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Procurement Policy

Council's Procurement Policy is designed to ensure that all public expenditure of public and ratepayer funds on the purchase of goods & services result in the best value for Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and the Community.  View the
 Procurement Policy84KB pdf(PDF, 84KB) here.

The standards of behaviour for Council staff and Suppliers in procurement are set down in our  Statement of Business Ethics Policy143KB pdf(PDF, 143KB)

Tenders & Contracts in excess of $250,000 (including GST)

Section 55 of the Local Government Act 1993, requires council to invite tenders by public advertisement that for contracts with an estimated expenditure or receipt of:

  • $250,000 (inc GST); or
  • $150,000 (inc GST) for the provision of services where those services are, at the time of entering the contract, being provided by employees of the Council.

The Local Government Act 1993 & the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 contain the provision of accessing an existing contract with a prescribed organisation as below:

  • Local Government Procurement (LGP)
  • Procurement Australia (PA)
  • NSW Procurement Board
  • Department of Administrative Services (Cmwlth)

This page was last updated on: 27 April 2020