Department of Health

Class B cemetery trust compliance for public construction procurement

Key messages

  • In 2018 the Minister for Finance issued Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria in excess of $50,000.  
  • The Directions support the efficient, economical, and effective delivery of Public Construction Procurement in Victoria. 
  • Class B cemetery trusts are required to establish processes in accordance with the procurement principles outlined in the Directions. 

In 2018 the Minister for Finance issued Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria in excess of $50,000.

Public construction may relate to the construction of chapels, mausolea, crematoria, roadways, fences, drainage, retaining/niche walls, administration/storage buildings, excavation, grading, engineering design, surveying construction and project management. 

The department has developed resources to assist Class B cemetery trusts to meet the requirements of the Directions. Guidelines are available for download below and policy templates available on the Policy templates page.

Additional resources are available on the Department of Treasury and Finance website.

 

Reviewed 10 February 2022

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Contact details

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Cemetery Sector Governance Support Postal address: Cemetery Sector Governance Support Department of Health GPO Box 4057 Melbourne VIC 3001

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