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All procurement processes in place within the Directorate are required to comply with the procurement legislative framework including the Government Procurement Act 2001, Government Procurement Regulation 2007 and subordinate guidelines and circulars. Confirmation of the procurement selection and management processes is authorised by the appropriate Delegate within the Directorate.

Under whole of government procurement arrangements, Shared Services Procurement continued to provide advice and support in relation to procurement and contract management issues and undertook higher value procurement activities on behalf of the Directorate.

The Directorate continued to be responsible for the management of contracts. Where obligations were not met, including responsibility to comply with employment and industrial relations conditions, the contractor was required to rectify the non compliance immediately to avoid cancellation of the contract.

Directorate central office expenditure included the acquisition of expert advice regarding curriculum, national assessment testing and other education related matters, human resource issues and capital works activities.

Contract information for schools related mainly to cleaning and grounds maintenance. All contracts were organised through Shared Services Procurement.

Table F5.1: Central office contracts greater than $25,000 or smaller contracts held by one contractor that total more than $25,000 (GST exclusive) in 2013-14

Contractor Purpose Branch/Section Date contract let Type of contract 2013-14 expenditure $
NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy Testing 2014 Planning and Performance 22-May-14 Service agreement 648,024
Creating Tomorrow Providers of change management professional development and training service for 15 Directorate managers/leaders School Performance 26-Feb-14 Single selecta 28,125
ACIL Allen Consulting Pty Ltd Undertake a comprehensive study of the ACT's education and care workforce, working towards meeting the new qualification requirements under the National Quality Framework. Governance and Assurance 23-Sep-13 Open tender - Request for quotation 123,291
Quality Learning Australia Provide services as lead validators for the ACT validation process School Performance 08-Jun-12 Open tender 116,727
John McCarthy Consulting Policy advice School Performance 25-Jul-13 & 27-Mar-14 Single selectb 35,000
Victoria University Applied research on school funding in the ACT School Performance 20-May-14 Single selectb 90,210
Alyssa Ashley Buchardt Forecasting of Industry Needs and Entitlement (FINE) phase 1 Training and Tertiary Education 03-Dec-12 & 16-Aug-13 Single selectc 32,810
AMR Advisory Better Linkages Database Development, Skills Reform database enhancement & Forecasting of Industry Needs and Entitlement (FINE) phase 2 Training and Tertiary Education 15-May-13, 6-May-13 &
15-Aug-13
Single selectc 47,523
Ernst and Young ACT Quality Framework Training and Tertiary Education 04-Apr-14 Open tender 68,750
Millpost Technologies AVETARS Project manager Training and Tertiary Education 26-Aug-13 Single selectc 37,455
PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit scantions methodology Training and Tertiary Education 26-Nov-13 Single selectc 46,550
PricewaterhouseCoopers ACT Qualification Pricing Review Training and Tertiary Education 25-Feb-14 Open tender 88,569
PricewaterhouseCoopers FINE conceptual framework validation Training and Tertiary Education 30-Oct-13 Open tender 69,408
PricewaterhouseCoopers Forecasting of Industry Needs and Entitlement (FINE) phase 2 Training and
Tertiary
Education
30-Oct-13 Open tender 224,559
Gasten Pty Ltd Forecasting of Industry Needs and Entitlement (FINE) phase 2 Training and Tertiary Education 18-Dec-13 Open tender 25,410
Gasten Pty Ltd Skills Needs List model advice Training and Tertiary Education 07-Jul-13 Single selectc 25,000
Australian Council for Educational Research Provision of the ACT Scaling Test ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies 15-Dec-10 Open tender 558,699
MXA Consulting Review of the Special Needs Transport Program Student Engagement 19-Mar-14 Open tender 39,600
Oakton Services P/L Further development of business requirements and market research for Schools Administration System Project Information and Knowledge Services 29-Apr-14 Whole of government internal audit panel 52,056
Dragonfly Consulting Implementation of Professional Standards Teacher Quality Institute Jul-13 Single selectd 27,680
Wilson Parking Public schools security patrols Infrastructure and Capital Works 01-Jul-11 Open tender 251,272
SNP Security Public schools security patrols Infrastructure and Capital Works 01-Jul-11 Open tender 180,386
Noetic Solutions Develop a detailed empowerment implementation plan Deputy Director- General's Office 23-Oct-13 Single selecte 27,650
