Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Register Registration Record

Registrant - Individual
Full name Ian Noel Melrose
Other names the registrant is or has been known by
Occupation Clerical
Activity type General political lobbying
Activity start date 01/08/2004
Activity end date 05/09/2023
Activity description
 General political lobbying in relation to international maritime boundaries and the dispute over oil and gas reserves between Australia and Timor-Leste, activities which align with the activities of the foreign principal and the causes it promotes.
Foreign Principal
Foreign principal type Foreign political organisation
Foreign principal commencement date 05/08/2020
Foreign principal cease date 05/09/2023
Name of foreign principal MKOTT
Description of the arrangement with the foreign principal
MKOTT is a grassroots civil society group, also called the Movement Against the Occupation of the Timor Sea. 
No formal membership, directorship, managerial or employment relationships held. Occasional small donations made and occasional offers of assistance or direction given to MKOTT on an unpaid/voluntary basis.