Government Contracts Register

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

Council Contract Register

In accordance with Section 27 of the GIPA Act, Council is required to maintain a register that records information about each government contract which has (or is likely to have) a value of $250,000 or more*.

*Employment contracts do not need to be included in the register.

Classes of Contracts

The Act provides for three different classes of contracts, each with different information disclosure requirements.

Class 1 Contracts

These types of contracts are those that have or are likely to have, a value or aggregate value, of $150,000.  The information in relation to Class 1 contracts which must be entered into the register if Council contracts, within 45 days after the contract becoming effective includes:

  • Name and address of the private sector contractor
  • Details of any related company that may be involved in carrying out the contractual obligations
  • Date the contract became effective and its duration
  • Particulars of the project, goods or services to be provided under the contract
  • Estimated amount payable to the contractor and any allowable variations to that amount
  • Any renegotiation provisions
  • Method of tendering and criteria for assessment, if appropriate
  • Provisions for payment to the contractor for operational or maintenance services

Class 2 Contracts

In addition to the requirements for Class 1 contracts, Class 2 contracts require the following;

  • Particulars of any future transfer of significant assets to and from the Council
  • The results of any cost benefit analysis
  • Particulars of how risk will be apportioned, if relevant particulars of any significant guarantees or undertakings between the parties
  • Any other key elements of the contract

Class 3 Contracts

If a Class 2 contract has a value, or likely value of more than $5 million, it becomes a Class 3 contract.  Council must publish a copy of a Class 3 contract on the register of Council contracts.

Tenders to Council

For more information about the rules for submitting a tender to Council visit the Tendering Information Page

Contracts Register

The Council’s Contract Register shows details of current contracts over the value of $250,000.. It also includes a contact name should you wish to find out more details about any specific contracts.

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

Council Contract Register

In accordance with Section 27 of the GIPA Act, Council is required to maintain a register that records information about each government contract which has (or is likely to have) a value of $250,000 or more*.

*Employment contracts do not need to be included in the register.

Classes of Contracts

The Act provides for three different classes of contracts, each with different information disclosure requirements.

Class 1 Contracts

These types of contracts are those that have or are likely to have, a value or aggregate value, of $150,000.  The information in relation to Class 1 contracts which must be entered into the register if Council contracts, within 45 days after the contract becoming effective includes:

  • Name and address of the private sector contractor
  • Details of any related company that may be involved in carrying out the contractual obligations
  • Date the contract became effective and its duration
  • Particulars of the project, goods or services to be provided under the contract
  • Estimated amount payable to the contractor and any allowable variations to that amount
  • Any renegotiation provisions
  • Method of tendering and criteria for assessment, if appropriate
  • Provisions for payment to the contractor for operational or maintenance services

Class 2 Contracts

In addition to the requirements for Class 1 contracts, Class 2 contracts require the following;

  • Particulars of any future transfer of significant assets to and from the Council
  • The results of any cost benefit analysis
  • Particulars of how risk will be apportioned, if relevant particulars of any significant guarantees or undertakings between the parties
  • Any other key elements of the contract

Class 3 Contracts

If a Class 2 contract has a value, or likely value of more than $5 million, it becomes a Class 3 contract.  Council must publish a copy of a Class 3 contract on the register of Council contracts.

Tenders to Council

For more information about the rules for submitting a tender to Council visit the Tendering Information Page

Contracts Register

The Council’s Contract Register shows details of current contracts over the value of $250,000.. It also includes a contact name should you wish to find out more details about any specific contracts.