Noetic Solutions Progress implementation of empowerment across public schools. Office for Schools Apr-13 Single selectf 46,550
Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn Youth Education Program Student Wellbeing / Student Engagement 30-Nov-11 Single selectg 160,998
Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT Incorporated Provision of sexual health services for students with a disability in public schools Disability Education/ Student Engagement 01-Jan-11 Open tender 150,000
House with No Steps Work experience and social placement for students with a disability in years 9 and 10 in public schools Disability Education/ Student Engagement 01-Jan-11 Open tender 163,636
The Shepherd Centre Provision of therapy services for students with a disability in ACT public schools Disability Education/ Student Engagement 01-Jan-11 Open tender 163,636
The Shepherd Centre Provision of therapy services for students with a disability in ACT public schools Disability Education/ Student Engagement 01-Jan-11 Open tender 163,636
ACT Property Group Building rent, parking and operating costs for 220 Northbourne Avenue Property Management & Maintenance/ Infrastructure and Capital Works Jun-07 Lease agreement 1,390,208
The Social Research Centre School Leaver Survey Performance and Systems 13-Mar-12 Select tender 71,420
Knowquestion Intranet review Media and Communications 04-Dec-13 Open tender 35,200
Randstad Pty Limited Review of Internet Media and Communications 19-Nov-12 Open tender 32,009
Randstad Pty Limited Review of Internet Media and Communications 19-Nov-12 Open tender 32,009
Axiom Associates Internal audits Audit and Assurance/ Governance and Assurance 02-Oct-13 Whole of government internal audit panel 43,400
PricewaterhouseCoopers Internal audits Audit and Assurance/ Governance and Assurance 27-Sep-13 Whole of government internal audit panel 26,114
ARACY Pty Ltd - Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Project establishment for Progressing Parent Engagement Project Early Childhood Education/ Learning and Teaching 27-Apr-14 Single selectb 74,800
Volunteering ACT Inc SPICE - Student Participating in Community Enterprise Transitions and Careers/ Student Engagement 2008 Open tender 106,500
SQUIZ - Supported Open Source Solutions Support pack Career and Transitions (CAT) database Transitions and Careers/ Student Engagement 19-Jun-13 Shared Services IT Panel 100,000
SQUIZ - Supported Open Source Solutions Completion of CAT database Transitions and Careers/ Student Engagement 19-Jun-13 Shared Services IT Panel 204,660
Australian Council for Educational Research Greater Teachers by Design Project Learning and Teaching 22-Jun-14 Open tender 25,581
Colliers International Revaluation of Directorate land and building assets Strategic Finance 14-Mar-14 Whole of government valuation services panel 140,000
Universal Express Group Directorate courier service Property Management & Maintenance/ Infrastructure Capital Works 29-Jun-11 Open tender 133,604
Phillips Cleaning Services Pty Ltd Central office cleaning contract at the Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning Property Management & Maintenance/ Infrastructure Capital Works 22-Apr-10 & 2-Apr-14 Cleaning Contract Panel 121,481
National Cleaning Services Australia Central office cleaning contract at the Lyons Education Centre Property Management & Maintenance/ Infrastructure Capital Works Contract commenced in 2006. Cleaning arrangements are on a monthly basis since the contract expired in 2009 Select tender 30,295
Shared Services, Record Services Provision of mail room services and external postage charges for the Directorate Property Management & Maintenance/Infrastructure Capital Works Ongoing arrangement between Record Services and ETD. Service level agreement 29,765
Davidson and Trahaire Corpsych Employee Assistance Program People and Performance 29-Feb-12 Open tender 111,435

Notes:
a. The contractor had already trained Directorate staff using this model in the previous year meaning consistency/sustainability, as well as the contractor being recommended via AITSL, as well as having a proven record via her significant change to education in the UK.
b. Contractor has specific expertise.
c. Contractor has specialist knowledge and experience.
d. Contractor has specific and unique expertise relating to the needs of Teacher Quality Institute.
e. Contractor has a specialised knowledge of the history and processes developed by the Directorate in implementing empowered business practices.
f. Contractor was engaged off whole of government panel arrangement for the Expenditure and Evaluation Committee.
g. This contract was originally held with the Community and Services Directorate, and was handed over to Education and Training
h. Directorate as part of Administrative Arrangement Orders in November 2012.

