Our firm provides services in Probity and Procurement. In relation to probity services, we provide the full range of probity practitioner services, including Probity Auditing, Probity Advising and Probity mentoring.
The firm is a supplier member of the Victorian Government Professional Advisory Panel (PAS) (Probity Practitioner Panel) which can be accessed by all State and local government entities. The panel simplifies engagement of our services and provides an assurance of quality and expertise.
“Probity” in the context of public sector procurement and tendering means “Procedural fairness” and so some clients refer to us as “Process Advisers”.
We are experienced in providing probity practitioner services in all types of “market approaches” being procurement, divestment and tendering processes, including:
Market Engagement and market sounding Processes,
Market Led Proposal processes ( under the Market Led Proposal Guideline)
Expressions of Interest/Request for Proposals
Request for Tenders in all industries, including Construction, Transport, Technology, Essential Services, Leasing, Grants and Funding Programs, Recruitment and all types of Goods and Services.
We are experienced in the provision of probity practitioner services for Government processes in a large range of sectors and industries including:
Biodiversity (including wildlife)
Bushfire and emergency management services
Community safety & emergency management
Cycling, cyclists and bike lanes
Data analysis and data analytics
Digital design and innovation, Digital strategy and transformation
Education, early childhood
Energy (including solar), renewable energy zones, distributed energy resources , zero emissions vehicles
Hospital and health services
Learning and training
Maps and spatial data
People and workplaces services
Precincts, suburbs, rural and regions
Supply chain and logistics
Water and catchments; statewide water grid and infrastructure programs and projects.
We undertake probity audits, probity reviews and provide probity advice on proposed or past processes, including investigations of probity breaches.
We work with you to ensure you undertake a robust decision making process which will withstand scrutiny.
We advise on the appropriate management and documentation of conflicts of interests, including actual, potential and perceived.
We also advise on a range of issues relating to Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality.