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NSW Department of Communities and Justice / Panel for Supply of Grocery and Activity Items for the CSNSW Inmate Buy-Ups Service - Prj_754 - RFX Notice - Supply of Food

RFT ID Prj_754 - RFX Notice - Supply of Food
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 25-May-2021
Closes 20-Jul-2021 11:00am
Covered Procurement Yes
Category (based on UNSPSC)
73130000 - Food and beverage industries
Agency Department of Communities and Justice

Contact Person
Ashika Singh
Phone: 0

Tender Details

The NSW Corrective Services Inmate Buy-Ups operation is a self-sufficiency initiative which has rolled out to 34 Correctional Centres located throughout NSW.

The Inmate Buy Up operation provides the inmate population with a range of approved Grocery and Activity items that can be purchased on a weekly and monthly basis with funds received from participation in work and programs and deposited into their trust account by external parties.

The ability to purchase these goods allows the inmate to maintain a sense of independence and personal responsibility whilst replicating real world activity.

Corrective Services requires appropriately qualified and experience suppliers to supply and deliver grocery and activity item to the nominated Buy-Ups Hub. Tenderer may submit responses for more than one Category (one is a minimum) or all Categories (preferable).



1. Canned Meat

2. Canned Vegetables

3. Cereal

4. Confectionery

5. Grain Products

6. Imported Products

7. Sauces and Spreads

8. Snacks

9. Soft Drinks & Others

10. Tea, Coffee and Others



1. Clothing

2. Cosmetics

3. Cultural

4. General Goods

5. Electrical

6. Health

7. Hygiene

8. Stationery


NSW Regions: Mid North Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Inner West, South East Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, 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 upcoming tender opportunity can only be accessed and responded via the Department’s end to end procurement system, Procurement Central. Any submission lodged outside of Procurement Central will not be considered by the Department.

To participate in the tender opportunity, please register on

Organisations who have not registered on Procurement Central will not be able to access the tender information once it has been released. If you have already registered on Procurement Central, you are not required to register again.

If you require assistance with registering on Procurement Central, you may contact the Customer Support via below methods.

If you are in Australia please call:

02 8074 8627

If you are outside of Australia, please click here for overseas phone numbers.


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

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