Public Private Partnerships

Learn how the Victorian Government gets the most out of private sector proposals using Public Private Partnerships, including resources, training and templates.

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) model makes sure the government gets value for money from private proposals.

Using the PPP, the government has built:

  • roads
  • prisons
  • hospitals
  • schools

worth billions of dollars to the state.

Partnerships Victoria

The Government has set Infrastructure Victoria as an independent authority to give advice and guide decision-making on infrastructure needs and priorities.

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Public Private Partnerships

There have been 32 Partnerships Victoria projects contracted, worth around $30.1 billion in capital investment.

Projects under procurement

Contracted projects

Completed projects

Policy, guidelines and templates

Partnership Victoria Requirements

Victorian PPP projects need to be delivered in line with the Partnerships Victoria Requirements and associated guidance and templates.

The Partnerships Victoria Requirements were updated in November 2016. Revised guidance and new templates are available below.

Partnerships Victoria standard Project Deed and guidance

The following guidance and templates will be used by a procuring agency preparing a project deed for an availability public private partnership project.

Partnerships Victoria tender templates

The following templates will be used by a procuring agency preparing tender documentation for a public private partnership project.

Partnerships Victoria contract management guide

The following guidance sets out the principles for effectively managing a public private partnership project.

National PPP Policy and Guidelines

The National Public Private Partnership (PPP) Policy and Guidelines were agreed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in November 2008.

Under this agreement the National PPP Working Group works co-operatively to improve the use of PPP projects by undertaking research and progressing PPP reform.

The National PPP Policy and Guidelines include:

  • National PPP Policy Framework
  • National PPP Guidelines Overview
  • Volume 1: Procurement Options Analysis
  • Volume 2: Practitioners’ Guide
  • Volume 3: Commercial Principles for Social Infrastructure
  • Volume 4: Public Sector Comparator Guidance
  • Volume 5: Discount Rate Methodology Guidance
  • Volume 6: Jurisdictional Requirements
  • Volume 7: Commercial Principles for Economic Infrastructure

Read more about the National Guidelines for Infrastructure Project Delivery.

Past policies

The Treasurer announced a set of reforms outlined in a revised Partnerships Victoria Requirements document released in May 2013.

A consultation paper was released on 28 November 2012 detailing proposed reforms for public comment.

A high-level policy statement was released by the Government in June 2003 outlining the Partnerships Victoria contract management framework.


Find out about the training courses available for practitioners on public private partnerships and related topics. - [link to]

Contact Partnerships Victoria

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Reviewed 30 October 2018

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