Senate Order on Government Contracts for the Financial Year 1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010

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 a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more and which (a) have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2010 or (b) which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2010.

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
Austraclear Limited Participation in the Austraclear system $492,810 19 February 2009 30 June 2012 No No
Bloomberg L.P. Subscription to financial news and data services $655,053 8 May 2006 7 May 2012 No No
Citigroup Global Markets Australia Pty Ltd Syndication fees for debt issuance $440,000 30 September 2009 8 October 2009 No No
Dell Provision of IT equipment and associated maintenance services $254,954 7 September 2005 6 September 2010 No No
Deutsche Bank AG Sydney Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $1,760,000 30 September 2009 8 October 2009 No No
J.P Morgan Australia Ltd Syndication fees for debt issuance $440,000 30 September 2009 8 October 2009 No No
PricewaterhouseCoopers Internal audit $743,442 1 July 2005 30 June 2010 Yes Yes Confidentiality of business information
Reserve Bank of Australia Securities registry services $1,653,903 1 July 2008 30 June 2011 No No
RBS Group (Aust) P/L Syndication fees for debt issuance $1,760,000 30 September 2009 8 October 2009 No No
Standard & Poor’s Ratings services $150,845 14 February 2007 13 February 2011 No Yes Intellectual Property
Sungard Treasury Systems Inc. Provision of software and ongoing support. $2,952,911 19 April 2002 18 April 2012 Yes Yes Confidentiality of business information.
Thomson Reuters Provision of financial market data. $3,098,055 20 December 2001 19 December 2011 No No
UBS AG Australia Branch Syndication fees for debt issuance $1,760,000 30 September 2009 8 October 2009 No No
Westpac Banking Corporation Syndication fees for debt issuance $440,000 30 September 2009 8 October 2009 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 2009 to 30 June 2010 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 $829 based on direct employee labour cost (including on-costs).

Last updated: 17 March 2014