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This Week in Government Tenders

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This week’s highlight: Fire Safety Remediation

The Department of Defence runs a rolling Estate Works Program which provides for the continuous refurbishment of Defence establishments across the country. This program covers a range of work that includes, asbestos removal, demolitions, building services and as seen over these last few weeks fire safety remediation. Two Requests for Tender (RFT) for fire safety remediation are due to close this week (Randwick and Geelong), however another 3 opportunities have just been issued for Defence RAAF bases in Townsville, Queensland and Richmond in NSW as well as Lavarack Barracks in Queensland. Works are aimed at ensuring fire safety compliance within specified buildings or in the case of RAAF Richmond, within two aircraft hangars.

As with most Estate Works RFTs, the full scope of work is not available on Austender and requires the submission of a Confidentiality agreement for release. All tenderers will be required to meet the Building code 2016 and all tenders will need to include an outline of the following 4 plans, noting that work is expected to be completed within 14 – 16 weeks:

1. Site Management Plan
2. Commissioning and Handover Plan;
3. Environmental Management Plan (including ECC);
4. Quality Plan;

These RFTs are also based on Defence’s Medium works contract template, which differs from the Australian Standard construction contract, so it is important to make yourself familiar with this template if you are new to Defence RFTs.

Industry Briefs will be held at each site on the 8 November 17, and while not mandatory are highly recommended.

More information on Estate Works RFTs is available at this link and if you are after specific advice on these tenders or any other opportunity listed below, feel free to contact us.

Closing Date20 Nov 17
Industry Brief8 Nov 17, RAAF Townsville, QLD
DepartmentDefence - DSRG
Closing Date22 Nov 17
Industry Brief8 Nov 17, RAAF Richmond, NSW
DepartmentDefence - DSRG
Closing Date22 Nov 17
Industry Brief8 Nov 17, Lavarack Barracks, QLD
DepartmentDefence - DSRG

Building & Construction

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartment
EOI Contractor Prequalification for Refurbishment Works, former HMAS Platypus, North Sydney15 Nov 176 Nov 17, Nth Sydney, NSW - MandatorySydney Harbour Federation Trust
National Demolition Program at Swanbourne, Campbell Barracks17 Nov 1731 Oct 17, Swanbourne, WADefence - DSRG
Design and Construction of 28 dwellings at Muirhead NT20 Nov 175 & 19 Oct 17, Darwin. One on one clarification sessions also available.Defence Housing Australia
Lift Refurbishment at Russell Offices, ACT20 Nov 179 Nov 17, Russell Offices, ACTDefence - DSRG
Repair and Repaint of Storage Tanks at RAAF Base Williamtown, NSW20 Nov 178 Nov 17, Williamtown, NSWDefence - DSRG
Fire Safety Remediation Works at RAAF Base Townsville, QLD20 Nov 178 Nov 17, Townsville, QLDDefence - DSRG
Fire Safety Works to Hanger 523 and 54 at RAAF Base Richmond NSW22 Nov 178 Nov 17, Richmond, NSWDefence - DSRG
Fire Safety Remediation Works at Lavarack Barracks, QLD22 Nov 178 Nov 17, Lavarack Barracks, QLDDefence - DSRG
Urban Operations Training Facility (UOTF) Maintenance, Shoalwater Bay Training Area QLD22 Nov 1722 Nov 17, Shoalwater Bay, QLDDefence - DSRG
Electrical and RCD Compliance Works at multiple sites in Western Australia24 Nov 1715 Nov 17, Perth, WADefence - DSRG
Swanbourne Fence Works Campbell Barracks WA27 Nov 1717 Nov 17, Campbell Barracks, WADefence - DSRG
Construction of the Treloar E Large Technology Objects Store Project28 Nov 173 Nov 17, Mitchell, ACT - MandatoryAustralian War Memorial
Dive Chemical Preparation Facility at Garden Island in Western Australia29 Nov 1715 Nov 17, Perth, WADefence - DSRG
Victoria Barracks Melbourne – H Block Lifts29 Nov 176 Nov 17, Victoria Barracks, VictoriaDefence - DSRG
Booby Island Tide Gauge Structure Design and Site investigation30 Nov 17N/AAustralian Maritime Safety Authority
ITR for Head Contractor: Villawood Detention Facility Redevelopment Stage 3 works30 Nov 17N/AFinance
Point Quobba Remediation Project7 Dec 1716 Nov 17, Pt Quobba, WA - MandatoryAustralian Maritime Safety Authority

Health

ICT & Communications

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartment
Australian Council for the Arts – Client Relationship Management System20 Nov 17N/AAustralia Council for the Arts
End User Support Services for National Deskside Support, Service Desk, and Service Integration Management Services11 Dec 17Previously heldDefence - DSRG
RFI - Implementation of AASB 1620 Dec 17N/AFinance
Data Management Platform21 Dec 17N/ABureau of Meteorology

Defence

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartment
Upcoming Invitation to Register Interest for a Survey Vessel Hydrographic Oceanographic design for the RANNotice of ITR Release: late 2017N/ADefence-CASG
LAND 159 / LAND 4108 Industry Brief Notice of Industry Brief8 Nov 17, Melb, VicDefence-CASG
ADF Deployable Health CapabilityExtended - 30 Nov 17Previously heldDefence-CASG
Technical Trades Training for Army19 Dec 172-3 Nov 17, Bandiana, VicDefence-DSRG
Defence Innovation Hub - Call for SubmissionsOngoingN/ADefence-DSRG

Education & Training

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartment
Principals as STEM Leaders – Building the Evidence Base to Improve Stem Learning15 Nov 17N/AEducation and Training
Technical Trades Training for Army19 Dec 172-3 Nov 17, Bandiana, VictoriaDefence - DSRG
Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC)8 Jan 182 Nov 17, Canberra, ACTForeign Affairs and Trade

Professional Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartment
Output Based Funding Model and Capital Program Review15 Nov 17N/ANational Blood Authority
Financial statement audit of Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd17 Nov 17N/AAustralian National Audit Office
SMART Surveillance for pests, diseases and weeds27 Nov 17N/AGrains Research and Development Corporation
Implementation of the Pacific Labour Force Facility27 Nov 17N/AForeign Affairs and Trade - Australian Aid Program
Booby Island Tide Gauge Structure Design and Site investigation30 Nov 17N/AAustralian Maritime Safety Authority
Electrical Services: WA4 Dec 17Various locations, timing to be confirmed.CSIRO
Air Services in the Gulf Country under the Australian Government’s Remote Air Services Subsidy Scheme7 Dec 177 Nov 17, Mt Isa, QLDInfrastructure and Regional Development

Specialist & Miscellaneous Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartment
RFQ - Chappuis Band Zenith Spectrometer10 Nov 17N/ABureau of Meteorology
Manufacture and installation of gateway entry signage for Kingston and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area17 Nov 17N/AInfrastructure and Regional Development
Provision of Scanning Electron Microscope22 Nov 17N/AAustralian Transport Safety Bureau
Cleaning Services at the Australian Parliament House7 Dec 17N/AParliamentary Services

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