Go to top of page

Procurement initiatives to support small business

OPC supports small business participation in the Commonwealth Government procurement market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) participation statistics are available on the Department of Finance’s website at https://www.finance.gov.au/government/procurement/statistics-australian-government-procurement-contracts.

OPC’s procurement practices support SMEs by using the Commonwealth Contracting Suite for low-risk procurements valued under $200,000. OPC also supports SMEs through the use of electronic systems and processes (including payment cards) to facilitate on-time payment performance.