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Information about how we buy and how you might be able to sell to us.

Tendering for business

Access the NSW eTendering site for current opportunities and further information on tendering for our business.

Selling directly

Suppliers can sell some products to the Department directly. There are policies and guidelines in place that govern the supply of these products.

Existing supply arrangements

Contracts over $150,000 are recorded in the register of government contracts, which can be found on this page and the NSW eTendering website.

Small business registration

NSW Government policy requires government agencies to pay small businesses within 30 days of receiving a correctly rendered invoice.

Unsolicited proposals

Learn about how to approach the government with innovative infrastructure or service delivery solutions.

Online catalogue guideline

The guideline outlines vendor access requirements and category treatment plans, and options for vendors who have been selected to supply.

Supplying IT goods and services

The department’s information technology needs are wide and diverse, but all IT purchases are made through a central process.

Supplier Communication Guidelines

All communication with schools must demonstrate a benefit to the school, be short and to the point.

Policy library

Learn about the departments policies, guidelines, and procedures to create a safe, inclusive, and effective learning environment.

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November calendar

School calendar

  • Term 4 2019
  • School development days*
  • Summer school vacation
  • Additional vacation days – Western division

Check with your local school as some dates may change.

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