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Senate Order for entity contracts


Pursuant to the Senate Order for entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Food Standards Australia New Zealand which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which:

  1. have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2018 i.e., have an end date post 30 June 2018, or
  2. were entered into during the 12 months prior i.e., between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.

The reasons for including such clauses include:

  1. ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and/or
  2. protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

The accountable authority of Food Standards Australia New Zealand has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Contract Details

Contractor Subject matter Amount of consideration Start date Anticipated end date Whether contract contains provisions requiring the parties to maintain confidentiality of any of its provisions (Y/N) Reason (s) Whether contract contains other requirements of confidentiality (Y/N) Reason (s)
​Canberra Airport Group Lease of premises​ $​10,646,385 14/12/2017 ​31/1/2028 ​N ​N
​Point River Networks ​ICT Upgrade and relocation of hardware, maintenance and services $​​1,074,563.37 15/11/2017 ​14/04/2021 ​N ​N
National Measurement Institute Total Diet Survey $181,720 29/3/2017 28/7/2017 N N
Schiavello Furniture $365,049 16/5/2017 30/6/2017 N N

Estimated cost of complying with this Order: Negligible

Basis of method used to estimate the cost: N/A​​​​


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