Senate Order on non-corporate Commonwealth entity contracts listing

Relating to the period 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023

Pursuant to the Senate Order on non-corporate Commonwealth entity contracts the following link to AusTender sets out contracts entered into by Federal Court of Australia including Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more and which:

  1. have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2023, or
  2. which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2023.

The contracts that contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.

The reasons for including such clauses include:

  1. ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and/or
  2. protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

The Accountable Authority of the Federal Court of Australia has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Procurement contracts are available through the Senate Order Report located on the AusTender homepage (

Estimated cost of complying with this Order: $250.00

Basis of method used to estimate the cost: An estimated calculation of staff resource effort.