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External audit of various superannuation entities - RFT 03/2021

RFT ID RFT 03/2021
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 24-Jun-2021
Closes 20-Jul-2021 5:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
84111600 - Audit services
Agency Audit Office of NSW

Contact Person
Phone: +610292757183

Tender Details

This Request for Tender seeks tenders from qualified audit firms capable of performing the external audits of the following four (4) superannuation entities on behalf of the Auditor-General for NSW (Auditor-General):

  • Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Fund
  • Crown Employees (NSW Fire Brigades Firefighting Staff Death and Disability) Superannuation Fund (including NSW Fire Brigades Superannuation Pty Limited)
  • Macquarie University Professorial Superannuation Scheme
  • University of Sydney Professorial Superannuation Scheme

The Auditor-General (the Principal) will enter into a contract in the form of the ‘Agreement to Provide Auditing Services’ (the Head Agreement) with the successful tenderer to provide external audit services to the Principal. 

For the audits with a 30 June year-end, the contract will cover the audits of the financial years ending 30 June 2022 to 30 June 2024 with an option to extend for the 30 June 2025 and 30 June 2026 financial years. For the audit of the University of Sydney Professorial Superannuation Scheme, the contract will cover the audits of the financial years ending 31 December 2022 to 31 December 2024 with an option to extend for the 31 December 2025 and 31 December 2026 financial years.


NSW Regions: Northern Sydney, South East Sydney

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.

Related Records

  • Proposed RFTs:
    • Notice RFT 03/2021

Additional Details / Instructions

Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement

To access additional information referred to in the RFT, tenderers will need to sign and return the Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement to 

Upon receiving the signed agreement, the Audit Office will release the additional information.

Conditions for Participation

Third Party Security Assessment

It is a mandatory requirement to complete an online Third Party Information Security self-assessment by the tender closing date.

For tenderers that have previously submitted a self-assessment, please contact to request access to review, update and re-submit your previous survey response.

The self-assessment only needs to be completed once by a tenderer, even if tendering for multiple requests for tenders.

The need to complete a Third Party Security Assessment may be waived if a tenderer has previously completed it in the last 12 months. This is at the sole discretion of the Principal and Tenderers will be advised when they send through their contact details. 

For tenderers that have never completed the Third Part Information Security self-assessment, please forward the following details to to obtain access to the online self-assessment survey:

- Company Name


- Name and email address of the person who will complete the on-line assessment. 

If you have any questions, please contact

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