In line with the government's Competitive Tendering and Contracting Initiative, contracted service providers deliver a range of departmental services. The Department's objectives in outsourcing such services comply with the principles specified in the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines ensuring value for money outcomes, encouraging innovation and improving accountability and performance in the delivery process.
The Department places open tender opportunities on the Australian Government Electronic Tender System (AusTender) at the AusTender website
Potential tenderers can locate business opportunities for the Department by utilising the search function. A complete listing of the Department's current business opportunities can be found at the AusTender website.