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A New Direction for Victorian Government Public Construction

With effect from 1 July 2018, when procuring public construction works and services, Victorian government departments and public bodies must adhere to mandatory Ministerial Directions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria (Directions) and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria (Instructions).

Jos Mulcahy, Principal in the Construction & Infrastructure team, has summarised some of the more important aspects of the Directions and Instructions in a long form article.

This will be of particular interest to participants in the construction industry who contract with Victorian government departments and public bodies.

Read more here (PDF 81.5KB).

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