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On 17 June 2024 the Minister for Finance, Senator Katy Gallagher, announced updates to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs), and the introduction of the Commonwealth Supplier Code of Conduct (Code). Both the CPRs and the Code will come into effect on 1 July 2024. To support business’s preparation ahead of the effective date, information on the Code is available on the Finance website, and the Responding to an Approach to Market and If you are awarded a contract sections of the Selling to Government website. Further information on the changes to the CPRs is also available on the Finance website. Finance is updating content on the Selling to Government website to align with the updated CPRs.

Understand the Opportunity

In 2022-23 more than 83,000 contracts with a total value of $74.8 billion were awarded to businesses. We can provide you with the information and support you need to understand how to identify business opportunities and sell to the Government.

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Selling to Government

The Australian Government is a large potential market for businesses of all sizes.

From advertising to cleaning services, engineering, office equipment, training, project management, research and recruitment — Australian Government organisations buy a wide variety of goods and services.


If you are interested in selling to the Australian Government, we can provide you with the information and starting point you need. This website will help you familiarise yourself with the process, be better prepared to find and bid for opportunities, and better manage contracts and relationships if you win work.

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Understand the opportunity – if you provide the quality goods and services the Australian Government buys, there may be an opportunity for you.
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Understand the process – this detailed guide will help you better understand the specific requirements and processes involved at each stage of selling to the Australian Government.
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Understand the detail – find tailored information for Indigenous businesses, small businesses and supported employment providers. Also, find answers to the most frequently asked questions.
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Understand the detail – find tailored information for Indigenous businesses, small businesses and supported employment providers. Also, find answers to the most frequently asked questions.
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AusTender

Explore business opportunities – AusTender is the Australian Government’s centralised procurement information system. With AusTender, you can search for business opportunities, Annual Procurement Plans and find out who has been awarded contracts.

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AusTender Help and Information Centre

Get the most out of AusTender – the AusTender Help and Information Centre gives you the information you need to get started with AusTender, and contains easy to use reports to help you better understand opportunities in your sector.