How we buy and how you might be able to sell to us

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.

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.

Tendering for business

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

Getting paid on time

The NSW Department of Education is committed to paying our valued suppliers on time. We are working to ensure that you get paid in the fastest and easiest way possible.

Unsolicited proposals

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

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.

Supplying to Education forums

To support Aboriginal businesses and SMEs, the department organises a series of forums to provide information on how to become a successful supplier. The focus for 2020 will be infrastructure, goods and services and information and communication technology.

Aboriginal Participation Strategy

Through this strategy, and our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), the department makes a commitment to work with Aboriginal-owned businesses to help grow the first economy of NSW.

Policy library

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

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School Calendar

Check with your local school as some dates may change.

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