North East Water offers opportunities to businesses by tendering out our contracts through a competitive and fair tendering process. This results in best value for money, which benefits us and our community.
This will be achieved in accordance with the:
Financial Management (Amendment) Act 1994 for all non-construction procurement of goods and services; and
Project Development and Construction Management Act 1994 and supporting Ministerial Directions for Public Construction Procurement in Victoria for all construction related works.
North East Water is committed to ensuring the safety of our employees, contractors and visitors. All potential contractors must agree to abide by the safety policies, procedures and guidelines which have been adopted by us.
Our employees are expected to work within these safety guidelines and we also expect our contractors and their employees to do the same.
It is a requirement that all contractors wishing to provide services to North East Water can provide appropriate insurance and work cover registration requirements, as well as demonstrate their commitment to workplace occupational health and safety and risk management.
North East Water has a zero tolerance for corrupt conduct, fraudulent activities or maladministration. Fraud and/or corruption committed against North East Water will not be tolerated and will be dealt with to the maximum extent of the law.
Lodgement of tenders
North East Water advertises all opportunities on Tenders VIC. This free service ensures that you don't miss out on an opportunity to lodge a tender with us. Please click the link and register to view all of our current opportunities – the registration process is fast and free.
All advertised tenders and expressions of interest must be lodged via the e-tender box located in the Tenders Vic website by the advertised closing date and time. Late submissions or submissions received via email, post or hand delivered will not be considered.
All tenders must be lodged in accordance with our Conditions of Tender, which form part of the tender documentation. Please note that the lowest bid is not guaranteed to be awarded a contract, we evaluate our submissions based on a wide range of criteria that can be found within the tender documentation.
Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality
Our employees, Board members, ‘in-house’ contractors and consultants are bound by our policy for gifts, benefits and hospitality. The policy sets our standards and procedures for responding to gift offers, and for providing gifts, benefits and hospitality to internal or external events or guests.
Enquiries and complaints
All tender queries should be directed to the contact person named within the tender documentation.
To access, review and download our tenders, visit Tenders VIC and search for North East Water.
For all general procurement related enquiries and complaints please contact North East Water’s Procurement Coordinator via firstname.lastname@example.org