Details of consultancies (valued at $10,000 or greater)

In 2014–15, we engaged 18 consultancies where the total fees payable to the consultants were greater than $10,000. The total expenditure incurred during 2014–15 in relation to these consultancies is $983,773 (excluding GST).

Individual consultancies

Consultant Purpose of consultant Total approved project fee ($) (excl. GST) Expenditure ($) (excl. GST) Future expenditure ($) (excl. GST)
ACIL Allen Consulting Management consulting Management consulting – evaluation framework for Panels Project 30,000 30,000 0
Catriona Lowe Consultant Services North Western Community Legal Centre's reform project 21,000 21,000 0
Clear Horizon Consulting Focus research and a monitoring and evaluation framework for the Mental Health and Disability Advocacy program 27,115 17,225 9,890
Colmar Brunton Conduct client satisfaction survey 74,074 47,130 15,710
Enhance Solutions Occupational health and safety policy development and training design, and facilitation 112,600 119,734 0
Finity Consulting Valuation of legal creditors and debtors 60,000 51,718 8,282
Forrester Research Australia Information technology strategy support 39,985 39,985 0
Heidrich & Struggles Review of Board effectiveness and executive leadership development and assessment 215,000 206,500 0
Law Institute of Victoria Review of funding models in Criminal and Family Law 35,000 35,000 0
Linda Stoneman Consulting Annual business plan and corporate services consulting 20,000 14,998 5,002
Procurement Australia Professional tendering services 14,800 15,387.50 0
Property Dynamics Property advice and services 72,706 72,706 0
Real Politic Consulting Legal needs analysis and stakeholder consultation 42,084 42,084 0
RMIT Development of the Access to Justice Technology Program 150,000 50,000 100,000 (50,000 each year for next 2 years)
Social Ventures Consulting Mental Health and Disability Advocacy program evaluation 41,000 14,500 26,500
Temuka Breeze Strategy project management 120,000 72,700 0
The Social Research Centre Community research for the Strategy 90,000 88,104 0
Tim Corcoran & Associates Victoria Legal Aid Service Review – Practice Support 45,000 45,000 0

Details of consultancies under $10,000

In 2014–15, we engaged four consultancies where the total fees payable to the individual consultancies was less than $10 000. The total expenditure incurred during 2014–15 in relation to these consultancies was $30,998 (excluding GST).