Select suppliers

Several rules and policies govern how you must select the supplier in any procurement.
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What you need to know
  1. You generally must select suppliers based on evaluation criteria. You must also do this within a framework of probity and fairness.
  2. For goods and services contracts under $50,000, you may be able to buy directly from certain suppliers.
  3. When you’re selecting a supplier, you have special obligations to SMEs and regional businesses, as well as Aboriginal businesses. You must consider these first for some contracts under $250,000.
  4. You can also engage Australian Disability Enterprises for contracts of any value based on one written quote.