The P0008 - National Airfields Works at RAAF Base Williamtown Project
Registration of Interest (ROI) for Local Subcontractors and Suppliers
Downer has been engaged by the Commonwealth of Australia as the Early Contractor Involvement Head Contractor (“ECIHC) for Design Phase of the P0008 Airfield Works at RAAF Williamtown, with anticipation of entering Construction Phase Services in August 2021, subject to Project Approvals.
The ECIHC is seeking Registrations of Interest (ROI) from local subcontractors and suppliers to inform market pricing for delivery of the Works between 2021 to 2024.
For registrations please follow this link HERE
Downer designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities and we are the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. We work in the Road Services, Rollingstock, Transport Infrastructure, Transport solutions, Bridges, Airports & Ports, Technology and communications, Water Services, Facilities Management, Power Generation, Power & Gas Distribution, Renewables, Defence Sectors, and Non-Residential Building sectors.
With a history dating back over 150 years, Downer is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and New Zealand Stock Exchange as Downer EDI Limited (DOW).
Downer Group employs approximately 50,000 people across more than 300 sites, primarily in Australia and New Zealand.
The P0008 - National Airfields Works at RAAF Base Williamtown (the Project) is a capital maintenance project delivered within the P0000 Program. The Head Contract has the objective of maintaining the network of aircraft pavements, stormwater drainage and Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) at RAAF Base Williamtown (WLM) to achieve a suitable condition of airfield infrastructure at WLM targeting no further capital maintenance until the next scheduled National Airfield Works project, nominally proposed for 2028.
WLM is located approximately 15 kilometres north-east, as the crow flies, of the Newcastle Central Activities District in New South Wales, Australia. WLM accommodates a number operational and support elements of the RAAF. Additionally, the base accommodates a number of Combat Support Group units, Service Provider Groups, contractor organisations, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Warfare Centre Precinct and elements of the Air Warfare Centre.
The Project is committed to provide a positive impact to the community, with a strong focus of engaging with local businesses in the delivery of the Works.
Downer is an equal opportunity employer, promoting opportunities for new trainees and apprenticeships and the engagement of indigenous suppliers and subcontractors.
The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 applies to the building work associated with this Project.
By submitting a registration of interest for this Project, you will become subject to the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016.
The Commonwealth Procurement Rules, Black Economy Procurement Connected Policy and the Commonwealth’s Indigenous Procurement Policy dated 1 July 2015 applies to this Project.
Project Communications or Media Enquiries
For General enquiries
General contact details for the Department of Defence.
Phone: 1300 333 362
All media enquiries are handled by the Defence Media Room.
Phone: 02 6127 1999
The commencement and delivery of the Works between 2021 to 2024 is not guaranteed until such time all relevant Defence, Government and Parliamentary Approvals have been received.
Registration Portal (ARCUS)
When registering your company details via https://reg.rasp.com.au/raafnaw.aspx you will be provided a login for access to a platform called “ARCUS” where the pre-qualification documentation is to be uploaded.
Please allow for one (1) business day for the login details to be sent to your companies registered email address via our exchange email@example.com
If an email has not been received within one (1) business day, please check spam or junk mail.
If you require assistance with the online platform ARCUS, please contact the help desk on via phone on 02 8090 9060 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to register an Expression of Interest through ICN Gateway
This is a general ROI submission and Work Packages currently available to submit an ROI for are listed below.
Shortlisted SMEs will be invited to tender Work Packages as needed.
To submit an initial ROI for the Work Scopes, companies must have an ICN Gateway company profile. Information on how to register your company on ICN Gateway is detailed below.
ICN Gateway Company Registration
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Support and assistance is available through the web links listed below.
Your company summary and company description are used to assess your ability to complete projects when you lodge an ROI, please ensure that your company invests the time and energy required to represent your company in the most effective manner possible.
Project at a glance
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