This section covers the rules you'll need to consider as you initiate a new procurement.
What values underpin the Rules?
Principles and the Government Charter
Explains how agencies must adhere to the five Principles of Government Procurement and the Government Procurement Charter.
Explains how agencies must safeguard the integrity of their procurement procedures.
Non-discrimination and offsets
Explains why you can’t have offsets in the procurement process and defines some ways in which agencies must not discriminate against suppliers.
Protection of supplier information
Explains how agencies must protect suppliers' confidential or commercially sensitive information.
Who do the Rules apply to?
Who the Rules apply to
Explains which agencies and organisations are required to adhere to the Rules.
When the Rules apply - goods or services or refurbishment works
Defines which goods, services and refurbishment works must adhere to the Rules.
When the Rules apply - new construction works
Defines which new construction works must adhere to the Rules.
Estimating the monetary value of a procurement
Explains the requirement to estimate the total value of a procurement and what to consider when doing so.
Explains the requirement not to intentionally avoid applying the Rules.
Types of contract
Explains which types of contract the Rules apply to.