Procurement conditions and framework

Competitive tendering guidelines

If you respond to a request for quote or tender as a government-owned business, local, territory, state or federal government agency or authority, your pricing must be adjusted in line with competitive tendering guidelines.  

This ensures competitive neutrality. In other words, respondents do not have a pricing advantage from being a government-owned body.

Your response will be assessed based on the competitively neutral price.

This ensures that there is no pricing advantage from being a government-owned body. It is also known as competitive neutrality. 

Read the competitive tendering guidelines (54.9 kb).

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Last updated: 13 October 2017