Departmental contracts over $100,000

Senate order on departmental and agency contracts — listing relating to the period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Departmental and Agency Contracts the following tables set out procurement contracts and property leases entered into by Department of Agriculture which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000.00 or more and which:

a. have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2013; or
b. which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2013 

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.

The reasons for including such clauses include:

  • ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like;  and/or
  • protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information

The Department uses standard funding deeds for most of its granting activity and these do not contain clauses that make specific information confidential. Information about each individual grant agreement is published on the website.