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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Environment Australia Annual Report 1999-2000

Environment Australia, 2000
ISBN 0642450420
ISSN 1441-9335

1999-2000 Core consultancies under $10,000

Australian Antarctic Division

Roundtable Productions Pty Ltd
Development of web-based ASAC application form
$8,500
Assessment and Selection from Antarctic Division register
Specialist expertise not available in-house

The Quill Consultancy
Development of database in MS Access
$7,500
Competitive quotes obtained
Specialist expertise not available in-house

Barking Spider
Supervise construction of automatic weather stations
$3,300
Direct engagement based on expertise required
Technical expertise required

Capital Helicopters and Aviation
Assessment of helicopters for RFT 99/003
$3,000
Direct engagement on recommendation of CASA
Independent technical expertise required

Roundtable Productions Pty Ltd
Review of Web based ASAC application form, guidelines and progress report
$6,375
Selection process from AAD register
Previous experience in closely related work for agency

Roundtable Productions Pty Ltd
AAD publications database redevelopment
$8,500
Direct Engagement
Previous experience in closely related work for agency

W Pownall & Associates
Investigate complaint issues and procedures
$3,000
Direct engagement
Independent expertise required

 

Australian and World Heritage Group

Matthew Higgins
Technical assessment of grant applications
$6,600
Select tender
Sufficient specialist technical expertise not available internally

Dr Andree Rosenfeld
Independent Review of the Interim Cultural Heritage Management Plan for Jabiluka
$1800.00
Select tender
Sufficient specialist technical expertise not available internally

Dr Alan Watchman
Development of standards, and methods for monitoring compliance to minimise the potential impacts on rock art of the dust associated with mining at Jabiluka.
$8932.82
Select tender
Sufficient specialist technical expertise not available internally

Mr Bardy McFarlane, Piper Alderman Lawyers
Jabiluka s 10 - preparation of report
$3000
Select tender
Sufficient specialist technical expertise not available internally

Sullivan & Blazejowski
Expert World Heritage representation and advice
$5889.90
Select tender
Sufficient specialist technical expertise not available internally

Mr J G Menham
Consultations under s.13(3) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984, in relation to an application for protection over Recreation Reserve R76, near Mt Molloy in Northern Queensland.
$4,600
Ministerial nominee
Performance of statutory function on behalf of Minister

Hon F Chaney, through the National Native Title Tribunal
Consultations under s.13(3) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984, in relation to an application for protection over an area of land known as Crater Lakes.
$1 949.78
Ministerial nominee
Performance of statutory function on behalf of Minister

 

Biodiersity Group

Australian Museum
Polychaete bibliography
$2,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Museum
Diptera: Dolichopdidae treatment
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Museum
Heteroptera editing
$1,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research
Preparation of Flora of Australia treatments
$6,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research
Amaranthacaea text for Flora of Australia
$2,526
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research
Australian Plant Name Index contract
$9,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Computer Power P/L
Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) Platypus database
$9,162
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Division of Entomology
Coleoptera treatment for Vol 29.5
$4,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dept of Conservation & Land Management WA
Finalising wattle key for Flora of Australia
$7,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Ian Thompson
Hovea treatment
$8,365
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Kevin Thiele
Solanaceae treatment
$1,698
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Phillip Kodela
Acacia text editing
$4,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Phillip Kodela
Wattle text editing
$1,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Logical Perspectives P/L
Web and graphics software development
$4,158
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Logical Perspectives P/L
ABRS directory development
$5,479
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise
Logical Perspectives P/L

Platypus database project
$2,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

David Symon
Text for Solavaceae Volume 29
$4,192
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Tencreek-Doon
Treatment of Primulacae for Flora of Australia
$1,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

