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International Relations Grants Program: Australia-ASEAN Council (AAC) 2020

This grant opportunity is part of the grant program which contributes to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Outcome 1 in the Portfolio Budget Statements.

The Australia-ASEAN Council of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) works with stakeholders to plan and design the grant program according to the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines.

The International Relations Grants Program (the Program) is an ongoing program, subject to annual budget appropriation.

The objectives of the Program are to promote people-to-people links and a contemporary and positive image of Australia and support for the Australian Government’s international policy goals.

The expected outcomes of the Program are:

  • strengthened bilateral relationships in areas of mutual interest with particular countries and regions,
  • international networks, collaboration and connections between institutions and communities to build understanding, trust and influence,
  • enhanced Australian international reputation and reach through the promotion of our economic, creative and cultural, sporting, innovation and science, and education assets, and
  • increased understanding of Australians of the cultures and opportunities in each of these countries.

Grant opportunities available under the International Relations Grants Program are:

  • Australia-ASEAN Council 2020
  • Australia-China Council 2020
  • Australia-India Council 2020
  • Australia-Indonesia Institute 2020
  • Australia-Japan Foundation 2020
  • Australia-Korea Foundation 2020
  • Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program 2020
  • Council for Australian-Arab Relations 2020
  • Council on Australia Latin America Relations 2020

Submissions close: 2pm, March 26, 2020 (AEDT).

For full submission details, click here.

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Business Grants Hub – Administration Support Services

The Industry department is seeking suitably qualified organisations that can engage and manage a scalable workforce to be available during peak workload periods for the Business Grants Hub.

Programs delivered through the Business Grants Hub differ in size and complexity which can see a large variance in a program’s workload.

The objective of this RFT process is to establish a small panel of suppliers to provide resourcing to the Department, in accordance with a Deed on Standing Offer, on an as-required basis to assist the Department to deliver administration support services to the Business Grants Hub.

An Industry Briefing is scheduled for 10 February 2020. Details are in the RFT.

Submissions close: 3pm, March 05, 2020 (ACT time).

ATM ID: PRI-00004181

For full submission details, click here.

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The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Prizes

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science is an element of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. The prizes will award up to $750,000 each year for outstanding achievements in science, research-based innovation and excellence in science teaching.

The Science Prizes recognise the achievements and success of Australian scientists and innovators to both Australia and internationally.

There are five Science Prizes for science and innovation:

  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Science ($250,000)
  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation ($250,000)
  • Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year ($50,000)
  • Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year ($50,000)
  • Prize for New Innovators ($50,000).

To be eligible for a Science Prize, a nominee must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • not be self-nominated
  • not be nominated in more than one prize category. Where a nominee is nominated in more than one category, the Prizes Secretariat will ask the nominee to select a single nomination to pursue.
  • meet the specific eligibility criteria for the nominated prize.

Submissions close: 5pm, March 12, 2020 (ACT time).

GO ID: GO3550

For full submission details, click here.

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The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science – Science Teaching Prizes

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science is an element of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. The prizes will award up to $750,000 each year for outstanding achievements in science, research-based innovation and excellence in science teaching.

The Science Teaching Prizes recognise Australian science educators for excellence in science teaching.
There are two Science Teaching Prizes:

  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools ($50,000)
  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools ($50,000).

To be eligible for a Science Teaching Prize, a nominee must:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
    • have undertaken their teaching achievement for which they are nominated, in Australia
      not be self-nominated
    • be a full time or part time registered teacher at a primary or secondary school listed on the Australian Schools List and be active in teaching science, mathematics or technology in the classroom at the time of their nomination

Submissions close: 5pm, March 12, 2020 (ACT time).

GO ID: GO3522

For full submission details, click here.

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Advice on technical impacts related to the integration of Distributed Energy Resources in future buildings

Provision of advice on any existing barriers within the National Construction Code (NCC) or its referenced documents that significantly inhibit the uptake of renewable energy, energy storage and electric vehicle charging technologies.

Submissions close: 3pm, February 24, 2020 (ACT time).

ATM ID: PRI-00004193-V2

For full submission details, click here.

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Internal Audit Services – Tender terminated

This RFT replaces the previous Request for Tender issued by the former Department of Human Services to establish a panel for the provision of Internal Audit Services (RFT 1000635428). The previous RFT has been terminated.

To reduce the burden on Tenderers who have responded to the previous Request for Tender process, Tenderers have been given the option to confirm wholly, or in part, their tender response submitted to RFT 1000635428, subject to the requirements set out in clause 11.2. The Explanatory Note at Appendix A provides additional information for Tenderers about the options and requirements for confirming a previous tender response.

Submissions close: 2pm, February 19, 2020 (ACT time).

ATM ID: RFT 1000708656

For full submission details, click here.

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Freedom of Expression survey for higher education

The successful tenderer will design a freedom of expression on campus scale (the scale) for use in conjunction with the existing Student Experience Survey (SES). The project will result in the development of a cohesive survey scale for the measurement of freedom of expression on campus.

The design of the scale must at a minimum take into account existing scholarly literature and statistical evidence on the measurement of freedom of expression on campus, both in Australia and overseas.

Submissions close: 3pm, February 14, 2020 (ACT time).

ATM ID: PPT2-19-74

For full submission details, click here.

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Develop and roll out online teaching and learning resources in mathematics and numeracy

The successful tenderer will provide support for mathematics and numeracy teachers of Foundation to Year 10 students through the development and delivery of Mathematics Massive Open Online Courses (Mathematics MOOCs), supporting face-to-face professional learning and providing a repository of teaching and learning resources through an online Mathematics Hub.

The department will exclude a Tender response from further consideration if the department considers that the Tenderer does not meet the following conditions for participation:

a) the Tenderer exists as a legal entity at Closing Time;
b) Where the total value of the tender is over $4 million (GST inclusive), the Tenderer holds either:
i. a Valid and Satisfactory Statement of Tax Record by the Closing Time; or
ii. a receipt demonstrating that a Statement of Tax Record has been requested from the Australian Taxation Office by the Closing Time.
c) The Tenderer holds a Valid and Satisfactory Statement of Tax Record for any first tier subcontractor that it proposes, as part of its response, to engage to deliver goods or services with an estimated value of over $4 million (GST inclusive).

The resultant contract is expected to commence in April 2020 and conclude in June 2023. It is anticipated that, enrolments in the MOOCs will commence in February 2021, and that resources will be available from the Mathematics Hub in July 2020.

Submissions close: 4pm, February 28, 2020 (ACT time).

ATM ID: RFT PRN 2-19-2

For full submission details, click here.

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Pawsey Supercomputer System for the CSIRO

The CSIRO is seeking to engage a service provider for the provision of a large-scale, general-purpose supercomputer, referred to hereafter as the Pawsey Supercomputing System (PSS) — the core component of the Pawsey Capital Refresh Project.

The PSS will replace the functionality of both the:

  • Magnus supercomputer — a petaflop-performance, Cray XC40, commissioned in 2014, that provides a general, research supercomputing service
  • Galaxy supercomputer — a smaller Cray XC30, commissioned in 2013, which provides operational support for two Square Kilometre Array (SKA) precursor radio telescopes: the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) and the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), each of which are located in the remote mid-west of Western Australia, with a single general-purpose supercomputer, the capability of which can be effectively and dynamically partitioned into special-purpose environments under software control.

Submissions close: 2pm, February 11, 2020 (ACT time).

ATM ID: CSIRORFT2019045

For full submission details, click here.

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