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The Commission engages consultants to provide professional, independent and expert advice or services, where those services involve the development of an intellectual output that assists with agency decision-making, and/or the output reflects the independent views of the service provider.

All tenders and contractual arrangements undertaken in 2018–19 were carried out in accordance with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.

During 2018–19, one new consultancy contract was entered into involving total actual expenditure of $30,000.00. In addition, one ongoing consultancy contract was active during the period involving total actual expenditure of $14,685.00 (inclusive of GST).

This Annual Report contains information about actual expenditure on contracts for consultancies in the audited Financial Statements and accompanying notes. Information on the value of contracts and consultancies higher than $10,000 is available on the AusTender website: www.tenders.gov.au.