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Amazon is poised to win the federal government's largest cloud computing contract ever. It's just part of its drive to provide more of what government agencies ...
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Australia Set to Join WTO's Government Procurement Agreement
ICTSD Bridges News
Australia has been accepted as member of the WTO's plurilateral Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), capping three years of negotiations with existing parties to join the accord. The Oceanic nation's bid was endorsed by GPA parties last week, with ...


Open Access Government

Increase in local government procurement in the North
Open Access Government
The value of contracts by local government buyers in the North has increased dramatically since 2016, with £3.6bn-worth of contracts being awarded this year*, The Public Sector Solutions Expo has discovered. The first quarter of 2018 saw 1,170 ...


Jason Detko Named Director of Procurement at NASA's Marshall ...
Benzinga
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Detko has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service position of director of the Office of ...
Jason Detko Named Director of Procurement at NASA's Marshall Space Flight CenterSYS-CON Media (press release)

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The Guardian

Public service providers will have to draw up 'living wills'
The Guardian
The Cabinet Office unveiled a series of proposals designed to reform government procurement in the wake of Carillion's failure, which has cost the taxpayer an estimated £150m. They involve greater transparency by public services providers and a promise ...

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Mirage News

Increasing integrity in Government procurement
Mirage News
From 1 July 2019, businesses seeking to tender for Commonwealth Government procurement contracts over $4 million (inclusive of GST) must provide a statement from the Australian Taxation Office to show they have a satisfactory tax record. Draft ...


PerthNow

New South Australian Productivity Commission out of the gates and looking at government procurement
PerthNow
On October 31, the State Government gave the new South Australian Productivity Commission its first job – to inquire into the efficiency and effectiveness of the SA Government's procurement processes and practices, and we'll finalise our report by late ...

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DIPP wants strict compliance on procurement of local products
Economic Times
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) wants to amend the Public Procurement Order so that penal action can be taken against erring officials of procurement agencies of any government department if they include restrictive or ...


ANAO runs the rule over Government entity's probity and procurement, and comes up with useful lessons
Lexology
With the "silly season" just around the corner and the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) soon to receive assent, the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)'s Performance Audit Report No. 9 2018-19 on procurement processes and ...

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