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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.

This page includes learning material developed to help potential suppliers better understand Australian Government procurement and contracting opportunities.

The Department of Finance regularly delivers this learning content via workshops and webinars for business audiences on Australian Government procurement and contracting processes in collaboration with a variety of partner organisations.

If you are interested in attending a workshop or webinar, or working with us to deliver a workshop or webinar to potential suppliers in your network, please get in touch via the Contact Us form.

An Introduction to Australian Government Procurement for Suppliers

This session is intended as an introductory session to help potential suppliers understand how to participate in Australian Government procurement and contracting opportunities. It covers:

  • Why you may want to sell to the Australian Government
  • What the Australian Government buys and how
  • Procurement methods and industry engagement
  • How to start the process to sell
  • Responding to an approach to market
  • What to expect if you win a contract
  • What to expect if you don’t win a contract.

An Introduction to Australian Government Procurement for Suppliers.pdf (896.98 KB)

An Introduction to Australian Government Procurement for Suppliers - Accessible.docx (438.85 KB)