Melbourne Polytechnic is a public sector agency of Victoria. It is committed to ethical, sustainable and socially responsible procurement. Melbourne Polytechnic requires that all its suppliers meet the requirements of the Victorian Government’s Supplier Code of Conduct. The Code is applicable to all general government sector contracts, agreements, and orders for the supply of goods and services, and construction works and services.
The Code outlines the minimum ethical standards in behaviour that suppliers will aspire to meet when conducting business with, or on behalf of, the State in the areas of:
Visit Victorian Government’s Supplier Code of Conduct website to learn more about the Code.
In undertaking procurement activity for goods and services, Melbourne Polytechnic follows the Victorian Government Purchasing Board’s Supply policy framework and the principles of:
For more information refer to https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/goods-and-services-procurement-legislation.
In undertaking procurement for construction, Melbourne Polytechnic is also required to follow the Public Construction Procurement Rules. For more information refer to https://www.buyingfor.vic.gov.au/construction-procurement-rules.
Melbourne Polytechnic procures various goods and services from the supply market to deliver quality outcomes for its students. Melbourne Polytechnic’s procurement activity for the following 12-24 months is detailed in its Procurement Activity Plan. This is updated on an annual basis aligned to annual budget allocations and its business strategy.