Procurement framework

The Northern Territory (NT) Government framework is made up of the following:

  • legislation
  • regulations
  • policy
  • rules.

The framework helps government focus on achieving better procurement outcomes.

The figure below shows how the framework is made up.

Procurement framework

Procurement rules

All government staff must follow the rules of procurement when buying goods and services.

These rules include mandatory requirements, exceptions, and exemptions.

For more information, read the procurement rules.

Procurement principles

Procurement principles must be applied to all government procurement.

This includes Value for Territory which helps the NT in achieving its:

  • economic
  • social
  • environmental and
  • cultural objectives.

It is one of the NT Government's five procurement principles.

For more information on Value for Territory and procurement principles, read the governance policy.

Contact

For more information email procurement.policy@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 27 July 2020

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