Release of ASDEFCON (STRATEGIC MATERIEL) V5.0 including the Enhanced Australian Industry Capability Contractual Framework

First Assistant Secretary Procurement and Contracting in CASG, Andrew Staines, has released Defgram 395/2021 covering the release of ASDEFCON (Strategic Materiel) V5.0, which incorporates the following changes:
a. new provisions to align with the new Enhanced Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Contractual Framework;
b. new Cyber Insurance provisions;
c. new provisions for use when the scope of work contains Commonwealth Funded Building Work (as defined in the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016);
d. new provisions for use when the procurement is subject to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth);
e. new provisions to incorporate the Commonwealth Child Safe Framework;
f. new provisions to give effect to the Payment Times Procurement Connected Policy; and
g. various updates reflecting changes in Defence policies and commercial standards.
See here for Table of Contents of Changes. The full V5.0 is available to active members under Procurement in the Defence Reference Material section of the Library. Just log in.

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