The Honourable President of the Legislative Council
The Honourable Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
In accordance with section 162(1) of the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011, I present IBAC’s report on corruption risks associated with procurement in local government: Operations Dorset, Royston and others.
IBAC’s findings and recommendations to date are contained in the report.
The Honourable Robert Redlich QC
|Dealings between a council and a supplier without first undertaking a competitive process, for example when a single quote is required.
|Primary and ordinary returns
|Primary and ordinary returns record details of private interests held by a person. Under section 81 of the Local Government Act 1989, senior officers and any other employees nominated by the council’s Chief Executive Officer must lodge a primary return within 30 days of becoming a nominated officer, and an ordinary return biannually thereafter. Section 81 also sets out the information to be included in those returns.
|Purchase order (PO)
|A form of contract, which is an official document used to authorise and record the purchase of goods or services by a buyer. It is the prime reference confirming the contractual situation between the buyer and supplier.
|Chief Executive Officer
|Chief Financial Officer
|Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
|Municipal Association of Victoria
|Local Government Victoria
|NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption
|Occupational health and safety
|Request for tender
|Victorian Auditor-General’s Office
|Victorian Government Purchasing Board