Table F5.2: Contracts held in individual public schools exceeding $25,000 or smaller contracts held by one contractor that totalled more than $25,000 (GST exclusive) in 2013-14

Cleaning Contracts

24/7 Facilities Management

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Evatt Primary 1-Sep-11 67,824
Total 67,824

Abdos Cleaning Contractor

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Fadden Primary 1-Jun-11 64,978
Wanniassa Hills Primary 2-Apr-12 74,861
Total 139,839

ACT Commercial Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Bonython Primary 5-Mar-12 66,011
Franklin Early Childhood 1-Feb-13 66,612
Latham Primary 23-Jan-12 75,913
Lyneham Primary 3-Sep-12 105,861
Total 314,397

Alpha Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Red Hill 14-Nov-11 116,086
Total 116,086

Celeski Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Isabella Plains Early Childhood 1-Sep-11 46,778
Lyons Early Childhood 5-Mar-12 46,658
Total 93,436

City and Town Civil Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Charnwood Dunlop 1-Apr-09 81,475
Total 81,475

Dynuse Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Arawang Primary 16-Apr-12 92,544
Campbell Primary 1-Sep-11 77,198
Forrest Primary 31-Oct-11 90,006
Hughes Primary 1-Feb-14 83,358
Total 343,106

Faraj Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Aranda Primary 1-Sep-11 79,500
UC High Kaleen 1-Jun-11 93,819
Total 173,319

Freds Express Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Ainslie 19-Dec-11 88,349
Gowrie Primary 19-Dec-11 64,411
Malkara 5-Dec-11 68,327
Richardson Primary 1-Feb-12 46,320
The Woden School 1-Jun-11 58,877
Total 326,284

GJK Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Chapman Primary 1-Jun-11 81,464
Curtin Primary 7-May-12 89,161
Duffy Primary 1-Jun-11 48,717
Gold Creek 30-Jan-12 236,418
Mount Rogers Primary 5-Mar-12 93,583
Mount Stromlo High 1-Jun-11 72,427
Total 621,770

Lingard Cleaners

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Jervis Bay 31-May-12 22,563
Total 22,563

M&V Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Garran Primary 1-Jun-11 96,181
Torrens Primary 1-Apr-12 69,712
Total 165,893

Menzies Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Black Mountain 1-Jun-11 74,880
Cranleigh 1-Jun-11 60,370
Turner 1-Jun-11 107,535
UC College Lake Ginninderra 7-Nov-11 137,218
Total 380,003

Mirrors Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Farrer Primary 31-Oct-11 74,563
Kingsford Smith 1-Feb-14 180,897
Macquarie Primary 1-Oct-09 74,532
Mawson Primary 1-Sep-11 56,738
Ngunnawal Primary 1-Oct-13 107,424
Weetangera Primary 1-Sep-11 83,848
Total 578,002

National Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
The Canberra College 1-Sep-11 182,472
Total 182,472

Phillips Cleaning Service

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Alfred Deakin High 19-Dec-11 171,712
Neville Bonner Primary 1-Feb-13 79,495
Calwell High 20-Aug-12 147,186
Gungahlin College 1-Dec-11 212,241
Harrison 1-Jun-11 236,074
Lake Tuggeranong College 14-Nov-11 172,079
Lyneham High 19-Dec-11 203,755
Melba Copland Secondary 1-Feb-14 240,866
Telopea Park 28-Apr-14 47,603
Total 1,511,011

Riteway Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Palmerston District Primary 19-Dec-11 94,244
Total 94,244

Rose Cleaning Group

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Charles Conder Primary 1-Feb-12 100,902
Gordon Primary 1-Jun-11 106,994
Monash Primary 29-Aug-11 93,244
Total 301,140

Rose Cleaning Services

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Caroline Chisholm High 1-Jun-11 188,928
Dickson College 1-Jul-11 98,744
Erindale College 1-Feb-14 133,485
Melrose High 5-Jun-13 187,152
Namadgi 5-Dec-11 229,973
Narrabundah College 7-Nov-11 188,818
Total 1,027,100

S&M Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Giralang Primary 28-Jan-14 25,734
Macgregor Primary 1-Jan-12 73,787
Maribyrnong Primary 1-Sep-11 62,316
Southern Cross Early Childhood 1-Dec-13 46,788
Total 208,625

Salloum Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Florey Primary 23-Jan-12 74,785
Yarralumla Primary 1-Sep-11 63,425
Total 138,210

Stefan Sparks Cleaning

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Calwell Primary 20-Aug-12 70,140
Taylor Primary 3-Feb-14 24,534
Torrens Primary 5-Mar-12 20,709
Total 115,383

Storm International

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Theodore Primary 1-Jun-11 67,836
Total 67,836

