Publications archive - Annual reports
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Environment Australia, 1999
This information is produced under the Requirements for Departmental Annual Reports, updated May 1999.
The total number of consultants engaged by the Department in 1998-99 was 366 at a cost of $9 495 990. Consultants are selected in accordance with the policies and principles detailed in the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines.
The most common reasons for the Department to engage consultants were the need for specialist, technical and professional skills or knowledge and the need for work to be conducted independently.
The production of technical reports, handbooks and guidelines, feasibility studies and the development of databases were among the main categories for which consultants were engaged during the year.
Details given for each consultancy are:
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