Doing business with DSS
The following information is provided to assist organisations who want to do business with DSS or maintain their funding relationship with DSS.
Information about policies relevant to DSS grant recipients can be found on the Information for Grant Recipients page.
The following DSS Policy Statements will help organisations to meet the funding requirements when doing business with the department.
- Preventing Fraud in DSS - outlines the Department’s Fraud Control Policy Statement which funded organisations must familiarise themselves with.
- Vulnerable Persons, Police Checks and Criminal Offences - details what funded organisations need to know in relation to these issues.
- Child Safety - provides child safety guidance to DSS funded organisations.
- DSS Funding Acknowledgement - provides guidance on acknowledging the Department of Social Services funding contribution.
DSS advertises all tenders for public business opportunities on the Australian Government's procurement information system, AusTender.
Research, Evaluation and Data (READ) panel
The Research, Evaluation and Data (READ) panel is a whole-of-government procurement panel established and managed by the Department.