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Development Procurement Pipeline

The following list of projects being planned is provided for planning purposes only. It does not represent a solicitation or constitute a request for proposal, nor is it a commitment to procure 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. This information is subject to delays, revision or cancellation. Please email Procurement-Foreign-Assistance@dfat.gov.au if you have any questions.

All major DFAT development procurements, and our Annual Procurement Plan, are advertised on AusTender. The Annual Procurement Plan includes DFAT’s development and non-development procurements.

AusConnect advertises subcontracting and employment opportunities on DFAT development contracts.

Our business notifications page provides other development updates and opportunities.

As at 6 June 2024

DFAT-1000: Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Scheme Support Facility

The shortlisted organisations and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Palladium (Rebecca.worner@thepalladiumgroup.com), and the Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust (paul.green1@salvationarmy.org.au). DFAT anticipates releasing the request for tender to shortlisted organisations in June 2024.

DFAT-1003: Australia Awards Global Support Mechanism

The shortlisted organisations for Part A and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Abt Associates (sebastian.sabogal@abtassoc.com.au), Palladium (engagement.apac@thepalladiumgroup.com), and Tetra Tech (Vicki.Vaartjes@tetratech.com). The shortlisted organisations for Part B and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Alinea (ryan.cross@alineainternational.com), Association of Commonwealth Universities (henrik.boejen@acu.ac.uk), The Australian Council for Educational Research (daniel.edwards@acer.org), and The BUSY Group (Rodney.Martin@busyatwork.com.au). DFAT anticipates releasing the request for tenders to shortlisted organisations for Part A and Part B in June 2024.

DFAT-1004: Australia-Vietnam Partnership for Economic Growth

The shortlisted organisations for the Australia-Vietnam Partnership for Economic Growth (Aus4Growth) and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Boston Consulting (Tan.Sekloong@bcg.com), Deloitte (jesinclair@deloitte.com.au), DT Global (Joanna.Hall@dt-global.com) , Ernst & Young (Rob.Nicol@au.ey.com), SMEC (Corin.Mitchell@smec.com), and Tetra Tech (Danura.Miriyagalla@tetratech.com). The request for tender to shortlisted organisations closed on 28 May 2024 and responses are being evaluated. 

DFAT-1007: Fiji Program Support Platform

The shortlisted organisations and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Abt Associates (sebastian.sabogal@abtassoc.com.au), DT Global (joanna.hall@dt-global.com), Palladium (Rebecca.worner@thepalladiumgroup.com), and Tetra Tech (Emma.Lewis@tetratech.com). DFAT anticipates releasing the request for tender to shortlisted organisations in June 2024.

DFAT-1010: Philippines Social Protection, Inclusion and Gender equality (SPRING)

The shortlisted organisations and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Abt Associates (Rosemary.Dent@abtassoc.com.au); Cowater (Alex.Zdravkovic@cowater.com); Plan International (ano.businessdevelopment@plan.org.au) and Tetra Tech (Nelson.Salangsang@tetratech.com). The request for tender to shortlisted organisations closed on 29 April 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-1011: Philippines Education Quality for Inclusive Prosperity (EQuIP)

The request for expressions of interest closed on 4 June 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-1013: Vanuatu Australia Infrastructure for Development Program (VAI4D)

DFAT is negotiating with the preferred tenderer.

DFAT-1015: Humanitarian Logistics Capability

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process to be advertised on AusTender in 2024.

DFAT-1016: Indonesia Climate and Infrastructure Partnership Hub

The shortlisted organisations and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Abt Associates (sebastian.sabogal@abtassoc.com.au), Adam Smith International (Henry.Severs@adamsmithinternational.com), Alinea (ryan.cross@alineainternational.com), Cowater (alex.zdravkovic@cowater.com), Deloitte (smoses@deloitte.com.au), DT Global (joanna.hall@dt-global.com), Oxford Policy Management (dee.hartvigsen@opml.co.uk), Palladium (matt.spannagle@thepalladiumgroup.com), Tetra Tech (Stephen.Frano@tetratech.com). The request for tender to shortlisted organisations closed on 7 May 2024 and responses are being evaluated. 

DFAT-1018: Indo-Pacific Media Development Fund

The one-step request for tender closed on 16 April 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-1020: Raña Tsimorum (Look after your life) Health Program (Nauru)

DFAT anticipates approaching the market through a two-step procurement process to be advertised on AusTender in June 2024.

DFAT-1021: Vanuatu Australia Policing and Justice Program

The request for expressions of interest closed on 4 June 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-2022: Mekong-Australia Partnership Phase 2 Support Services

The request for expressions of interest closed on 30 May 2024 and responses are being evaluated. 

DFAT-1024: Support Unit for the Cable Connectivity and Resilience Centre

The shortlisted organisations and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Analysys Mason (franck.chevalier@analysysmason.com), Ernst and Young (rob.nicol@ey.com), GHD (jane.papasergio@ghd.com), KPMG (msheehan@kpmg.com.au) and Tetra Tech (paul.reddel@tetratech.com). DFAT anticipates releasing the request for tender to shortlisted organisations in June 2024.

DFAT-1027: Australia Indonesia Partnership for Justice

The shortlisted organisations and their points of contact for this procurement are (in alphabetical order): Cowater International Inc. (alex.zdravkovic@cowater.com), DT Global Asia Pacific Pty Ltd (joanna.hall@dt-global.com) and The Partnership for Governance Reform (Kemitraan Bagi Pembaruan Tata Pemerintahan) (saiful.doeana@kemitraan.or.id). DFAT anticipates releasing the request for tender to shortlisted organisations in July 2024

DFAT-1029: Support Unit for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) Fund for Technical Assistance and Economic Cooperation (IFTAEC)

The request for expressions of interest was released on AusTender and closes on 11 June 2024.

DFAT-1031: SIAP SIAGA (Australia Indonesia Partnership for Disaster Risk Management)

The request for expressions closed on 22 May 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-1032: Australia-Indonesia Bilateral Health Program

The request for expressions of interest closed on 29 May 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-1033: Pacific and Timor-Leste Off-Grid Renewable Energy Program (Off-Grid Reach)

The request for expressions of interest closed on 28 May 2024 and responses are being evaluated.

DFAT-1035: Prospera Independent Strategic Evaluation

The one-step Request for Tender was released on AusTender and closes on 3 July 2024.

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