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This Week’s Highlight: Engineering Services to Support Defence Research

The Department of Defence’ research and development arm is the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). Within it, sits the Scientific Engineering Services (SES) team, which is a high end professional engineering and fabrication capability that aims to provide integrated, multidisciplinary, leading edge, rapid response and innovative scientific engineering solutions to complex problems. This week, DSTG is seeking the provision of Engineering Support Services to augment the SES’ APS workforce, based in Edinburgh South Australia, in delivering engineering services which meet current and future engineering requirements across multiple technology areas. Specifically the department is seeking:

– Mechanical engineering design and analysis services

– Mechanical fabrication services

– Electronics design services

– Electronics fabrication services

– Scientific applied imaging and photography services

– Additional Engineering support such has trials and project management.

The evaluation criteria is provided in a high level of detail, so tenders should ensure their response addresses each criteria as provided. The contract term is expected to run for 10 years commencing 1 July 2020. An industry Brief will be held at DST site Fishermans Bend on 22 August, and the RFT closes 23 Oct 19.

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Building, Construction and Civil Works

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
EST02019 Explosive Ordnance Facilities Northern NSWN/AN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
R8129 – Cocos (Keeling) Islands Runway Upgrade and Refurbishment – Request for Tender - Integrated Managing ContractExtended to 3 Sep 19N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
Port Wakefield Proof Range Building Refurbishment, SAExtended to 6 Sep 1931 Jul 19, Port Wakefield, SADefence - DSRGRFT
Gallipoli Shelter Building Works QLD27 Aug 1919 Aug 19, Enoggera, QLDDefence - DSRGRFT
RAAF Townsville Substation Works, QLD27 Aug 1913 Aug 19, Townsville, QLDDefence - DSRGRFT
Environmental works at Simpson Barracks, RAAF Williams Laverton and HMAS Cerberus VIC28 Aug 199 Aug 19, Watsonia VICDefence - DSRGRFT
Scrivener Dam Physical Model28 Aug 19N/ANational Capital AuthorityRFT
Invitation to Register Interest Head Contract (HC-1 2003) (Construct Only) – R7096 FOB RAAF Townsville QLD29 AUG 19N/ADefence - DSRGEOI
Building and parade ground maintenance works at Sunshine Depot Building VIC.30 Aug 1914 Aug 19, Sunshine VICDefence - DSRGRFT
11763 - Fleet Base East - Garden Island Building Works - Project 2, NSW2 Sep 1914 Aug 19, Garden Island, NSW
20 Aug 19, HMAS Kuttabul. NSW
Defence - DSRGRFT
Amberley Bird Netting, QLD3 Sep 1920 Aug 19, RAAF Base Amberley, QLDDefence - DSRGRFT
C8951 DEF101 Data Centre5 Sep 19N/ADefence - DSRGEOI
Kitchen Hood Replacement at HMAS Stirling WA6 Sep 197 Aug 19, Garden Island WADefence - DSRGRFT
Project 224 - Lombrum Infrastructure Project9 Sep 191 Aug 19, Port Moresby, PNGDefence - DSRGRFT
Holsworthy Barracks Special Operations Engineer Regiment (SOER) Building Works, NSW.9 Sep 19N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
Civil Works - Stage 1 & Detention Basin - The Parks - Angle Park - South Australia10 Sep 19N/ADefence Housing AustraliaRFT
Gallipoli Hospital Building Works, QLD12 Sep 1923 Aug 19, Enoggera, QLDDefence - DSRGRFT
Amberley Explosive Ordnance (EO) Area Building Works, QLD12 Sep 1923 Aug 19, RAAF Base Amberley, QLDDefence - DSRGRFT
Wangaratta Multi-Use Depot (MUD) Building Works, VIC16 Sep 1929 Aug 19, Wangaratta, VICDefence - DSRGRFT

ICT & Communications

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
JNT9101 PH1 Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System (EDHFCS) - Industry Update - Generic responsesNoticeN/ADefence - CASGNotice
Provision of an Open Source Information Collection Solution29 Aug 19N/AAustralian Federal PoliceEOI
Consultancy and Technical Services for National Intelligence Community ’One Pass’30 Aug 199 Aug 19, Barton, ACTOffice of National IntelligenceRFP
To establish Standing Offer for Multimedia and Printing services30 Aug 19N/AGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park AuthorityRFT
Approach to Market to establish a Standing Offer for Outsourcing Digitisation Services for Paper and Printed Materials2 Sep 1915 Aug 19, Chester Hill, NSWNational Archives of AustraliaRFT
Asset Management Platform13 Sep 1920 Aug 19, Melbourne, VICBureau of MeteorologyRFT
Scientific Computing, Data Hardware and Associated Services Panel – Refresh Activity 117 Sep 19N/ACSIRORFT
Electromagnetic Battle Management18 Oct 19N/ADefence - CASGRFP

