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Consultancies

Table 7.21 provides detail on all consultancy services utilised by Defence Groups during 2003-04.

Key to Particulars of Consultancy Contracts
Justification Methods of selection
1. Specialised skills or service required not available within Defence 1. Consultancy was publicly advertised
2. Specialised skills or service required not available within
time frame
2. Standing Offer
3. Technology not available within Defence 3. Sole Source
  4. Restricted Tender

Table 7.21 Particulars of Consultancy Contracts in 2003-04 .../continued
Consultant Name Purpose Total
Amount
Paid
$
Justification Method of Selection
Corporate Services and Infrastructure Group(3)
2GC Ltd Analysis of 2002-03 Environmental Performance Reporting Framework mechanism. 15,000 1 3
Acumen Alliance Development of corporate governance improvements. 74,488 1 3
Adelaide Environmental Consulting Pty Ltd Annual asbestos audit. 67,464 1 4
Adrian Hughes Architect Pty Ltd Preliminary design consultancy services. 960 1 3
Aerosafe Risk Management Advice on risk management methodology for the airworthiness and airfield support study. 18,710 1 3
Airservices Australia Site selection advice for noise monitoring equipment. 4,781 1 2
Allied Technologies Australia Pty Ltd Audit on Leased Data Lines. 49,671 1 3
Anthony S Blunn Oversight and advice relating to the Defence Legislation Review Project. 86,250 1 3
AOS Airport Consulting Pty Ltd Advice on noise monitoring issues. 26,109 1 2
Australian Cultural Heritage Pty Ltd Advice on interpretive centre options. 32,210 1 3
Australian Government Solicitor Provide legal advice. 4,908 1 2
Australian Government Solicitor Probity advice for tender evaluation. 72,428 1 2
Australian Government Solicitor Probity advice on re-tendering of the Estate Planning and Acquisition Panel. 7,337 1 2
Australian Government Solicitor Legal Services for Garrison Support Contract. 2,378 1 2
Australian Government Solicitor Probity advice for the Amberley Stage 2 Redevelopment Project. 15,289 1 2
Australian Government Solicitor Legal assistance. 171,000 1 2
Australian Valuation Office Analysis of market grouping and regional determination of market allocations. 3,000 1 2
Australian Valuation Office Revaluation of Defence Estate 2002-03. 307,964 1 4
Australian Valuation Office Provide support for the revaluation of a training depot. 1,700 1 2
Barry Webb & Associates Pty Ltd Provide advice and recommendations for the Tactical Training Simulation Site, Robertson Barracks. 7,729 1 3
Blake Dawson Waldron Provide advice on compliance issues with the National Pollutant Inventory. 41,270 1 3
Blake Dawson Waldron Provide advice and recommendations with the Puckapunyal Environmental Management System. 5,542 1 3
Blake Dawson Waldron Provision of an Independent Probity Advisory team. 17,135 1 3
Blake Dawson Waldron Legal advise for information technology policy, system and market testing process. 626,166 1 3
Bligh Vollier Nield Architects Create a development plan for living-in-accommodation in Holsworthy Barracks. 7,702 1 2
Bovis Lend Lease Pty Ltd Design consultancy services for RAAF Base Richmond Reinvestment Project. 8,405 1 3
Broadleaf Capital International Pty Ltd Risk analysis on information technology market testing. 22,613 1 4
Broadleaf Capital International Pty Ltd Development of an improved business model for the disposal of Defence property. 14,400 1 4
Carson Group Pty Ltd Advice and recommendations to the development of the Functional Design Brief. 16,625 1 2
CBDKM Pty Ltd Advice on organisational planning for the Defence Computing Bureau. 13,200 1 3
CBDKM Pty Ltd Review, comment and provide recommendations on agreed In-House Option Deliverables. 6,930 1 3
Chris Hunt Review of Australian Defence Satellite Communication Station. 23,119 1 3
Clayton UTZ Solicitors Review and advise on contractual clauses in relation to Holsworthy Special Forces Training Facilities. 334 1 3
Clayton UTZ Solicitors Advice on Garrison Support Services and Comprehensive Maintenance Services retendering. 4,920 1 3
Clayton UTZ Solicitors Legal advice on variations to the Leightons Managing Contractor Contract for Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter Simulator Facility. 11,059 1 3
Clayton UTZ Solicitors Advice on legal matters. 35,565 1 3
