Practitioners Toolkit - Document library

Document library for public construction procurement.  Includes rules, guides, approved contracts, checklists and templates.

Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement

The Ministerial Directions and Instructions set out the mandatory rules for public construction procurement.

Guidance for Public Construction Procurement

The non-mandatory Guidance supports the mandatory Ministerial Directions and Instructions for public construction procurement.

Forms of contract for construction works

The following standard form contracts have been approved for use across the Victorian public sector.

Refer to Contracting Requirements (Direction 7.1) for further information on standard form contracts.

The following standard form contracts have been approved for use across the Victorian public sector.

Minor works

  • Indicative value of works - works below the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.

Major works

Standards Australia General Conditions of Contract AS 2124-1992 used with Victorian Public Sector – Annexure Part B Special Conditions of Contract for use in association with Australian Standard General conditions of contract for AS 2124-1992 (June 2018)

  • Indicative value of works - works above the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.
  • AS 2124-1992 General Conditions of Contract (available through Standards Australia)

Standards Australia General Conditions of Contract for Design and Construct AS 4300-1995 used with Victorian Public Sector – Annexure Part B Special Conditions of Contract for use in association with Australian Standard General conditions of contract for design and construct AS 4300-1995 (June 2018)

  • Indicative value of works - works above the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.
  • AS 4300-1995 General Conditions of Contract for Design and Construct (available through Standards Australia)

Forms of contract for construction services

  • Indicative value of services - services below the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.
  • Indicative value of services - services above the thresholds applying for the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, being $1 million in regional areas and $3 million in metropolitan areas.

Request for tender conditions

Fact sheets

Fact sheets provide answers to common questions

Defining public construction (Guidance 1.3b)

Templates

Refer to Contractual terms and conditions (Instruction 7.2) for further information on using the Proof of payment to subcontractors - statutory declaration.

Note: open the supplier performance template through Google Chrome

Refer to Supplier performance and shared reporting regime (Instruction 8.2) for further information on using the supplier performance report template.

Contracting practice notes

Detailed guides

Detailed guides provide support on specific aspects of construction procurement.

Refer to Evaluation criteria (Instruction 3.7) and Mandatory occupational health and safety management criteria (Attachment 1 to Instruction 3.7) for further information on the OHS management criteria.

Refer to Evaluation criteria (Instruction 3.7) and Mandatory industrial relations management criteria (Attachment 2 to Instruction 3.7) for further information on the IR management criteria.

Checklists

Tools and support

The Practitioners Toolkit includes key documents, guidance and information relating to the Ministerial Directions and Instructions for public construction procurement.

Contact the Construction Policy Team if you can't find what you need or require help in using one of these templates.

Reviewed 09/07/2018
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