About this inquiry

On 1 December 2016, pursuant to the agreement of the House of Representatives and the Senate, a Joint Select Committee was established to inquire into and report on the Commonwealth procurement framework.

The committee is composed of five Senators and five Members.

Submissions are closed.



Past Public Hearings

08 May 2017: Canberra, ACT
19 Apr 2017: East Melbourne, VIC
29 Mar 2017: CANBERRA, ACT

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Buying into our Future

June 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN: 978-1-74366-660-9

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List of Recommendations

Terms of Reference

Members

  Committee Secretariat

Abbreviations

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

  Referral and conduct of the Inquiry
  Scope of the Inquiry
  Structure of the Report

2. Commonwealth Procurement Framework

  Introduction
  Impact of Commonwealth procurement
  Commonwealth Procurement Framework

3. The amendments

  Introduction
  Background
  The new clauses

4. Implementation concerns

  Introduction
  Concerns
  Risks

5. Implementation: guidelines and training

  Introduction
  Refining or expanding new clauses
  Guidelines
  Procurement connected policies
  Training for procurement officers

6. Implementation: other issues

  Introduction
  Cultural change
  Weighting
  Applying Australian standards
  Transparency
  Design and innovation
  Contract management
  Accession to WTO GPA

7. International procurement models

  Introduction

8. Australian procurement models

  Introduction

9. Conclusion

  Introduction
  Support for new Commonwealth Procurement Rules
  Implementation issues
  Addressing implementation issues

A. List of Submissions

B. List of Witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Select Committee on Government Procurement
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 2300
JSCOGP@aph.gov.au

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