Clayton UTZ Solicitors Advice on overseas living allowance. 14,614 1 3
Cliff Green Design Advice on fire hazard reduction works for the design of the special forces training facilities at Holsworthy. 63,253 1 3
Cogent Business Solutions Pty Ltd Advice on an acquisition strategy for the provision of removal services post June 2005. 7,200 1 2
Cogent Business Solutions Pty Ltd Advice on relocations project. 6,113 2 2
Communications Design & Management Pty Ltd Advice on staff support functions. 39,690 1 2
Connell Wagner (WA) Pty Ltd Design consultancy services for the Guided Weapons In Service Support facility. 43,683 1 2
Connell Wagner (WA) Pty Ltd Advice on upgrades design works. 945 1 2
Connell Wagner (WA) Pty Ltd Advice on sewerage/septic system for health and environmental issues. 13,830 1 2
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Advice for Estate Capability Proposal on training options for 1 and 9 Brigades and sustainable management of expanded Cultana Training Area. 23,019 1 2
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Advice on costing options for the facility requirements of SEA 1444 at Darwin and Cairns. 117,769 1 2
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Advice on the management of panel within Industry and Acquisitions. 4,953 1 4
Craig B. Robilliard Pty Ltd Advice on strategic development of Defence Financial Management Information System. 37,168 1 3
Cultural Connotations Pty Ltd Advice on design brief for Redevelopment of Wheatley House Canungra Museum. 4,856 1 3
Dangerous Solutions Pty Ltd Investigate and report on storage requirements for explosive ordinance and dangerous goods at Holsworthy. 11,550 1 3
DLM Consulting Pty Ltd Advice on Holsworthy Base redevelopment managing contractor building compliance report. 48,200 1 3
Duncan Marshall Heritage issues study for the Force Disposition Review. 909 1 3
EDS (Australia) Pty Ltd Advice on production support arrangements for PMKeyS report. 36,351 1 2
Engage Communication Pty Ltd Advice on training issue for the Environmental Health and Risk on Presentation Skills. 7,091 1 3
Environmental Resources Management Heritage survey of sites identified in the environmental impact assessment and production of Holsworthy Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Referral. 20,634 1 2
Environmental Resources Management Environmental Management System study for Majura Firing Range. 18,947 1 2
Environmental Resources Management Undertake a heritage assessment of RAAF Base Pearce. 33,305 1 2
Environmental Resources Management Provide a study for Heritage Concept RAAF Townsville. 8,950 1 2
Equity & Advisory Corporate Finance Pty Ltd Advice on planning issues for the Fort Wallace Disposal project. 10,706 1 3
Ernst & Young Review of the Defence Housing Forecast. 43,195 1 2
Fulton Technology Pty Ltd Technical advice and support in implementation of IT database system. 44,909 1 3
GHD Pty Ltd Advice on noise impact of operations for the flight deck procedural trainers at HMAS Albatross. 49,503 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Comprehensive maintenance contract review. 13,038 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Advice on cost estimates relocating RAAF and other Defence units as proposed in the Force Disposition Review. 10,000 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Noise measurements and assessment of the buildings at Salt Ash Public School. 23,361 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Commonwealth User Airfield safeguarding investigation on explosive ordnance operation at Airfields. 23,880 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd A study to determine geometric strength for airfield pavement upgrade at RAAF Amberley. 40,903 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Advice on design standard for Power Stations, Substations, and Aircraft Power Supplies. 45,662 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Conduct the Hawk Lead-in Fighter impact study at RAAF Base Williamtown and the Salt Ash Air Weapons Range. 837 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Advice on the long term / short term impact of Defence on the surrounding community and the impact of Planning Scheme on Defence activities. 3,480 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Design services contract - planning phase only. 41,275 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Advice on additional interim office space for the ANZAC Strategic Project Office in Rockingham, WA. 7,039 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Undertake review of Melbourne Defence properties to identify opportunities for rationalisation & consolidation. 7,330 1 2
