The Department advertises open tenders and expressions of interest on the Australian Government tendering website, in accordance with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. The current list can be found on
Suppliers interested in tendering for department contracts should visit the
Annual Procurement Plan
Annual Procurement Plans for the Department can be found on
Information about the Department’s tenders, expressions of interest, industry consultations
Government policy requires that specific procurement procedures are to be followed when the value of the goods or services of a particular procurement is above the $10,000 threshold. Detailed information about the Department’s access and equity policy is available on our
multicultural access equity page. Contractors should familiarise themselves with this policy.
Detailed information about the department’s fraud control policy is available on the
Department’s fraud control policy page. Contractors should familiarise themselves with this policy.
Senate Order on departmental and agency contracts
The Senate Order list sets out the Department’s contracts with consideration to the value of AUD$100,000 (GST inclusive) or more, which have not been fully performed or were entered into during the 12 months reporting period.
The most recent Senate Order lists for the Department are on our
Senate Order page.
Should you wish to lodge a complaint or raise an issue regarding any procurement conducted by the Department, you can contact the Procurement and Contracts Branch via
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