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AIR555-1 & AIR7000 Ph1B - Request for Tender - Managing Contractor Contract (MCC-1 2003)

Contact Details

John Baulis

08 8424 3882

0420 425 146


AZ 6060
Department of Defence - DSRG
72100000 - Building construction and support and maintenance and repair services
7-Jun-2018 12:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Request for Tender




The R8111 AIR555-1 Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Electronic Warfare (AISREW) Facilities Project and the R8116 AIR7000 Phase 1B – Remotely Piloted Aircraft System Sustainment Facilities Projects are being delivered by the Capital Facilities and Infrastructure (CFI) Branch of the Department of Defence in a co-ordinated manner. The Projects will support of the introduction into service of the MC-55A (modified Gulfstream 550) and the MQ-4C (Triton) both of which will be procured by Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG).


The bulk of facilities will be constructed at RAAF Base Edinburgh with additional facilities being constructed at RAAF Bases Tindal, Darwin and Townsville. Additional facilities will also be constructed at Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


The following list broadly identifies the types of facilities to be designed and constructed as part of this project:


  1. Crew planning and operational facilities,

  2. Administration offices,

  3. Maintenance and Storage Hangar(s),

  4. Warehousing,

  5. Aircraft pavements,

  6. Communication facilities,

  7. Maintenance workshops,

  8. Training facilities (including maintenance training),

  9. Water, sewage, electricity and gas supply,

  10. General amenities (including toilets, breakrooms) and

  11. Plant support spaces.




Disclaimer and Confidentiality Agreement


The Disclaimer and Confidentiality Agreement is available by clicking on "ATM Documents".


To obtain the Tender Documents, Tenderers are required to download, complete, duly execute; and return the Disclaimer and Confidentiality Agreement by email to the Contact Officer.


Sensitive or Classified Information


The highest level of Classified Information is UNCLASSIFIED.


Industry Briefing


Industry briefings will be conducted in Adelaide at 0830-1030h on 14 May 18 and in Darwin at 0830-1030h on the 15 May 18. The Industry brief will be limited to 3 representatives per Tenderer. Please register your interest for the briefing with the project contact.


Building Code 2016


The Building Code 2016 applies.  If the Building Code 2016 applies then by lodging a Tender, the Tenderer will become subject to the Building Code 2016.


Further information regarding the Building Code 2016 is provided in the Tender Documents (including conditions of participation and minimum form and content requirements).


WHS Accreditation Scheme


The WHS Accreditation Scheme pursuant to the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (Cth) applies.  Further information regarding the WHS Accreditation Scheme is provided in the Tender Documents.


Joint Bids


The Commonwealth does offer the Tenderer an opportunity to lodge its Tender on a Joint Bid Basis.  Further information regarding Joint Bids is provided in the Tender Documents.




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).


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.


The conditions for participation are described in the Request for Tender.



MC RFT Industry Brief: 14/05/18 (Adelaide)


MC RFT Industry Brief: 15/05/18 (Darwin)


MC RFT Close Date: 7/06/18


Award Date for MC Contract: 1/08/18


Completion of the 30% Concept Design: 24/10/18


Completion of the 50% Schematic Design: 28/03/19


Parliamentary Approval (Expediency Motion): May 2019


Completion of the 90% Detailed Design: 27/09/19


Planning Phase Approval: 29/10/19


Construction: 1/11/19 – 30/6/24

Estimated Value (AUD):
From $500,000,000.00 to $500,000,000.00

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14-22 Wycombe Street


Contact Details

John Baulis

: 08 8424 3882

: 0420 425 146