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Establish a Business Coaching Panel of suppliers to deliver the Farm Business Resilience Program - P21-2742

RFT ID P21-2742
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 30-Jun-2021
Closes 26-Jul-2021 10:00am
Covered Procurement Yes
Category (based on UNSPSC)
86000000 - Education and Training Services
Agency NSW Department of Primary Industries

Agency Address
Department of Regional NSW
109 Prince Street
Orange NSW 2800

Contact Person
Karen Fellingham
Phone: +61 2 8217 2074

Tender Details

The purpose of this Expression of Interest is to evaluate and shortlist business coaches who could potentially supply the Farm Business Resilience Program in NSW. SCOPE This opportunity is to coach 6 farm businesses individually in NSW across an 11 month period (August 2021 - June 2022). PARTICIPANTS Target participants are farmers, farm managers and employees, including those already in business and those about to start their own farm business. All ages are welcome to join. LOCATIONS Farming businesses will be spread across NSW geographically and will be from a diverse range of industries. COACHING FORMAT Individual coaching • Each business is to be coached at least fortnightly via video • Each business is to receive unlimited phone and email support from their coach GROUP COACHING 4 group coaching workshops are to be held across the 11 month period bringing together the 6 businesses



NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

Additional Details / Instructions

The Department declares a preference for SME's (Small and medium businesses)

A briefing session is scheduled for 8 July 2021 at 10:00 am.  Refer to EOI package for details.

The full EOI package should be read prior to lodging a submission.

Address for Lodgement

Submissions must be lodged via the BuyNSW eTenders online portal as detailed in the tender package.

Covered Procurement Details

  • The Procurement (Enforceable Procurement Provisions) Direction 2019 applies to this procurement
  • A government agency may conduct negotiations with suppliers regarding the procurement

Conditions for Participation

Suppliers must be registered on the NSW Government's BuyNSW online procurement portal for the UNSPC Code 86000000 to be able to access the EOI and lodge a submission.

Estimated Timeframe for Delivery

Initial program is 11 months commencing Aug 2021 until June 2022. Refer to EOI package.

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  1. 6-Jul-2021 11:20am

    Addendum 1 is published 06/07/2021 as a courtesy reminder for the BRIEFING SESSION scheduled for 08/07/2021 at 10:00 AM.

    The briefing session will be held via Zoom and session access details are contained within Addendum 1 and the Briefing Registration Form.

    The Program Director will provide an overview of the Farm Business Resilience Program, the EOI objectives and respond to questions, time permitting.  Suppliers are encouraged to dial into the briefing session.

  2. 12-Jul-2021 2:32pm

    Addendum 2 provides to registered suppliers a link to the recorded Briefing Session held on Thursday 8 July 2021.

    The Questions and Responses record will be pubished shortly.

  3. 14-Jul-2021 3:29pm

    The Department publishes Addendum 3 which details the range of Questions and Responses received as at 14/7/2021.


  4. 19-Jul-2021 4:50pm

    Addendum 4 responds to questions and is published 4.45pm 19/7/2021

  5. 21-Jul-2021 9:54am

    Addendum 5 responds to questions and is published 21/07/2021

  6. 22-Jul-2021 4:20pm

    Addendum 6 responds to questions and is published 22/7/2021.