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Notice. If you are a relevant employer within the meaning of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 and seeking to supply goods or services to the Australian Government at or above $80,000, the Workplace Gender Equality Procurement Principles require you to provide a Certificate of Compliance with the Act as part of the procurement process.

To be eligible for a Compliance Certificate you must submit a report to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency by 31 May 2024 or seek an extension before 31 May 2024 and submit your report within the extension period. To seek an extension, please email support@wgea.gov.au with the subject heading Application for extension.

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions, including tailored information for Indigenous businesses, small businesses and supported employment providers.

Information for Specific Businesses

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Understand initiatives the Australian Government has put in place to make it simpler for Australian Government buyers to purchase from your business, and answers to common queries.
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Understand initiatives the Australian Government has put in place to make it simpler for Australian Government buyers to purchase from your business, and answers to common queries.
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Understand initiatives the Australian Government has put in place to make it simpler for Australian Government buyers to purchase from your business, and answers to common queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Some questions to consider to give your tender response the best chance of success, including how to demonstrate that your response represents value for money.
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Some questions to consider when seeking feedback on your tender response in debriefing sessions, to help with development of more competitive responses in the future.
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Further information and responses to common queries around minimum requirements for participating in Australian Government procurement processes.
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Further information around common security requirements for participating in Australian Government procurement processes and supplying goods and services to the Australian Government.
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Further information around your obligations as a supplier when you enter into a contract to provide goods and services to the Australian Government.
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Further information and responses to common queries on using AusTender, the Australian Government’s procurement information system.
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Further information and responses to common queries on panel arrangements and ‘standing offers’, including what they are, and how your business might be appointed to a panel.