NSW talks-up ‘plain English’ supplier paperwork

By Staff Writers The NSW government has wasted little time in hard-selling its move to decentralise procurement and promote greater competition between suppliers, with state Finance and Services minister Greg Pearce claiming that recent contracts to 12 suppliers show the controversial shake-up is working. Mr Pearce said that the latest contracts had axed costly management […]

NSW inspects construction bankruptcy

By Paul Hemsley Sub-contractors may be protected from bankruptcy through a NSW Government inquiry into construction industry finances. The inquiry follows the collapse of hundreds of companies in NSW between 2009 and 2011, where up to 24000 creditors including suppliers and sub-contractors were short of millions of dollars. As a consequence of these collapses, thousands […]

NSW $12bil purchasing under microscope

By Julian Bajkowski New South Wales Commerce Minister, Greg Pearce has singled out the telecommunications and legal services sectors as ripe for sweeping procurement reforms as the O’Farrell government tries to significantly decentralise government purchasing worth $12.7 billion a year. The nomination of the two sectors as big ticket targets for the government signals the […]


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