GHD Pty Ltd Undertake review of Sydney Central Properties. 24,075 1 2
GHD Surveys Pty Ltd Review and recommend on the peer review of the Flora and Fauna report for Moorebank disposal site. 12,916 1 3
Gibson Nominees Pty Ltd Advice on administration of the Commonwealth Policy on the Management of Land affected by Unexploded Ordnance. 46,111 1 3
Governance Matters Pty Ltd Performance Evaluation of Defence. 7,750 1 3
Governance Matters Pty Ltd Peer review-commercial vehicle services. 3,116 1 3
Green & Green Consultancy Advice to Information Systems Division Capital Board. 26,500 1 3
Green Building Council of Australia Green Building Council environmental milestone advice. 52,500 1 3
Grosvenor Management Consulting Provide advice and recommendations to Garrison Support services. 19,715 1 2
Grosvenor Management Consulting Risk reward model review and testing for pricing of contracts associated with retendering of Ground Support System Communications. 11,963 1 2
Grosvenor Management Consulting Review existing Comprehensive Management Service Performance Indicators. 9,135 1 2
Grosvenor Management Consulting Helpdesks/call centres review. 13,991 1 2
Grosvenor Management Consulting Review and implement civilian best practise processes including centralisation. 39,972 1 2
Grosvenor Management Consulting Advice on estimate for re-tendering of Garrison Support Services Contract and Comprehensive Maintenance Contract for Riverina and Murray Valley region. 10,000 2 2
Hewlett Packard Australia Pty Ltd Technical testing services for Standard Operating Environment 125. 82,356 1 2
HLA Envirosciences Pty Ltd Undertake comparative analysis 2002-03 Environment Environmental Performance Reporting Framework. 25,674 1 2
HLA Envirosciences Pty Ltd Desktop review of the environmental risk prioritisation tool. 3,900 1 2
HLA Envirosciences Pty Ltd Peer review of Defence Contamination Manual. 6,038 2 2
HLA Envirosciences Pty Ltd Advice on Defence Environmental Management System documentation being placed on the Defence intranet site. 4,485 1 2
HLA Envirosciences Pty Ltd Independent audit of the contaminated waste stockpile at Lavarack Barracks Townsville. 2,850 1 2
HLA Envirosciences Pty Ltd Prepare the submission for Environmental Budget Statement and framework for future reporting. 8,640 1 2
Ian Keirnan AO Peer Review of the Defence Recycling Program. 5,044 1 3
Investa Properties Ltd Review the Southern Air Bases Study to advise recommended options for the Force Disposition Review. 51,742 1 3
IPA Personnel Pty Ltd Process mapping all military personnel administration for the development of the front-end of the business improvement process. 6,627 1 3
Jacobs Sverdrup Australia Pty Ltd Review of the Defence Computing Bureau. 21,818 1 4
John C Johnson Oversight and advice relating to the Defence Legislation Review Project. 50,000 1 3
John Hogbin Advice on management of relationships within a key stakeholder group and on Mobile Reporting Unit issues. 26,175 1 4
John Kentish Consulting Study into logistics function and their management for the Business Improvement Project. 21,986 2 3
John S Baker Oversight and advice relating to the Defence Legislation Review Project. 127,518 1 3
Jones Lang Lasalle Update data provided in southern air bases study to inform decision making on Force Disposition Review. 46,250 1 3
KBR Pty Ltd Technical Advice on IT market testing process. 61,578 1 2
Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd Condition appraisal of facilities to be utilised by the Defence Integrated Distribution System contractor and provide report and rectification plan. 25,900 1 2
Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd Review of Standard Training Area Range Safety Network Safety Study. 18,000 1 2
Kenny & Good Pty Ltd Study of non-Defence site options for 1<sup>st</sup> Commando Regiment. 7,500 1 3
Kizmet Consulting Group Pty Ltd Advice on the Enterprise Management System. 10,800 1 3
Lapeyre Consulting Services Pty Ltd Conduct an occupational health and safety assessment at Williamtown. 288 1 3
