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Tendering and Procurement

A range of tender opportunities across Federal, State and Local Governments are available to Gold Coast businesses.

For each tender, private enterprise must comply with a formal process to submit their competitive bid.

A range of programs are available to assist you from locating new tender opportunities and planning the tender process, right through to strategies on delivering a wining bid.

Local Procurement

To support local business, City of Gold Coast(City) has introduced a procurement policy that favours Gold Coast businesses with the skills and experience necessary to deliver the project.

More information on supplying to the Citycan be found on the City of Gold Coast website.

Suppliers can register their interest in supplying Council using the online form on theCity of Gold Coast website.

Where theCitydetermines to go to public tender, these opportunities will be advertised in the tender section of the Gold Coast Bulletin newspaper, on the City of Gold Coast website, and also published on the web site LG Tender box.


QTenders is an online portal where you can find information on all tendering opportunities for the Queensland Government.

Once you register, you can access a range of helpful resources and receive notifications when new tenders have been put out to the market.


AusTender provides businesses with a centralised publication of FederalGovernment business opportunities, annual procurement plans, multi-use lists and contracts awarded.

You can set-up an AusTender profile, register yourorganisationunder a specific business interest and you will receive free notifications ofnew opportunities as they are published.

Visit the AusTender website for more information and register your interest.

Industry Capability Network

Industry Capability Network (ICN) is a business network that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to projects large and small.

In essence, they offer a new business source for suppliers and a sophisticated search service for project managers.

ICN is an independent organisation financially supported by Australian, New Zealand, state and territory governments. Since it started 30 years ago, ICN has helped local suppliers find $28 billion worth of contracts.

Visit the ICN website to create a company profile and express your interest on opportunities.

Tendering for Government Business Workshop

The Tendering for Government Business Workshop series is for existing and potential suppliers seeking to increase their knowledge and understanding of the government tender process and increase their chances of submitting a successful tender. Some workshops are general, while others have a specific industry focus.

Commonwealth Games

The large volume of commercial activity in the lead-up and delivery of the Commonwealth Games in 2018 will be a golden opportunity for local business.

As one of the biggest events ever held in Queensland, the Commonwealth Games will provide opportunities for suppliers across a broad range of industries and services.

Visit the Queensland Government Business and Industry Portal for more information and to find out how to get involved.

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