Procurement rules

Find out about the rules that applies to Northern Territory (NT) Government procurement.

Procurement governance policy

Rules for government employees about purchasing goods and services on the Northern Territory Government's behalf.

The procurement governance policy provides guidance for all procurement activities in the Northern Territory (NT) Government.

The policy includes the following:

  • the procurement framework
  • procurement principles
  • procurement lifecycle approach
  • procurement governance model.

The policy was previously known as the procurement directions.

You should read the procurement governance policy to understand the roles and responsibility of government procurement.

Current version

Issued 1 November 2018

Procurement governance policy (version 1.3) (514.2 kb)
Procurement governance policy (version 1.3) (551.9 kb)

Previous versions

Issued 1 July 2018

Procurement governance policy (version 1.2) (540.0 kb)
Procurement governance policy (version 1.2) (6.3 mb)

Issued 1 September 2017

Procurement governance policy (version 1.1) (539.4 kb)
Procurement governance policy (version 1.1) (6.3 mb)

Issued 1 July 2017

Procurement governance policy (version 1.0) (535.9 kb)
Procurement governance policy (version 1.0) (6.3 mb)

Procurement rules

The procurement rules sets out what NT government staff must do.

The procurement rules include the following:

  • mandatory requirements
  • exceptions and exemptions.

You should read the procurement rules to understand what is expected of you.

Current version

Issued 1 July 2018

Procurement rules (version 1.3) (445.6 kb)
Procurement rules (version 1.3) (1.2 mb)

Previous versions

Issued 23 November 2017

Procurement rules (version 1.2) (444.0 kb)
Procurement rules (version 1.2) (1.2 mb)

Issued 1 September 2017

Procurement rules (version 1.1) (442.4 kb)
Procurement rules (version 1.1) (1.2 mb)

Issued 1 July 2017

Procurement rules (version 1.0) (437.4 kb)
Procurement rules (version 1.0) (1.2 mb)

Procurement directions

Previous versions

Issued 20 February 2017

Procurement directions (version 1.3) (1.1 mb)
Procurement directions (version 1.3) (500.8 kb)

Issued 1 September 2016

Procurement directions (version 1.2) (1.1 mb)
Procurement directions (version 1.2) (572.6 kb)

Issued 18 April 2016

Procurement directions (version 1.1) (1.0 mb)
Procurement directions (version 1.1) (567.8 kb)

For previous versions of procurement directions documents contact Procurement Policy.

Last updated: 01 February 2019

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