Senate Order for entity contracts listing relating to the period 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023

Pursuant to the Senate Order for entity contracts the following document sets out contracts entered into by the National Library of Australia which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which:

  1. have not been fully performed as at 1 January 2023, or
  2. have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2023.

Most of the contracts listed 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 confidentiality clauses include:

  1. ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and
  2. protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

The entity head of the National Library of Australia has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Estimated cost of complying with this Order: $765.29

Basis of method used to estimate the cost: Hours incurred by staff collating and reviewing data based on per hour rates.