Victorian Government Purchasing Board
Achieving Excellence in Government Procurement

This list of acronyms relates to terms appearing on the VGPB website and in the policies, guidelines and documents linked to this website.

Term

Description

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

AO Accountable Officer

APCC

Australian Procurement and Construction Council

CMPS

Contract Management Planning Strategy

BAFO Best and Final Offer

CPS

Contracts Publishing System

CPO Chief Procurement Officer

DET

Department of Education and Training

DHHS

Department of Health & Human Services

DJR

Department of Justice and Regulation

DEDJTR

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

DPC

Department of Premier and Cabinet

DELWP

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

DTF

Department of Treasury and Finance

EOI

Expression of Interest

FMA Financial Management Act 1994

FOI

Freedom of information

HVHR High Value, High Risk
IPU Internal Purchasing Unit

ICN (Vic)

Industrial Capability Network (Victoria) Limited

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

ITS Invitation to Supply

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

PAP

Procurement Activity Plan

PROV Public Records Office of Victoria

RFP

Request for Proposal

RFI

Request for Information

RFQ

Request for Quote

RFT

Request for Tender

RTO Registered Training Organisation

ROI

Registration of Interest

SEPC Sole Entity Purchase Contacts

SME

Small to Medium Enterprise

SPC

State Purchase Contract

VFM Value for Money

VGPB

Victorian Government Purchasing Board

VicPol

Victoria Police (Office of the Chief Commissioner of Police)

VIPP

Victorian Industry Participation Policy

VMIA

Victorian Managed Insurance Authority

VRQA Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

WoL

Whole of Life

WoVG

Whole of Victorian Government

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