INVITATION TO TENDER | AERIAL FIREFIGHTING SERVICES 2023+ (ITT AFS 2023+)

Tender closes 13:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (1:00pm) on Wednesday 15 February 2023

This Invitation to Tender (ITT) invites tenders from suitable organisations for the provision of a range of Rotary and Fixed Wing services in locations across Australia, to assist with control of bushfires and management of other emergencies across Australia

Successful tenderers will be experienced, highly motivated, highly capable providers who will enter into contracts to provide specialised aircraft services commencing in 2023-2024.

TENDER RESPONSE PROCESS

Tenders must be submitted using NAFC’s ARENA system, located at https://arena.nafc.org.au/

The provision of all information relating to tenderer’s business, aircraft and capabilities, all tender declarations, and all responses to a set range of tender questions must be made by completing the process contained within the ARENA system.

All information and instructions for how to submit a tender are contained within ARENA and within the Tender Documents.

Queries may be directed by email to the addresses contained within these documents.

TENDER DOCUMENTS

This tender comprises of several documents describing or providing instruction about this tender:

  • The Invitation to Tender for Aerial Firefighting Services 2023+
  • The ITT AFS 2023 Table of Services
  • The Specimen Contract, including Schedules (note that there is also a Specimen Contract applicable to Call When Needed processes, which is not applicable here).
  • All relevant NAFC Standards and Guidance Notes

Documents are available in this zip package: ITT AFS 2023 zip. NAFC Standards and Guidance Notes are available at www.nafc.org.au on the Information > Standards page.

Other tender documents and entry fields for tender responses are included in ARENA.