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Construction document library

Document library for public construction procurement. Includes rules, guides, approved contracts, checklists and templates.

Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement

The Ministerial Directions and Instructions set out the mandatory rules for public construction procurement.

Guidance for Public Construction Procurement

The non-mandatory Guidance supports the mandatory Ministerial Directions and Instructions for public construction procurement.

Standard form contracts for construction

Standard form contracts for have been approved for use across the Victorian public sector for

  • construction works
  • construction services

The standard form contracts are available at Construction standard form contracts.

Refer to Contracting Requirements (Direction 7.1) for further information on standard form contracts.

Request for tender conditions

Request for Tender Conditions for use with the Victorian Public Sector model AS 4300-1995 (February 2021) and Victorian Public Sector model AS 2124-1992 (February 2021). Contains the Conditions of Tendering and the Tender Returnable Schedules

Fact sheets

Fact sheets provide answers to common questions

Defining public construction (Guidance 1.3b)

Templates

Proof of payment to subcontractors template

Refer to Contractual terms and conditions (Construction Instruction 7.2) for further information on using the Proof of payment to subcontractors - statutory declaration.

Supplier performance shared reporting template

Note: open the supplier performance template through Google Chrome.

Refer to Supplier performance and shared reporting regime (Construction Instruction 8.2) for further information on using the supplier performance report template.

Occupational health and safety management templates

Refer to Mandatory evaluation criteria for OHS management (Attachment 1 to Construction Instruction 3.7) for further information on the Mandatory evaluation criteria for occupational health and safety management.

Projects valued more than $500,000 (inclusive of GST)

Template occupational health and safety management systems are available at:

Projects valued less than $500,000 (inclusive of GST)

Template response to the occupational health and safety management criteria is available at Applying for pre-qualification Construction Supplier Register - category Low value works projectsExternal Link .

Industrial relations management template

The industrial relations management self-assessment management checklist is available at:

Refer to Mandatory evaluation criteria for OHS management (Attachment 2 to Instruction 3.7) for further information on the Mandatory evaluation criteria for industrial relations management.

Financial standing template

Projects valued less than $500,000 (inclusive of GST)

The financial standing template for use with the category Low value works projects is available at Applying for pre-qualification Construction Supplier Register - category Low value works projectsExternal Link .

Contracting practice notes

The Contracting Practice Notes provide guidance on using the Victorian Public Sector Special Conditions of Contract for AS 4300-1995 and the Victorian Public Sector Special Conditions of Contract for AS 2124-1992

Detailed guides

Detailed guides provide support on specific aspects of construction procurement.

Occupational health and safety management guide - projects valued more than $500,000 (GST inclusive)

Refer to Evaluation criteria (Construction Instruction 3.7) and Mandatory occupational health and safety management criteria (Attachment 1 to Construction Instruction 3.7) for further information on the occupational health and safety management criteria.

Occupational health and safety management guide - projects valued less than $500,000 (GST inclusive)

Industrial relations management

Refer to Evaluation criteria (Construction Instruction 3.7) and Mandatory industrial relations management criteria (Attachment 2 to Construction Instruction 3.7) for further information on the industrial relations management criteria.

Supplier performance reporting

The Detailed guide to completing a supplier performance report sets out the method to follow when assessing the performance of suppliers. This guide also establishes the grading scales to apply when assessing how suppliers perform. Refer to Supplier performance and shared reporting regime (Construction Instruction 8.2) for further information on supplier performance reporting.

Checklists

The Checklist Mandatory requirements of the Directions and Instructions for Public Construction lists the mandatory requirements in the Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement.

Support

Contact the Construction Policy Team if you can't find what you need or require help in using one of these documents.

Reviewed 09 November 2022

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