Request for tender (RFT) process
A copy of the
RFT Permissions Capability documentation is available on the AusTender website and below.
RFT key dates
The expected timeline* below regarding the RFT is:
|17 October 2020 ||
Notice of Intent to procure regarding the Permissions Capability on the AusTender website, along with a supporting
Industry Information Paper. |
|23 October 2020||Department released the
Request for Tender (RFT) Permissions Capability on the AusTender website|
|Week beginning 4 November 2020||Industry briefing (virtual) via zoom held|
|23 November 2020||Individual Industry briefings held|
|14 December 2020||Last day to submit questions|
|18 December 2020||
RFT submissions closed|
|December 2020 - February 2021||RFT evaluation, review and approval|
|March 2021||Tenders advised|
|March 2021||Contract awarded and successful provider announced |
* Please note that the publicised timeline is not guaranteed and may be subject to change. Any changes to the timeline will be published on this page.
Industry Information Paper was released prior to the RFT.
Documentation supporting the
RFT is available in a virtual data room. Access to the virtual data room will be provided directly to tenderers upon return of the required Deed of Confidentiality.
A general virtual industry briefing session was held on 4 November 2020.
The briefing session was recorded and access is available to registered tenderers via the data room.
Individual briefing sessions were held on 23 November 2020. These sessions were not recorded and are therefore not available for viewing.
Questions and answers raised as part of the industry briefing sessions will be made available on AusTender. Frequently asked questions may be made publically available on the Home Affairs
Permissions Capability FAQ page.