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Consultancies

Defence engages consultants where it lacks specialist expertise or when independent assessments are required. Consultants investigate assigned problems under limited direction or supervision and provide recommendations or options for management decisions.

The process for selecting consultants is consistent with Defence's procurement policies and the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines. Selection methods are as follows:

Methods of Selection
Open Tender A procurement procedure in which a request for tender is published inviting all businesses that satisfy the conditions for participation to submit tenders.
Select Tender A procurement procedure in which the procuring agency selects which potential suppliers are invited to submit tenders in accordance with the mandatory procurement procedures.
Direct Sourcing A procurement process, available only under certain defined circumstances, in which an agency may contact a single potential supplier or suppliers of its choice and for which conditions for direct sourcing apply under the mandatory procurement procedures.
Panel An arrangement under which a number of suppliers, usually selected through a single procurement process, may each supply property or services to an agency as specified in the panel arrangements.

Reason for engagement
A. Skills currently unavailable within agency
B. Need for specialised or professional skills
C. Need for independent research or assessment

Consultancy Services Let During 2004-05, of Total Contract Value of $10,000 or More (Inclusive of GST)
Consultant Name Description Contract
Value
$
Selection Process Justification
Corporate Services and Infrastructure Group
ACOR Consultants Pty Ltd Advice on environmental remediatiation at Holsworthy Barracks. 249,370 Open Tender A
ACOR Consultants Pty Ltd Design of water/fire mains within Holsworthy Barracks. 205,700 Open Tender A
ACOR Consultants Pty Ltd Design electrical and communications upgrade for Holsworthy Barracks. 159,500 Open Tender A
ACOR Consultants Pty Ltd Civil and electrical design of the Holsworthy Interim Works Project. 72,050 Select Tender A
ACOR Consultants Pty Ltd Technical review of design documents for Air Weapons Range. 17,820 Direct Sourcing A
Airservices Australia Aircraft Noise Management Plan for RAAF Williamtown and Salt Ash Air Weapons Range. 100,007 Panel A
APA Management Systems Pty Ltd Development of Estate Upkeep Reform Project in Defence Estate Management System. 217,800 Direct Sourcing A
APA Management Systems Pty Ltd Defence Estate Management System test and training. 84,480 Direct Sourcing A
APA Management Systems Pty Ltd Development of read only access capability in the Defence Estate Management System. 48,125 Direct Sourcing A
APA Management Systems Pty Ltd Defence estate management system. 56,763 Direct Sourcing A
APP (WA) Pty Ltd Project services at HMAS Stirling submarine land facility. 47,993 Direct Sourcing A
APP (WA) Pty Ltd Strategic business case for HMAS Stirling light weight torpedo facilities. 15,513 Direct Sourcing A
Australian Cultural Heritage Management Pty Ltd Modifications to the Edinburgh Interpretive Centre Options study. 17,600 Panel A
Barry Webb & Associates Advice to project for high voltage upgrade design. 155,100 Select Tender A
Barry Webb & Associates Upgrade to the existing base fire and emergency warning system. 109,516 Direct Sourcing A
Barry Webb & Associates Advice in relation to requirements for tender and tender evaluation. 70,461 Panel A
Bligh Voller Nield Pty Ltd Project design for facilities relocation Amberley Stage 2 Redevelopment. 2,973,834 Open Tender A
Bovis Lend Lease Pty Ltd RAAF Base Richmond reinvestment project review. 68,678 Direct Sourcing A
Brodtmann Communications Education and awareness support to Environment, Heritage and Risk Branch. 44,000 Direct Sourcing B
Brunskill & McClanahan & Associates Pty Ltd Field survey of Holsworthy areas. 75,724 Select Tender A
Capital Insight Pty Ltd Risk management advice to the Headquarters Joint Operations Command Project. 540,221 Panel A
Cardno MBK RAAF Base Richmond Reinvestment Project civil engineering design services. 17,380 Panel A
Cardno MBK Design and document Randwick Environmental Park drainage. 18,694 Select Tender A
Carson Group Pty Ltd Business case for the relocation of 171 Aviation Squadron to Sydney. 1,018,829 Direct Sourcing A
Carson Group Pty Ltd Advice on HMAS Albatross Stage 2 redevelopment project. 810,533 Direct Sourcing A
Carson Group Pty Ltd Ground telecommunications equipment project services to system program office. 82,500 Panel A
Carson Group Pty Ltd Combined strategic and detailed business case for the RAAF Richmond shelter project. 61,468 Direct Sourcing A
Carson Group Pty Ltd Project management services for RAAF Base Richmond reinvestment project. 801,238 Select Tender A
