Consultancy Contracts 2008-09

Consultancy services of $10,000 (GST inclusive) or more to the Department for 2008-09 are listed in the table below and can also be downloaded.

 

Consultancy Contracts 2008-09

Division

  Consultant Name

Description

Contract Price (GST Incl)

Selection Process

Justification

AusIndustry

 

Orc Aus Pty Ltd*

Conduct the 2009 qualitative market research for AusIndustry's National Marketing Unit

$58,500

Direct Sourcing

Skills currently unavailable within agency

 

Scott Mine Consulting Services Pty Ltd

Expert advice on an R&D Tax Concession application

$17,380

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

PACE-BS Pty Ltd

Expert advice on an R&D Tax Concession application

$10,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Morison Consulting Pty Ltd

To provide assurance and assistance to the Innovation Investment Fund (IIF) Companies Boards of Directors

$25,769

Direct Sourcing

Need for independent research or assessment

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$14,786

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$37,957

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$12,311

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

DLA Phillips Fox

Legal Advice

$17,462

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

DLA Phillips Fox

Legal Advice

$16,565

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$375,902

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$699,451

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$54,744

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$10,173

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$30,874

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$40,405

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$20,006

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$35,774

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$27,069

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$36,812

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$110,895

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

Corporate

 

AON Risk Services Australia Limited

Provision of the quantification of risk from contingent liabilities

$33,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Actuary

Actuarial services regarding employee benefits for the 2008-09 financial year for the Department

$12,100

Select Tender

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$16,119

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$31,845

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$10,784

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

DLA Phillips Fox

Legal Advice

$10,176

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Grosvenor Management Consulting Pty Ltd t/as Grosvenor

Portfolio Budget Statement reporting and Analyse Program Typology of Science and Research and Business Advisory Programs

$118,000

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Institute of Internal Auditors Australia

Audit of the Department's Internal Audit Function

$37,950

Direct Sourcing

Skills currently unavailable within agency

 

KPMG (M Andrew and G Wilson trading as KPMG)

Provision of Audit Services - Review of Technology One

$51,300

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Minter Ellison

Legal Advice

$34,651

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Morison Consulting Pty Ltd

Independent external member of the DIISR Audit Committee

$76,307

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Review of Aurion Application Controls

$32,000

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Assess the effectiveness of controls surrounding website security

$33,550

Open Tendering

Need for independent research or assessment

 

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Internal audit review

$33,390

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Conduct an Audit of Policy Development and Implementation

$41,350

Open Tendering

Need for independent research or assessment

 

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Review of Risk Management Framework

$13,801

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

USABILITYONE Pty Ltd

Review of Department's and Minister's websites

$18,700

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Walter Turnbull Pty Ltd

Fraud investigation

$13,113

Open Tendering

Need for independent research or assessment

 

Walter Turnbull Pty Ltd

IT access follow-up audit

$33,000

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Walter Turnbull Pty Ltd

Internal Audit of the NMI capital purchase and projects

$42,671

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Walter Turnbull Pty Ltd

Fraud control service

$57,499

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Walter Turnbull Pty Ltd

Continue with the implementation of the rolling Fraud Risk Assessment across the Department

$27,900

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

e-Business

 

Couch Creative Pty ltd

Development of User Experience models for the Business Online Services (BOS)

$48,822

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Databuild Ltd*

Business.gov.au stakeholder and Target Market Study 2009

$140,800

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Information Integrity Solutions Pty Ltd

Development of services relating to the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the VANguard system

$48,800

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

KPMG

Develop the cost elements of a business case for inclusion in Treasury's SBR business case

$103,838

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

KPMG (M Andrew and G Wilson trading as KPMG)

Develop the cost elements of a business case for inclusion in Treasury's SBR business case

$41,985

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$13,982

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Richardson O'Rourke Consulting Pty Ltd

Review of the Department's ICT Systems Branch

$29,513

Selective Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

SMS Management & Technology Ltd

Development of Business Online Services component of the Australian Business Number (ABN) and Business Name (BN) Registration Project

$54,725

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Stratsec Net  Pty Ltd

Assessment of VANguard Service Business Level Threat and Risk Assessment

$11,264

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

The Help Desk Association Pty Ltd

Review Departments service desk operations

$18,050

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Touchpaper Australasia Pty Ltd

Delivery of the ICT Services Helpdesk Solutions

$68,241

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

Enterprise Connect

 

ACIL Tasman

Remote Towns Economic Analysis Snapshot

$82,231

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Business Foundation

Model for Enterprise Development and Innovation in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

$22,200

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Creative Economy Pty Ltd

Service providers for Enterprise Connect, Creative Industries Innovation Centre

$38,500

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Don Scott-Kemmis and Associates

