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Written  by Ebony Setefano, Arrangements Manager - Local Buy

Tenders open till 30th November

September - November 2023 Highlights

Throughout our August Arrangements round, the following activity occurred:

  • 268 quotes were requested through VendorPanel for September      
  • Local Buy has now onboarded a total of 3,872 pre-qualified suppliers up until September 2023
  • Planning, Surveying, Design & Architecture LB335 will go live on the 1st November

Agreement Update GIF (Light Grey)In Development 

We have numerous Contracts in the pipeline for release over the coming months, including:

New Contracts

  • Recruitment: Managed Service Provider - LB336 – Due to the market in December
  • Recruitment: Temporary & Labour Hire - LB334 – Due to the market in February

If your council is interested in working with us to develop this Arrangement, please get in contact with Category Manager Michael Franzmann

Replacement Arrangements In Development

Please note the contracts below will expire, and you must reapply when the new contract goes to market.

  • EXPIRING: Road, Water, Sewerage & Civil Works BUS270, which has been split into two contracts
    • Due to market, February 2024
  • Roads, Bridges & General Civil Construction & Maintenance LB313
  • Water, Sewerage & Marine Infrastructure Construction & Maintenance LB314
  • EXPIRING:  Water and Sewerage Products LB283
    • Due to the market February 2024
  • Culverts, Pipes, Pumps, Valves & Meters

If your council is interested in working with us to develop this Arrangement, please get in contact with Category Manager Pat McCormack


Please note the below contracts have been extended

  • Project Management Services (Civil Infra.) LB279 (extended until 30th July 2025)
  • Heavy Plant Machinery Equipment NPN 2.15-2 (extended until 30th September 2025)
  • Tractors, Mowers & General Powered Equipment LB282 (extended until 30th September 2025)
  • Stationery & Janitorial Supplies; Office Furniture; Office Machines, Equipment & Accessories LB285 (extended until 6th June 2025)

Extensions are applied to current contracts when their initial contract term is close to expiring; all existing suppliers do not need to re-apply when there is an extension. New suppliers are able to continue to apply to the arrangements.

EXISTING SUPPLIERS: If you are an existing supplier you are NOT required to re-apply each time tenders open unless you would like to be appointed to a new Arrangement, or a new category within an Arrangement to which you are currently appointed. 

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