Electronic Tendering

Council has moved to an E-Procurement  system through Tenderlink.  Not all tenders may be done using this Process.   Please click on the Tenderlink Logo below and you will be re-direceted to Southern Midlands Councils Electronic Tendering Portal.

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Tenders are invited from experienced Contractors for the construction of the new Oatlands Aquatic Centre, 18 Church Street, Oatlands, Tasmania.

The building is to the order of 1350m2 and comprises:

25 metre swimming pool
12 metre children’s pool
Change rooms and associated amenities
Offices and activities rooms
Civil works
External works – carparking & roads (by Council)
External works – landscaping (by Council)
Contractors familiar with the construction of Indoor Aquatic Centres, Australian Standard AS2124 Form of Contract and the Southern Midlands Council Code of Tendering should apply. 

Tender documents will be available to download from the Tenderlink Portal or selecting the Tenderlink logo above from 9:00am on Monday, 7th September 2020.

A tender inspection will be held on-site at 10:00am on the 18th September 2020. 

Tender closing date: We have extended the closing date to 4.00pm on Wednesday 14th October 2020 for the Oatlands Aquatic Centre Request for Tender.

Council may select any, or none, of the tenders offered.


Code for Tenders and Contracts

The purpose of this Code for Tenders and Contracts is to provide a policy framework on best practice tendering and procurement methods in line with the legislative requirements of the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act) and the Local Government Regulations 2005 (Regulations).

With this Code council aims to achieve the purchasing principles of:

  • open and effective competition;
  • value for money
  • enhancement of the capabilities of local business and industry; and
  • ethical behaviour and fair dealing.

The Local Government Act 1993 requires every council to adopt a code relating to tenders and contracts.

This Code:

  • is consistent with the Act and the Regulations; and
  • includes procedures and guidelines for any prescribed matter.

Southern Midlands Council Code for Tenders and Contracts


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