National Herbarium of NSW
Acacia treatment editing
$9,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Paul Wallace
Editorial services
$2,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dr John Harris
Requirements of nationally threatened species affected by the corporatisation of the Snowy Hydro Scheme and associated options to maintain and enhance the status and viability of the affected populations
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Resource Policy and Management Pty Ltd
Facilitate and prepare Report on a workshop on biodiversity and salinity in the Murray-Darling Basin
$4,800
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Fluvial Systems Pty Ltd
Provision of a report on options put forward in the Snowy Water Inquiry Final Report for environmental flows in the Snowy River and associated waters
$9,996
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Museum
National River Health Program - toolbox analytical project
$8,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Water Ecoscience Pty Ltd
National River Health Program - toolbox arid project
$9,848
Publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Department of Natural Resources
Review of disturbance to waterbirds
$4,200
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australasian Wader Studies Group
Assisting with shorebird population monitoring
$1,410
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Department of Conservation & Land Management
Digital boundaries for WA Ramsar sites
$3,958
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Parks & Wildlife Service (Tasmania)
Update of information contained in Tasmanian chapter of A Directory of Important Wetlands in Australia
$7,226
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Department of Primary Industry, Water & Environment
Protection of shorebirds project
$9,800
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Sedanta Pty Ltd
Development of a Training Manual and Online Documentation for the Program Administrator Software
$9,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Sedanta Pty Ltd
Urgent Development of a Data Entry Front end and Access Database for the Collection of Mid Term Review Information
$3,740
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Internet Solutions
Enhancements biodiversity clearing house
$8,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Internet Solutions
Development biodiversity web site
$2,550
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Multi-Media Communications P/L
Tourism Alive Earth Summit
$2,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Swell Design Group
Development Biodiversity web site
$600
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Access Economics
Tourism Alive Earth Summit
$3,387
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Greening Australia
River Murray Corridors of Green Phase V
$7,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Charles Stuart University
Monitoring ongoing results for Landscape Restoration Program
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Deakin University
Development of habitat management guidelines
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Intercomm Event Coordination
Bushcare grassy landscapes conference - organiser's fees
$7,293
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dames and Moore NRM
Review of rangelands economic viability and sustainability
$9,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO, Tropical Ecosystems Researching
Technical assessment of Northern Territory Bushcare proposals
$1,620
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology
Technical assessment of Northern Territory Bushcare proposals
$2,172
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Phillip Hobbs Public Relations
Bushcare Ministerial Statement
$1,050
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Greening Australia Victoria Inc
Gap analysis project
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

BBT Services P/L
Research and surveys consultancy
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Penny Olsen
Recovery program for Norfolk Island Boobook Owl
$1,481
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Price Waterhouse Coopers
Mid-term review of the private reserve program
$9,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Museum
Ecological status of Christmas Island report
$6,075
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Bob Collins & Associates P/L
Services in association with the Kakadu Regional Impact Study
$4,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Museums & Art Galleries of the NT
Estuarine and marine fish monitoring Kakadu National Park phase 3
$9,949
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Judi Francis
Preparation of signage plan for Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park
$9,900
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Leonie Crennan
Impact of visitor sanitation strategies at base of Uluru
$5,400
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Museum of Victoria
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park fauna assessment program
$5,650
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Norm Allen & Associates
Review use of reclaimed water at Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park
$7,565
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Steve McAlpin
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park spinifex survey
$6,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

W A Low Ecological Services
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park rabbit control consultancy
$5,750
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

W A Low Ecological Services
Rabbit warren revegetation
$7,800
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

W A Low Ecological Services
Monitoring rehabilitation of the old Kata Tjuta Road
$7,840
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Department of Natural Resources & Environment
Review pipistrelle bat population Christmas Island National Park
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Department of Agriculture & Fisheries
Survey available water resources Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park
$2,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

University of Queensland
Impact of cane toads on native frogs in Kakadu National Park
$9,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Steve McAlpin
Skink monitoring Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park
$7,100
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Museum
Study current ecological status of terrestrial reptile fauna on Christmas Island
$6,075
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Steve Burnell
Preparation of Southern Right Whale recovery plan
$3,186
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Peter C Gill
Ecology of Blue Whales west coast waters
$4,375
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Western Australian Museum
Investigation of Blue Whales
$4,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Department of Primary Industries
Completion of tree fern management plan
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Braysher Consulting
Movement and keeping of exotic birds study
$4,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

John Long
National Exotic Bird Registration Scheme study
$7,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Service
Development of seabird collection kits and collection procedures
$8,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Service
Identification and analysis of seabirds killed in long line fishing operations in the Australian Fishing Zone
$8,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Braysher Consulting
Development of mammals alert list
$5,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Patricia Joan Kailola
Development of an alert list for non-native fish
$6,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

NSW Fisheries Research Institute
Action plan for marine fish
$1,428
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Write People
Recovery plan guidelines
$7,900
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Conservation Council of South Australia
Mt Lofty Emu-Wren recovery plan
$5,700
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

 

