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The Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP)
In July 2011, the Australian Government introduced changes to its procurement processes to maximise Indigenous employment opportunities and the engagement of Indigenous businesses.
The Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP) FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions about the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP) for Australian Government Agencies & Suppliers to the Australian Government.
Exemption for Indigenous Businesses
The exemption to the Mandatory Procurement Procedures of the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines (CPGs) for Indigenous Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has been developed to assist the Government implement the Council of Australian Governments National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Economic Participation.