Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines - FMG 1
The Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines (CPGs) establish the core procurement policy framework and articulate the Government's expectations of all departments and agencies (agencies) subject to the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997  (FMA Act) and their officials1, when performing duties in relation to procurement.
The CPGs establish the procurement policy framework within which agencies determine their own specific procurement practices.
The CPGs should be read in conjunction with the procurement related Finance Circulars.
Updated Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines took effect from 1 December 2008.
Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines – December 2008
Table of Contents
- Value for Money
- Encouraging Competition
- Efficient, Effective and Ethical Use of Resources
- Accountability and Transparency
- Appendix A: Exemptions from Mandatory Procurement Procedures
- Appendix B: Abbreviations
- Appendix C: Definitions
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