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Cover of Development of the Building and Construction Procurement Guide
Development of the Building and Construction Procurement Guide
  • Publication no: AP-T252-14
  • ISBN: 978-1-925037-37-1
  • Published: 3 February 2014

This report presents the outcomes of the harmonisation work undertaken by Austroads and the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council to develop AP-G92-14 Building and Construction Procurement Guide – Principles and Optionswhich, if adopted by member agencies, will result in improved procurement and contracting practices and more equitable risk allocation in civil (road and bridge) and non-residential building contracts.

  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Project Overview
    • 1.2. Purpose of Report
    • 1.3. Structure of Report
    • 1.4. Matters for Consultation
  • 2. Project Background
    • 2.1. Program of National Reforms
      • 2.1.1. Prior Consultation
      • 2.1.2. Referral to Austroads and APCC
    • 2.2. Interface with Other COAG IWG Projects
  • 3. Project Approach
    • 3.1. Method
      • 3.1.1. Literature and Practice Review
      • 3.1.2. Review and Agreement by Member Agencies
      • 3.1.3. Release of Technical Report (this Report) and Draft Guide for Industry Consultation
      • 3.1.4. Finalisation and Publication of the Guide
      • 3.1.5. Adoption of the Guide by Member Agencies
  • 4. Literature and Practice Review
    • 4.1. Literature Review
      • 4.1.1. Existing Guidelines
      • 4.1.2. Delivery Model Characteristics
      • 4.1.3. Current Issues
      • 4.1.4. Trends and Developments
    • 4.2. Review of Current Practice
      • 4.2.1. Method
      • 4.2.2. Scope
    • 4.3. Areas of Commonality and Difference
      • 4.3.1. Overview
      • 4.3.2. Construct Only
      • 4.3.3. D&C
      • 4.3.4. Professional Services
    • 4.4. Consideration of Industry Views
  • 5. Conclusions
  • References
  • Appendix A Delivery Models and Procurement Methods by Jurisdiction
  • Appendix B Comparison of Construct Only Procurement Methods
  • Appendix C Comparison of Design and Construct Procurement Methods
  • Appendix D Comparison of Procurement Methods for Professional Services
  • Appendix E Summary of Industry Views
  • E.1 Consultation Undertaken by COAG IWG Subgroup
  • E.1.1 Common Themes in Submissions
  • E.2 Other Industry Views
  • Civil Contractors Federation
  • Consult Australia
  • Scope for Improvement 2011
  • Roads Australia
  • E.3 Consultation Undertaken by Austroads/APCC Project Working Group
  • Delivery models
  • Procurement methods
  • Tendering principles
  • Contracting principles
  • Various matters
  • Commentary 1