Review of ticket use for sponsored or financially supported events

17 February 2016

In 2015, the Public Sector Commission undertook a review of ticket use for sponsored or financially sponsored events.

The review arose from a request from the Premier to the Public Sector Commissioner in relation to answers provided to a series of parliamentary questions in April 2015 about the acquisition and provision by all public sector agencies of ticket and box access for sporting and cultural events.

The review found that while 20 per cent of total ticket use was reported as private use, generally the oversight applied by agencies in regard to sponsored and financially supported events was found to have improved significantly.

The Public Sector Commission considers that since the Healthway investigation report was tabled, government bodies are more mindful and conservative about the circumstances applying to sponsored or financially supported arrangements and the use of tickets pursuant to these arrangements.


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