Bureau of Meteorology


Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Review of Service based charging model for aviation services
$4,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australasian Climate Research
Research for Australian Climate of 20C book
$5,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Australasian Climate Research
Preparation of proposal on Pacific Data Rescue
$3,500
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

ValuSoft
Review AWS communication options
$4,600
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Namesoft Computer and Music Services
Software development
$9,702
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Building Services Design and Management
Computing room UPS and bore pump replacement
$4,576
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Gutteridge Haskins and Davey
Design services for water supply upgrade
$2,000
Not publicly advertised
Current contractor

 

Legislative Taskforce

Surgam Pty Ltd
EPBC Act Implementation - Identification of change management strategies and audit of implementation.
$9,400 (Total contract price $16,600)
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Deacon, Graham and James
Assessment of NSW impact assessment processes
$8,686
Select Tender
Need for specialist expertise

Interaction Consulting Group
Provide advice on implementation of training work plan
$9,250
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

 

Environment Protection Group

CSIRO Division of Land and Water
Services provided by Dr Fox on writing the ANZECC Water Quality Guidelines.
$5,000
Sole supplier to ensure continuity with earlier work.
Need for continuity with earlier work, specialist expertise and proven track record.

Julie Freeman
Water Quality Guidelines - Introduction to the Guidelines
$6,750
Select supplier.
Need for specialist expertise.

ASIO
Physical security risk review of the National Halon Bank
$5,392
Sole supplier
Specialist expertise.

Fusebox Design
Ozone promotional campaign - Australian Halon Strategy
$9,270
Select tender
Specialist expertise

Air Noise Environment
To review and report on Australian and overseas literature that compare airborne particle data derived from TEOM and high volume air samplers.
$6,597 (total contract price $18,850)
Public tender
Specialist expertise required.

Worley Consultants Limited
To provide technical editing expertise on two Fuel Quality Standards Discussion Papers.
$3,200
Public tender
Specialist expertise required

G P Shiels Consulting Pty Ltd
To provide technical expertise on editing of two Fuel Quality Standards Discussion Papers.
$7,000
Public tender
Specialist expertise required.

Protos Consulting International Pty Ltd
To provide technical expertise on editing two Fuel Quality Standards Discussions Papers.
$5,280
Public tender
Specialist expertise required

Asia Pacific Petroleum Services Pty Ltd
To provide technical expertise on editing two Fuel Quality Standards Discussion Papers.
$9,000
Public tender
Specialist expertise required

Atkins & Atkins
Production of NSW version of Breathe the Benefits TV advertisement.
$3,329
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise.

Keys Young
Market testing of Breathe the Benefits advertising options.
$4,802
Sole supplier.
Need for specialist expertise.

Sustainable Solutions
To develop a booklet on effective community consultation, using the Scheduled Waste public involvement program as an example.
$5,000
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise.

Coffey Geosciences Pty Ltd
Consultancy services in relation to the revision of the south-east Queensland National Pollutant Inventory Trial Report
$9,175.00 (Total contract price $24,175.00)
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

C Mill
Consultancy services in relation to the revision of the Combustion Engines emission estimation technique manual for the National Pollutant Inventory
$7,152.60 (Total contract price $7,152.60)
Select tender
Need for specialist expertise

Pacific Air and Environment Pty Ltd
Consultancy services in relation to the finalisation of the Summary Response Document for the Airports Emission Estimation Technique Manual for the National Pollutant Inventory
$1,725 (Total contract price $1,725.00)
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Geological Survey Organisation
ACT
Technical advice and report on draft EIS for Honeymoon Uranium proposal.
$1,023
Sole supplier
Specialist expert advice required

Bureau of Resource Sciences
Technical advice re draft EIS for Beverley Uranium Project
$4,073
Sole supplier
Specialist expertise advice required in relation to above project

Bureau of Rural Sciences
Professional services re Expert Review of Murrin Murrin Nickel/Cobalt Project WA
$9,000
Sole supplier
Specialist expert advice required

CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research Vic
Second Sydney Airport Proposal - Professional services re Air Quality Impacts.
$7,400
Select tender
Expert Review of air quality assessment of Sydney Second Airport EIS

Eric M Anderson
Second Sydney Airport - Editorial work on SSA EIS - Report to Minister
$8,365
Select tender
Specialist expertise required to assist with environmental impact assessment of Sydney Second Airport EIS

