Pursuant to the Senate Order for entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by the National Library of Australia which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2017.

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties which are readily found in Commonwealth contracts.

The reasons for including such confidentiality clauses include: 

  1. ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and
  2. protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

The accountable authority of the National Library of Australia has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Estimated cost of complying with this Order:  $2992
Basis of method used to estimate the cost: Hours incurred by staff collating data based on per hour rates.

Contract details

Contractor/ Donor Subject Matter Amount of consideration Start date Anticipated end date Contains confidentiality provisions (Y/N) Reason for confidentiality provisions Contract contains other requirements of confidentiality (Y/N) Reasons
1 ACTEWAGL Retail Electricity supply 2,800,000  1-Jul-16 30-Jun-20   N  Y General
2 Fredon Air Pty Ltd HVAC, Electrical and Motorised mobile shelving maintenanc  988,416 1-Sep-16  31-Aug-19   N  Y General 
3 AcronymIT Pty Ltd Adobe Enterprise Licence Agreement 105,505 23-Sep-16 22-Sep-17   N  N
4 Mr Kerry Stokes AC Funding to support the Treasures Gallery Access Program 150,000 29-Sep-16 30-Jun-19   N  N
5 Manteena Pty Ltd Marble Façade cornice cladding replacement 2,306,640 18-Nov-16 5-Dec-18  N  Y General
6 Transformed Pty Ltd Project management consultancy for National Digital Deposit Network 206,182 20-Jan-17 31-Aug-17   N   Y General
7 Steensen Varming (Australia) Pty Ltd Develop Master Plan for upgrade and replaement of HVAC system 216,884 23-Feb-17  22-Feb-17   N  Y General
8 Department of Communications and the Arts Funding to support the Community Heritage Grants Program  1,960,000 16-Mar-17 30-Jun-20  N  Y General
9 Minerals Council of Australia Funding to support NLA Fellowship 100,000  28-Mar-17 30-Jun-17  N  N
10 Origin Energy LPG Limited Gas supply 240,000 1-Apr-17 31-Mar-20 Y General
11 Craig Walter Design and Innovation Blueprint of Trove 112,800 19-Jun-17 30-Aug-17 N Y General