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This Week’s Highlight: Pacific Maritime Training Services

Australia has had a long standing partnership with the Pacific Islands, particularly when it comes to Defence related aid. Under the Defence Cooperation Program (DCP) the Australian Government will be gifting 21 Guardian Patrol Boats (GPB) to 12 Pacific Island Countries and Timor Leste. These Patrol boats are replacing the existing Pacific Patrol Boats that have been in-service since 1987. In order to support this activity, Defence is seeking Pacific Maritime Training Services for the Patrol boat crews.

The new training contract will provide all of the maritime technical, seamanship, communications and management courses in support of the GPB program. Training will cover technical and non-technical training courses for personnel of different nationalities, ranks and experience, to equip them with the knowledge, skills, and aptitude necessary to safely crew, manage and maintain a GPB. The Contract will also provide for Pastoral Care Services for trainees including travel administration, campus accommodation, all meals, sporting and other facilities, and administrative and 24-hour welfare support on an as required basis.

Note that a Deed of Confidentiality is required to be submitted in order to receive the Ships Information Summary. An Industry Brief will be held on a date to be advised. This RFT closes on 30th June 2020 and Contract execution is expected by end September 2020.

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Building, Construction and Civil Works

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
ASMTI Project near Greenvale, North Queensland - Market Sounding of Early Works ContractorsNoticeTBCDefence - DSRGNotice
N2269 Nulka Active Missile Decoy (ADM) Assembly and Maintanance FacilityNotice8 May 20, TBCDefence - DSRGNotice
Notice - Forward Look: Estate Works Program tender scheduleNoticeN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
National Aircraft Pavement Maintenance Program 2020-2026 - Request for Tender - Medium Works ContractsExtended to 28 May 208 Apr 20, Canberra ACTDefence - DSRGRFT
Targetry Works at Puckapunyal Military Area, VIC8 May 2031 Mar 20 TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
A9067 - Invitation to Register Interest - Head Contract (HC-1 2003) (Construct Only) - Holsworthy MTR - LIA Upgrade8 May 20N/ADefence - DSRGEOI
RAAF Amberley Ordnance Storage Works, QLD11 May 2028 Apr 20, TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
Establish a Standing Offer Arrangement for the Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services15 May 20N/AGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park AuthorityRFT
Building Works Fort Queenscliff, VIC15 May 201 May 20, WebEx TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
RAAF Townsville – Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) Demountable Ablution Blocks, QLD18 May 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
Building Refurbishment and Ablution Block Replacement at Kyneton Training Depot and TS Bendigo, VIC22 May 2030 Apr 20, Kyneton Training Depot, Kyneton VICDefence - DSRGRFT
Design and Construct - 6 Properties - Williamstown, VIC22 May 20N/ADefence Housing AustraliaRFT
EST04520 RAAF Townsville Mess Cold Storage Works25 May 207 May 20, Webex/TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
P0008 - National Airfield Works at RAAF Base Williamtown2 Jun 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFT

ICT & Communications

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Provision of an Organisational Health SolutionExtended to 6 May 20N/AAustralian Federal PoliceRFT
Request for Tender in relation to the provision of the Commonwealth HANA Enterprise CloudExtended to 8 May 20N/ADepartment of FinanceRFT
Database Management within the National Measurement Institute’s North Ryde Laboratories18 May 20N/ADepartment of Industry, Science, Energy and ResourcesRFT
Mainframe Workload Modernisation / Optimisation Request for InformationExtended to 31 Jul 20N/ADepartment of Home AffairsRFI

Defence & National Security

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Advance Notice for RFI Joint 8190 Deployable Bulk Fuel Distribution (DBFD).NoticeN/ADefence - CASGNotice
Defence Innovation Hub - Call For SubmissionsNoticeN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
Joint Project (JP) 9102 Australian Defence Satellite Communications SystemNoticePostponedDefence - CASGBriefing
N2269 Nulka Active Missile Decoy (ADM) Assembly and Maintanance FacilityNotice8 May 20, TBCDefence - DSRGNotice
Capability Life Cycle Manager - Request for TenderExtended to 8 May 2016 Mar 20, Henderson WADefence - CASGRFT
Tier 1A Body Armour System22 May 20N/ADefence - CASGRFQ
LAND2097 Phase 4 Special Operations Rotary WingExtended to 10 Jul 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT
Counter Improvised Threat Grand Challenge Phase 2: Integration29 Jun 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFP
LAND 8140 Tranche 1 Deployable Force Infrastructure30 Jun 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT

