Contract register

When do we publish contract details?

We publish details about the active contracts we've awarded when they:

  • are between Sydney Water and a private sector contractor
  • were signed after 1 July 2010
  • are for a value of $150,000 or more and involve the:
    • contractor doing a specific project such as construction, infrastructure or property development
    • contractor agreeing to provide specific goods or services
    • transfer or lease of real property.

How do we divide contracts into classes?

Class 1 contracts

Class 1 contracts are those that have, or are likely to have, a value of $150,000 or more.

Class 2 contracts

Class 2 contracts are Class 1 contracts that also fit into one of the following categories:

  • There hasn't been a public tender process and the terms and conditions of the contract have been directly negotiated with the contractor. 
  • The contract was the subject of a tender (public or not), but the terms and conditions have been substantially negotiated with the contractor. 
  • The obligations of one or more parties to maintain or operate infrastructure or assets could continue for 10 years or more and the contract involves a privately financed project or the exchange of significant assets.

Class 3 contracts

If a Class 2 contract has a value, or likely value of more than $5 million, it becomes a Class 3 contract.