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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 23 April 2021

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 second quarter of 2021. Please monitor AusTender for this upcoming procurement.

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 second quarter of 2021.

DFAT-320: Samoa Human Development Facility

DFAT anticipates approaching the market on AusTender in the second quarter of 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 second 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 second 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 second quarter of 2021.

DFAT-328: PNG Economic Governance

An Expression of Interest has been released on AusTender and the closing date for responses is 2pm(Canberra time) 13 May 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 second 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 second quarter of 2021.

DFAT-333: Australia Solomon Islands Partnership in Governance

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

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

DFAT anticipates approaching the market on AusTender in the second quarter of 2021.

DFAT-334: Evaluation and Support Services For ODA Procurement, Grant and Other Arrangements

The request for tender will close on 3 June 2021.

DFAT-AIFFP: AIFFP Support Unit (RFx6742)

DFAT has approached 12 Service Providers under Panel SON3714036 (in alphabetical order): Arup, Aurecon; Cardno, Coffey, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, DT Global, GHD, Jacobs Group, KPMG, Palladium, Turner & Townsend, and Worley Services.

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

The request for expressions of interest will close on 28 April 2021.

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

Step 1 (EOI) for this procurement has now been completed and the following organisations have been shortlisted (in alphabetical order): Abt Associates, Cardno, DAI Global, Development Pathways Limited, Ecorys, Palladium and Save the Children.

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

The request for tender to shortlisted respondents will close on 27 April 2021.

The shortlisted respondents are (in alphabetical order): Abt Associates, Adam Smith International, Cardno, Palladium and SMEC.

DFAT-322: South Asia Water Security Specialist Panel

The request for tender closed on 23 March 2021 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-319: Building Pacific Capacity (BPaC) Program (Smaller Pacific Countries)

The request for tender closed on 26 March 2021 and responses are being evaluated.

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

The request for tender closed on 8 March 2021 and responses are being evaluated.

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

The request for tender to shortlisted respondents closed on 25 February 2021. The contract is being negotiated with the preferred supplier.

DFAT 321: South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity (SARIC) initiative, Training and Networking Component

The request for expressions of interest closed on 9 February 2021 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-301: Mekong-Australia Program on Transnational Crime

The contract has been signed.

DFAT-277: Solomon Islands Infrastructure Program (SIIP)

The contract is being negotiated with the preferred supplier.

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