How to buy

Updated: 15 Sep 2020

Preferred supplier agreement (PSA)

Agencies/eligible customers may, through any process it decides, enter a Preferred Supplier Agreement with one or more suppliers on the panel.

Pricing

Supplier catalogues and pricing information is available on catalogues.buy.nsw, where participating agencies can buy online at the negotiated contract prices. Find out if your agency is enabled and log in.

Non-participating agencies can get pricing information from:

  • the supplier (view contact details in 'list of suppliers'), or
  • the contract owner (click 'contract owner' above).

Contract prices may change in accordance with the price variation conditions of the contract.

If your agency is not set up contact us to discuss your requirements at catalogues.buy@customerservice.nsw.gov.au

Ordering

Customers are to refer to PBD-2019-04-Approved procurement arrangements for instructions as to engaging with the suppliers.

For NSW Government and its nominee purchasers, only written and electronic online orders will be acceptable. Phone or verbal order will not be accepted by suppliers.

Also refer individual supplier details for variations, if any.

Invoicing

The customer must pay each correctly rendered invoice of supplier within 30 days after receipt of the invoice.

Delivery

The delivery timeframe is 24 hours in metropolitan regions and 48 hours in non-metropolitan regions unless agreed with eligible customers.

Returns

Refer individual supplier details/contact suppliers.

Government taxes and charges

All taxes, duties and charges imposed or levied in Australia or overseas in connection with the performance of this agreement will be borne by the supplier.

Third party purchasing

Clause 6 of the Public Works and Procurement Regulation 2019 allows the NSW Procurement Board to provide access to suppliers of public sector bodies to state contracts standing offer agreements for the provision of goods and services. These suppliers are known as Nominee Purchasers. The public sector bodies making the nominations are known as Nominating Agencies.

'Nominee Purchaser' means a supplier to a public sector agency, nominated by the public sector agency to be authorised to place Orders under Standing Offer Agreements for works done as such a supplier and registered by NSW Procurement.

Access of nominee purchasers to NSW Government contracts standing offer agreements:

  • is limited to standing offer agreements relevant to the contract between the nominating agency and the nominee purchaser, and which are specifically listed in the nominee purchaser’s registration and
  • is for a fixed period of registration, usually ending on the completion of the term of the contract between the nominating agency and the nominee purchaser.

A nominee purchaser must not purchase goods or services under a NSW Government contract standing offer agreement, unless they are related to its obligations under a contract with a public sector agency and are used during the term of such a contract or included or incorporated in works, goods or services to be provided to the public sector bodies.