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This Week’s Highlight: CSIRO Construction Projects

As COVID restrictions reduce and the federal government looks to regenerate the economy, the construction industry continues to take centre stage. Projects and approvals are being fast tracked and construction related companies are gearing up for a busy year ahead both in private and government projects. While Defence Estate usually dominates Commonwealth tenders in the construction space, this week sees a range of opportunities with the CSIRO.

Cotton Processing Facility and Plant and Soil Support Facility Construction Contractor
This Tender has been detailed in two Parts to allow seperate evaluation of both sections:

Part 1 – Construction of the Cotton Processing Facility (Processing Facility)

Part 2 – Construction of the Plant and Soil Field Support Facility (Support Facility).

As an outcome of this Tender, CSIRO intends to Contract with a Successful Supplier for the provision of the Processing Facility with an option to include the construction of the Support Facility if it is deemed to represent a value for money outcome. An industry Brief was held on the 9 Jun 20 via webex. Details will be available via Addendum on Austender. This RFT closes on 30 Jun 20.

Construction Works for GMP Facility – Building 205A Clayton
CSIRO is seeking to Construct a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Facility at CSIRO Clayton. The facility will enable process development and production of clinical-grade biologicals to address an unmet need in the Victorian and Australian Biotech landscape. This new facility should be compliant with Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) regulations to allow the worldwide use of its outputs. In addition to certification for therapeutic goods, the facility shall also meet certification requirements for the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR)physical containment level 2 (PC2) Large Scale facilities. Mandatory Site visits will be held between 9 June 2020 and COB 16 June 2020 (excluding weekend).This RFT close date has been extended to 6 Jul 20.

Head Contractor for the Demolition of B111 and B010 – Black Mountain
CSIRO is seeking responses from suitably qualified and experienced service providers for the provision of demolition related services. The works include site management, service isolations and temporary service supply, geotechnical and contamination studies in addition to the demolition activities. An industry brief is being held on the 15 Jun via webinar. The closing date is 6 Jul 20 and works are expected to commence Aug 20.

Construction Services for Parkville Relocation Project
CSIRO is seeking responses from suitably qualified and experienced service providers for the provision of Construction Services to modify Building 201 (B201) at CSIRO’s Clayton Campus and refurbish part of Level 1 within Building 002 (B002) of CSIRO’s Werribee Agriculture and Food offices in readiness for relocation of various laboratories and staff from Parkville as part of the Parkville Relocation Project. Tenderers must attend a Mandatory Site Visit for this RFT. The Site Visits will be provided between 15 June 2020 and 19 June 2020 at CSIRO Clayton Vic. This RFT closes on 10 Jul 20.

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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
Davis Aerodrome Project - Notice No. 1NoticeOnline DocumentDepartment of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentNotice
Gallipoli Heritage Works, QLD23 Jun 209 Jun 20, TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
Robertson Barracks Family Centre Works, Darwin NT23 Jun 209 Jun 20, TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
Project Management and Contract Administration (PMCA) Services - National Collections, Black Mountain ACT25 Jun 209 Jun 20, WebexCSIRORFT
East Bandiana Weapons Maintenance Facility, VIC26 Jun 2010 Jun 20, TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) Duntroon Civil Works, ACT26 Jun 2011 Jun 20, TeleconferenceDefence - DSRGRFT
Cotton Processing Facility and Plant and Soil Support Facility Construction Contractor30 Jun 209 Jun 20, WebexCSIRORFT
CSIRORFT2020016 – Construction Works for GMP Facility - Building 205A ClaytonExtended to 6 Jul 20N/ACSIRORFT
MakerSpace Learning Areas-Two Portable facilities2 Jul 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFP
Design and Construct MEX Beamline’s User Cabin2 Jul 2011 Jun 20, ANSTO Synchrotron, Clayton VICAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationRFT
Keswick Barracks Mid Term Refresh - Request for Tender – Design Services Contractor (DSC-1 2003)15 Jul 2023 Jun 20, Keswick Barracks SADefence - DSRGRFT
Head Contractor for the Demolition of B111 and B010 – Black Mountain6 Jul 2015 Jun 20, Webinar and Site Visit at CSIRO Black Mountain ACTCSIRORFT
Construction Services for Parkville Relocation Project10 Jul 2015 Jun 20 to 19 Jun 20, CSIRO Clayton VicCSIRORFT
Academy Close - Civil Works16 Jul 2018 Jun 20, Academy Close ACTDefence Housing AustraliaRFT

