Tenders

Townsville City Council undertakes open public tendering throughout the year for the purchase of goods and services. The information provided below aims to provide suppliers with advance notice of upcoming opportunities that Council has scheduled to release.

All care is taken in the preparation of this information, however Council may at its discretion and without issuing notice choose to delay, bring forward or remove the release of any tender listed.

Doing Business with Council

Council's goal for the next five years is to reach 90 per cent of our procurement spend with local businesses and 65 per cent with small to medium size businesses.

Throughout the year, Council runs Doing Business with Council sessions to meet with businesses to discuss how you can do business with Council .

Townsville e-Tendering System - VendorPanel

Council issues public tenders through an electronic system, VendorPanel, which enables you to view current tenders and freely download associated documents.

You will be required to register your details before you can browse current tenders, download tender documents, and make a submission. This is required in order for Council to contact suppliers about changes to tenders and quotations, should the need arise. Registration is also required in order to upload a tender response.

Prospective suppliers are encouraged to register on VendorPanel early to ensure that they are made aware and can access tender opportunities immediately upon release.

Council issues invitations for tenders in line with the requirements of the Local Government Regulation 2012 (Qld). Tenders will remain open for a period of at least 21 days and are accompanied by Conditions of Tendering available for download with each tender on VendorPanel.

VendorPanel have available video tutorials if you require assistance in registering your business.

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Collection notice

Townsville City Council collects and manages personal information in the course of performing its activities, functions and duties. We respect the privacy of the personal information held by us. The way in which council manages personal information is governed by the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). We are collecting your personal information in accordance with Local Government Act 2009 so that we can assess and respond to your tender application and inform you of future tenders in your selected categories. Generally, we will not disclose your personal information outside of Council unless we are required to do so by law, or unless you have given us your consent to such disclosure. However, in performing the above functions, your information will be disclosed to VendorPanel and the tender evaluation panel. For further information about how we manage your personal information, please see our Information Privacy Policy.

Complaints & Feedback

We are committed to continually improving the quality of our services, providing a transparent procurement process, and we value your feedback. All complaints and feedback will be responded to in a timely and courteous manner.

All correspondence should be addressed to:

Chief Procurement Officer
Townsville City Council
PO Box 1268
Townsville  QLD  4810

To lodge your feedback, please complete our online form.

Change to Tenders

Section 228 (8) of the Local Government Regulation 2012 relating to changes to tenders may be applied.

Public Tenders

The information provided in the following table includes:

  • A brief tender description.
  • The contract type being either:
    • Single supplier engagement; or
    • A panel of multiple pre-qualified suppliers whom Council may award various scope of works.
  • Indication if the tender is for a current or new activity.
  • Anticipated contract value.
  • Month the tender is scheduled to be released.
Tender Name /
Goods or Services Sought
Contract Type Forecast ValueTerm Forecast Release Tender Status
RPS00155 – Low to Medium Construction Works Construction Services >$200,000 2 years + 2 x 12 month options to extend December 2022 Opens: 03/12/2022
Closes: 10am, 01/02/2023
TCW00565 – Detailed Design and Construction of Sturt Street Slope Stabilisation AS4902 Design and Construct >$1.5m 8 months + 1 year Defect Liability Period Released Opens: 10/12/2022
Closes: 4pm, 01/02/2023 
TCW00420 – Pump Station Construction (Haughton Pipeline Stage 2) Construct (with design and construct elements) >$10m 2 years + 1 year Defect Liability Period December 2022 Opens: 10/12/2022
Closes: 10am, 16/03/2023
TCW00550 – Seeking a competent and experienced Contractor to undertake Jensen Landfill Rehabilitation TCC Modified Terms for AS4000 NA NA December 2022 Opens: 24/12/2022
Closes: 10am, 08/02/2023
PSA00186 – Corporate Travel Services. Travel Services including flights, accommodation and car hire. Preferred Supplier $800,000 2 years with two 12-month options to extend January 2023 Opens: 14/01/2023
Closes: 10am, 06/02/2023
TCW00566 – Fence replacement at Ross River Dam Fence replacement at Ross River Dam $1m At the completion of services January 2023 Opens:14/01/2023
Closes: 10am, 02/02/2023
TCW00522 – Cleveland Bay Treatment Plant Blower Replacement Goods and Services $250,000 On completion of work January 2023 Opens: 20/01/2023
Closes: 10am, 13/04/2023
TCW00561 – Sewage Pump Stations Pipework Renewals (Construction) TCC Modified Terms for AS4000 NA NA January 2023 Opens: 21/01/2023
Closes: 10am, 13/02/2023
TCW00562 – Seeking a competent and experienced Contractor to undertake Pump Station Wet Well Renewal Works TCC Modified Terms for AS4000 NA NA January 2023 Opens: 21/01/2023
Closes: 10am, 13/02/2023

Contracts over $200,000

Due to Local Government Legislative amendments as of 14 December 2012 only contracts valued at $200,000 (ex GST) or more are required to be reported.

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Purchasing

Suppliers of goods and services to council must view the Townsville City Council Standard Terms and Conditions of Contract for Purchase of Goods or Services (Terms and Conditions) document to ensure compliance with council's payment procedures and terms, delivery, insurance, workplace health and safety and pricing requirements.

TCC Terms and Conditions (PDF, 177.7 KB)

Standard Documents

Suppliers of Electrical and Instrumentation goods and services to Council must view the Townsville City Council Electrical & Instrumentation Preferred Equipment Standard document to ensure compliance with Council's preferred electrical and instrumentation.

This document applies to all Townsville City Council employees, suppliers, contractors, and consultants working for, or on behalf of Townsville City Council.

Unless otherwise stated, it applies to all new, modified and end of life replacement equipment.

Unless specifically approved by the Townsville City Council Team Manager Mechanical & Electrical Services, all Electrical and Instrumentation equipment shall be selected from this preferred equipment list.

Electrical and Instrumentation Preferred Equipment Standard (PDF, 9.0 MB)