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2018 October - Addendum to Buy Local Policy
01-10-2018
From 1 October 2018, the Buy Local Policy has been amended for consistency with the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy (WAIPS).

Amendments to Open and Effective and CUA policies (July 2018)
12-07-2018
From 1 July 2018, the Open and Effective Competition (OEC) and Common Use Arrangements (CUAs) policies were amended in line with the Aboriginal Procurement Policy (APP) and the updated Australian Disability Enterprise directory.

2017 December - Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA)
19-12-2017
SAFTA entered into force on 28 July 2003, and has been amended several times since. The SAFTA now contains legally binding requirements relating to procurement activities conducted by government agencies, including Western Australian government agencies...

2016 June - Extending Contracts Beyond Term
28-06-2016
Extending Contracts Beyond Term This Buyers Alert has been prepared to provide more information on Extending Contracts Beyond Term in light of the May 2016 changes to the State Supply Commission policies.

2016 May - Supply Policy Amendments
02-05-2016
The amended State Supply Commission (the Commission) policies and guidelines were gazetted on 29 April 2016, and will take effect on 2 May 2016.

The policies were reviewed with a focus on assisting agencies to build greater procurement independence.

2016 January - Buy Local Policy Amendments
12-01-2016
In January 2016, the Buy Local Policy (the Policy) was amended to better ensure the inclusion of the regional price preferences where, in the final analysis of a tender process, only Western Australian bids are being directly compared.

2015 January - Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA)
16-01-2015
The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) entered into force on 15 January 2015.

2014 December - Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA)
19-12-2014
The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) entered into force on 12 December 2014 - contains legally binding requirements relating to procurement activities conducted by government agencies, including Western Australian government agencies.

2014 November - Revised Government Agreement (ANZGPA)
21-11-2014
The ANZGPA contains a requirement for a scheduled review of its contents to be undertaken every five years.  This review has recently been completed.  

2014 August – AUSFTA and ACIFTA – Revision of Thresholds
01-08-2014
There has been a revision of sub-central government procurement thresholds under AUSFTA and ACIFTA. Revised thresholds effective as of 1 August 2014.

2013 July - Buy Local Policy Amendments
01-07-2013
Buy Local Policy Amendments July 2013

2008 May - Agencies Acting Reference Sites for Government Contractors
27-05-2008
Agencies Acting Reference Sites for Government Contractors May 2008

2007 December - Buy Local Policy Addendum
01-01-2008
Buy Local Policy Addendum February 2008

2007 December - New Supply Policy
01-12-2007
New Supply Policy December 2007

2006 August - Acceptance of Promotional Benefits
01-08-2006
Acceptance of Promotional Benefits August 2006

2005 September - Procurement Documentation
01-09-2005
Procurement Documentation Septebmer 2005

2003 February - Industry Representatives on Evaluation Panels
01-02-2003
Industry Representatives on Evaluation Panels February 2003

 

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