Purchasing - Policy G11

Intention:

To ensure that all Shire purchasing activities:

  • Demonstrate that best value for money is attained
  • Demonstrate support to purchasing local at every opportunity within the guidelines of this Policy
  • Are compliant with relevant legislations, including the Act and Regulations
  • Are recorded in compliance with the State Records Act 2000 and associated records management practices and procedures
  • Mitigate probity risk, by establishing consistent and demonstrated processes that promotes openness, transparency, fairness and equity to all potential suppliers
  • Ensure that the sustainable benefits, such as environmental, social and local economic factors are considered in the overall value for money assessment
  • Are conducted in a consistent and efficient manner
  • That ethical decision making is demonstrated