DEEWR tender process to award employment services contracts

DEEWR tender process to award employment services contracts

25 June 2009

© Commonwealth of Australia 2009
ISBN 978-1-74229-141-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 485KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of Committee (PDF 27KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 14KB)

Background to the inquiry
Terms of reference
Conduct of inquiry

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 35KB)

Background to employment services
Composition of providers
Use of the purchaser-provider model
Role of DEEWR
Performance of providers
Previous reviews and evaluations

Chapter 3 - The tender process (PDF 110KB)

Background to the release of the tender
Timing of the tender
The tender process
Selection Criteria
Barriers for smaller and specialist providers
Barriers for not for profit providers

Chapter 4 - The tender process continued (PDF 94KB)

Preferred tender process
Late addition of extra providers
Announcement of results
Job losses
Licensing of operations: an alternative to tendering

Government Senators' Report (PDF 232KB)

Background to the new employment services
Overview of the new system
Model to suit the economic conditions
Purchaser-provider model for employment services
The tender process
Selection criteria
Preferred tender process
Communication of results

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions Received (PDF 11KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearings and Witnesses (PDF 6KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706