Larkin Teys Consulting Pty Ltd Oakey Museum Options Study. 3,400 1 3
Lead Up Software Pty Ltd Advice on process improvement opportunities and technology improvement opportunities. 32,400 1 3
Menabilly Consulting An engineering study relating to tarmac strength and resurfacing at RAAF sites. 79,200 1 3
Meta Group Australia Pty Ltd High level guidance for business development. 1,000 1 3
Michael J Palmer Oversight and advice relating to the Defence Legislation Review Project. 15,500 1 3
Mincom Pty Ltd Advice on Inventory Management System software usage and its integration with Defence business processes in relation to the Standard Defence Supply System Upgrade to V4. 16,990 1 2
Minter Ellison Advice on Private Financing Policy tools and documents for the implementation of Private Financing procurement methodology. 111,179 1 3
Morison Consulting Pty Ltd Review of Financial Management Model. 20,601 1 3
National Project Consultants Pty Ltd Advice on a strategic business case for 171 Squadron relocation into the Sydney basin. 76,261 1 3
National Project Consultants Pty Ltd Provide a certified assessment of Sustainability Energy Development Authority rating - Headquarters Training Command, Victoria Barracks. 3,900 1 3
Noetic Solutions Pty Ltd Advice on a model for IT support and services. 146,960 1 3
Oxley Corporate Group Preparation of a high-level business case for the rationalisation of various Adelaide properties. 21,634 2 3
Parson Brinckerhoff Advice on Commonwealth Legislation requirement and Licence requirement. 17,500 1 3
Phillips Fox Lawyers Probity adviser to review and assist in preparation of Request for Tender documentation. 63,488 1 4
Planning Workshop Australia Advice for Sutherland Shire draft local environment plan. 1,568 1 3
Power Initiatives Preparation of a detailed business case for the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre. 91,522 1 2
Power Initiatives Advice on development of an ACT Office Accommodation Planning Study. 79,886 1 2
Power Initiatives Provide recommendations into the development of the Delamere Tactical Air Defence Radar System. 12,088 1 2
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Advice on the economic impact on RAAF Base Richmond on the surrounding region, and to examine strategies for attracting alternative aviation-related activities to the Base. 43,701 1 4
Procom Enhanced Services Pty Ltd Advice on project management for the Defence Contract Bureau Disaster Recovery capability expansion. 19,000 1 3
Professional Services & Engineering Pty Ltd. Review and prepare a report into Intruder Detection. 15,390 1 2
Property Concept & Management Pty Ltd Advice on Key Performance Indicators for the Defence Housing Authority Services Agreement. 16,800 1 3
Property Concept & Management Pty Ltd Financial analysis and advice in relation to Defence Housing Authority claim for Assessment of Return Shortfall. 2,494 1 3
Psychology Centre Advice on Employee Assistance Program. 1,500 1 3
QSP Asia Pacific Pty Ltd Provision of a new data feed and reports for the Card Management System in support of the Defence Travel Card. 5,372 1 3
Ray White Real Estate Advice on engineering services for Neutral Bay. 750 1 3
Robson Huntley & Associates Pty Ltd Advice and recommendation on the Navy Options Team Study. 8,000 1 3
Rosedale Business Solutions Advice on retendering of Garrison Support Contract. 2,000 1 3
Ryan-Spargo Consulting Review and provide recommendations on position profiles studies. 23,572 1 3
SAI Global Ltd Audit of the Quality Assurance Management System for delivery of clerical & administrative services. 2,010 1 3
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Advice on Surface Enrichment Spray Treatment options for airfield runways. 161,431 1 2
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Scoping study into pavement reconstruction at RAAF Base Townsville. 5,105 1 2
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Asbestos Management Strategy preparation at Randwick. 3,510 1 2
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Review the Emergency Management Systems. 20,200 1 2
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Review the Environmental Plan. 2,224 1 2
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Advice on Bathurst Island Tactical Air Development Radar Site Development. 21,701 1 2