Peter Waterman ACT
Professional services re EIA for 2nd Sydney Airport proposal
$2,210
Select tender
Specialist expertise advice required to assist with environmental impact assessment of Sydney Second Airport EIS

Safety Communication & Analysis Network ACT
Second Sydney Airport Proposal - Professional Review re Hazards/Risks SSA EIS
$9,600
Select Tender
Specialist expertise review required re aircraft hazards and risk assessment of Sydney Second Airport EIS

Du Port
Managing research for part f National Strategy for Cleaner Production
$2,000
Part of contract process done in 1997
Select tender
External expertise required

Australian Institute of Modern Languages
Translation of a German Environmental Accounting Guideline into English
$5,700
Select tender
Specialist expertise

Di Walker Design
Design & Layout of the National Framework for Corporate Environmental Reporting booklet
$3,379
Tender process conducted by CRIB
Specialist expertise

Eco Steps P/L
Provide presentation on "The Natural Step"
$500
Sole supplier
External expertise

ARRB Transport Research Ltd.
Development of a Framework Paper for the Promotion of Best Practice Environmental Management in the Transport Sector
$9,110 (Total contract price $19 110)
Selective tender
Need for specialist expertise

ARRB Transport Research Ltd.
Development of a Framework Paper for the Promotion of Best Practice Environmental Management in the Transport Sector (Extension to the scope of work)
$6,280
Direct engagement of a consultant who had previously undertaken closely related work for the department
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Develop a financial model to estimate the impact of proposed oil stewardship arrangements
$4,200
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise in economic modelling as well as knowledge of the program

The Accord Group
Facilitation and reporting services for seminars and working group meeting
$5,500 plus approved expenses ($3469.88)
Select tender
Need for specialist skills and independent facilitation/reporting

 

Marine Group

Australian Water and Waste Water Association NSW
Provide technical advice for the Clean Seas Program
$864
Selective tender
Need for independent assessment/expertise

Prof Harry Green SA
Provide technical advice for the Clean Seas
$4,100
Selective tender
Need for independent assessment/expertise

Prof Tom McMahon VIC
Provide technical advice for the Clean Seas Program
$1,283
Selective tender
Need for independent assessment/expertise

RAC Marine Pty Ltd ACT
Coral Reef Task Force
$840
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Facilitation Pty Ltd VIC
Facilitation and advice for Darwin Marine Pests Workshop 27-28 August 1999
$3,525.25
Selective tender
Need for specialist expertise

Dept of Environment and Land Management TAS
Identification and Negotiation of Marine Protected Area Options for Macquarie Island
$5,000
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Marine Research TAS
Baseline video of the Benthic Fauna around Macquarie Island and assessment of the potential impact on it of the Patagonian Toothfish Fishery
$5,000
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Scott Whiting
Ashmore Reef Services - familiarisation and environmental training of customs officers at Ashmore Reef
$6,726
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Marine Research TAS
Computer modelling of environmental values for the Montebellos Region
$3,460
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

The Australian Museum NSW
Analysis of data relating to the waters surrounding Lord Howe Island
$5,040
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

NSW Fisheries
Final report - Habitat mapping of the benthic communities of the Solitary Islands Marine Reserve
$3,300
Selective Tender
Need for specialist expertise

Norsearch Limited NSW
State of Marine Environment Report for Solitary Islands Marine Reserve
$5,000
Selective Tender
Need for specialist expertise

Indo-Pacific Sea Turtle
Nesting Sea Turtle monitoring - Coral Sea Islands Territory
$1,820
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Eubalaena Pty Ltd SA
Recovery Plan for Southern Right Whales
$5,300
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Marine Research QLD
Provision of information and date for CITIES White shark document
$991.28
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Professor Gillian Triggs
International Law & Japanese Scientific Whaling-research and prepare paper
$2,250
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Eubalaena P/L SA
South Pacific Whaling Sanctuary paper - Southern Right whales and the Great Australian Bight
$4,500
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Peter Gill NSW
South Pacific region research summary paper
$3,200
Direct Engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Uni of Auckland School of Biological Sciences NZ
South Pacific Whaling Sanctuary paper - Humpback whale stock boundaries
$3,000
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Harry Green SA
Cleans Seas Technical Advisory Panel - Living Cities/Urban stormwater initiative program Clean Seas & Industry Partnership program
$5,325
Selective Tender
Need for independent assessment

