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Question Without Notice No. 172 asked in the Legislative Council on 14 June 2017 by Hon Jim Chown

Minister responding: Hon A. MacTiernan
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on

MINISTER FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT — ENERGY MADE CLEAN
172. Hon JIM CHOWN to the Minister for Regional Development:
(1) Over what period was the minister a director of Energy Made Clean?
      (2) Has the minister ever had shares or other financial interests in Energy Made Clean, Carnegie Clean Energy or Carnegie Wave Energy?
(3) If yes to (2), what was the name or the name of the entity that the shares were held in?
(4) If yes to (2), what was the value of the shares or financial interests?
(5) If yes to (2), have all the shares or financial interests been divested, and when?
      (6) Does the minister retain any share or financial interests in Energy Made Clean, Carnegie Clean Energy or Carnegie Wave Energy?
      (7) If yes to (6), what are the remaining financial interests, number of shares and the total current market value?
Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
      I thank the member for the question.
      (1)–(7) During the interregnum of my various parliamentary careers, I worked in the private sector and followed my passion for renewable energy. Yes, it is true that from 10 May —
      Several members interjected.
      The PRESIDENT: Order! You have asked the question. Let the minister respond.
Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN: It was from May 2011 and I resigned on 4 July 2013. I had some shares in Energy Made Clean that I had acquired instead of remuneration for the work that I did for the company. The shares were held in my name. Immediately after I was offered a ministerial position by Premier McGowan, I donated all my shareholdings to charity and, for the member's information, that charity was Leprosy Mission Australia.