Report on Framework for Supporting SME Upgrading

$22,200

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Dupont, Paris

Legal Advice

$31,960

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Elton Consulting Group Pty Ltd

Develop a supply and value chain mapping methodology

$378,956

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

International Economics Pty Ltd t/as Centre for International Economics

Creative Industries Economics Analysis

$69,284

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Kreitals Consulting Group

Development services for Enterprise Connect

$77,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Macquarie Graduate School of Management Pty Ltd

Survey of Australian management performance in the manufacturing industry

$472,374

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$56,535

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$12,463

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

McGee Consulting Pty Ltd

Service providers for Enterprise Connect, Creative Industries Innovation Centre

$38,500

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

McGrathNicol Corporate Advisory

Financial analysis of applications for the SAIIF Round 2

$120,000

Selective Tendering

Skills currently unavailable within agency

 

Queensland University of Technology

Scoping study to investigate potential for the design of a social technology to support the mission of Enterprise Connect to assist SMEs to become more innovative, efficient and competitive

$23,650

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Walter Turnbull Pty Ltd

Undertake financial evaluations for Structural Adjustment Funds as part of the assessment process for applicants to the Geelong Investment and Innovation Fund and the South Australia Innovation and Investment Fund

$474,375

Open Tendering

Skills currently unavailable within agency

Industry & Small Business Policy

 

AECOM Australia Pty Ltd

Specialist Technical services for 2nd phase of the "Australia's Metropolitan Ports and Future Freight Efficiency" (Melbourne Pilot Study)

$34,150

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$61,491

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Colmar Brunton Social Research*

Provision of market testing of information resources for Independent Contractors

$54,967

Select  Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Ernst & Young (T.C. Eddy & B.J. Long & J.M. Millar t/a Ernst & Young)

Review of Cost/Benefit analysis ABN Business Names Registration Project

$76,978

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

GHD Pty Ltd

Specialist Technical services for 2nd phase of the "Australia's Metropolitan Ports and Future Freight Efficiency" (Sydney Pilot Study)

$25,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Information Integrity Solutions Pty Ltd

Preliminary data mapping for the ABN Business Names Registration Project

$40,777

Select  Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Monash University

Study of the Impact on Future Skills Moving to a Low Emission Economy 2010 to 2025

$76,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Taylor Nelson Sofres Australia Pty Ltd*

Market testing of the ABN Business Names Registration Project

$72,050

Select  Tendering

Skills currently unavailable within agency

Innovation

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$23,405

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$21,519

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$86,720

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$14,374

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Blake Dawson

Legal Advice

$102,348

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Provision of expert advice in relation to the Economic Impact Tool for Selection Round Application Package

$69,978

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Maunsell Australia Pty Ltd

Analysis of socio-economic impacts of nanotechnology in Australia

$100,540

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Monash University

Undertake a literature review on the social and economic impacts of Nanotechnology

$35,000

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Pattinson Consulting

Provision of statistical and data analysis for the program level metrics and definitional framework project

$50,750

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

The Trustee for Alford Family Trust trading as Bridge8 Ltd

Delivery of a national pilot Teacher Professional Development (TPD) Program for AccessNano

$63,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

The University of Tasmania

To undertake a project to develop a measurement framework for the Australian Innovation System

$70,150

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

UNSW Global Pty Ltd

Development of guidelines on the use and interpretation of productivity measures in relationship with innovation

$59,995

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

Manufacturing

 

ACADS-BSG Pty Ltd

Review of verification methods and specifications for Energy Efficiency in commercial buildings

$10,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Aerospace Concepts Pty Limited

Analysis of space activities

$15,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Allen Consulting Group Pty Ltd

Review of the Intergovernmental Agreement for the Australian Building Codes Board

$363,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$13,321

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$11,538

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Institute for Commercialisation

Development of a diagnostic tool to help assess the readiness of organisations to innovate and collaborate

$16,280

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Blake Dawson Waldron

Update the "Guide for limiting Supplier Liability in ICT Contracts with Australian Government Agencies" (the Guide)

$80,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Bodycote Warringtonfire (Aus) Pty Ltd

Review the proposed ABCB automatic fire sprinkler reference documents and report on outcomes

$31,460

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Building Energetics Pty Ltd

Research into air flow modelling for the energy efficiency project

$12,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Coffey Environments Pty Ltd

Review of pump power energy stringency provisions - Building Code of Australia section J program item 15b

$20,163

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Coffey Environments Pty Ltd

Review of fan power energy stringency provisions - Building Code of Australia (BCA) section J program item 15a

$22,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Constructive Concepts

Determine what modifications to Building Code of Australia (BCA) compliant house designs are needed in order to meet performance targets under the Nationwide House Energy Ratings

