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EST02016 HMAS Waterhen Mid-Term Refresh Project – Request for Tender – Design Services Consultant Contract (DSC-1 2003)

Contact Details

Rachitha Perera

P: 0423 670 365


Department of Defence - DSRG
72100000 - Building construction and support and maintenance and repair services
Close Date & Time:
18-Apr-2019 12:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Request for Tender

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The Services include design and related services in respect of the following Works:

  • Remediation and replacement of select shore power system components to remediate identified capacity, condition and compliance issues to extend the systems’ useful life until the next major upgrade;
  • Upgrade of base perimeter and entry point infrastructure to address identified deficiencies in condition and compliance. This includes perimeter fencing, closed circuit television coverage, and an upgrade to pedestrian and vehicle access points to improve access control performance and safety;
  • Reconfiguration and refurbishment of existing working accommodation to optimise spatial utilisation and functionality for known current and future resident units at HMAS Waterhen, including provision of associated Defence Secure Network (DSN) and Defence Protected Network (DPN) terminals, and any required upgrade to or refurbishment of central mechanical services; and
  • Provision of an equipment store for deployable capabilities which maintains existing building, road and thoroughfare accesses.
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Disclaimer and Confidentiality Agreement

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Confidential Information

The Tender Documents contain Confidential Information. Further information regarding the Tenderer's obligations in respect of Confidential Information is set out in the Disclaimer and Confidentiality Agreement and the Tender Documents.

Sensitive or Classified Information

The highest level of Classified Information in this suite of documentation is UNCLASSIFIED.

Industry Briefing

An Industry Briefing will be held. Further information regarding the Industry Briefing will be provided via Addendum.

Building Code 2016

The Building Code 2016 does not apply.

WHS Accreditation Scheme

The WHS Accreditation Scheme pursuant to the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (Cth) does not apply.

Indigenous Procurement Policy

The Australian Government's new Indigenous Procurement Policy took effect on 1 July 2015. Further information regarding the Indigenous
Procurement Policy is provided in the Tender Documents (including, if it applies potential minimum form and content requirements).

Joint Bids

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The Works described in the Tender Documents are a "public work" and therefore subject to section 18 of the Public Works Committee Act 1969 (Cth).

Links to Defence websites

Not applicable.

Evaluation Criteria

The evaluation criteria are described in the Tender Documents.

Minimum Form and Content Requirements

The minimum form and content requirements are described in the Tender Documents.

Conditions for Participation

The conditions for participation are described in the Tender Documents.

Conditions for Participation:

The Conditions for Participation are described in Tender Documents.

Timeframe for Delivery:

The Award Date is anticipated to be in July 2019.

The Services are anticipated to commence in July 2019 with services completing in or before October 2024.

Address for Lodgement:
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Contact Details

Rachitha Perera

P: 0423 670 365