Australian Water Association NSW
Cleans Seas Technical Advisory Panel - Living Cities/Urban stormwater initiative program Clean Seas & Industry Partnership program
$2,183
Selective Tender
Need for independent assessment

Tom McMahon VIC
Cleans Seas Technical Advisory Panel - Living Cities/Urban stormwater initiative program Clean Seas & Industry Partnership program
$3,633
Selective Tender
Need for independent assessment

John Wood NSW
Best Practice & Innovation in managing urban stormwater quality and impacts in major Australian Coastal cities
$7245
Selective Tender
Need for specialist expertise

ARDT NSW
Urban Stormwater Initiative program logic
$5,760
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Resource Policy & Management Pty Ltd ACT
Developing, producing & distributing the Urban Stormwater newsletter
$2,500
Selective tender
Need for specialist expertise

John Kowarsky & Associates VIC
Ad-hoc technical support services relating to providing assistance in assessing and processing permit applications under the EP(SD)Act 1981
$875
Public tender
Need for specialist advice

WBM Oceanics Australia QLD
Ad-hoc technical support services relating to providing assistance in assessing and processing permit applications under the EP(SD)Act 1981
$3,403.32
Public tender
Need for specialist advice

JM Beck Pty Ltd NSW
Decommissioning and dumping of disused offshore installations
$2,500
Direct engagement
Need for specialist expertise

Pollution Research P/L
Assistance in Sea Dumping activities
$4,512.50
Public tender
Need for specialist expertise

Tony Ibbott Associates TAS
Consulting and facilitation services for the National Oceans Forum
$7,200
Selective tender
Need for specialist expertise

 

Portfolio Strategies Group

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology
Expert assessment of plant distributions in Australia
$1,200 (Total contract $12,095)
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist and independent expertise

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology
Appraisal of distribution of maps of threatened and treaty-covered bird taxa
$8,000
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist and independent expertise

Leaf Professional Information and Consulting
Development of the EcoPlan Software Program
$9,750
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Leaf Professional Information and Consulting
Data conversion of the CSIRO data for the EcoPlan
$998.75
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Ltd
Provide onsite Oracle 8.1.6 database services upgrade
$6,250 (Total contract $30,000)
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Sedanta Pty Ltd
Provide data conversion into the Species Profile and Threats Database
$900
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Sedanta Pty Ltd
Migrate state list data into the Species Profile and Threats Database
$2,125
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

SRA Information Technology
User requirements analysis and develop technical specification for the National Vegetation Information System
$8,000 (Total contract $32,000)
Publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Synergy Consulting Pty Ltd
Visual Basic consulting services for the development of the EPBC Decision Support System
$240
Not publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

Tropical Reef Research
Expert validation of threatened freshwater fish, distribution maps and provision of brief habitat summary.
$1,500
Sole supplier
Need for specialist and independent expertise

University of Canberra
Advice on threatened species conservation
$2,000
Sole supplier
Need for specialist and independent expertise

Wetlands International Oceania
Expert advice on geographical distribution and habitats of shorebird species in Australia required for a database
$4,000
Sole supplier
Need for specialist and independent expertise

Doug Mills
Disturbance Workshop
$600
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Doug Mills
Disturbance Workshop
$500
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Doug Mills
Regional Forest Agreement Expert Workshop
$500
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Ross Sadlier
Response to disturbance fauna expert workshop
$1,010.20
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Chris Belcher
CRA response to disturbance
$1,063.54
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Chris Belcher
CRA response to disturbance
$2,210.50
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

State Forests of NSW
Wildlife course
$1,500
Sole supplier
Specialist expertise

State Forests of NSW
Assessment of Places of Aesthetic Significance in NSW CRA's
$2,832
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Rick Webster
Disturbance Workshop
$1,378.50
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Mark Burgman
South coast workshop
$1,500
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Phil Gilmour
Southern CRA threat flora workshops
$7,608
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Kinhill P/L
Protecting Heritage Places and Values, Report for NSW Regional Forest Agreement regions
$5,668 (Total contract price $47,000)
Tender
Need for specialist expertise

Australian Museum
ESFM workshop, Invertebrates, NSW Regional Forest Agreement's
$666.05
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Wildlife Division
Response to flora disturbance workshop
$6,000
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Wildlife Division
Response to fauna disturbance workshop
$2,900
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

