Preferred supplier arrangement
What is the department's preferred supplier arrangement?
The department has a preferred supplier arrangement (PSA) for professional and technical services which includes the following categories:
- Business advisory services (Probity auditing & Probity advising)
- Community consultation (Community consultation and facilitation services)
- Design (Design – Heritage Conservation Projects)
- Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Structural/Civil, Geotechnical)
- Environmental services (Acoustics and vibration, Air, Water)
- Financial and commercial advisory services, economics and cost management (Commercial/financial advisory services for major infrastructure projects being evaluated under the Queensland Government Project Assurance or Value for Money Framework, Commercial services, Economic services, Bills of quantities, Cost planning and management
- Geospatial (Cadastral or land surveys, Spatial analysis, mapping and production services)
- Planning (Infrastructure planning, Regional or strategic planning, Rural planning, Statutory planning, Land use planning, Social and economic planning, Master/structure planning, Transport planning, Environmental, landscape, and natural resource planning, Indigenous land use planning, Urban design)
- Valuation (Property acquisition services, Valuation services)
The PSA was established in 2010. Suppliers that are party to this PSA were assessed against a set of pre-determined criteria relating to their qualifications and experience as well as their technical, managerial and financial capabilities.
Not all professional and technical services will be contracted via the PSA.
The departments PSA will expire on 30 June 2013.
Can I apply to become a supplier under the department’s PSA?
From 31 July 2012 no new applications will be accepted for the department’s PSA.
As a result of changes on Government and strategic direction of the department it was determined that a review of departmental requirements would be undertaken. Upon completion of this review the department will seek to establish standing offer arrangements (SOAs) for the services required. These SOAs will be publicly advertised via the Queensland Government eTender site.
Where can I find more information?
Contact the department for all queries regarding preferred supplier arrangement.