Appendix 9
Detailed Consultancies

Table WA9.2 Consultancy services let during 2007-08, of total contract value of $10,000 or more (inclusive of GST) for Army
Consultants Name Description Contract
Value $
Selection
Process
Justification
Army
Firewire Media Pty Ltd Media support 28,000 Direct Sourcing B
Peter Barton Archival research 69,000 Direct Sourcing C
Richard Pelvin Historical research 22,400 Direct Sourcing A
Total Army 119,400    
Table WA9.2 Consultancy services let during 2007-08, of total contract value of $10,000 or more (inclusive of GST) for Capability Development Group
Consultants Name Description Contract
Value $
Selection
Process
Justification
Capability Development Group
Australian Government Solicitor Legal advice 157,989 Direct Sourcing A
Total Capability Development Group 157,989    
Table WA9.2 Consultancy services let during 2007-08, of total contract value of $10,000 or more (inclusive of GST) for Chief Finance Officer
Consultants Name Description Contract
Value $
Selection
Process
Justification
Chief Finance Officer
ACSPRO Pty Ltd Advice on systems accounting 250,000 Panel A
Australian Valuation Office Advice on inventory accounting 450,000 Direct Sourcing B
Data Analysis Australia Pty Ltd Advice on statistical sampling 86,900 Select Tender B
Data Analysis Australia Pty Ltd Advice on sampling 68,750 Select Tender B
Data Analysis Australia Pty Ltd Advice on statistical sampling 48,400 Select Tender B
Data Analysis Australia Pty Ltd Advice on financial controls sampling 30,000 Direct Sourcing B
Data Analysis Australia Pty Ltd Quality assurance service 11,605 Select Tender B
Dimension Data Learning Quality assurance over pricing remediation 155,000 Panel B
Dimension Data Learning Quality assurance over pricing strategy 140,000 Select Tender B
Ernst & Young Financial professional advice 994,000 Panel B
Ernst & Young Advice on pricing remediation activity 455,000 Panel B
Ernst & Young Quality assurance for pricing 202,653 Open Tender C
Ernst & Young Treasury and tax management efficiency review 142,000 Select Tender C
Ernst & Young Quality assurance for pricing 102,914 Open Tender C
KPMG Quality assurance for financial reporting 1,770,000 Panel B
KPMG Quality assurance of financial statements working papers 520,000 Panel B
Plaut IT (Australia) Pty Ltd Advice on quality assurance 281,016 Panel B
Total Chief Finance Officer Group 5,708,237    
Methods of procurement
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 arrangement.
Reasons for engagement

A—Skills currently unavailable within agency

B—Need for specialised or professional skills

C—Need for independent research or assessment