How can CCI Group Purchasing help you?

How does it work?

When buying goods and services there are some key ways to get a better price: you can buy large quantities, and you can lock in deals for repeat business.

Many not-for-profit organisations aren’t able to achieve this by themselves, which is where CCI Group Purchasing can help.

CCI has over $46 million annually of buying power with suppliers, which means members will save time and money.

How much can you save?

Contact us and we can calculate your savings!

On top of the savings from our buying power, we will save you time by handling the tender process for all products, monitoring contracts and certifying suppliers.

We saved members an average of 34% on food categories over a 12 month period.*

How are contracts managed?

All products are tendered or benchmarked using a rigorous process that meets best practice guidelines

Specific documentation relating to CCI’s agreements is available to members either via the member log-in section of the website or via request by email.

All supplier agreements are governed under CCI’s Governance Framework which includes category specific Quality Standards, Communication Plans, Performance Indicators which are all included under the Head Agreement CCI have with each supplier.

How is CCI funded?

CCI is a not-for-profit organisation – we exist only to help members save time and money, and limit their risk when procuring products.

Suppliers pay a small administration fee to CCI as a percentage of their sales.

There is a yearly fee for all members, which varies depending on the size of the organisation.

You can find more information about membership here.

Fees are set by the board at the end of each financial year.

What about bigger businesses?

CCI have over 40 years of experience in procurement. We can tailor dedicated solutions for medium and large groups, contact us to find out how this may work for you.

Call us on 1300 559 318 and we’ll be in touch within 2 business days.

What is our information source?

We aim to provide greater transparency for our members regarding what we do and how we do it on their behalf.

You can find more information about resources here.

Get started today

Apply online for CCI membership

Apply now

We will contact you within 2 business days to discuss your membership.

If you already have an account with a supplier, you can still become a member and receive CCI pricing.

Any not-for-profit organisation in Australia can apply to become a member, but we particularly focus on aged care, child care, acute health, disability, community, and education services.

CCI reserves the right to refuse membership. All information to members is commercial in confidence.

Become a supplier

We are always keen to hear from suppliers

Call 1300 559 318
or email

*Based on goods or services priced in accordance with CCI agreements with suppliers and compared with those supplier’s standard wholesale prices as at 01/08/2020. Variances in prices and percentage savings will occur where actual products and quantities ordered vary from the set basket.

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