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Policy: Procurement

Purpose

To inform staff of the framework for purchasing goods and services with University funds.

Overview

To provide the framework for purchasing goods and services with University funds.

Scope

This policy applies across the University.

Policy statement

Principles

  1. University purchasing activities provide value for money.
  2. To achieve the best outcomes for the University, purchasing is conducted in a manner that encourages competition amongst suppliers.
  3. University funds are used in an efficient, effective and ethical manner.
  4. University procurement complies with Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation.
  5. The University complies with the Work Health and Safety Act (Cth) 2011, and other legislation, national standards and codes of practice to ensure that the workplace is, as far as reasonable practicable, safe and healthy for staff, students and visitors.
  6. University procurement activities encourage positive environmental outcomes through the promotion of environmental standards as defined by the National Environmental Standard (Matters of National Environmental Significant) 2021.
  7. University purchasing activities fulfils probity requirements highlighted in the Procurement Probity policy and procedure.
  8. University procurement is conducted in accordance with the practices outlined in the Procurement procedure.

Information

Printable version (PDF)
Title Procurement
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000443
Version
Purpose To inform staff of the framework for purchasing goods and services with University funds
Audience Staff
Category Administrative
Topic/ SubTopic Finance - Purchasing
 
Effective Date 27 Sep 2022
Next Review Date 27 Sep 2027
 
Responsible Officer: Chief Financial Officer
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Finance and Business Services
Authority: Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
Delegations 0

Information generated and received by ANU staff in the course of conducting business on behalf of ANU is a record and should be captured by an authorised recordkeeping system. To learn more about University records and recordkeeping practice at ANU, see ANU recordkeeping and Policy: Records and archives management.