ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Jul 2016In July 2016, the government of Australia announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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Statement by the Tasmanian Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management
On 16 July 2016, the Tasmanian Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management announced that the state government will purchase 25 new fire trucks worth 14 million AUD, with an additional 70 new ones in the coming four years.
According to the statement, "All the new trucks are being designed and manufactured in Tasmania by TFS Engineering Services, which will support local jobs in line with our Buy Local Policy".
The list of affected trading partners is based on the 6-digit HS code 870530.