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Document library for public construction procurement. Includes rules, guides, approved contracts, checklists and templates.

Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement

The Ministerial Directions and Instructions set out the mandatory rules for public construction procurement.

Ministerial Directions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria (WORD 247.51 KB)
 Instructions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria (WORD 184.86 KB)

Guidance for Public Construction Procurement

The non-mandatory Guidance supports the mandatory Ministerial Directions and Instructions for public construction procurement.

Guidance for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria (WORD 276.52 KB)

Forms of contract for construction works

The following standard form contracts have been approved for use across the Victorian public sector.

Refer to Contracting Requirements (Direction 7.1) for further information on standard form contracts.

The following standard form contracts have been approved for use across the Victorian public sector.

Minor works

Victorian Public Sector General Conditions of Contract for Minor Works (VPS MWC August 2018) (WORD 469 KB)

  • Indicative value of works - works below the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.

Major works

Standards Australia General Conditions of Contract AS 2124-1992 used with Victorian Public Sector – Annexure Part B Special Conditions of Contract for use in association with Australian Standard General conditions of contract for AS 2124-1992 (August 2018)

Victorian Public Sector Special Conditions of Contract for use with AS 2124-1992 (August 2018) (WORD 277.25 KB)

  • Indicative value of works - works above the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.
  • AS 2124-1992 General Conditions of Contract (available through Standards Australia )

Standards Australia General Conditions of Contract for Design and Construct AS 4300-1995 used with Victorian Public Sector – Annexure Part B Special Conditions of Contract for use in association with Australian Standard General conditions of contract for design and construct AS 4300-1995 (August 2018)

Victorian Public Sector Special Conditions of Contract for use with AS 4300-1995 (August 2018) (WORD 212.14 KB)

  • Indicative value of works - works above the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.
  • AS 4300-1995 General Conditions of Contract for Design and Construct (available through Standards Australia )

Forms of contract for construction services

Victorian Public Sector Agreement for Provision of Consultancy Services (Short form) related to Construction June 2018 (WORD 108.16 KB)

  • Indicative value of services - services below the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.

Victorian Public Sector Consultancy Agreement (Long Form) related to construction (June 2018) (WORD 314 KB)

  • Indicative value of services - services above the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.

Request for tender conditions

Victorian Public Sector Request for Tender Conditions (June 2018) (WORD 307.46 KB)

Fact sheets

Fact sheets provide answers to common questions

Defining public construction (Guidance 1.3b)

Fact sheet - Summary of key changes to the Ministerial Directions for Public Construction (WORD 72.71 KB)
Fact Sheet - Comparison of former and current Ministerial Directions for Public Constructio n (WORD 62.61 KB)
Fact Sheet - Differences between construction procurement and goods and services procurement (WORD 49.19 KB)
Fact sheet - Transition provisions for the introduction of the revised Ministerial Directions for Public Construction (WORD 55.2 KB)
Fact Sheet - Thresholds applying to construction procurement (WORD 57.19 KB)
Fact Sheet - Thresholds applying to construction procurement Quick Guide (WORD 60.84 KB)
Fact Sheet - Supplier panels and standing offer arrangements in public construction procurement (WORD 55.59 KB)
Fact Sheet - Minimum rates of pay for tip truck owner drivers (WORD 44.19 KB)

Templates

Proof of payment to subcontractors - statutory declaration (WORD 73.24 KB)

Refer to Contractual terms and conditions (Instruction 7.2) for further information on using the Proof of payment to subcontractors - statutory declaration.

Supplier performance shared reporting template (EXCEL 602.7 KB)
Note: open the supplier performance template through Google Chrome

Refer to Supplier performance and shared reporting regime (Instruction 8.2) for further information on using the supplier performance report template.

Contracting practice notes

Contracting Practice Notes (June 2018) (WORD 129.11 KB)

Detailed guides

Detailed guides provide support on specific aspects of construction procurement.

Detailed Guide on the mandatory OHS management criteria (WORD 113.3 KB)

Refer to Evaluation criteria (Instruction 3.7) and Mandatory occupational health and safety management criteria (Attachment 1 to Instruction 3.7) for further information on the OHS management criteria.

Detailed Guide on the mandatory IR management criteria (WORD 75.32 KB)

Refer to Evaluation criteria (Instruction 3.7) and Mandatory industrial relations management criteria (Attachment 2 to Instruction 3.7) for further information on the IR management criteria.

Checklists

Checklist - Mandatory requirements of the Directions and Instructions for Public Construction (WORD 119.97 KB)

Support

Contact the Construction Policy Team if you can't find what you need or require help in using one of these templates.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

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