Updated: 8 May 2020

Recycled furniture and flexible learning furniture are also available from suppliers on the scheme.

Key benefits

Benefits for suppliers

  • An online application for suppliers removes lengthy and expensive tender processes.
  • The scheme has an 'always open' policy, so new suppliers can register for inclusion on the scheme at any time, giving agencies continual access to new suppliers and emerging technologies.
  • Introduces 2 supplier lists:
    • base registered supplier list for low-risk contracts valued up to $100,000 excluding GST
    • advanced registered supplier list for high-risk contracts of any value.
  • A simple short-form contract provides opportunities for small to medium businesses. It includes simplified terms and lower insurance requirements, reducing the cost of doing business with government.

Benefits for buyers

  • Continual access to new suppliers and emerging technologies. The scheme is open to new suppliers on an ongoing basis.
  • Risk assessment guidelines to assist agencies select appropriate suppliers for their individual requirements.
  • Ability to drive value from the scheme by assessing price and non-price factors for each engagement.