Thursday, 27 August 2020 04:23

Commonwealth Procurement Rules - Updated

 

Commonwealth Procurement Rules - Updated

 

Like all Commonwealth procurement, defence procurement is guided by the Department of Finance’s Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs), which includes more stringent requirements for procurements valued above $4 million for non-construction services and $7.5 million for construction services.

In order to support domestic economic growth and support Australia's burgeoning defence industrial base, the Commonwealth update to the CPR guidelines includes a number of policy additions designed to foster stronger ties between industry and the government.

Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price explained the government's objectives and rationale with the updated CPR guidelines, telling Defence Connect, "These are important changes aimed at forging new opportunities for Australia’s terrific defence industries.
 
The Commonwealth Procurement Rules now allow the broader benefits to the Australian economy to be considered part of the Value for Money assessment.... see more here

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