SENATE ORDER ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 1 JULY 2011 – 30 JUNE 2012
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 2012 or (b) which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2012.
Estimated consideration (incl. GST)
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
|ANZ Banking Group Limited||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$357,500||19-Oct-11||27-Oct-11||No||No|
|Aurion Corporation||Payroll services||$106,531||1-Dec-06||30-Nov-12||Yes||Yes||Confidentiality of business information|
|Austraclear Limited||Participation in the Austraclear system||$472,736||19-Feb-09||30-Jun-14||No||No|
|Bloomberg L.P.||Subscription to financial news and data services||$799,892||8-May-06||7-May-14||No||No|
|Citigroup Global Markets Australia Pty Ltd||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$1,430,000||19-Oct-11||27-Oct-11||No||No|
|Commonwealth Bank of Australia||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$357,500||19-Oct-11||27-Oct-11||No||No|
|Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu||Internal audit||$534,800||19-Nov-10||18-Nov-13||Yes||Yes||Confidentiality of business information|
|Deutsche Bank, AG Sydney Branch||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$1,430,000||19-Oct-11||27-Oct-11||No||No|
|Deutsche Bank, AG Sydney Branch||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$371,250||20-Feb-12||28-Feb-12||No||No|
|Interactive Data||Provision of financial market data||$171,771||1-Jul-09||30-Jun-14||Yes||Yes||Confidentiality of business information|
|Infact Consulting||Assistance with selection of a treasury system||$208,066||16-Jul-10||30-Jun-13||No||No|
|Mediabrands Australia Pty Ltd||Australian Government Securities advertising||$103,822||1-Jul-11||30-Jun-12||No||No|
|Merrill Lynch International (Australia) Limited||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$371,250||20-Feb-12||28-Feb-12||No||No|
|Reserve Bank of Australia||Securities registry services||$2,614,246||1-Jul-08||31-Dec-12||No||No|
|The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Australia Branch||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$371,250||20-Feb-12||28-Feb-12||No||No|
|Standard & Poor’s||Ratings services||$246,344||14-Feb-07||13-Feb-13||No||Yes||Intellectual Property|
|SunGard Treasury Systems Inc.||Provision of software and ongoing support.||$3,574,269||19-Apr-02||19-Apr-14||Yes||Yes||Confidentiality of business information|
|Thomson Reuters||Provision of financial market data.||$3,822,410||20-Dec-01||19-Dec-13||No||No|
|UBS AG, Australia Branch||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$1,430,000||19-Oct-11||27-Oct-11||No||No|
|UBS AG, Australia Branch||Syndication fees for debt issuance||$371,250||20-Feb-12||28-Feb-12||No||No|
|Westpac Banking Corporation||Syndication fees for debt issuance.||$357,500||19-Oct-11||27-Oct-11||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 2011 to 30 June 2012 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 $964 based on direct employee labour cost (including on-costs).