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Aid Procurement Pipeline

The following list of projects being planned or open for submissions is provided for market planning purposes only and it does not represent solicitation or constitute a request for proposal, nor is it a commitment to purchase or tender for any described services. The scale, scope and focus of any proposed project may change at any time and is subject to formal approval by the Australian and partner Governments before any procurement process will commence. This information is subject to delays, revision or cancellation. Please contact supplier.engagement@dfat.gov.au if you have any questions.

All major DFAT procurements and our Annual Procurement Plan are advertised on AusTender.

AusConnect advertises subcontracting and employment opportunities on DFAT contracted projects.

The latest public details on the projects below can be found on our business notifications page.

As at 22 January 2021

DFAT-332: Timor-Leste Governance for Development Phase 2

DFAT anticipates approaching the market on AusTender in mid-2021.

DFAT-331: PNG Deployee Support Services

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-330: PNG Bougainville and Kokoda

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-329: PNG Accountability

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-328: PNG Economic Governance

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-327: Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR (BEQUAL2)

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in March 2021.

DFAT-326: Australia ASEAN Development Cooperation Project

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-325: Australia Solomon Islands Partnership in Justice

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-324: Pacific Women Lead

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-323: PACER Plus Implementation Unit establishment and administration support services

The request for tender will close on 12 February 2021.

DFAT-322: South Asia Water Security Specialist Panel

DFAT anticipates approaching the market to establish this panel which will be advertised on AusTender in January 2021.

DFAT 321: South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity program training component

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in January of 2021.

DFAT-320 Samoa Human Development Facility

DFAT anticipates approaching the market via AusTender around March 2021.

DFAT-319/1 – Technical assistance and enabling support mechanism (smaller Pacific countries)

DFAT anticipates approaching the market for a design-implement procurement process to be advertised on AusTender in January 2021. More information is available on our Technical assistance and enabling support mechanism page.

DFAT-318: Pacific Partnerships for Social Protection program (P4SP)

DFAT approached the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step advertised on AusTender on 12 January 2021. The EOI will close 26 February 2021.

DFAT-317: Laos Australia Institute Phase III (LAI III)

DFAT approached the market for a design-implement procurement process. It was advertised on AusTender on 20 January 2021.

DFAT-316: Partnership for Strengthening Village Development and Municipal Administration (PARTISIPA)

The request for expressions of interest closed on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 and responses are being evaluated.

The Investment Design Document for PARTISIPA was finalised in November 2020. Please refer to PARTISIPA Investment Concept for further information.

DFAT-315: Cambodia Aid Services

The request for tender closed on 2 November 2020 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-314: Australia Awards South West Asia

The request for tender to shortlisted respondents closed on 16 December 2020 and responses are being evaluated.

Collaborative engagement sessions were held with shortlisted respondents from 12-16 October 2020.

Expressions of interest closed on 21 September 2020. DFAT has shortlisted 4 respondents (in alphabetical order):

  • Coffey
  • Palladium
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Scope Global

DFAT-309: Empowering Migrants through Pacific Remittances (EMPR)

The request for tender to shortlisted respondents closed on 21 December 2020 and responses are being evaluated.

Collaborative sessions were held with shortlisted organisations in November 2020.

Expressions of interest closed on 7 September 2020. DFAT shortlisted 10 respondents (in alphabetical order):

  • Behavioural Insights (Australia)
  • Catalpa International
  • Cultural Pulse
  • Developing Markets Associates
  • Export Council of Australia
  • Generative Solutions
  • Oxfam Australia
  • Strategic Development Group
  • The Ethical Consulting Group
  • The University of Queensland

DFAT-308: Managed Administration and Support Services for the New Colombo Plan (NCP)

The request for tender to shortlisted respondents will be issued in January 2021.

Collaborative sessions were held with shortlisted organisations from September to November 2020.

Expressions of interest closed on 17 August 2020. DFAT has shortlisted 9 respondents (in alphabetical order):

  • AVI
  • Cardno
  • Coffey
  • DT Global
  • The Global Society
  • Palladium
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Scope Global
  • Strategic Development Group

DFAT-302: Samoa Parliament Legislative Assembly Office Construction Project

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-301: Mekong-Australia Program on Transnational Crime

The request for tender closed on 7 December 2020 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-277: Solomon Islands Infrastructure Program (SIIP)

The request for tender to shortlisted respondents closed on 21 December 2020 and responses are being evaluated.

Collaborative sessions were held with shortlisted organisations from 11 August 2020.

Expressions of interest closed on 20 January 2020. DFAT shortlisted 8 respondents (in alphabetical order):

  • Adam Smith International
  • Cardno
  • Downer
  • DT Global
  • GHD
  • Johnstaff
  • Palladium
  • SMEC

DFAT-257: PNG Australia Education for Prosperity

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process with the first step being advertised on AusTender in the first quarter of 2021.

DFAT-AIFFP: AIFFP Support Unit

DFAT anticipates approaching the AIFFP panel on AusTender in January 2021.

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