Senator Eric Abetz

Senator Eric Abetz

Senator for Tasmania

Chair of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation CommitteeDeputy Chair of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References CommitteeDeputy Chair of Standing Committee of Privileges

Liberal Party of Australia


Total Interests: 32

Latest alteration: Office holder or donor - 23/12/21

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 26/07/19 and alterations since then. More info

This statement contains interests declared as being held on 26/07/19 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.

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

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1. Shareholdings

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

RepPersonName of companyDate
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

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
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

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
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

3. Real Estate

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

RepPersonLocationPurposeDate
Eric AbetzSelfBlackmans Bay - TASResidential26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfGriffith - TASResidential26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

4. Directorships

Registered directorships of companies

RepPersonName of companyActivities of companyDate
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

5. Partnerships

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

RepPersonNameNature of interestsActivitiesDate
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

6. Liabilities

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

RepPersonLiabilityCreditorDate
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

7. Bonds

Bonds, debentures and like investments

RepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is heldDate
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

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
Eric AbetzSelfBank of Us26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfBank of Us26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfBank of Us26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfANZ26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfBank of Us26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfBT Panorama Investments5/12/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partner
Eric AbetzDependent 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
Eric AbetzSelfLife Insurance26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfSuperannuation↳ Transfer of superannuation to BT 5/12/1926/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

10. Other income

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

RepPersonNature of incomeDate
Eric AbetzSelfNIL26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

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
Eric AbetzSelfFoxtel/Austar connection at Electorate Office26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

12. Travel or hospitality

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

RepPersonDetails of travel/hospitalityDate
Eric AbetzSelfAll previously declared26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfVisit to Taiwan 25-30 August 2019 hosted by Taipei Economic & Cultural Office.6/09/19
Eric AbetzSelfVisit to Israel 7-14 December 2019 hosted by the Australia-Israel Jewish Affairs Council.17/12/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

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
Eric AbetzSelfOffice Holder - Australian Monarchist League26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Christian Reformed Church of Kingston26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Acholi Resilience26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Auorora Disability Services / The Tasmanian Association of People with Disabilities and Their Advocates Inc.26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Bible League26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Bible Society26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Liberal Party of Australia (Tasmanian Division)26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Leprosy Mission26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Taroona High School26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Pathways Tasmania26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Foundation Membership Kingborough Tigers Football Club26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Ultra106Five26/07/19
Eric AbetzSelfMember - Cricket Tasmania7/09/20
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Menzies Research Centre7/09/20
Eric AbetzSelfDonor - Vietnam Veterans' Association7/09/20
Eric AbetzSelfJireh House5/02/21
Eric AbetzSelfSt Mary's Cathedral Restoration Appeal5/02/21
Eric AbetzSelfDonation to Hobart Champions League23/12/21
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions

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
Eric AbetzSelfRun "Flavours of Tasmania" Showcase at Parliament House with corporate sponsorship from Woolworths and TG Endeavour26/07/19
Eric AbetzSpouse/partnerNot known due to Senate restrictions
Eric AbetzDependent childrenNot known due to Senate restrictions