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This Week’s Highlight: Industry Input on Defence Base Services

While the majority of Requests for Tender (RFT) issued by Defence are for opportunities in Defence Estate refurbishment and upgrade, some of the longer running opportunities are Base Services contracts. These cover a myriad of services required to ensure the continued operation of Defence bases around the country and this week Defence is seeking industry feed back on proposed Base Services arrangements through a Request for Information (RFI).

The RFI seeks feedback from industry to help shape the procurement and contracting strategy being established for the Base Services Transformation Program, which has two key themes:

– making Defence life like community life – providing services consistent with what is more broadly available across the community

– adopting digitally-centric platforms for Defence customers to request and track base services with Estate & Infrastructure Group

Defence is currently exploring a range of service delivery models and commercial contracting arrangements and is seeking industry collaboration to ensure these concepts achieve their intended aim and align with industry’s requirements. The Base Services contracts provide a range of essential property, building and infrastructure and people services across Australia that are fundamental to the organisational, operational and military capability of Defence. Services are provided across 70 major Defence Sites across Australia.

It is important to note that RFIs are not a guarantee of any future procurement and that responding to an RFI is not a prerequisite for any following stages of procurement. However, it is your chance to influence the final procurement outcome, and it is a profile building exercise, especially if Defence is an area you wish to expand into. Small to medium sized enterprises, indigenous businesses and local businesses are especially being encouraged to respond to this RFI and provide their views.

Specific areas for consideration include:

a. identifying opportunities to leverage new service delivery models

b. forming an understanding of opportunities to modernise commercial contracting and partnering arrangements

c. identifying any challenges that may exist across Base Services market segments and if new approaches to commercial partnering arrangements and alternative service delivery models could address these challenges.

The RFI is supported by an Industry Briefing that will be conducted online on 23 August 2021 and responses close 17 Sep 21.

If you are after further advice on this topic or any opportunity listed below, feel free to contact us. You can also subscribe to this newsletter for regular weekly updates.

Building, Construction and Civil Works

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Capital Facilities and Infrastructure Branch - Planned Upcoming Approaches to Market NoticeNoticeN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
JLC20-001 Global Freight and Customs Clearance Services to the ADF Request for TenderExtended to 2 Sept 21TBC Defence - DSRGRFT
HEAD CONTRACT (MW-2-2004) (Construct Only) - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH – CAPITAL WORKS PROGRAM NEW WAYS OF WORKING24 Aug 215 Aug, OnlineDepartment of HealthRFT
Holsworthy Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) Remediation, NSW27 Aug 2112 Aug, OnlineDefence - DSRGRFT
Expression of Interest - Building Maintenance and Project Works Panel27 Aug 21N/AAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationEOI
Construstion Landscaping for Detention Basin at Angle Park30 Aug 21TBCDefence Housing AustraliaRFT
Construction Contractor(s) for Main Works Packages 1 and 3 (Re-release)1 Sep 2110 AugAustralian War MemoriaEOI
Request for Expressions of Interest for a Design and Construct Contractor for the Australian High Commission Abuja 1 Sep 21N/ADepartment of Foreign Affairs and TradeEOI
J0137 Facilities to Support JP9101 Defence Enhanced High Frequency Communications System ’Project Phoenix’ – ITR DSC2 Sep 21N/A Defence - DSRGEOI
Murrays Boardwalk Replacement6 Sep 21TBCDirector of National ParksRFT
Property Inspections and Building Reporting Remote Outstations, QLD9 Sep 21N/ADefence Housing AustraliaRFT
EST02028 Royal Military College Duntroon Redevelopment9 Sep 21N/A Defence - DSRGRFT
BASE SERVICES TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM – INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITY17 Sep 2123 Aug, OnlineDefence - DSRGRFI
Defence Infrastructure Panel 2022 – 2027 for Project Management/ Contract Administration Services22 Sep 21N/A Defence - DSRGRFT
Defence Infrastructure Panel 2022 – 2027 for Capital Facilities and Infrastructure Specialist Services22 Sep 21N/A Defence - DSRGRFT

