Before you buy

Find out about registering as an eligible buyer and how to purchase goods and services.

Buyer eligibility and registration

Buyers eligible to use NSW Government contracts and other supply arrangements

Overview of buying solutions

Contracts, prequalification schemes and e-procurement solutions

Supplier diversity

Eligible buyers can support a diverse range of suppliers through the following NSW Government initiatives:

Supporting SME participation

Making it easier for small and medium enterprises to supply to government

Finding agency procurement arrangements

How to leverage off procurement arragements with other agencies

Prequalification schemes

About prequalification schemes and benefits to buyers and suppliers

Engaging with industry

Effective communication improves industry awareness of government procurement opportunities and increases transparency.

Approaching the supplier market

Request for tender (RFT), request for quote (RFQ), expression of interest (EOI) and other ways to approach the market

ICT contract templates

Read about the Procure IT Framework and find the right contract templates for your ICT procurement

Goods and services contract templates

Sourcing (RFx) and contract templates for agencies when establishing procurement arrangements with suppliers. 

New Working with Children Check

Access the Working With Children Check, which is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work

Buying outside of contracts

Sourcing and buying items not available on contract


Information about construction procurement