Effective 29 September 2015

Update 23 April 2019: Update to incorporate the new Defence Procurement Complaints Scheme.

Update 18 June 2018: Update to incorporate the new Defence Security Principles Framework (DSPF) replacing the Defence Security Manual (DSM), coming into effect from 1 July 2018.

Update 15 February 2018: Update to incorporate Financial Statements Presubmittal Program & Approved Contractor Viability Program.

Update 1 January 2018: New Conditions of Proposal clause 6.2 added to reflect Multi-Stage Tendering requirements of 1 Jan 2018 CPRs.

Update 16 June 2017: Update to ensure consistency with the new DPPM (published 7 April 2017).

ASDEFCON (Request for Proposal) is used to seek innovative solutions to achieve a desired outcome or resolve a specific problem. Further guidance on when to use ASDEFCON (Request for Proposal) has been included in the Contract Template Selection and Tailoring Guide.

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The following files represent the complete ASDEFCON (Request for Proposal) Version 1.1 template:

This version is current as of 23 April 2019

ASDEFCON (Request for Proposal) version 1.1 (PDF) (recommended for printing)
ASDEFCON (Request for Proposal) version 1.1 (ZIP) (recommended for drafters)

When extracting from Winzip please ensure you select "all files" and "use folder names". The ASDEFCON Toolbar and Style Set 2015 should be used to edit the template in Microsoft Word.

The Department of Defence accepts no responsibility or liability for the use of this document. For specific procurements, the Department reserves the right to make changes to the document (or select particular clause 'options') and is not bound to use the document for any particular procurement.