Government contracts: 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

2018 Senate order for entity contracts listing relating to the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.

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

  1. have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2018, or
  2. which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2018

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

Most of the contracts listed 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. ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and/or
  2. protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information

The accountable authority of Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Estimated cost of complying with this Order: $800

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