Australian Government Architecture

Digital Sourcing Consider First Policy

What is the Digital Sourcing Consider First Policy?

The Digital Sourcing Consider First Policy is effective 1 July 2019. The policy applies to Non-Corporate Commonwealth Entities, as defined by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Consider First Assessment Tool

  • Agencies must complete a self-assessment using the Consider First Assessment Tool for each applicable investment.

    The tool must be used during identification of business needs and before making any investment decisions (prior to sourcing, building or re-using a digital product and/or service)

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