Use of Confidentiality Provisions in ABS Contracts

2015 Calendar Year

The Australian Bureau of Statistic Procurement contracts are available through the Senate Order Report located on the Austender Homepage (link is

Senate Order on Entity Contracts relating to the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015

Pursuant to the Senate Order on entity contracts the following table sets out Non-Procurement Contracts entered into by the Australian Bureau of Statistics which provide for a consideration to the value of $100 000 or more and which:
(a) have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2015 or
(b) have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2015.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports a nil response for the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015.

Estimated cost of complying with this Order: $500.00.

Method used to estimate the cost: Applying salary and on-costs to the number of hours spent by staff across various classifications to collect and analyse the information.