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Breaking up is hard to do: English proceedings offer Commonwealth agencies insights into procurement difficulties when working with consortia
Situations similar to the Surrey Downs relationship breakdown can, and do, arise in the Commonwealth procurement context.
Australia
16 Jan 2019
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English case law offers insights to Australian government agencies preparing for the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth)
This UK case was a reminder that, even with well-drafted documentation, a procurement can be derailed and challenged.
Australia
26 Nov 2018
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Modern slavery reporting for Commonwealth procurement
Article advises that businesses should prepare for the likely imminent passing of the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act.
Australia
22 May 2018
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New code introduced – Contractors must be aware of enterprise agreement risks
The Code applies to contractors who submit an expression of interest or tender for Commonwealth funded building work.
Australia
1 May 2017
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New national Building Code transition period drastically cut
The amendment bill will bring forward expiry of the transitional exemption from 29 November 2018 to 1 September 2017.
Australia
1 Mar 2017
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Allocating risks in public-private partnership contracts
This tool deals with the appropriate allocation of risks between public and private parties participating in a project.
Australia
11 Aug 2016
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Council debt takes flight – The privatisation of regional airports
A number of debt-laden councils are looking to sell or lease their airports to superannuation and infrastructure funds.
Australia
29 Sep 2015
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The focus on corruption in Australia continues: the Royal Commission into Trade Union governance and corruption
The spotlight on corruption in Australian government intensified recently with a number of high profile investigations.
Australia
12 Jan 2015
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Termination for convenience clauses in agreements with government
A side effect of reducing the size of government is a need to review all contracts with program and service providers.
Australia
21 May 2014
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The new Quebec Integrity in Public Contracts Act
In Quebec, before a business enterprise can even bid on or enter into public contracts, it must show its integrity.
Canada
25 Feb 2014
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Are PC1 security regimes and contracts which adopt those regimes, really unconditional?
This recent decision could have a significant impact for those using PC1 or contracts with security regimes based on it,
Australia
26 Dec 2013
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UK now considering a False Claims Act: is Australia next?
A likely next step would be the introduction of similar legislation, with an expanded focus on fraud and corruption.
Australia
26 Oct 2013
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The need for further fraud control reforms by the Coalition
The Coalition 'pay on time or pay interest' policy for small business has the potential to greatly increase fraud risks.
Australia
4 Oct 2013
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What's on the agenda for the public sector?
The election of a Coalition government has significant consequences for employment in the Commonwealth Public Service.
Australia
4 Oct 2013
15
Federal Budget Infrastructure report
In the 2013-14 Budget, the Federal Government has promised to invest a further $24 billion on roads, rail and ports.
Australia
20 May 2013
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Tax Incentives for Infrastructure Projects
The Treasury has issued exposure draft legislation which seeks to encourage private sector investment in infrastructure.
Australia
13 May 2013
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Protecting public money from procurement and funding fraud through rewarding whistleblowing
Whistleblowers could save taxpayer money by the early identification of fraudulent claims made against the government.
Australia
10 May 2013
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Recent reforms to the Victorian Government's PPP guidelines
The Victorian Treasurer has announced the Partnerships Victoria Requirements, reforms to the Victorian PPP guidelines.
Australia
10 May 2013
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Public law report: March 2013
This edition explores pre-election contracting dilemmas, the tendering process for councils and whistleblowing rewards.
Australia
18 Apr 2013
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The Victorian Building and Construction Industry Code and Guidelines – Recent developments
Compliance with the Code for all entities could be a condition of tender for Victorian Government construction projects.
Australia
28 Mar 2013
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