Open for Bids Notice
  • Grant Administration and Co-ordination Service - Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund

  • Request for Tender
  • Current
  • DPIPWE 2002
  • State-wide
  • Friday 17/04/2020, at: 02:00 PM

  • Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
  • 1 Franklin Wharf
  • Hobart Tasmania 7000
  • Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services

This procurement is a covered procurement and is therefore subject to the provisions of one, or several of the Free Trade Agreements listed at the bottom of this page.

The procuring entity reserves the right to conduct negotiations with tenderers during this procurement process.

This tender is for the delivery of Stage 2 of the Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund, commencing in May 2020 and ending in June 30 2023.

In the 2018-19 State Budget, the Tasmanian Government established the Weeds Action Fund (WAF) consisting of $5 million over five years commencing in 2019.  Year 1 (Stage 1) of the WAF is currently being delivered as a small grants program by the Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment.

The successful tenderer will be required to deliver Stage 2 of the WAF, including:

  • Employing a program coordinator;
  • Administering the WAF and coordinating the final approval process for projects to be funded through the WAF;
  • Providing a central point of contact, lodgement service and collation of grant applications for the WAF project assessment panel.
  • Implementing a devolved grants program on behalf of the State Government for funds to be made available for onground weed management projects and associated activities such as planning;
  • Coordinating a project review process for assessing and approving project applications;
  • Providing completed draft grant agreements/deeds for successful project applicants in the approved form for signing by an authorised DPIPWE representative;
  • Provision of secretariat services to the WAF Reference Group and WAF Project Application Review Panel.
  • Promoting the objectives of the WAF with stakeholders and the broader Tasmanian community;
  • Meeting all financial and progress reporting requirements.

single service

  • State-wide
  • 21/03/2020
  • From 01/05/2020 to 30/06/2023



  • Michael Askey-Doran
  • Invasive Species Branch
  • Biosecurity Tasmania
  • Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE)
  • Phone: 61654408
  • Mobile: 0438 336168
Email: Michael.Askey-Doran@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Lodge a Tender electronically or deliver to:
  • Tender Box
  • Department of Primary Industries, Parks,Water and Environment
  • Level 4,
  • 1 Franklin Wharf,
  • HOBART TAS 7000
  • Michael Askey-Doran
  • Invasive Species Branch
  • Biosecurity Tasmania
  • Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE)
  • Phone: 61654408
  • Mobile: 0438 336168
  • Fax: 62238603
Email: Michael.Askey-Doran@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
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  • World Trade Organisation - Government Procurement Agreement

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