Guidelines & Templates

VIPP Guidelines

VIPP Guidelines (PDF 299.77 KB)PDF icon

The Victorian Industry Participation Policy (VIPP) Guideline is the overarching policy document, which provides an overview of the principles and objectives of VIPP, and guidance for both government Agencies and suppliers in applying VIPP to relevant procurements and projects. There are two companion guidelines, the VIPP – Agency Guideline and VIPP – Supplier Guideline, which are provided below for more detailed advice.

VIPP Guidelines (DOC 122 KB)DOC icon

Accessible Word version of the VIPP guidelines.

VIPP Agency Guideline

VIPP Agency Guidelines (PDF 427.92 KB)PDF icon

The VIPP – Agency Guideline provides detailed steps for how Victorian Government Agencies (which covers all public sector bodies) should apply VIPP to their procurement activities. This document is one of the two companion documents to the overarching VIPP Guidelines above.

VIPP Agency Guidelines (DOC 235.5 KB)DOC icon

Accessible Word version of VIPP – Agency Guideline.

Presentation on the VIPP Management Centre for Agencies (PPT 3726.5 KB)PPT icon

This presentation provides assistance for Agencies on how to navigate ICN Victoria's VIPP Management Centre, including examples and screenshots of the contestability assessment, VIPP Plan and ICN certification letter. An accessible version of the presentation transcript (DOC 89.0 KB) is also available.

VIPP Supplier Guideline

VIPP - Supplier Guideline (PDF 413.68 KB)PDF icon

The VIPP – Supplier Guideline outlines the steps to be undertaken by businesses to bid for government work when VIPP has been applied. This document is one of two companion documents to the overarching VIPP Guidelines above.

VIPP - Supplier Guideline (DOC 162 KB)DOC icon

Accessible Word version of the VIPP – Supplier Guideline.

Presentation on the VIPP Management Centre for Suppliers (PPT 3383 KB)PPT icon

This presentation provides assistance to suppliers on using the VIPP Management Centre, as well as screenshots of a VIPP Plan and certification letter. An accessible version of the presentation transcript (DOC 86.5 KB) is also available.

VIPP Templates and Model Clauses

Effective 1 January 2013, the VIPP Plan form is available as an online form from the ICN Victoria's VIPP Management Centre. This online form has enhanced assistance features which will give you real-time help to prepare your VIPP Plan. 

VIPP Model Clauses (DOC 504 KB)DOC icon

The VIPP Model Clauses have been prepared by the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office to provide Victorian public sector bodies (Agencies) with model clauses to apply VIPP in request for tender documentation and within contracts for VIPP applicable activities. The model clauses are a guide and should be amended as appropriate to align with each State contracting agency's tender and contracting documents where required.

VIPP Monitoring Table (DOC 40.5 KB)DOC icon

The VIPP Monitoring Table must be completed and submitted by the Agency to ICN Victoria for review at the completion of a contract, as part of the Post-Contract Verification process.

Financial Reporting Directions

Department of Treasury and Finance issues financial reporting directions and guidance for public sector bodies. The financial reporting direction for VIPP is FRD 25B.

Meaning of Regional Victoria (DOC 27 KB)DOC icon

Provides a State Government definition of Regional Victoria based upon the Regional Growth Fund Act 2011.