Community Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities

Education/Training

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Defence War College Academic AgreementNoticeN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
Learning Management System11 May 20N/AAustralian Electoral CommissionRFT
Pacific Maritime Training Services30 Jun 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT

Engineering & Architecture

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Provision of Electrical, Technical and Engineering Services and Supplies to Indian Ocean Territories14 May 20N/ADepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and CommunicationsRFT

Finance/Economics/Auditing

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Financial Statement Audits 2021-2023 Tranch 111 May 20N/AAustralian National Audit OfficeRFT
Financial Statement Audits 2021-2023 Tranche 225 May 20N/AAustralian National Audit OfficeRFT

Health

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
1800RESPECT phone and online counselling and information for people impacted by domestic, family and sexual violenceNotice20 Mar 20, TeleconferenceDepartment of Social ServicesNotice
Independent Assessment Panel - Temporarily suspendedTemporarily SuspendedN/AServices AustraliaRFT

Human Resources

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Employee Feedback Platform18 May 20N/AAustralian Securities and Investments CommissionRFT

Management Advisory/Market Research

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
PNG-Australia Transition to Health (PATH)Extended to 22 May 2012 Mar 20, Brisbane QLDDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Australian Aid ProgramRFT
Establishment of a Remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Service Development Assistance PanelExtended to 28 May 20N/ADepartment of HealthRFT
Advisory advice for co-investment funds11 May 20N/ADepartment of Industry, Science, Energy and ResourcesRFT
The 2020 review of operations of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)11 May 20N/ADepartment of Industry, Science, Energy and ResourcesRFT
The 2020 Review of the activities of the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA)11 May 20N/ADepartment of Industry, Science, Energy and ResourcesRFT
Project Management System12 May 20N/ANational Capital AuthorityRFT
Provision of Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Adviser Services18 May 20N/AAustralian Centre for International Agricultural ResearchRFT

Marketing/Media/Comms

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities

Scientific/Environmental Research, Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Notice of intended procurement (NOIP)NoticeN/AGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park AuthorityNotice
BRIGHT ADS Beamlines Photon Delivery SystemExtended to 6 May 20N/AAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationRFT
Supply of Meteorological Instruments for the measurement of Temperature, Wind and Solar RadiationExtended to 8 May 20N/ABureau of MeteorologyRFT
Water for Injection and Pure Steam System – GMP Facility8 May 20N/ACSIRORFT
Determining the incidence of herbicide resistance in Australian grain cropping12 May 20N/AGrains Research and Development CorporationRFT
Southern Positioning Augmentation NetworkExtended to 22 Jul 2031 Mar 20 OnlineGeoscience AustraliaRFT

MIscellaneous Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Transfer Pumps for National Stockpile5 May 20N/AAustralian Maritime Safety AuthorityRFT
NDIA ACCESSIBLE COMMUNICATIONS PANEL6 May 20N/AServices AustraliaRFT
Shoreline Vacuum Skimmers for National Stockpile11 May 20N/AAustralian Maritime Safety AuthorityRFT
Procurement of Natural Gas to the Contestable Defence Sites in the ACT & HMAS Albatross (NSW)12 May 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
Department of Home Affairs ExceptionalLeasing Opportunity, Melbourne VIC15 May 20N/ADepartment of Home AffairsEOI
Septic Pump Out Services (Long Term) at Booderee National Park15 May 2030 Apr 20, Teleconference or Booderee National Park NSWDirector of National ParksRFT
Thermal Imaging Camera Procurement22 May 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT
ATM 19/2900 Local Courier Services26 May 20N/ADepartment of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentRFT

Transport (Air, Sea, Land)

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Provision of Shuttle Bus Services19 May 20N/AAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationRFT
LAND2097 Phase 4 Special Operations Rotary Wing10 Jul 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT

Multi-Use Lists

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Supply of Medical Grade Footwear to eligible persons30 Jun 20N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL
Invitation to provide Day Procedure Centre Services to the Veteran Community30 Jun 20N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL
Private Hospital Services30 Jun 20N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Community Nursing Services Invitation30 Jun 21N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL
Digital Marketplace Panel23 Feb 22N/ADigital Transformation AgencyMUL

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