ICT & Communications

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Records Management SolutionExtended to 2 Jul 20N/AAged Care Quality and Safety CommissionRFT
ABC Wireless Networking SolutionExtended to 1 Jul 20N/AAustralian Broadcasting CorporationRFP
Establishment of the new Cloud Marketplace (CMP) sourcing arrangement25 Jun 203 Jun 20, Zoom MeetingDigital Transformation AgencyRFT
Digital Tech Hub6 Jul 20N/ADepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and CommunicationsRFT
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 SystemNoticeTBCDefence - CASGNotice
COVID-19 related information for Defence industryNoticeN/ADefence - CASGNotice
LAND 907 Phase 2 Abrams M1A2 Immersive Tactical Trainer (ITT)NoticeN/ADefence - CASGNotice
Industry Briefing – Integrated Soldier System (ISS) (Land 125-4)Notice26 May 20, OnlineDefence - CASGIB
WASS SPO Space Domain Awareness Industry EventNotice23 Jun 20 WebinarDefence - CASGIB
Tier 1A Body Armour SystemExtended to 18 Dec 20N/ADefence - CASGRFQ
Unit Hovercraft23 Jun 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
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 InfrastructureExtended to 20 Jul 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT
CTC-LIS Support Request for Proposal3 Jul 20N/ADefence - CASGRFP
WASS SPO Space Domain Awareness Industry Event3 Jul 20N/ADefence - CASGRFP
AIR6002 PH1 - Future Lead-In Fighter Training System (LIFTS) Request for Information (RFI)31 Jul 20N/ADefence - CASGRFI
RAN Magnetic Treatment Facility14 Aug 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT

Community Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities

Education/Training

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Defence War College Academic AgreementNoticeN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
Provision of Leadership Development ProgramExtended to 23 Jun 20N/ADefence Housing AustraliaRFT
Pacific Maritime Training Services30 Jun 20N/ADefence - CASGRFT
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR TRAINING AUTHORITY MARITIME WARFARE (TAMW) 202013 Jul 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFT

Engineering & Architecture

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Beamline Cooling Water Ring Main29 Jun 2028 May 20, ANSTO Clayton Campus VICAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationRFT
Provision of technical services for the regulation of Major Hazard Facilities (MHF)6 Jul 20N/AComcareRFT

Finance/Economics/Auditing

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Financial Statement Audits 2021-2023 Tranche 526 Jun 20N/AAustralian National Audit OfficeRFT
Provision of technical services for the regulation of Major Hazard Facilities (MHF)6 Jul 20N/AComcareRFT

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
Independant Assessment Panel25 Jun 20N/AServices AustraliaRFT
Secretariat services for the BreastScreen Australia Program Management Group and the BreastScreen Australia Clinical Adv23 Jul 20N/ADepartment of HealthRFT

Human Resources

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities

Management Advisory/Market Research

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Procurement of Services to Develop a Model: Stage 1, Aged Care Centre for Growth and Translational Research (CGTR)24 Jun 20N/ADepartment of HealthRFP
Kiribati Education Improvement Program (KEIP)2 Jul 20N/ADepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Australian Aid ProgramEOI

Marketing/Media/Comms

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
No Current Opportunities

Scientific/Environmental Research, Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Murray-Darling Water and Environment Research ProgramNoticeN/AMurray-Darling Basin AuthorityNotice
Supply of Air Temperature and Relative Humidity Measurement Devices2 Jul 20N/ABureau of MeteorologyRFT
Future options for the control of Redlegged earth mite in Australian grain crops6 Jul 20N/AGrains Research and Development CorporationRFT
RFT 20/371 - Geotechnical Drilling Services9 Jul 20N/ADepartment of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentRFT
Southern Positioning Augmentation NetworkExtended to 22 Jul 2031 Mar 20 OnlineGeoscience AustraliaRFT

Miscellaneous Goods & Services

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
Mail screening services29 Jun 20N/AAustralian Communications and Media AuthorityRFT
RFT for the Provision of Destruction Services16 Jul 20N/ADepartment of Home AffairsRFT

Transport (Air, Sea, Land)

OpportunityClosing DateIndustry BriefsDepartmentATM
NOTIFICATION TO INDUSTRY FOR RFT JLC20-001NoticeN/ADefence - DSRGNotice
Unit HovercraftExtended to 30 Jun 20N/ADefence - DSRGRFT
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
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Community Nursing Services Invitation30 Jun 21N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL
Digital Marketplace Panel23 Feb 22N/ADigital Transformation AgencyMUL
Invitation to provide Day Procedure Centre Services to the Veteran Community30 Jun 22N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL
Private Hospital Services30 Jun 22N/AVeterans’ AffairsMUL

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