Universal Cleaners

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Hawker College 1-Feb-14 140,133
Kaleen Primary 29-Aug-11 102,834
Total 242,967

VIP Cleaners

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Fraser Primary 17-Oct-11 65,503
Total 65,503

VNT Services Pty Ltd

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Amaroo 1-Jan-13 222,261
Belconnen High 14-Nov-11 123,575
Campbell High 1-Jul-11 137,854
Canberra High 31-Aug-09 173,517
O'Connor Cooperative 1-Jan-12 26,183
Gilmore Primary 1-Sep-11 54,571
Hawker Primary 14-Nov-11 60,828
Lanyon High 5-Dec-11 136,172
Majura Primary 1-Jul-09 97,483
Miles Franklin Primary 5-Dec-11 65,655
Narrabundah Early Childhood 1-Dec-13 23,448
North Ainslie Primary 19-Dec-11 93,432
Wanniassa 2-Feb-09 205,768
Total 1,420,747

Total Cleaning Contracts: $8,799,234

Maintenance Contracts

Burgess Horticultural

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Narrabundah College 1-Jan-10 16,849
Total 16,849

Programmed Maintenance Service

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Campbell High 1-Jan-14 15,784
Hawker College 29-Mar-13 15,624
UC College Lake Ginninderra 1-Apr-14 6,105
Total 37,513

Total Maintenance Contracts: $54,362

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Dalkia Technical Services

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Erindale College 1-Jul-11 51,904
Total 51,904

Hydro Pool Maintenance

In the Swim

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Black Mountain 9-Oct-07 24,360
Cranleigh 22-Oct-07 21,100
Turner 22-Oct-07 20,619
Total 66,079

Hygiene

Flick Washroom Services

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Black Mountain 19-Jun-13 13,254
Cranleigh 1-Jul-12 8,813
Macgregor Primary Monthly 2,160
Malkara Monthly 8,424
Total 32,651

Waste Management

SITA

School Date contract let Amount ($)
Belconnen High 17-Jun-10 13,200
Curtin Primary 17-Jun-14 8,358
Gold Creek 11-Jun-14 9,436
Gordon Primary 8,594
Weetangera Primary 1-Jul-13 4,498
Amaroo 19,666
Total 63,752

Grand Total in Table F5.2: $9,067,982

Table F5.3: Smaller Works by suppliers in public schools exceeding $25,000 (GST Exclusive) in 2013-14

Electrical Services

Contractor School Purpose Amount($)

A&K Electrics

The Canberra College

Electrical services

25,151

Network Electrical Solutions

Melrose High

Electrical services

86,042

School Electrical Services

UC High Kaleen

Electrical services

36,400

Twin City Electricals

Wanniassa

Electrical services

56,646
Total 204,239

Interior Services

Contractor School Purpose Amount($)

Cityscape Interiors

Mount Stromlo High

Interior services

28,410

Fitout Factory

Macquarie Primary

Interior services

30,595

Fitout Factory

Melrose High

Interior services

34,823

Infinite Joinery

Canberra High

Interior services

28,460
Total 122,288

Maintenance

Contractor School Purpose Amount($)

ARIS Building Services

Chapman Primary

Maintenance

26,983

J &B Home Maintenance

UC High Kaleen

Maintenance

40,128

MR Building Pty Ltd

Canberra High

Maintenance

28,681

Pauls Vinyl Laying

Melrose High

Maintenance

39,328

Programmed Maintenance Services

Gold Creek

Maintenance

50,954

TFC

Mount Rogers Primary

Maintenance

30,243
total 216,317

Plumbing Services

Contractor School Purpose Amount($)

Don't Panic Plumbing

UC College Lake Ginninderra

Plumbing services

31,363

G&G Plumbing

Ainslie

Plumbing services

38,324

Harry Black Plumbing

Narrabundah College

Plumbing services

27,606

Raiders Plumbing

Melrose High

Plumbing services

27,245
Total 124,538

Other Services

Contractor School Purpose Amount($)

Jane Farrall - Literacy consultants

Malkara

Educational services

27,330

Summers Glass

Wanniassa

Glazing

25,760

PJ Nott

Amaroo

Ground maintenance

25,320

Grand Designs Landscaping

Narrabundah Early Childhood

Landscaping services

30,580

Glendening Painting

UC College Lake Ginninderra

Painting services

27,840

Playground People

Mount Rogers Primary

Playground equipment

44,673
Total 181,503

Grand Total in Table F5.3: $848,885


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