Carson Group Queensland Pty Ltd Advice on the new base training project at RAAF Townsville. 85,347 Panel A
Carson Group Queensland Pty Ltd Advice for the proposed new dental facility at Lavarack Barracks Townsville. 99,902 Direct Sourcing A
Carson Group Queensland Pty Ltd Assistance with engaging a design and construction contractor. 73,089 Panel A
Carson Group Queensland Pty Ltd Project management and contract administration services to the Australian light armoured vehicle workshop. 33,858 Panel A
Carson Group Queensland Pty Ltd Develop costings for Stage 4 of the Lavarack Barracks Redevelopment Project. 14,668 Panel A
Chris Harper Support to the Robertson Barracks capital works project. 29,865 Direct Sourcing A
CKS Hydro Services Aircraft pavement linemarking reinstatement at RAAF Base Tindal. 135,953 Select Tender A
Clayton Utz Documentation for Defence Science and Technology Organisation Stage 2 design consultant procurement. 36,344 Direct Sourcing A
Clayton Utz Review of tender evaluations. 10,450 Panel A
Cliff Green Design Advice on ballistic works. 165,000 Direct Sourcing A
Cogent Business Solutions Pty Ltd Advice to Riverina Murray Valley tender evaluation team. 77,000 Panel A
Connell Wagner (WA) Pty Ltd Extension to ANZAC ship support centre building. 39,946 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Project management services for Amberley Stage 2 Redevelopment Project. 511,500 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Development of the aircraft rinse at RAAF Williamtown. 416,856 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Technical assistance with a flood study of the Molonglo River. 60,280 Select Tender A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Report on the Kings Highway traffic works. 41,607 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Tactical Air Defence Radar System project at RAAF Base Williamtown. 22,693 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd RAAF Williamtown new storage facility. 20,372 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Defence Infrastructure Panel advice on cost estimates. 20,053 Direct Sourcing A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Vehicle shelter for Tactical Air Defence Radar System project at RAAF Base Williamtown. 38,874 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Project management relating to Defence facility construction. 28,589 Panel A
Connell Wagner Pty Ltd Relocation of the School of Military Engineering. 10,912 Direct Sourcing A
Connell Wagner (VIC) Pty Ltd Consultancy services for aircraft pavements in Southern Victoria Region. 144,984 Direct Sourcing A
CW Consulting Chair tender evaluation. 38,500 Direct Sourcing A
David Miers & Associates Bulk Fuel Installations services. 76,560 Panel A
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Analysis of Performance Management System options. 52,866 Direct Sourcing A
Earth Tech Engineering Pty Ltd Mangalore environmental investigation technical adviser. 41,932 Direct Sourcing A
Earth Tech Engineering Pty Ltd Land surveys at the Headquarters Joint Operations Command. 341,995 Direct Sourcing A
Energetics Pty Ltd Energy management information relating to Defence establishments. 43,780 Direct Sourcing A
ES International Advice on the RAAF Williamtown Redevelopment Project Stage 1. 38,500 Direct Sourcing A
ES International Contract negotiation support. 42,405 Direct Sourcing A
Environmental Resources Management Preliminary Environmental Study for Amberley Stage 2 Redevelopment Project. 69,844 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Heritage Management Plan for RAAF Base Townsville. 40,700 Direct Sourcing A
Environmental Resources Management Assistance to Defence Heritage Advisory Service. 55,000 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Environmental study to RAAF Williamtown Redevelopment. 73,920 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Survey heritage sites. 47,061 Direct Sourcing A
Environmental Resources Management Estuary and wetland health assessment and development of monitoring protocol for the Salt Ash Weapons Range. 48,400 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Documentation of the Mulwala Site to ensure that heritage issues are appropriately addressed. 25,740 Direct Sourcing A
Environmental Resources Management Darwin Naval Base Stage 1 environmental investigation. 21,961 Direct Sourcing A
Environmental Resources Management Biodiversity assessment on Bandiana Site 1 - Pearce Street. 45,100 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Heritage assessment of various buildings at Irwin Barracks. 40,700 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Stokes Hill Fuel Installation Stage 1 environmental investigation. 18,329 Direct Sourcing A
Environmental Resources Management Fire Management Plan for the Salt Ash Air Weapons Range. 28,468 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Research, analyse and develop a list of Defence property on the new Commonwealth Heritage List. 14,300 Panel A
