The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 passed the Senate on 18 October 2018. It creates significant new rights for suppliers to the Commonweath government.
The dreadfully drafted Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 (FITS Bill) is to be substantially narrowed in its scope.
The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 enables any supplier “whose interests are affected” to complain about breaches of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.
Final report into Data Availability and Use highlights that lack of trust is ‘choking the use and value’ of Australian data for governments, industry and consumers.