DCJ has built more flexibility into the contract they have with you, by including a new contract amendment clause, which will allow changes to client numbers, geographic coverage, target groups, outcomes and service types through a process called “exercising an option,” rather than a contract variation. The new clause can only be used where there are no changes to funding, program activities or milestones.
See the table below for when the contract amendment clause applies:
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