January 2009 and subsequently produced a 620 page report entitled from the farm to the wardrobe...a snapshot of the Australian wool industry, August 2009. The report was also tabled as a report to the Senate. During my study leave trip, I was given the following gifts: Roll of fine wool fabric (4 x 1.4 metres) from Lanifico Cerruti; Roll of fine wool fabric (3 x 1.4 metres) and 4 woolen travel pouches from Vitale Barberis Canonico; Large fine woolen shawl and seamless knitwear samples courtesy of Santoni Seamlesswear and Knitting Machines. Samples were given to a textile and fashion industry representative but I retained the shawl.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfSwarovski Crystal paper weight given to me as gift from the Austrian Club given at their 50th Anniversary Dinner.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf4 x $20 vouchers from QANTAS for use in retail outlets at terminals where QANTAS operates. Received 15/11/2012.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf36 bottles of Outback Jack - Classic Dry Red donated on 10/7/2013 for fundraising dinner by Frank Moschella, Ferndale Gardens.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf1 Bottle Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne received from Asciano Ltd on 24/10/2013.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfArtwork from Multicultural Development Association received 7/11/2013. Artwork gifted by a local artist while visiting Access Community Services on 7/11/2013.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfI won a Samsung Galaxy S5 16 GB Smartphone in a raffle at the Italian National Ball organised by Co.As.lt on 16/5/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPersonalised hi-vis Australia for Coal mining shirt from the Minerals Council of Australia.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReceived Backpack bed from Swags for Homeless (cost value of $84.70) on 29/11/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfGiven 2 x umbrellas from Marco Polo, Unanderra Care Services (Valued at $60) on 5/1/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReceived Apple TV from CEO, Velocity Frequent Flyer on 5/1/2015. (Value: $109).25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf1 x complimentary book voucher from Federation Press given to me on 24/7/2015 following address to Australian Institute of Administrative Law Conference on 24/7/2015.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPearl pendant presented by Governor of Ha'apei (Tonga), Mo'ale Finau on 22/9/2016. (Value: $100).25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReceived hamper of Australian goods ( wine and food) from Andrew Parker, Qantas for 96th anniversary of Qantas. (Valued less than $100) on 28/11/2016.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfBook: Republic of San Marino Travel Diary, presented by Dr Nicola Renzi, Minister for Foreign & Political Affairs. (Value: AUD $50) on 19/01/201725/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfGold coin of the Republic of San Marino, presented by Dr Nicola Renzi, Minister for Foreign & Political Affairs. (Value: AUD $90) on 19/01/201725/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPashmina presented by Hon Dr Prakash Shran Mahat, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nepal after Minister Fierravanti-Wells departure to the Australian UN Mission under cover of the letter of 28/2/2017. (Value: AUD $203)25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfHandcrafted linen handtowel presented by FM Dacic & City Manager Vesi, Belgrade on 2/3/2017. (Value: AUD $74).25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPure silk carpet presented by Mr Khanlar Fatiyev, Chair, Australian - Azerbaijan Parliamentary Friendship Group during Minister's visit to Azerbaijan on 11/06/2017. (Value: AUD $1,876). The value of the carpet exceeded the allowable gift limit. I paid AUD$1,238.60 to the Collector of Public Monies on 1/11/2017 and retained the carpet.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPPS Club membership including membership card, luggage tags, PPS club membership guide and SGD$280 of PPS Club vouchers as a gift from Singapore Airlines. Total package sent with an estimated value SGD$300 or equivalent to AUD$298.41 and notified on 29/3/2018.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPre-publication copy of Dr David Kemp's 'The land of dreams' Gift of Menzies research centre. (estimated value AUD $59.95) and notified on 25/10/2018.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf1 x Nick Spencer Gundagai 2017 Red Blend donated by Australian Association of Christian Schools, to the value of AUD $30 on 5/12/201825/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMatrix Power bank donated by Australian Automobile Association valued at AUD $16.00 notified on 12/4/2019.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPPS Club membership including membership card luggage tags, PPS club membership guide and SGD$280 of PPS Club vouchers as a gift from Singapore Airlines. Total Total package sent with an estimated value SGD$300 or equivalent AUD$316 and notified on 12/6/2019.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf10/12/2019 Received 6 bottles of Waverley Estate wines. Total value of $278 AUD (per prices on Waverley Estate website and wine searcher website)23/12/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReceived Mont Blanc pen from Wollongong Coal Ltd on 4/2/2021 ($665 per Mont Blanc website)12/02/2021
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

