Scrapping whilst a legitimate and effective method of asset disposal brings with it several very important considerations.
Legislation is designed to keep governments honest and can serve both as a valuable tool for transparency and accountability and, in some cases, as a smoke screen.
There will always be a need for specialist and independent advice and consultation to maintain probity and for governments to be seen as transparent and accountable.
Innovation is often linked to the private sector due to its profit-driven nature and competitive edge. Governments, on the other hand, are seen as bureaucratic and risk-averse. This makes 'Innovation and Government' appear contradictory.
Reactive to Strategic: Commonwealth entities must “lean in” to strategic procurement planning to get the best out of procurements
Now is the time for Commonwealth entities to “lean into” their strategic procurement planning to prepare for and anticipate business needs.
The new law applies to standard form contracts entered into or renewed on or after 9 November 2023, where one party is a small business and the other party is a larger business or government agency.
Disregard the last version of the CPRs, this version is the current one.
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