How to buy for government
- Search our whole-of-government arrangements for what you need
- If you can’t find an arrangement for what you need, search agency arrangements
- Once you’ve exhausted these options, you can go to market to source your good or service
Get forms and support for creating a purchase order from Queensland Shared Services (QSS).
If you’re buying for Queensland Government, the easiest way is to use a supplier listed in one of our existing arrangements.
Types of arrangements
There are 2 types of arrangements:
Whole-of-government arrangements, which fall into one of these 6 category groups:
Agency arrangements—established by individual agencies to meet their specific needs. (Other agencies can access these; however, you will need to contact the relevant agency first.)
Find agency arrangements.
Once you’ve exhausted these options, you can go to market to source your good or service.
Go to market
Many general, medical and educational goods and services now contain ICT elements. When purchasing these for government, consider using the GITC framework. Review the Information and communication technology (ICT) area for more information.