12. Travel or hospitality

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

RepPersonDetails of travel/hospitalityDate
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMembership of Qantas Chairmans Lounge since 6/6/2005.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfTrip to Israel in July 2005 sponsored by the Australia-Israel & Jewish Affairs Council covering business class travel, accomodation and hospitality. Return trip from Israel was via Italy (only travel component sponsored). Upgrade to first- class on Rome-Hong Kong sector.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from business to first-class EK419 Sydney-Bangkok (18/9/2005) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from business to first-class EK96 Rome-Dubai (30/9/2005) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from business to first-class EK418 Dubai-Sydney via Bangkok (1/10/2005) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfAttendance by myself and my husband at the Sydney Institute Annual Dinner and lecture as guests of AMP on 5/4/2006.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from economy to business class QF188 Hong Kong-Sydney (17/11/2006) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfAttendance by myself and my husband at the Spettacolare Dinner with Sophia Loren on 3/6/2007 as guests of the Italian Australian Film Festival.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from economy to business class QF187 Sydney - Hong Kong 2/10/2007- self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from economy to business class QF187 Sydney - hong Kong (25/12/2007) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfAttendance by myself and my husband at the 15th Freshest Ball for the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute on 3/5/2008 as guests of the Riccio Family.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from economy to business class QF187 Sydney - Hong Kong (2/10/2008) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from economy to business class QF188 Hong Kong-Sydney (11/8/2008) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfSince October 2010, I have stayed at the Hotel Windsor in Melbourne on various occasions. On a few of these occasions, I have received an upgrade from a standard room.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from business to first class QF2 Bangkok-Sydney (14/1/2011) - self funded trip.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfTickets to the Chairmans Club of WIN Stadium Wollongong for the official opening of the Western Grandstand held during the St George Illawarra Dragons v Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs NRL game on 15/6/2012.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf4 tickets to NBL basketball game at Wollongong Entertainment Centre organised by Mr Arun Jagatramka from Gujarat NRE on 31/3/2013.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMembership of Virgin Airlines, Velocity Frequent Flyer, The Club since 26/3/2013.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfAttendance by myself and my husband on a tour and cocktail function aboard the Queen Mary 2 on 14/3/2014 as guests of Carnival Australia, NSW Business Chamber and the Tourism and Transport Forum.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf2 tickets from NSW Netball to attend Netball Harmony Day match between NSW Swifts and Qld Firebirds on 23/3/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelf2 tickets from AFL for my husband and I to attend Harmony Day game at Etihad Stadium on 21/3/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfGuest of SBS at the 2014 Sydney Institute Annual Dinner Lecture on 28/4/2014.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReceived a ticket to attend Sydney institute Dinner on 27/4/2015 as guest of Weber Shandwick (Valued $286).25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from economy class to business class on a privately funded trip on Emirates flight EK413 from Auckland to Sydney on 29/3/2015.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfGiven 4 tickets to the Australian Ballet for 26/5/2015 provided by the office of the Attorney General and Minister for the Arts (valued at approx. $600). I and 3 members of staff attended. At that time, I had become Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General and Minister for the Arts.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReceived 2 complimentary tickets to the National Gallery of Victoria on 1/8/2015 following official opening on 30/7/2015 of masterpieces from the Hermitage exhibition where I was representing the Attorney General and Minister for the Arts (valued at approx $52).25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUpgrade from business class to first class on Emirates flight EK413 from Sydney to Dubai on 30/04/201625/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfReturn Flights on the US Embassy C-12 from Manila to Cotabato on 2/5/2018, courtesy of the US embassy. Pilot Commander Brian Clark, Naval Attache, Co-Pilot Major Tim Rolling, Assistant Air Attache and Master Sergeant Brian Roberts, Aviation Mission Technician, flew the plane. Commander Clark and Major Rolling attended official meetings on the ground in Cotabato with Minister Fierravanti-Wells, H.E. Ms Ambassador Amanda Gorely (Australian Ambassador to the Philippines), Ms Elle Pendrick (Advisor to the Minister for international Development and the Pacific), Mr Jeremy Bruer (Assistant Secretary South East Asia Maritime Branch, DFAT), Ms Clare Duffield (Councellor, Political& Public Affairs, DFAT) and Mr Sam Guest (AFP Close Personal Protection Officer). Total cost of full services approximately AUD $17,55725/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfFather Chris Riley Youth off the Street25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfGO Fund Charity25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfRed Cross25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfRooty Hill High School25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfKidzwish25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfDay of Difference25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfAnzac Centenary Public Fund25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfLiberal Party of Australia (NSW Division)25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfUnit Support Committee - TS Albatross25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfItSoWel25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfFather Atanasio Gonelli Charitable Fund25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfNational Party of Australia25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfDonation to Father Atanasio Gonelli Charitable Fund 1/3/2020 AUD$100023/03/2020
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfTeam Rubicon Australia 10/3/2020 AUD$1500 Donation01/04/2020
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfDonation to Father Atanasio Gonelli Charitable Fund 7/3/2021 AUD$2,00025/03/2021
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]

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
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfHonorary membership of Club Marconi since 1 May 2005.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPatron of HANDITAL NSW (Association of Italian Families and Friends of people with a Disability) since 28/4/2005.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfJoined the board of Father Chris Riley's Youth off the Streets in 2000 and became chairman in 2002. I resigned in 2004 before becoming a Senator.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPatron of the NSW Justices Association, Wollongong Branch since 5/8/2011.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPatron of Arthritis NSW. Wollongong Chapter.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMember, Royal Motor Yacht Club, Broken Bay.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfCheque to Fr Chris Riley's Youth off the Streets dated 13/4/2006 for badges distributed to Members and Senators.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfDonation of a prize in-kind accommodation for a GO Fund Charity Dinner on 23/11/2006. Prize not claimed.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfRaffle prize won at the Garvan Institute Gala Fundraising Dinner on 14/5/2011 for 3 nights accommodation for two people on Hayman Island. Trip not used within the year and returned to organisers on 17/4/2012.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfBook and complimentary voucher to lunch or dinner at Beppi's Restaurant won in raffle at the Italian National Ball on 17/5/2013. Expired and not redeemed.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMy brother, Canio Fierravanti was appointed manager, Government Relations for the University of Wollongong in 1999. In January 2013, he became Director Government Relations heading up the University's Government Relations Unit, reporting to Vice Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfIn 2013, my step-daughter, Amelia Bowen worked for Medibrands (part of IPG Group). Then the Benevolent Society and then in 2015 for a period with Australian Radio Network as a payroll manager.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfPatron of Surf Life Saving Illawarra.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfAs of 24/06/2019 my step-daughter Amelia Bowen started a new position at SBS, Artarmon, as a Payroll Team Leader.25/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSelfMy mother is in full time care in a Commonwealth subsidised aged care facility. My father was also in care, but passed away on 21/4/201525/07/2019
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]
Concetta Fierravanti-WellsDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions[Not declared]