Environmental Resources Management Assess heritage values at Canungra during development. 11,027 Direct Sourcing A
Ernst & Young Estate strategic planning project. 440,000 Direct Sourcing A
Evalua Pty Ltd Development of a value for money focus in Defence. 86,328 Direct Sourcing A
Foresite Pty Ltd Advice on Defence Establishment Berrimah. 19,293 Direct Sourcing A
Freebody Cogent Pty Ltd Accounting and financial services advice and support. 200,000 Direct Sourcing B
GHD Pty Ltd Master plan for RAAF Base Pearce and redevelopment works. 414,953 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Review of the Construction Security Reference Manual. 330,000 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Design services for the Orchard Hills Encanister Decanter and Test Facility Project. 269,639 Open Tender A
GHD Pty Ltd Advice on Tindal Stage 5 Redevelopment and Airborne Early Warning and Control facilities. 214,600 Select Tender A
GHD Pty Ltd Building extension project at Victoria Barracks. 145,022 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Advice for the HMAS Creswell Redevelopment Project. 105,600 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Consultancy services for aircraft pavements. 192,389 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Consultancy services for aircraft pavements. 168,887 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Consultancy services for RAAF Richmond Overlay. 75,790 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Advice for capital infrastructure proposal on Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation Bendigo relocation. 66,000 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Advice in regard to the introduction of a new fleet of aviation fire trucks. 62,170 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Architectural and costing services to scope and analyse Defence investment proposal for development of a strategic business case. 58,783 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Investigate RAAF Base Amberley and revise the integrated noise model input data set. 143,000 Open Tender A
GHD Pty Ltd Advice relating to Defence estate cost estimates. 33,330 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Audit of Defence masts and towers. 152,622 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Implementation of the Russell Hill Offices Environmental Management System. 53,572 Select Tender A
GHD Pty Ltd Scoping report for the Tindal airfield lighting. 20,041 Panel A
GHD Pty Ltd Scoping study and design brief for airfield lighting works at RAAF Base Amberley. 23,265 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Consultancy services for aircraft pavements in South Australia. 108,419 Direct Sourcing A
GHD Pty Ltd Management plan to support a conservation agreement for the Ingleburn site. 31,614 Direct Sourcing A
Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd Heritage management plan for Victoria Barracks in Brisbane. 55,000 Panel A
Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd Advice pertaining to heritage assessment. 22,000 Panel A
Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd Consultancy to Defence Heritage Advisory Service. 55,000 Panel A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Advice relating to South/West Sydney Region tenders. 49,500 Direct Sourcing A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Services to Riverina Murray Valley finance tender evaluation working group. 62,854 Direct Sourcing A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Riverina Murray Valley Tender Model Comparator. 38,500 Panel A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Services relating to Riverina Murray Valley tender. 27,170 Panel A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Tender evaluation to ensure policy compliance. 36,300 Panel A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Services relating to Garrison Support Services and Comprehensive Maintenance Service contracts and Riverina Murray Valley Model Comparator. 30,250 Panel A
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Consultancy relating to personnel services in Defence. 16,400 Direct Sourcing B
Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd Review of tender deliverable requirements and contract statements of work. 10,048 Direct Sourcing A
Group GSA Pty Ltd Design services relating to Holsworthy Special Operations working accommodation. 4,724,652 Open Tender A
Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd Project/contract administrator for HMAS Cairns redevelopment. 367,290 Open Tender A
Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd Maintenance engineer services to develop government furnished equipment maintenance clauses relating to contract renewal. 18,704 Panel A
Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd Investigation and report into cause of air traffic control power supply faults. 13,750 Panel A
Hassell Pty Ltd Design consultant for 171 Aviation Squadron facilities at Holsworthy. 1,612,981 Direct Sourcing A
HBA Consulting Workplace investigations for performance management. 18,173 Direct Sourcing A
HLA Envirosciences Pty Limited Undertake a risk assessment in the regions. 231,836 Direct Sourcing A
HLA Envirosciences Pty Limited Research and preparation of environmental report. 161,160 Direct Sourcing A
HLA Envirosciences Pty Limited Methodology for calculating remediation costs in ACT. 44,880 Direct Sourcing A
HLA Envirosciences Pty Limited Investigation of the contamination of the Group Telecommunications Equipment Systems Program Office site at Williamtown. 32,961 Direct Sourcing A
HLA Envirosciences Pty Limited Environmental review at Woomera. 41,376 Panel A
HLA Envirosciences Pty Limited Research and advice on draft Explosive Inspection Service Project. 19,713 Direct Sourcing A
KAZ Technology Services Pty Ltd Developments relating to the Defence Estate Management System. 134,068 Direct Sourcing A
Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd Design and contract administration services for the Bathurst Island Tactical Air Defence Radar System. 402,029 Open Tender A
Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd Construction design and documentation. 55,000 Direct Sourcing A
Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd Construction of interim special forces working facilities at Holsworthy Barracks. 170,241 Direct Sourcing A
Maintenance & Management Solutions Data collection and measurement relating to quality control activities at various metropolitan sites. 65,500 Direct Sourcing A
Martin Jennings And Associates Occupational health and safety issues at Special Air Service Regiment range. 15,593 Panel A
Maunsell Mcintyre Pty Ltd Business case for Airborne Early Warning and Control static wash facility. 27,500 Direct Sourcing A
Mcgrath Nicol & Partners Modelling advice and support for Defence estate costs. 55,000 Direct Sourcing A
Melbourne University Private Ltd Advice in support of Project Single Leap. 88,000 Direct Sourcing A
Michael Davies Associates Pty Ltd Exhibition/display design for the Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney. 612,688 Select Tender A
Minter Ellison Deed of agreement for relocation of high voltage cable. 33,000 Direct Sourcing A
Monash University Provide advice on Defence estate economic costs and benefits. 72,600 Direct Sourcing A
Montreme Pty Ltd Consultancy relating to Single Leap Project. 42,250 Panel A
Morison Consulting Pty Ltd Develop model of removal expenditure. 19,763 Panel A
National Project Consultants Management of contractor invitation to register documentation. 64,515 Direct Sourcing B
National Project Consultants Site location analysis for 171 Squadron relocation. 122,662 Open Tender A
ND Engineering Enterprises Engineering advice for special forces training facilities. 44,000 Direct Sourcing A
Niche Strategies Pty Ltd Facilitation for Corporate Services and Infrastructure Group Online. 25,557 Direct Sourcing A
Parsons Brinkhoff International Australia Pty Ltd Develop Environmental Management System for Defence Science and Technology Organisation Edinburgh. 81,901 Open Tender A
Paxus Australia Pty Ltd Tracking activities relating to Garrison Support and Comprehensive Maintenance Services contracts. 349,294 Direct Sourcing A
Phillips Fox Lawyers Probity advice relating to removal services for Defence personnel. 145,200 Direct Sourcing A
Power Initiatives Detailed business case for 1st Brigade Military Operations in urban terrain. 407,000 Direct Sourcing A
Power Initiatives Development of Defence facility standards and business tools for project design and management. 177,194 Panel A
Power Initiatives Strategic business case for the relocation of 1st Joint Public Affairs Unit. 30,800 Panel A
Power Initiatives Strategic business case for the proposed Australian Defence Force Police training centre at Holsworthy. 60,500 Direct Sourcing A
Power Initiatives Accommodation requirements study for the Military Law Centre. 12,727 Direct Sourcing A
Power Initiatives Strategic accommodation study into options to rationalise ACT Office accommodation. 12,650 Panel A
Project Chambers Pty Ltd Advice to Defence Force School of Signals on improving project processes. 72,600 Direct Sourcing A
Queensland Safety Solutions Workplace health and safety advice. 12,540 Direct Sourcing A
Robson Huntley & Associates Pty Ltd Defence heritage campaign to promote access and activities. 109,293 Direct Sourcing A
S2F Pty Ltd Services to Defence Science and Technology Organisation Rationalisation Project. 2,574,701 Direct Sourcing A
Savant Pty Ltd Patrol boat facilities upgrade at Darwin Naval Base. 152,900 Panel A
SCP Consulting Pty Ltd Structural engineering design for flight deck trainer. 64,450 Panel A