ICT & Communications

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
The supply/provision of a Universal Tracking PlatformExtended to 1 Sep 21N/AAustralian Federal PoliceRFT
Peppol Capabilities and Associated Services Panel Arrangement (refresh)20 Aug 21N/AAustralian Taxation OfficeRFT
Storage Infrastructure Upgrade Project20 Aug 21N/AGeoscience AustraliaRFT
Microsoft Enterprise Agreement & Server Cloud Enrolment23 Aug 21N/ADefence Housing AustraliaRFT
REOI Data Entry Capabilities and Pricing for Digitisation Project25 Aug 21N/ABureau of MeteorologyEOI
Hardware Marketplace Panel26 Aug 21N/ADigital Transformation AgencyRFT
Cyber Threat Intelligence Feed27 Aug 21N/ADepartment of Foreign Affairs and TradeRFT
International Banking Data30 Aug 21N/AReserve Bank of AustraliaRFT
Provision of Enterprise Resource Planning Application Managed Services (ERP-AMS)8 Sep 21N/AAirservices AustraliaRFT
Secure Internet Gateway Service9 Sep 21N/AAustralian Federal PoliceRFI
Provision of a Customer Communications Management (CCM) Digital Product Generation Solution13 Sep 21N/ABureau of MeteorologyRFT
The Supply/Provision of a Telecommunications Interception and Surveillance Device Platform13 Sep 2120 Aug, OnlineAustralian Federal PoliceRFT
Upcoming RFT for spectrum auction capability15 Sep 21N/AAustralian Communications and Media AuthorityRFT

Defence & National Security

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
AIR3503Notice19 Aug, OnlineDefence - DSRGNotice
Special Notice for Next Generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures System for DefenceNoticeTBCDefence - DSRGNotice
Semi-Auto Rifle PlatformsNoticeTBCAustralian Federal PoliceNotice
ISREW Security Services Standing Offer Panel Refresh30 Aug 21N/ADefence - CASGRFT
HMAS Stirling Airfield Lighting, WA30 Aug 21N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
Joint Australian Defence Force (ADF) Search and Rescue Contract30 Aug 21N/ADefence - CASGRFI
Torch Outfit Cutting & Welding31 Aug 21N/ADefence - CASGRFQ
Project Land 154 Phase 4 Remote Positioning Vehicles16 SepN/ADefence - CASGRFT
Project SEA5012 Phase 1 – Integrated Undersea Surveillance Systems24 Sep 21N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
JP9102 Australian Defence Satellite Communication System25 Oct 21N/ADefence - CASGRFT

Community Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Access Point Services – Ganmain, NSW20 Aug 21N/AServices AustraliaEOI
Agent Services - Eidsvold, Qld25 Aug 21N/AServices AustraliaEOI

Education/Training

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Development of Australian Mental Health Care Classification and Mental Health Phase of Care education materials.23 Aug 215 Aug, OnlineIndependent Hospital Pricing AuthorityRFT
Aged Care Provider Governance Capability Program23 Aug 21N/AAged Care Quality and Safety CommissionRFT
Senior Executive Talent Development Program24 Aug 21N/AAustralian Taxation OfficeRFT

Engineering & Architecture

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Amalgamated Mechanical ServicesExtended to 17 Sept 21N/ACSIRORFT
Management and Maintenance of Electricity Infrastructure – Jervis Bay Territory24 Aug 21N/ADepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and CommunicationsRFT
Engineering Services Steamers and Lighthouse Roads and Carparks31 Aug 21N/ADirector of National ParksRFT
Engineering Services Booderee National Park Visitor Centre1 Sep 21N/ADirector of National ParksRFT
HMAS Creswell Civil Works, ACT6 Sep 21TBCDefence - DSRGRFT
Design of new emergency egress and cabin to roof access systems7 Sep 21N/AAirservices AustraliaEOI

Finance/Economics/Auditing

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No opportunities at this time

