Senate Order on Government Contracts for the Financial Year 1 July 2013 – 30 June 2014

Pursuant to the Senate Order on the departmental and agency contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Australian Office of Financial Management which provides for consideration to the value of $100,000 or more and which (a) have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2014 or (b) which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2014.

Contractor Subject Matter Estimated consideration (incl. GST) Start Date Anticipated End Date Whether the contract contains provisions requiring the parties to maintain confidentiality of any of its provisions (Yes/No) Whether the contract contains other requirements of confidentiality (Yes/No) Reason(s) for Confidentiality
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,596,000 18 November 2013 26 November 2013 No No
ASX Operations Pty Ltd Services in relation to trading of Government Bonds $405,775 11 April 2013 10 April 2018 No No
Austraclear Limited Participation in the Austraclear system $810,410 19 February 2009 30 June 2016 No No
Bloomberg L.P. Subscription to financial news and data services $979,929 08 May 2006 19 May 2016 No No
Citigroup Global Markets Australia Pty Ltd Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,596,000 18 November 2013 26 November 2013 No No
Citigroup Global Markets Australia Pty Ltd Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,887,500 07 March 2014 19 March 2014 No No
Computershare Funds Services Pty Ltd Securities registry services $2,215,064 12 November 2012 11 November 2017 Yes Yes Confidentiality of business information
Dell Australia Computer servers $113,477 30 May 2014 30 June 2014 No No
Deutsche Bank, AG Sydney Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $1,155,000 25 September 2013 03 October 2013 No No
Deutsche Bank, AG Sydney Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $649,000 18 November 2013 26 November 2013 No No
Deutsche Bank, AG Sydney Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,887,500 07 March 2014 19 March 2014 No No
Interactive Data Provision of financial market data $276,769 1 July 2009 30 June 2015 Yes Yes Confidentiality of business information
J.P. Morgan Australia Limited Syndication fees for debt issuance $649,000 18 November 2013 26 November 2013 No No
Merrill Lynch (Australia) Futures Ltd Syndication fees for debt issuance $1,155,000 25 September 2013 03 October 2013 No No
Price Waterhouse Coopers Internal audit $741,330 18 December 2013 30 June 2017 Yes Yes Confidentiality of business information
Standard & Poor’s Ratings services $344,989 14 February 2007 13 February 2015 No Yes Intellectual Property
SunGard Treasury Systems Inc. Provision of software and ongoing support. $5,706,678 19 April 2002 19 October 2017 Yes Yes Confidentiality of business information
Thomson Reuters Provision of financial market data. $4,574,667 20 December 2001 19 December 2015 No No
UBS AG, Australia Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,596,000 18 November 2013 26 November 2013 No No
UBS AG, Australia Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,887,500 07 March 2014 19 March 2014 No No
Westpac Banking Corporation Syndication fees for debt issuance $1,155,000 25 September 2013 03 October 2013 No No
Westpac Banking Corporation Syndication fees for debt issuance $649,000 18 November 2013 26 November 2013 No No
Westpac Banking Corporation Syndication fees for debt issuance $2,887,500 07 March 2014 19 March 2014 No No

Note 1. All AOFM contracts contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that 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 ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like, and/or protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

Note 2. For the purpose of this report the previous 12 month period has been determined as the 12 month period from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 inclusive.

Note 3. This list does not include details of contracts of which the disclosure would be in breach of the Privacy Act 1988.

Estimated cost of complying with the order

The estimated cost of complying with the order is $603 based on direct employee labour cost (including on-costs).

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 1 August 2014