Governments Working Together

The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council Inc (APCC) consists of Australian and New Zealand government agencies with responsibility for the disciplines of procurement, construction, asset management and property management policy and practice.  


As the peak council, the collective membership creates a unique central repository of knowledge and expertise to support improved delivery of services.


The APCC Provides

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  • Trusted forums of public sector procurement professionals

  • Access to research and comparisons

  • Evidence-based reflective thinking​​

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Strategic Advice

  • Access experienced peers across Australasia

  • Innovative thinking around current and emerging issues​


Practical Solutions

Opportunities to:

  • Turn challenges into results

  • Verify and compare jurisdictional approaches

  • Gain analyses and comparisons

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As part of its Procurement Capability and Workforce Development Strategy, the APCC with support from partner associations Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) and World Commerce and Contracting (WorldCC) are working to develop, support and promote the Procurement Profession through recruitment agencies, which provide a critical conduit for those looking for a relevant and rewarding career.

Our Webinar featured special guests from peak professional bodies and the Australian Department of Defence, and provided the model for effective placement of procurement talent adaptable for all talent sectors and present the shift in government procurement capability, the growing demand across Australia and New Zealand, and governments’ expectations from recruitment firms.

Click here to access the artefacts from the Webinar held 1 December 2021.

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The goal of the ANZHPR is to deliver better value, and members have never been more conscious of the need to come together, discuss the common issues and use the established networks to collaborate and find solutions to common problems.

Value in Health is more than value for money, it’s about providing sufficient and equitable health care for all consumers, now and into the future.

Read more about the ANZHPR, here.


Whether it be in the IT or construction industry, project success will be directly dependent on managing procurement risk, such as supply chain disruptions, material costs, as well as quality of materials, delivery timeframes, meeting Australian standards, and health and safety. 
In this article published by the Australian Institute of Project Managers, APCC's Executive Director Teresa Scott explains how mitigating procurement risk is an essential capability for every project manager.