Serco Sodexho Defence Services Security services to RAAF Base Richmond Reinvestment Project. 101,970 Direct Sourcing A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Aircraft pavement risk managed works program. 608,697 Panel A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Audit of Defence masts and towers. 509,190 Panel A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Consultancy services for aircraft pavements. 131,236 Panel A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Collection of service data. 67,810 Direct Sourcing A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Air Quality Management Plan for RAAF Williamtown and Salt Ash Air Weapons Range. 68,698 Panel A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Feasibility study for estate subdivision. 20,404 Panel A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Design services for Defence Science and Technology Organisation rationalisation. 20,350 Direct Sourcing A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Review of Defence Emergency Management System documentation. 38,500 Panel A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Consultancy for RAAF Base Richmond Reinvestment Project. 35,090 Select Tender A
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd Surface Water Management Plan for RAAF Pearce 2004. 10,650 Panel A
Slattery Auctions Aust Pty Ltd Asset identification and evaluation services. 26,620 Panel A
SMEC Australia Stage 2 Richmond investigation and installation of groundwater wells. 414,277 Panel A
SMEC Australia Defence contribution to the whole-of government Energy Report. 40,843 Open Tender A
SMEC Australia Requirement briefs for environmental works. 43,000 Panel A
SMEC Australia Fort Direction environmental review. 13,074 Panel A
SMEC Australia RAAF Williams environmental review. 11,358 Panel A
Spherion Group Ltd Information and communication technologies market testing and business improvement projects. 240,100 Direct Sourcing B
Spherion Group Ltd Information and communication technologies market testing and business improvement projects. 225,000 Direct Sourcing A
Spherion Group Ltd Technical advice and evaluation of Training Area Safety and Management Information System. 34,392 Panel A
Spherion Group Ltd Develop and evaluate Employee Assistance Program tender. 38,599 Direct Sourcing A
Spotless P & F Pty Ltd Delivery of airfield risk managed works projects. 147,510 Panel A
Spotless P & F Pty Ltd Management services for wideband tactical surveillance system for HMAS Stirling and HMAS Cerberus. 62,604 Panel A
SSL Asset Services Pty Ltd Management services for wideband tactical surveillance system for HMAS Stirling and HMAS Cerberus. 62,604 Panel A
Stephen Grubits & Associates Pty Ltd Fire safety engineering services for Headquarters Joint Operations Command Project. 33,000 Direct Sourcing A
Strategic Facility Services Pty Ltd Legal advice relating to card management system. 14,520 Direct Sourcing A
Strategic Facility Services Pty Ltd Advice on the Defence Estate Management System. 13,750 Direct Sourcing A
The Plan Discretionary Trust Advice on information and communications technologies management. 200,000 Direct Sourcing B
Tilforth Consulting Services Contract change proposals of Garrison Support Contract. 96,370 Select Tender A
United KFPW Advice on accommodation solutions. 50,000 Panel A
University of South Australia Advice on remedial options at RAAF Edinburgh. 344,508 Direct Sourcing A
URS Australia Pty Ltd Landscaping specification. 731,123 Panel A
Walter & Turnbull Pty Ltd Advice on ADF Relocations Project. 117,783 Panel A
Walter & Turnbull Pty Ltd Advice on cost allocation rules to support attribution of corporate services. 169,000 Panel B
Walter & Turnbull Pty Ltd Professional services relating to request for tender issues. 10,032 Panel A
WB + Property Solutions Strategic business case for facilities at Enoggera. 77,000 Direct Sourcing A
WB + Property Solutions Advice on submarine land based test facility at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia. 40,511 Direct Sourcing A
WB + Property Solutions Advice on Salisbury Weapons System Division Refurbishment in South Australia. 13,690 Direct Sourcing A
West Australian Museum Consultancy relating to Cape Range Remipede Community (Bundera Sinkhole) Interim Recovery Plan. 157,080 Panel A
Wilde and Woollard Cost planner to review projects costs benchmarks and capital costs. 27,500 Select Tender A
William L Backhouse Pty Ltd Field survey of Holsworthy. 489,177 Select Tender A
Woodhead International Advice to Defence Heritage Advisory Service managers and regional offices. 55,000 Panel A
Woods Bagot Pty Ltd Advice on the relocation of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation. 162,800 Panel A
Total Corporate Services and Infrastructure Group 34,672,078  
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