Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Register Registration Record

Registrant - Individual
Full name Andrew Porter
Other names the registrant is or has been known by
Occupation Director
Activity type Parliamentary lobbying
Activity start date 06/04/2023
Activity end date
Activity description
 Providing government relations services to the Port of Brisbane including arranging meetings with federal members of Parliament and federal ministers.
Foreign Principal
Foreign principal type Foreign government related entity
Foreign principal commencement date 01/05/2023
Foreign principal cease date
Name of foreign principal Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd
Trading name
ABN 78 143 384 749
Foreign business registration number
Description of the arrangement with the foreign principal
Counsel House has been engaged on behalf of the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) to provide strategic advice and parliamentary lobbying in relation to the ordinary operations of the company. The Port is managed by PBPL under 99 year leases from the Queensland Government. PBPL is owned by the APH consortium, comprising four of the world’s largest and most experienced infrastructure investors, QIC Private Capital Pty Ltd on behalf of its managed funds and clients, IFM Investors, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (who manages several public and parapublic pension plans and insurance programs in Quebec) and Tawreed Investments Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which is owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi).