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 Defence Science and Technology Organisation
Consultants Name Description Contract
Value $
Selection
Process
Justification
Defence Science and Technology Organisation
Intellectual Property & Technology Consulting Advice on management of Intellectual Property 36,000 Open Tender B
Lucid IT Pty Ltd IT Support Process Review 27,126 Direct Sourcing B
Nova Defence Professional advice 52,800 Select Tender A
Scott James Project Management and Support 80,000 Open Tender B
Shackleton Management Solutions P/L Strategic advice 197,000 Direct Sourcing A
University of Melbourne Research agreement. 35,000 Direct Sourcing C
Total Defence Science and Technology Organisation 427,926    
Table WA9.2 Consultancy services let during 2007-08, of total contract value of $10,000 or more (inclusive of GST) for Intelligence, Security & International Policy
Consultants Name Description Contract
Value $
Selection
Process
Justification
Intelligence, Security & International Policy
Australian Survey Research Pty Staff Surveys 15,073 Select Tender A
Bonighton Consulting Services Consulting services 58,794 Direct Sourcing B
Changedrivers Pty Ltd Defence Security Manual Strategy 75,025 Select Tender B
Entrust Ltd Security services 17,003 Select Tender B
Grosvenor Management Consulting Consultancy Services 92,348 Direct Sourcing B
Grosvenor Management Consulting Consultancy services 71,245 Direct Sourcing B
Grosvenor Management Consulting Consultancy services 62,822 Direct Sourcing B
Hewlett-Packard Australia Pty Consultancy services 149,457 Direct Sourcing B
Hewlett-Packard Australia Pty Consultancy services 135,870 Direct Sourcing B
Hewlett-Packard Australia Pty Consultancy services 61,236 Direct Sourcing B
Hewlett-Packard Australia Pty Consultancy services 44,115 Direct Sourcing B
Hewlett-Packard Australia Pty Consultancy services 10,278 Direct Sourcing B
Jakeman Business Solutions Pty Ltd Consultancy Services 94,325 Direct Sourcing B
Martin Brady Consultancy Services 45,000 Direct Sourcing B
Microsoft Services Pty Ltd System Analysis and Evaluation Report 226,270 Direct Sourcing A
Palm Consulting Group Consultancy Services 25,200 Direct Sourcing B
Pivotal Business Technology Pty Ltd IT Services 34,057 Direct Sourcing A
Radio Frequency Systems Consultancy Services 15,550 Direct Sourcing B
Richardson O'Rourke Consulting Review of Business processes 76,800 Direct Sourcing B
RLM Pty Ltd IT Infrastructure Study and Report 64,088 Direct Sourcing B
SME Gateway limited Consultancy Services 52,884 Direct Sourcing B
Strategy International Future National Security Mgt Program Development 10,800 Select Tender A
Total Intelligence, Security and International Policy 1,438,239    
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