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Forestry Corporation of NSW Pulplog and Sawlog Parcels Grafton Region RFP - FC2111

RFT Type Request for Proposals
Published 7-Jul-2021
Closes 11-Aug-2021 5:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
70150000 - Forestry
Agency Department of Regional NSW

Contact Person
Lyndon Orpwood
Phone: 0418753292
Mobile: 0418753292

Tender Details

FCNSW (Grafton Management Area) has two parcels of wood for sale for the next three years. Parcel one being for 10 000 tonnes of pulplogs and parcel two being for 20 000 tonnes of sawlog. These sales will continue through till the 31st July 2024. FCNSW will also be offering a larger volume of timber at a later date to follow on after these two parcels.


The sale process will be a two stage process, the first stage being this RFP. Proponents who FCNSW assess to be the most suitable may be progressed to stage two.


Proponents are requested to fill in the forms in the RFP and submit their proposals prior to the closing date of the 6th August 2021. Alternative proposals are welcome and will be assessed alongside conforming proposals. It is FCNSW’s intention to award and begin deliveries by the 1st October 2021 but can also be altered to suit the successful proponents requirements. 


NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Hunter, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Request for Proposals - An invitation for expressions of interest / seeking preliminary proposals. In many cases these may be used as a basis for shortlisting tenderers, along with other criteria such as expertise and experience. Prospective tenderers are initially evaluated for their proposal against the relevant selection criteria. A number of those who best meet the criteria are invited to tender. For complex or some other types of procurement, where the product or service outcomes are highly dependent on the content of the proposals received from Tenderers, the outcome may be negotiated.

Address for Lodgement

RFP submission forms must be submitted electronically via the NSW Government eTender website.

Conditions for Participation

Proponents must meet all Safety, Financial, operational and process mandatory requirements as advised in the RFP.


Proponents will be required to provide detail and evidence of all the mandatory requirements as well as pricing for the proposed parcels.

Estimated Timeframe for Delivery

Stage one RFP proposal applications will close on the 6th August 2021.

Stage two is likely to commence on the 27th August 2021.

Award date is targeted for the 17th September 2021.

Contract commencement targeted for the 1st October 2021.

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