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Provision of Freight and Courier Services
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CSIRO through this Request for Tender (RFT) is seeking responses from suitably qualified and experienced service providers for the provision of Freight and Courier Services (Services) on a national and global basis.
5.1.1 Subject to clause 5.7 of the RFT Head Document, Unintentional Errors of Form, CSIRO will exclude a Tenderer from further consideration and evaluation if CSIRO considers in its absolute discretion that the conditions for participation set out in this clause have not been met by the Tenderer. Notwithstanding anything else contained in this RFT, only requirements listed in this clause will be deemed conditions for participation.
a. the Tenderer exists as a legal entity at the RFT Closing Time and Date
b. at the time of lodgement of their Tender, Tenderers must not have been:
i. precluded from tendering for Australian Government funded work or
ii. subject to a judicial decision against them relating to employee entitlements (not including decisions under appeal, and have not paid the claim
c. where the Tenderer is a Relevant Employer, the Tenderer is compliant with its obligations under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (Cth) (the WGE Act). Further information may be found at http://www.wgea.gov.au/
d. the Tenderer will be required to provide as part of their response either:
i. a Valid and Satisfactory Statement of Tax Record/s; or
ii. a receipt/s demonstrating that a Statement of Tax Record has been requested from the Australian Taxation Office.
Note: Tenderers are to note, this requirement also applies to all new businesses and foreign Tenderers that do not have an Australian tax record of at least four years.
e. the Tenderer holds a Valid and Satisfactory Statement of Tax Record for any first tier subcontractor that it proposes, as part of its response, to engage to deliver goods or services with an estimated value of over $4 million (GST inclusive).
Note: It is recommended that Tenderers review the information and guidance provided in clause 5.8 of the RFT Head Document as CSIRO may exclude a Tenderer from further consideration and evaluation if the conditions for participation have not been met by the Tenderer. Table 1 Statement of Tax Record Requirements By Legal Entity in Attachment B TRS provides further instructions of requirements.
f. all Tenderer’s nominated personnel and subcontractors who will be required to attend a CSIRO site are double vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccination or have a valid medical exemption from vaccination (in line with ATAGI Clinical Guidance) and
g. the Tenderer must comply with all Mandatory Requirements identified in the Attachment A - SOR (Statement of Requirements).
As per the RFT