A council must invite tenders before entering into any of the following:
- a contract to carry out work that, by or under any Act, is directed or authorised to be carried out by the council
- a contract to carry out work that, under some other contract, the council has undertaken to carry out for some other person or body
- a contract to perform a service or to provide facilities that, by or under any Act, is directed or authorised to be performed or provided by the council
- a contract to perform a service or to provide facilities that, under some other contract, the council has undertaken to perform or provide for some other body
- a contract for the provision of goods or materials to the council (whether by sale, lease or otherwise)
- a contract for the provision of services to the council (other than a contract for the provision of banking, borrowing or investment services)
- a contract for the disposal of property of the council
- a contract requiring the payment of instalments by or to the council over a period of 2 or more years
- any other contract, or any contract of a class, prescribed by the regulations
For more information on Tendering please view section 55 of the Local Government Act and Part 7 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.
The process for tendering, which includes requests for quotations and expressions of interest, is prescribed by legislation. The steps and the relevant regulations are laid out in an easy to follow format, which will guide you through the process from when a tender is required through to selection and notification.
Council has entered into an agreement with e-Tendering solution supplier Tenderlink. You will need to register as a supplier prior to submitting an electronic response to any of the open tenders listed.