Health

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Development of Australian Mental Health Care Classification and Mental Health Phase of Care education materials.23 Aug 215 Aug, OnlineIndependent Hospital Pricing AuthorityRFT
Aged Care Provider Governance Capability Program23 Aug 21N/AAged Care Quality and Safety CommissionRFT
Evaluation of the Medical Research Future Fund’s Clinical Trial Activity31 Aug 21N/ADepartment of HealthRFQ
Design and delivery of a living lab trial of a new aged care assessment tool and process31 Aug 21N/ADepartment of HealthRFT
Request for Tender for The Provision of Ancillary Supplies Related to Vaccine Administration13 Sep 21N/ADepartment of HealthRFT
Establish the Job Role Assessment and Support Services Pa20 Sep 21N/ADepartment of Home AffairsRFT

Human Resources

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
ATM 21/2606 Recruitment and Selection of Antarctic Expeditioners8 Sep 2120 Aug Online Department of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentRFT

Management Advisory/Market Research

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Samoa Human Development and Social Inclusion Program30 Aug 21N/ADepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Australian Aid ProgramRFT
National Project Manager services for Australia’s involvement in the Programme for International Student Assessment19 Sep 21N/ADepartment of Education, Skills and EmploymentRFT

Marketing/Media/Comms

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Event Management Services for 2021 Australian Export Awards6 Sep 21N/AAustradeRFT
Organisation of the National Schools Constitutional Convention 2022-20246 Sep 21N/ADepartment of Education, Skills and EmploymentRFT

Scientific/Environmental Research, Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Southern Positioning Augmentation Network Geostationary Earth Orbit Payload – 01 (SGP-01)NoticeNoticeGeoscience AustraliaNotice
Impact of stubble height on cropping systems in the Western ReginExtended to 20 Aug 21N/AGrains Research and Development CorporationRFT
Supply of Meteorological Ceilometers and Visibility/Present Weather Instruments24 Aug 21N/ABureau of MeteorologyRFT
Specialist Services Panel Refresh26 Aug 21N/AGeoscience AustraliaRFT
BRIGHT MX3/Nanoprobe Front Ends31 Aug 21N/AAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationRFT
Evaluation of the Medical Research Future Fund’s Clinical Trial Activity31 Aug 21N/ADepartment of HealthRFQ
Trial of fully automated stereo video technology in the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery31 Aug 21N/ADepartment of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentRFT
Provision of Scientific and Technical Market Access Services (Services)7 Sep 21N/ADepartment of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentRFT
BRIGHT Nanoprobe PDS30 Sep 21N/AAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationRFT

Miscellaneous Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Integrated Drone Surveillance Systems Trial - Notice of Intention to Release RFPNoticeN/AAirservices AustraliaNotice
Provision of Vote Screen Inserts23 Aug 231N/AAustralian Electoral CommissionRFT
The Manufacture and Supply of Insignia, Warrant Folders, and Presentation Cases for Australian Honours and Awards1 Sep 21N/AOffice of the Official Secretary to the Governor-GeneralRFT
National Messaging System9 Sep 2124 AugDepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and CommunicationsRFT
Federal Government - Warehousing and Office Accommodation - Townsville9 Sep 21N/ADepartment of Home AffairsEOI
Criminology Research Projects’ Round 202121 Sep 21N/AAustralian Institute of CriminologyRFT

Transport (Air, Sea, Land)

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
JLC20-001 Global Freight and Customs Clearance Services to the ADF Request for TenderExtended to 2 Sept 2114 Jul OnlineDefence - DSRGRFT
ATM 21/1860 for the provision of the removal & storage of household personal effects & motor vehicles.23 Aug 21N/ADepartment of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentRFT
Remote Air Services Subsidy (RASS) Scheme Air Operators24 Aug 21N/ADepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and CommunicationsRFT

Multi-Use Lists

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Invitation to provide Day Procedure Centre Services to the Veteran Community30 Jun 22N/ADepartment of Veterans’ AffairsMUL
Private Hospital Services30 Jun 22N/ADepartment of Veterans’ AffairsMUL
Supply of Medical Grade Footwear to eligible persons30 Jun 22N/ADepartment of Veterans’ AffairsMUL
Digital Marketplace Panel23 Feb 23N/ADigital Transformation AgencyMUL

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