Defence & National Security

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Prime Vendor for Counter-CBRNENoticeN/ADefence-CASGNotice
JNT9101 PH1 Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System (EDHFCS) - Industry Update - Generic responsesNoticeN/ADefence-CASGNotice
National ADF Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant SuppliesNoticeN/ADefence-DSRGNotice
Defence Marine Support Services Program (DMSSP) Request for Tender (RFT)Extended to 3 Oct 1931 Jul 19, Sydney NSWDefence-CASGRFT
LND08120PH1 - Engineer Support PlatformsExtended to 27 Aug 1930 Apr 19, St Kilda VICDefence-CASGRFT
Army Research Scheme 2019 Submissions27 Aug 19N/ADefence-DSRGRFP
RFI - LAND4503 Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter Replacement - Request For Information30 Aug 1915 Jul 19, Canberra ACTDefence-CASGRFI
Security Officer Services17 Sep 19N/AForeign Affairs and TradeRFT
Rough Terrain Vehicle 27 Oct 19N/ADefence-CASGRFT
Electromagnetic Battle Management18 Oct 19N/ADefence-CASGRFP
Defence Innovation Hub - Call for Submissions31 Dec 19N/ADefence-DSRGNotice


OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Veterans’ Medical Evidence Gathering ServicesN/AN/AVeterans’ AffairsNotice
Assessment management services for a trial of a residential aged care funding assessment tool2 Sep 199 Aug 19, Woden ACTHealthRFT
ATM 19/829 Psychological (Adaptability) Assessments9 Sep 19N/AEnvironment and EnergyRFT

Engineering & Architecture

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Bushfire Preparedness Planning3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Natural Heritage3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Pollution Prevention3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Fire Engineering Services3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Indigenous Heritage3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Building Surveying Advisory Services3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Environmental Management System (EMS)3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Historic Heritage3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Heritage Management Planning3 Sep 1929 Jul 19, Canberra ACT and WebinarDefence - DSRGRFT
Consultancy Services at Angle Park SA9 Sep 19N/ADefence Housing AustraliaRFT
Provision of Engineering Support Services23 Oct 1922 Aug 19, Melbourne, VICDefence - DSRGRFT

Community Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Assisted PassageExtended to 5 Sep 19N/AHome AffairsRFT


OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
For the provison of Internal Audit Services29 Aug 191 Aug 19, Canberra ACTHuman ServicesRFT

Human Resources

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities

Scientific/Environmental Research, Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
LMA Project A – Improved phenotyping for Late Maturity alpha-Amylase (LMA) susceptibility in wheatExtended to 12 Sep 19N/AGrains Research and Development CorporationRFT
LMA Project B – A novel high-throughput, low-cost test to determine cause of starch damage in wheat grainExtended to 12 Sep 19N/AGrains Research and Development CorporationRFT
ATM 19/307 External Laboratory Services16 Sep 19N/AEnvironment and EnergyRFT


OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Provision of regulatory and policy consultancy services for the National System - DCV10 Sep 19N/AAustralian Maritime Safety AuthorityRFT
Christmas Island Minesite to Forest Rehabilitation Program Review16 Sep 19N/AInfrastructure, Regional Development and CitiesRFT


OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities


OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Specialist Education and Training Services - US Export Controls (ITAR and EAR) training30 Aug 19N/AIndustry, Innovation and ScienceRFT

MIscellaneous Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Criminology Research Projects27 Aug 19N/AAustralian Institute of CriminologyRFT
Provision of Civil Maintenance Services at Brisbane Metropolitan and Regional War Cemeteries in Queensland29 Aug 19N/AVeterans’ AffairsRFT
Canvas items30 Aug 19N/ADefence - CASGRFQ
Tarpaulins30 Aug 19N/ADefence - CASGRFQ
RFT 19/892 Rigid Oversnow Sleds2 Sep19N/AEnvironment and EnergyRFT
ATM 19/685 Parcel Freight Services5 Sep19N/AEnvironment and EnergyRFT
ABC National Cleaning Services5 Sep19N/AAustralian Broadcasting CorporationEOI
Provision of Print and Distribution Services6 Sep19N/AAustralian Maritime Safety AuthorityRFT
Provision of Emergency Management, Training and Documentation Services11 Sep19N/ANational Archives of AustraliaRFT
Request for Tender for the supply of Logistical Services for the National Medical Stockpile13 Sep1916 Aug 19, Woden, Canberra, ACTHealthRFT
Procurement of services for the removal of YM efficiency containers19 Sep1927 Aug 19, Newcastle, NSWAustralian Maritime Safety AuthorityRFT
2 Burner Gas Stove30 Sep 19N/ADefence - CASGRFQ
Post, Fence, metal31 Oct 19N/ADefence - CASGRFQ

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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