White Papers

Modern Project Procurement Methods Part 1

Understanding The Procurement Methods

This white paper describes the most common methods for procuring building projects. It provides an overview by Andrew Graham (Managing Director, epm Projects Pty Ltd). In doing so, Andrew relies on his own experience as a project manager as well as the collective wisdom of his management team which represents nearly 100 years’ experience in project management. This paper considers the advantages and disadvantages of each method, important matters in selecting a method, and key elements for managing the selected method. It concludes with a summary of seven guiding principles. It serves to assist owners and procurement managers to make informed decisions so that they are given every opportunity to make their projects a success.

Section 1 – Project Procurement Methods

Section 2 – Advantages & Disadvantages of Procurement Methods

Modern Project Procurement Methods Part 2

Selecting & Administering A Method

This is Part 2 of a 2-part white paper that describes the most common methods for procuring building projects, and should be read in conjunction with Part 1 – downloadable separately.

In Part 2 you will find:

Section 3 – Selecting the Preferred Method

Section 4 – Risk allocation Considerations

Section 5 – Project Administration Considerations

White Paper and DPE Submission on Education SEPP

This white paper describes the key implications for non-government schools of the draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 (Education SEPP), including the proposed changes to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 (Schools Regulation), in contrast to the current State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007 (ISEPP).