Half of Australian government spend 'without a full tender'

16 March 2020

More than half of the Australian government’s $65bn yearly procurement spend is contracted without full tender procedures, an Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) study has found.

The ANAO analysis of data published through the official AusTender reporting portal over the last decade revealed 55% of all contracts resulted from a limited tender process rather than an open tender.

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