Supplier Code of Conduct
The Victorian State Government is committed to ethical, sustainable and socially responsible procurement. To support this commitment, the Victorian Government has implemented a Supplier Code of Conduct.
The Victorian Government sees its suppliers as partners. The Victorian Government cares about the way suppliers do business when they work for us.
The Supplier Code of Conduct describes the minimum expectations that suppliers should aspire to meet in the areas of:
- integrity, ethics and conduct
- conflict of interest, gifts, benefits and hospitality
- corporate governance
- labour and human rights
- health and safety
- environmental management
When the Supplier Code of Conduct applies
The Supplier Code of Conduct applies from 1 July 2017.
The Supplier Code of Conduct applies to all general government sector contracts, agreements and purchase orders for the supply of:
- construction works
- construction services.
What government buyers need to do
Government buyers are responsible to implement the Supplier Code of Conduct. Refer to:
- for the actions that government buyers need to do
- for the process that government buyers can use to implement the Code and act upon any compliance issues.
Tools and support
Buyers are encouraged to contact their department or entity Chief Procurement Officer or equivalent State manager for more information.
Reviewed 20 September 2019