Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Register Registration Record

Registrant - Organisation
Business name Woodside Petroleum Limited
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Activity type Disbursement activity
Activity start date 10/12/2018
Activity end date
Activity description
 •	Woodside subscribes annually to political forum memberships in Australia. Specifically, Woodside maintains membership of the two major political party business forums in Australia, being the Federal Liberal Party Australian Business Network and the Australian Labour Party Federal Business Forum, at a cost of A$110,000 each per year. Woodside also makes political contributions on an ad hoc basis for participation in other state and federal political conferences and events, not exceeding a total of $60,000 annually. By way of example, Woodside contributed a total of A$59,800 towards participation in other state and federal political conferences and events in the 2016/17 financial year.
•	WPL is registering these activities on behalf of itself and its subsidiary entities and representatives who may from time to time engage in the activities on behalf of fellow joint venture participants who may be qualifying Foreign Principals under the Act.
Foreign Principal
Foreign principal type Foreign government related entity
Foreign principal commencement date 08/03/2019
Foreign principal cease date
Name of foreign principal PetroChina International Investment (Australia) Pty Ltd
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Description of the arrangement with the foreign principal
WPL subsidiary Woodside Browse Pty Ltd (WBPL) is a joint venture participant and operator of the Browse Joint Venture in Western Australia. Under the relevant joint venture arrangements, WBPL may from time to time undertake the registered activities on behalf of its fellow joint venture participants which include Petrochina.