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Senate Government contracts 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016

Pursuant to the Senate Order on non-corporate Commonwealth entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 (GST inclusive) or more and which:

  1. Have not been fully performed as at 31/12/16, or
  2. Have been entered into during the 12 months prior 31/12/16.

The contracts that are listed below contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.

The reasons for including such clauses include:

  1. Acknowledgement that the parties are subject to certain legislative obligations and restrictions, including any relevant secrecy provisions under Commonwealth legislation.
  2. Protection of Commonwealth material and personal information.

Procurement contracts are available through the Senate Order Report located on the AusTender Homepage (

Contract Details
ContractorSubject matterAmount of consider­ationStart dateAntici­pated end dateWhether contract contains provisions requiring the parties to maintain confiden­tiality of any of its provisions (Y/N)Whether contract contains other require­ments of confiden­tiality (Y/N)Reason (s)
 ACT Government Department of Justice and Community Safety Provision of Privacy services  $519,532  1/7/2014 30/6/2017  N N N/A
Department of Education and Training  Independent privacy regulator of the Student Identifier Scheme $292,000 23/12/2015 30/06/2017  N N N/A 
Department of Human Services  Provision of Priority Privacy Advice $220,000 01/07/2016 30/06/2017 N N N/A
Australian Digital Health Agency  Regulatory Privacy Oversight Functions for the MyHealth system Record & the Healthcare Identifiers Service $2,641,000 23/09/2016 30/6/17 N N N/A

Estimated cost of complying with this Order: $800

Basis of method used to estimate the cost: Based on staff hours used in compiling, verifying and posting the information.