Crackdown on abuse of Indigenous procurement rules

8 October 2018

The government is to crack down on businesses abusing the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) to win contracts.

Nigel Scullion, minister for Indigenous affairs, announced a package of changes aimed at making it harder for businesses to falsely exaggerate the level of Indigenous involvement in order to boost their chances of winning public sector contracts – a process that has come to be known as “blackcladding”.

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