All construction policy related documents can be found here.
Aboriginal participation in construction policy
The Aboriginal participation in construction policy has been developed to support greater participation by Aboriginal people in government construction projects across NSW. The aims of the policy are consistent with the OCHRE (Opportunity, Choice, Healing, Responsibility and Empowerment) - the NSW Government’s plan to improve outcomes for Aboriginal people across all sectors of the community.
View the Aboriginal participation in construction (APIC) policy page
Asbestos liability insurance
View the Asbestos liability insurance
Environmental management systems
The NSW Government environmental management system guidelines were developed to facilitate the achievement of improved environmental performance by the construction industry.
Quality management systems guidelines
- View Appendix A - Quality Management System documentation requirements guide
- View Appendix B - Contract responsibilities for quality management
- View Appendix C - Quality Management System assessment checklist
- View Appendix D - Quality Management Plan assessment checklist
- View Appendix E - Guideline for Inspection and Test Plans
- View Appendix F - Typical contract and tender clauses and schedule
- View Appendix G - Typical audit arrangements
Security of payment
View the Security of payment page on the Fair Trading website
Skills, training and social outcomes
The Skills development and training guidelines for construction implements a whole-of-government strategy for the construction industry in NSW. As part of this strategy, the NSW Procurement Board issues annual statements of training and skills development priorities for the construction industry.
Forward construction program
View information on the NSW Government's forward construction program
Market approaches guide
The guide provide high level advice on the major types of approaches to market, tendering periods, number of quotes or tenders, external involvement, disclosures, eTenders and procurement principles.
View the Market approaches guide
Industry engagement guide
The Industry engagement guide provides a high level view of strategies and approaches for NSW Government agencies to use when engaging with industry. Good industry engagement practices enable suppliers to understand which goods and services NSW Government agencies may need in the future to deliver public services.
View the Industry engagement guide
Work health and safety (WHS) management systems
Sustainable procurement balances economic, environmental and social considerations in the procurement process.
Code of Practice for Procurement
View the Code of Practice for Procurement