Chief Executive Overseas Travel Disclosure

Overseas travel itineraries and expense receipts for the Defence SA Chief Executive from February 2016 to March 2017.

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Date of Travel

Number of Travellers 

Destinations

Reasons for Travel

Outcomes of Travel

Travel Itinerary

Total cost of travel excluding GST

Travel Receipts

Mar-16

1

USA: Detroit, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Newport News

Participate in trade mission to investigate Defence Industry opportunities, define SA Government support package for Land 400 and investigate and develop proposal for SEA 1000 combat system.  

Established dialogue with a number of companies in the defence sector in relation to supply chain opportunities for South Australian Companies

Itinerary 

$22,246

Receipts

Apr-16

1

France: Paris, Cherbourg, Brest

Accompany the Premier to engage with French submarine builder and Government in relation to supply chain opportunities for SA companies. 

Identified opportunities for broader French SA engagement beyond the defence sector. Established dialogue with French submarine design contractor at a Government to Government level and explored opportunities for supply chain participation for SA based contractors. 

Itinerary 

$12,190

Receipts

May-16

1

Indonesia: Jakarta, Bandung 

Participate in a trade mission to explore defence specific opportunities within the objectives set out in the South Australian Government's South East Asia strategy.

Established a network of contacts and meaningful dialogue on potential trade opportunities.

Itinerary 

$5,933

Receipts 

Jul-16

1

India: Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai

Participate in a trade mission to explore defence specific opportunities within the objectives set out in the South Australian Government's South East Asia strategy.

Established a network of contacts and meaningful dialogue on potential trade opportunities.

Itinerary 

$9,109

Receipts 

Oct-16

1

Europe: London, Paris, Cherbourg, Glasgow, Rome, Genoa, Madrid

Represent SA at the Euronaval maritime exhibition in Paris promoting SA companies with an emphasis on future maritime projects and associated supply chain opportunities.

Support MDI and SA companies in European Trade Mission with emphasis on the futrure frigate program and potential supply chain opportunities.

Established SA credentials with potential builders in the future OPV and frigate programs and explored supply chain opportunities for SA companies and other defence related projects.

Itinerary 

$12,477

 

$7,491

Receipts 

Mar-17

1

United Arab Emirates: Dubai

Participate in the Middle East and North Africa trade mission to explore defence specific opportunities with the objectives set out in the South Australian Government’s Defence State Strategy.

Established a network of contacts and meaningful dialogue on potential trade opportunities.

Itinerary 

$9,650

Receipts

**NOTE: some figures may contain estimates for accounts not yet received and may be adjusted at a later date