Tendering and Purchasing

Tendering and Purchasing Information

All DPS open business opportunities are available via Austender.

From time to time DPS will also advertise details of tenders/expression of interest in the press for contracts within the Department.

Information for Suppliers

The Commonwealth Department of Finance and Deregulation has developed a publication entitled Selling to the Australian Government: A guide for business. The publication can be downloaded from its website at http://www.finance.gov.au/procurement/

DPS uses the Commonwealth General Purchase Order Conditions (GPOC) as its standard conditions of purchase.

Information for Contractors

The Parliament House Site Book (PDF, 1 MB) provides staff, contractors and consultants with information in respect to: 

  • access within Parliament House 
  • permit and work procedures
  • code of conduct, and
  • safety matters including emergency evacuation procedures.

DPS Standard for Project Documentation

Operation and Maintenance Manuals Template and Guidelines (for External Contractors) (PDF, 2.5 MB)

DPS Drafting Standard (for External Contractors) (PDF, 774 KB)


As Constructed Document Checklist (Word, 447 KB)

Contact Information (Word, 443 KB)

Equipment Registration Modification (Word, 445 KB)

Project Data Furniture (Word, 444 KB)

Table of Figures and Drawing Schedule (Word, 443 KB)

Training Record (Word, 441 KB)

Equipment Registration Modification (Excel, 28 KB)

Plant and Equipment Registration and Designation (Excel, 19 KB)