$87,560

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Constructive Concepts

Assist in the preparation of amendments to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Guide to the BCA for 2010

$39,800

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Di Marzio Research Pty Ltd*

Undertake a survey to gauge the level of support for the Building Code of Australia (BCA) from practitioners

$24,750

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Envirohome

Research into what energy efficiency features are needed for a multi unit Class 2 residential building to achieve various star ratings

$14,520

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

George Wilkenfeld & Associates  Pty Ltd

Consideration of matters relating to electric heating and the energy use of swimming pools

$14,080

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Innovative Industries Pty Limited, T/as Intermedium*

Report on SME participation rates in Commonwealth Government ICT procurement during the 2007-08 financial year

$59,400

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

International Economics Pty Ltd t/as Centre for International Economics

Provision of two consultation Regulation Impact Statements for proposed changes to the energy efficiency requirements of the Building Code of Australia

$197,677

Open Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Jaguar Consulting Pty Ltd

Cost modelling on a regulatory proposal to develop a Disability Standard for Access to Premises

$18,920

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

KPMG Consulting Pty Ltd (Melb)

Development of a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement for proposed changes to the Building Code of Australia Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems Requirements

$101,200

Selective Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Lighting Arts & Science Pty Ltd

Determine a suitable lighting power allowance for residential buildings

$11,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Lighting Arts & Science Pty Ltd

Review of the multi-residential energy rating modelling

$24,200

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Legal Advice

$11,209

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Obrart & Co

Review of R-Values in specification J1.2 of the Building Code of Australia (BCA)

$11,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Simcon Services Pty Ltd

Consultancy services to the Joint Strike Fighter Industry Team

$57,300

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Stratagem Computer Contractors Pty Limited

Legal Consulting Services to implement  the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Building Innovation Capability Package and A New Car Plan for a Greener Future

$78,200

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

The Trustee for Access Economics Trust t/a  Access Economics*

Statistical analysis of Australia's manufacturing industry

$24,200

Open Tendering

Need for independent research or assessment

 

Tony Isaacs Consulting Pty Ltd

Development of a data set of features for houses that progressively improves the energy rating of those houses

$19,140

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Waterfield Consulting Pty Limited

Engage contractor to provide "road map" for the Future Manufacturing Industry Innovation Council

$58,300

Direct Sourcing

Skills currently unavailable within agency

National Measurement Institute

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$49,111

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$29,347

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$10,187

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$13,399

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Ian Scott

Engineering consulting services for a liquid and gas flow facility

$75,350

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Ian Scott

Provision of an Operations Manual for NMI Bulk Fuel Flow Measurement Facility

$67,900

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Rodney Hyman Asset Services Pty Ltd

Asset valuation and reporting

$99,072

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

S1 Consulting Pty Ltd

NMI Intranet Design

$48,895

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

The Trustee for P 2 C (Process2Customer Consulting Group)

Realign the process and layout of the sample receipt, preparation and registration

$79,970

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

Questacon

 

Alicia Fejer

Conduct research and development of Solar Online Project plan

$20,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$11,147

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Colman Brunton Social research Pty Ltd

Provision of Focus Group and Analysis Services

$53,851

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Exergy Australia Pty Ltd

Conduct of lighting survey and provision of design services for Questacon Parkes

$50,050

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Exhibition Services Pty Ltd

Review of Questacon Exhibition Production Model

$19,800

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Minter Ellison

Legal Advice

$26,797

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Moss Consultancy

Provision of Sponsorship and Partnership advice and other strategic options

$11,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Richard Woodward and Associates

Provision of Sponsorship and Partnership advice and other strategic options

$11,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

Science & Research

 

Allen Consulting Group (Canberra)

Analyse issues associated with the full costs of university research

$79,980

Select Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Allen Consulting Group (Canberra)

Analytical review of university research

$253,013

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Council for Educational Research

Research study to provide a report into higher degree by research (HDR) qualifications

$97,986

Select Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$289,892

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$46,402

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$47,229

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Australian Government Solicitor

Legal Advice

$14,631

Panel

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Ian Williams

Writing of National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) case studies

$30,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Intelligent Futures Pty Ltd

Provision of Knowledge Management expertise

$41,800

Select Tendering

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Paul C Davis and Associates Pty Ltd trading on behalf of Paul C Davis Family Trust and as Trustee for the Paul C Davis Family Trust

Provision of eResearch services

$69,500

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Ryan, John A trading as Cloon Economics

Provision of expert advice in economic analysis and the assessment of Public Sector Management for the 2009 NCRIS program evaluation

$75,900

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

Science in Public as the trustee for Science In Public Discretionary Trust

Services of a science communication consultant for the purpose of promoting recipients of the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

$63,000

Direct Sourcing

Need for specialised or professional skills

 

*Market Research