Local Buy helps alleviate the need for open market tenders by managing the procurement compliance burden on behalf of all Local Government agencies.
All Local Buy arrangements are compliant with the Local Government Regulations 2012 and Local Government Act 2009 and provide Local Government entities with the assurance that all suppliers are vetted and compliant based on a comprehensive tender, evaluation and approval process.
Purchasing through a Local Buy prequalified supply arrangement negates the need for Councils to go through the formal tender process. There is also no financial minimum or maximum spend applicable within the arrangements
Our Local Buy Contracts and Suppliers list is updated every fortnight.
Advertising and Media Services | BUS 260
This arrangement provides Queensland councils and approved purchasers with access to a wide range of campaign and non-campaign advertising and media services, delivered by six pre-qualified suppliers.
It provides a streamlined procurement process, allowing purchasers to obtain competitive pricing from competent, reliable local suppliers though a select Request for Quote, rather than an open tender for engagement of any value, resulting in significant time and cost savings.
The following service mediums are offered under this arrangement and cover metropolitan, regional and suburban newspapers:
Media planning and buying services includes:
Non-campaign advertising is predominantly classified-
based, however it may also extend to other areas of the newspaper of publication, and can include the following type of advertisements: