The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council Inc (APCC) is the peak council whose members are responsible for procurement, construction and asset management policy for Australian State and Territory Governments. Papua New Guinea is an associate member. The APCC is made up of 11 member agencies.
Over the past 49 years, the APCC has established itself as a leader in government procurement, construction and asset management strategies and practice. The work of the APCC is committed to procurement innovation, solutions and efficiencies designed to create savings and maximise service delivery to the communities of Australia and Papua New Guinea.
The APCC promotes a cohesive government procurement environment and manages national projects for the Council of Australian Governments. It harnesses the benefits of nationally consistent approaches for its members.
The APCC Council of Chief Executive Officers leads the direction of the APCC, while the Special Interest Groups drivesthe overall work program.
The projects within the APCC are multi-faceted and collaborative. Each project has a dedicated Working Group, which progresses the aims, with support from the Directorate. The Working Groups meet regularly by teleconference, face-to-face and online.
The APCC community is made up of individuals with a wealth of skills and expertise. Collectively, it represents the hub for procurement excellence. Experts from each member jurisdiction collaborate on projects, creating a knowledge network.
The APCC provides a single, national interface between government and the construction industry and undertakes a consultative, liaison and leadership role. With its member jurisdictions, the APCC is acting as a leader to encourage improvements in the procurement processes within the construction industry.
In partnership with industry, the APCC is developing initiatives aimed at increasing productivity, competitiveness and long-term sustainability for the procurement and construction industries and the benefit of the Australian and Papua New Guinean communities.
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