Effective 1 May 2017, the following whole of government, ICT coordinated procurement arrangements and panels will be moving from the Department of Finance to the Digital Transformation Agency:Tags: Cloud computingProcurementTelecommunicationsData CentreshardwareMicrosoft VSARead more
I am pleased to announce that the following suppliers have been added to the list of panellists on the Cloud Services Panel:
- Inspired Apps Pty Ltd
- Message Stick Communications Pty Ltd
- Network Synergy Corporation Pty Ltd
- Business Information Systems (NSW) Pty Limited
- Ajilon Australia Pty Ltd
This is in addition to the suppliers that were announced on 1 March 2017.Tags: Cloud computingProcurementRead more
The Australian Public Service Commission (the Commission) is responsible for the APSjobs website www.apsjobs.gov.au which includes the Public Service Gazette (the Gazette) published in electronic form.Tags: Guest postProcurementDiscussionProcurement CoordinatorRead more
New Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) came into effect on 1 March 2017. The CPRs are the basic rule set for all Commonwealth procurements and govern the way in which departments and agencies undertake their own processes.Tags: ProcurementRead more
I am pleased to announce that the following suppliers have been added to the list of panellists on the Cloud Services Panel:Tags: ProcurementCloud computingRead more
I am pleased to announce that the following suppliers have been added to the list of panellists on the Cloud Services Panel:Tags: Cloud computingProcurementRead more
Finance has expanded the capability of its Commonwealth Contracting Suite (CCS).
CCS was originally designed for low value contracts (up to $200,000), but in response to demand, we have updated CCS so it can be used for contracts valued up to $1 million.
This improvement enables approximately 9,000 more government contracts to be completed using standard terms and conditions each year.Tags: CSSProcurementTemplateContractSuiteSmart formRead more
Since its inception, AusTender has been a key tool in Commonwealth procurement. It provides a simple and effective way for businesses to access Commonwealth tendering opportunities, and transparent Commonwealth purchasing data.
Building on AusTender’s success and functionality, we’ve launched GrantConnect (www.grants.gov.au), the new whole of Government information system for Commonwealth grants. Government entities will be on-boarded progressively over the coming weeks.Tags: GrantsGrantConnectCGRGRead more
As I announced in June 2016, the Department of Finance approached the market via AusTender seeking new Panellists to join the existing Cloud Services Panel. The tender process for the refresh of the Cloud Services Panel is now complete.
Thank you to all who have provided feedback over the last few weeks on the draft govdex Statement of Requirements
We have addressed a number of issues raised in the attached response, and provided more clarification. In addition, the final Statement of Requirements will incorporate more up to date information on metrics and the procurement approach.Tags: Collaborationfile sharingGovdexRead more
Seeking industry comment on government online file sharing and collaboration – govdex Draft Statement of Requirements
The Australian Government Department of Finance operates a whole-of-government collaboration platform for government agencies called govdex. Govdex was established in 2006 and has over 90,000 registered users. Analysis shows that 18,000 users are active in any 3-month period and work across more than 6,000 groups. Users come from almost 2,000 organisations including all levels of government, educational institutions, not-for-profit organisations and the private sector.Tags: Collaborationfile sharingGovdexRead more
Finance has launched Dynamic Sourcing for Panels (DS4P), the latest improvement to the Australian Government’s central procurement information system, AusTender.
DS4P provides government buyers with the information, search tools and process automation to better access the Commonwealth’s 500 panels, 60% of which are shared arrangements. DS4P builds on AusTender’s reach and integration across agencies to deliver a standard and streamlined approach to panel buying.Tags: AusTenderCommonwealth tenderingProcurementPanelsSelling to governmentRead more
I am pleased to announce the final supplier to be added to the Whole-of-Australian-Government Telecommunications Services Panel (TSP).
This is in addition to the suppliers who were announced on 02 December 2016 and brings the total number of suppliers on the Panel to 7.Tags: Ict procurementhardwarePanelsRequest for TenderTechnology and ProcurementTelecommunicationsRead more
I am pleased to announce that a Request for Tender (RFT) to establish a new whole-of-Australian Government (WoAG) Panel Arrangement for Stationery and Office Supplies (SOS) products and services has been released on AusTender, and this can be downloaded from FIN/018/16.
The arrangement seeks to meet the government’s SOS product and services requirements and deliver value for money.Tags: ProcurementProcurement CoordinatorWhole of Government ArrangementsWoAG ArrangementsStationery and Office SuppliesRead more
Finance has just finished analysis of AusTender procurement data for 2015-16, and we’ve published the annual statistics on our website.
As always, the data tells the story. The evidence it provides is the foundation for good policy development.
The annual statistics continue to demonstrate the strong performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and small businesses in government procurement market.
SMEsTags: Procurement CoordinatorProcurementRead more
The Minister of Finance has announced the establishment of the Whole-of-Australian-Government Telecommunications Services Panel (TSP) SON 3386916.
Finance has entered into head agreements with an initial tranche of six successful tenderers. The head agreements are in place until 30 November 2020, with options to extend for up to three periods of up to 12 months each.Tags: Ict procurementhardwarePanelsRequest for TenderTechnology and ProcurementRead more
Hi all,Tags: major office machinesMOMsRequest for TenderProcurementCoordinated procurementAusTenderMultifunction DevicesPrintersScannersRead more
I am pleased to announce that the Request for Tender (RFT) to establish an Accommodation Program Management services arrangement for the Australian Government has been released on AusTender, and can be accessed at AusTender - RFT - Accommodation Program Management Services - FIN16CGS12Tags: ProcurementCoordinated procurementRead more