Appendix A

Consultancy Services 2009-10, consultancy expenditure for $10,000 or more

Consultant Description Contract expenditure Selection process (1) Justification(2)
Advance FM Pty Ltd Review of the Engineering Services Condition Index (ESCI) $19,965 Restricted B
AECOM Australia Pty LtdDAp Data hub storage design $60,940 Restricted B
Mechanical, Electrical & Fire Protection $15,510 Restricted B
Arup Pty Limited Review of Maintenance Services 62,276 Direct A
Provision of services for the Technical Review of Maintenance Services. $27,225 Direct A
Australian Government Solicitor Legal services $17,854 Panel B
Australian Public Service Commission Career Transition Advice $11,000 Direct B
Australian Valuation Office Valuation of Departmental & Administered Assets $39,050 Direct B
Blake Dawson Legal services $39,454 Panel B
Legal services $13,661 Panel B
Bligh Voller Nield Concept design for additional DPS office accommodation. $101,530 Panel B
Detailed design for additional DPS office accommodation. $327,419 Panel B
Davidson Trahaire Corpsych Pty Ltd Employee Assistance Program - Services 2009/2010 $37,813 Open B
Grey Advantage Consulting Pty Ltd Financial advice for Catering Contracts $25,410 Direct C
Financial advice for Catering Contracts $15,426 Direct C
Guida Moseley Brown P/L Design documents and report for the Forecourt paving rectification $16,253 Panel B
Guida Moseley Brown P/L Design Service - Reflection Pool Barrier $40,636 Panel B
HBO EMTB Interiors (ACT) Pty Ltd Accommodation and Storage Review $10,547 Panel B
Detailed design Security Points 2 & 3 $58,300 Panel B
Architectural Services - Design costs for Area 4E Ground (behind Staff Cafe) -. $39,609 Panel B
LB International Pty Ltd Car Park Barrier Design $16,500 Direct B
LFA (ACT) Pty Ltd Architectural services $59,866 Panel B
Mallesons Stephen Jaques Legal services $31,101 Panel B
Legal services $27,363 Panel B
Minter Ellison Legal services $15,513 Panel B
National Safety Council of Australia Limited Roof access safety system investigation $17,077 Restricted B
Northrop Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd External Lighting Upgrade Design additional scope/ $29,370 Panel B
Parsons Brinkerhoff Australia Level 2 Energy Audit of Parliament House $11,000 Open C
RD Gossip Pty Ltd Car park re-configuration design $16,380 Direct B
Sangster Design Group Pty Ltd Kitchen Consultant advice $16,245 Restricted B
Signet Group International P/L Review of AFP-UP external policing arrangements. $32,794 Direct B
Sinclair Knight Merz (ACT) Water Audit Services $66,755 Panel B
Design of Roof Power outlets $20,570 Panel B
Sparke Helmore Lawyers Legal services $11,886 Panel B
Steensen Varming (Australia) P/L Trigen Design Option Study $80,878 Panel B
Design for project Refrigerant Leak Detection $11,660 Panel B
Detail Design for Independant Base Load chiller System $72,611 Panel B
Detail Design for Basement Computer Room - Remediation $21,871 Panel B
Steensen Varming (Australia) P/L Trigeneraiton Cost Benefit Analysis $11,000 Panel B
Walter Turnbull(Internal audits) Financial processing and assets stocktakes $22,935 Panel C
Management and performance of cleaning contracts $41,278 Panel C
Review of DPS Performance Management Scheme $25,080 Panel C
Rostering – Content Management Branch $20,213 Panel C
Webb Australia Group (ACT) Pty Ltd Power factor correction specification $26,950 Direct C
TOTAL $1,686,774

(1) Explanation of selection process terms

Direct sourcing: A single potential supplier is invited to bid because of their unique expertise and their special ability to supply the services sought.

Restricted sourcing: A number of potential suppliers are invited to bid because of their unique expertise and their special ability to supply the services sought.

Open sourcing: An opportunity for any potential supplier to bid to supply the services sought.

Panel: An arrangement under which a number of suppliers, usually selected through a single procurement process, may each supply services to the department as specified in the panel arrangements. This category includes standing offers and supplier panels where the consultant offers to supply services for a pre-determined length of time, usually at a pre-arranged price.

(2) Justification for decision to use consultancy

A Need for independent research or assessment
B Need for specialised or professional skills
C Skills currently unavailable within agency

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