Guidance for public construction procurement
The defines public construction as any matter relating to the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation, alteration, extension or demolition of any improvements on land by, or on behalf of, departments and public bodies and includes:
- design and construction practices
- tendering processes
- project delivery
- contract administration
The Project Development and Construction Management Act provides for the responsible Minister to set standards and issue written directions in relation to public construction. The responsible Minister has issued the (effective 1 July 2018).
These Ministerial Directions are supported by:
- mandatory (effective 1 July 2018),
- this non-mandatory Guidance for Public Construction in Victoria (effective 1 July 2018)
Agencies that must apply the Ministerial Directions
What the guidance for public construction procurement covers
The guidance for public construction procurement sets out good practice that Victorian government departments and public bodies should follow when they procure public construction works and services.
Tools and support
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Reviewed 05 July 2023