Departmental contract listing
To ensure compliance under the Senate Order 13, the Department of Social Services is required to publish a list of contracts entered into with a total contract value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and that:
- have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2023, or
- have been entered into between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023
Most contracts in this list contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature, designed to protect the confidential information obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.
General clauses protect:
- trade secrets
- proprietary information
- Commonwealth material
- personal information.
The accountable authority of the Department of Social Services has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.
Procurement contracts that comply with the Senate Order are available on the AusTender website.
The list of grants contracts that comply with the Senate Order are available to view or download.
For details on other portfolio lists, visit:
- Australian Institute of Family Studies
- National Disability Insurance Agency
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
- Services Australia
- Domestic Family and Sexual Violence
The estimated cost of complying with the Senate Order for Department of Social Services was approximately $3,594. This includes staff wages for time spent on:
- data collection
- analysis and quality assurance
General overhead costs are also included in this figure.
Contact Helpdesk.Procurement@dss.gov.au for more information.