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Advice and recommendations into updating the Edinburgh Site Plan. 19,050 1 2
SMCS Computing Pty Ltd Advice and support with Information Technology 'Solve' software. 10,491 1 4
SSL Asset Services Pty Ltd Advice on environment management. 1,046 1 2
Strategic Facility Services Pty Ltd Advice and recommendations into the Air Conditioning Report. 3,600 1 3
Strategic Facility Services Pty Ltd Advice on work breakdown structure elements for tender documentation. 23,959 1 3
T4 Protective Security Security advice regarding the construction standards of Joint Electronic Welfare Operational Support Unit building extension. 4,501 1 3
Tanner James Management Consultants Pty Ltd Advice, options and recommendations in the implementation of Project Management Tools. 414,040 1 4
Tarakan Consulting Pty Ltd Advice on market testing. 114,140 1 3
Terence Smith Advice on strategic guidance. 128,400 1 3
The Frame Group Pty Ltd Advice and assist with a costing model for the development of intranet website. 75,750 1 3
The Green & Green Group Pty Ltd Advice on the implementation of a Project Board. 28,645 1 3
The Green & Green Group Pty Ltd Advice on the use of Resource and Output Management Accounting Network Capital Projects. 30,100 1 3
United KFPW Pty Ltd Advice on the Integrated Noise Model input data and production of an initial Australian Noise Exposure Concept map and the final Australian Noise Exposure Forecast map. 3,000 1 3
University of Central Queensland Study into the socio-economic impact of Defence (including foreign forces) in the Central Qld Region. 14,000 1 3
University of South Australia Conduct survey and assessment work on the contamination at a rubbish tip. 1,100 1 3
University of Wollongong Provide monitoring advice for the Cumberland Plan Research Model. 5,000 1 3
URS Australia Pty Ltd To compile an environmental management plan, identify and mitigate environmental risks for RAAF exercises. 23,015 1 3
URS Australia Pty Ltd Advice on Defence's appeal against the application by the Shire of Mitchell to establish the tip adjacent to the Puckapunyal Military area. 63,517 2 3
URS Australia Pty Ltd Advice on the finalisation of the referral to Environment Australia for Bathurst Island Tactical Air Defence Radar site. 6,270 1 3
Walter & Turnbull Pty Ltd Advice on Cost Modelling for in house option. 79,793 1 3
Walter & Turnbull Pty Ltd Assist and recommend with the benchmarking of resource consumption analysis. 98,982 1 3
Walter & Turnbull Pty Ltd Developing the costing framework for regional information technology services. 30,000 1 3
WB + Property Solutions Develop a strategic business case for the delivery of a Combat Mission System Research Centre. 2,489 1 3
WB + Property Solutions Advice on strategic business cases for two capital infrastructure proposals at HMAS Cerberus. 18,623 1 3
WB + Property Solutions Providing an Environmental Management System study for Majura Firing Range. 76,374 1 3
WB + Property Solutions Review the requirement to mandate Defence facilities for submarine contractors. 1,538 1 3
WB + Property Solutions To provide specialist input for a strategic business case on Holsworthy Child Care Centre proposal. 4,450 1 3
West Australian Museum Survey of the bat species/population at Bindoon Range. 727 1 3
West Pacific Consultancy Assist with implementation of the Welcome Home Training Services. 22,000 1 3
Wilton Hanford Hanover Pty Ltd Independent review of document management. 39,091 1 3
Woodhead International Heritage condition assessment of the remount complex at Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera. 11,313 1 2
Woods Bagot Pty Ltd Study to determine the extent of safety, environmental and security issues associated with continued Defence use of the Darwin city wharf precinct. 33,773 1 2
Total Corporate Services and Infrastructure Group 6,184,036  
Chief Information Officer
Gartner Australasia Market research and advice for Core Research Service and Executive Program. 122,424 1 3
Meta Group Australia Pty Ltd Independent market research and advice on information systems and information management. 331,936 1 3
Total Chief Information Officer 454,360  

Note

  1. Corporate Services and Infrastructure Group includes data relating to the Inspector-General's Division and Defence Improvement Division.

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