Local Government Procurement

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Local Government Procurement in the Spotlight: Adding Value to NSW Councils

We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you – Local Government Procurement (LGP) has been prominently featured in the February issues of both @Supply Chain Digital and @Procurement Magazine! In an exclusive and in-depth interview, Anubhav Madan, our Head of Procurement, eloquently articulated how LGP continues to add significant value to New South …

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Importance of Setting Out Reasons for Withholding Payment in a Payment Schedule

Two recent decisions have highlighted the importance of setting out proper reasons for withholding payment in a payment schedule. Those decisions are the Supreme Court decision in Turnkey Innovative Engineering Pty Ltd v Witron Australia Pty Ltd [2023] NSWSC 981 and the New South Wales Court of Appeal decision in Ceerose Pty Ltd v A-Civil …

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LGP’s Procurement Capability Grant Program Boosts Central NSW Joint Organisation’s Sustainable Procurement Initiatives

Last year’s (FY23) procurement capability grant program saw councils accessing over $97,000 in procurement-related funding, marking a significant investment in the improvement of procurement practices across the region. Among the successful recipients was the Central NSW Joint Organisation, a collaborative effort comprising five joint organisations across regional NSW. The Central NSW Joint Organisation utilized the …

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Guide to Evaluating RFQs and Awarding Contracts Under LGP Panels

LGP is happy to announce a new resource for councils: “A Guide to Evaluating RFQs and Awarding Contracts under LGP Panels” This guide continues on from where our “Guide to Using LGP Contracts” finishes. Located in the Resource section of the LGP website lgp.org.au (top right from the home screen) Inside you will find information …

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Request for Information (RFI) under LGP Panels

What is an RFI? A Request for Information (RFI) is a staged approach to procurement whereby the procurer uses direct communications with the market to receive deeper intel around the commodity they’re looking to purchase. It is commonly used when there are multiple suppliers and further information is required about their business, products, and/or services. …

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Reflections on a Changing Environment Pandemic | People | Procurement

The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 was a historically transformative event disrupting the global economy. It impacted our lives in many ways; we stayed home, we worked from home, we could not socialise or connect in person with others. We engaged with others using VOIP, mobile phones, facetime, messenger, zoom, Microsoft teams and video conferencing platform …

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