CSIRO Wildlife Division
CRA response to disturbance workshop
$1,500
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Resource & Conservation
Forest History and Heritage Assessment (non-indigenous)
$3,700 (Total contract price $48,700)
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Dr WS Osborne
CRA response to disturbance workshop
$1,700
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Phillip Gibbons
CRA response to disturbance workshop southern CRA
$700
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Penny Olsen
Workshops
$1,700
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Michael Williams & Associates
Southern NSW Regional Forest Agreement
$5,484.78
Tender
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Ross Goldingay
Southern RTD Workshop
$1,270.80
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

NSW Fisheries
Southern Regional Forest Agreement response to disturbance workshop
$922.50
Regional Forest Agreement Technical Committee Panel vote
Need for specialist expertise

Environment Protection Agency (QLD)
$1,500
Expert input to Eucalypt workshop
Sole provider
Need for specialist expertise

Freelance Ecology
Expert input to Eucalypt workshop
$1,200
Publicly advertised
Need for specialist expertise

ANUTECH Pty Ltd
ESFM Stage II Queensland
$8,322 (Total contract price $15,471)
Selected by Commonwealth/State Technical Committee
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Denis Byrne
Indigenous Heritage
$800 (Total contract price $1,500)
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Advice on contract management best practice
$600
Selective tender
Need for specialist advice

Tom Hayes
Membership of audit committee
$4,500
Direct engagement
Need for specialist advice

Walter & Turnbull
Audit of Antarctic Division Local Area Network
$8,388
Direct engagement following completion of similar work won by selective tender
Need for specialist advice

Brett Parris, World Vision
Presentation of paper at Trade and Environment Roundtable
$1,190
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

John Gunn
IiP Diagnostic
$6,250
Sole provider
Need for specialist expertise

Paul Jones and Associates
PDS Workshops - AWHG pilot
$5,600
Select tender
Need for specialist expertise

Team Systems
PDS Workshops - PMB Pilot
$3,000
Invited proposal
Need for specialist expertise

Acumen Alliance
Development of an investment policy under the new devolved banking arrangements
$6,600
Extension to existing contract
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Murray Unkovich
Consultancy for calculation of domestic vertebrae grazing pressure for period 1990-1999
$6,000
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise.

Pailio Pty Ltd
Oracle and HP-UX upgrade
$3,600
Preferred supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Pailio Pty Ltd
TRIM upgrade
$1,260
Preferred supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Pailio Pty Ltd
TRIM maintenance
$1,170
Preferred supplier
Need for specialist expertise
Pailio Pty Ltd

TRIM Y2K testing
$900
Preferred supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Rapptech
Modification of Data Audit Module for application in Vanuatu Biodiversity and Mapping project
$7,000
Sole supplier
Original builder of Data Audit Module for Environment Australia

Wengui Su
Participation in Environment Australia delegations to China concerning potential forest planning projects using EcoPlan
$4,500
Sole supplier
Linguistic skills, ecological modelling expertise, former bureaucrat in State Forestry Department of China

Wengui Su
Participation in Environment Australia delegations to China concerning potential forest planning projects using EcoPlan
$4,200
Sole supplier
Linguistic skills, ecological modelling expertise, former bureaucrat in State Forestry Department of China

Stygron
Preparation of shelf list for library
$1870
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

 

Science Group

Colles and O'Neill
Survey of Nabarlek uranium mine pit cover
$4,900
Sole supplier
Specialist expertise needed

CSIRO Dr Jenny Stauber
Toxicity testing of the herbicide tebuthiuron on the tropical freshwater alga Chlorella
$6,000
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

University of WA ~ Dr Ian Elliott
Monitoring coastal wetlands in the Australian Wet-Dry tropics
$7,500
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

University of South Bohemia
Nutrient status of Lake Jabiru Kakadu National Park
$2,500
Sole supplier
Need for specialist expertise

Dr Peter Cranston
The Office of the Supervising Scientist required expert taxonomic identifications of Chironomid larvae to species level, from streams in the Jabiluka region of the NT. The data were required as baseline to detect and assess possible effects of any future mining activity at the proposed Jabiluka mine.
$7,000
Sole Supplier: expert taxonomist for the taxonomic group Chironomidae: familiar with the taxonomy of the region and with ERISS requirements; and has undertaken taxonomic work in the past for ERISS to produce a key to identify Chironomids from the ARR.
No taxonomic level of expertise available within ERISS at the time