Procurement Policy 2021

Council is committed to ensuring its purchasing practices encourage a competitive environment that is fair and transparent, aligned with Council’s objectives, compliant with legislative requirements and that Council’s procurement practices are sustainable and deliver value for money.

The purpose of this policy is to ensure all of Council’s procurement activity:

  • Achieves value for money.
  • Promotes open and fair competition.
  • Minimises Council’s impact on the environment
  • Is consistent and controlled.  Is compliant with legislation.
  • Is undertaken with high levels of probity and transparency in decision making.
  • Is aligned to the values of Council and the Indigo Shire community.
  • Meets the requirements of the Local Government Act 2020, relevant regulations, and the Local Government Procurement Best Practice Guidelines. 

This plan was adopted by Council on Tuesday 14 December 2021.