Construction policies

All construction policy related documents can be found here.

Aboriginal participation in construction policy

The Aboriginal participation in construction policy has been developed to support greater participation by Aboriginal people in government construction projects across NSW. The aims of the policy are consistent with the OCHRE (Opportunity, Choice, Healing, Responsibility and Empowerment) - the NSW Government’s plan to improve outcomes for Aboriginal people across all sectors of the community.

View the Aboriginal participation in construction (APIC) policy page

Asbestos liability insurance

View the Asbestos liability insurance

Environmental management systems

The NSW Government environmental management system guidelines were developed to facilitate the achievement of improved environmental performance by the construction industry.

View the NSW Government environmental management system guidelines

Quality management systems guidelines

View the Quality management system guidelines (for construction)

Security of payment

View the Security of payment page on the Fair Trading website

Skills, training and social outcomes

The Skills development and training guidelines for construction implements a whole-of-government strategy for the construction industry in NSW. As part of this strategy, the NSW Procurement Board issues annual statements of training and skills development priorities for the construction industry.

View the Skills development and training guidelines for construction

View the 2016 statement of training and skills development priorities for the construction industry

Forward construction program

View information on the NSW Government's forward construction program

Market approaches guide

The guide provide high level advice on the major types of approaches to market, tendering periods, number of quotes or tenders, external involvement, disclosures, eTenders and procurement principles.

View the Market approaches guide

Industry engagement guide

The Industry engagement guide provides a high level view of strategies and approaches for NSW Government agencies to use when engaging with industry. Good industry engagement practices enable suppliers to understand which goods and services NSW Government agencies may need in the future to deliver public services.

View the Industry engagement guide

Work health and safety (WHS) management systems

View Work health and safety management sytems

Agency accreditation

View Agency Accreditation Scheme

Sustainability policy

Sustainable procurement balances economic, environmental and social considerations in the procurement process.

View Sustainable procurement

Code of Practice for Procurement

View the Code of Practice for Procurement