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Provision of COVID-19 Vaccination Administration by Residential Aged Care Providers
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Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart
The Department is seeking Submissions for the following Services:
- safe, targeted and timely administration of approved AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Vaccine) for residential aged care staff by late May 2021;
- all aspects of vaccine administration detailed in Schedule 1 (Statement of Requirements), including (but not limited to) a trained workforce; clinical governance arrangements; stock and inventory management; eligibility checking; scheduling of appointments to manage supply and demand; reporting including adverse event monitoring, follow-up for second dose, and record of immunisation into the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR); cold chain, physical security, and wastage;
- collaboration and cooperation with the Commonwealth’s Logistics Providers to agree on a process for receiving, collecting or distributing the Vaccines to the Vaccination Sites (as applicable); and
- the ability to source sufficient quantities of Ancillary Consumables to safely administer the Vaccine and deal with any adverse events.
The detailed specifications and requirements for the Services are set out at Schedule 1 - Statement of Requirement. The Department proposes to engage successful Tenderer(s) to provide the Services in accordance with the Draft Contract set out in Schedule 7.
- The Tenderer must not have had any judicial decisions against it (excluding decisions under appeal) relating to employee entitlements and have not satisfied any resulting order.
- The Tenderer, its personnel, and any Subcontractors proposed in the Submission must not, at the Closing Time, be listed as terrorists under section 15 of the Charter of the United Nations Act 1945 (Cth).
- The Tenderer (and any Subcontractor proposed in its Submission) must not be named in the Consolidated list referred to in Regulation 40 the Charter of United Nations (Dealing with Assets) Regulations 2008 (Cth).
- The Tenderer must be an approved provider of residential aged care as referred to in the Aged Care Act 1997.
- The Tenderer must have the capacity and capability to administer Vaccine across at least five residential aged care facilities by 31 May 2021.
March 2021 – May 2021