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NSW Department of Communities and Justice / Contract 622 – Removal of Deceased Remains - DJ 2017 - 131

RFT ID DJ 2017 - 131
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 1-Sep-2017
Closes 17-Aug-2018 11:00am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
85171500 - Funeral and associated services
Agency Department of Communities and Justice

Contact Person
Luca Banco
Phone: 02 8688 7629

Tender Details

Proposed Tender Details

This proposed tender is for the new approach to market for Whole of Government Contract 622 Removal of Deceased Remains. The NSW Department of Justice is seeking for potential suppliers with the capacity and capability to deliver deceased removal services across NSW.

This proposed tender will be a single stage open request for tender.

The State Coroner has obligations in relation to the remains of a deceased person where there has been a reportable death under the Coroner’s Act 2009 and the functions apply until the remains are released by the Coroner to the family. The State Coroner in accordance with the Coroners Act 2009 requires that at all times deceased’s remains are treated with dignity and respect.

Whole of Government Contract 622 has been in place since 2012. The removal of deceased remains is an ongoing requirement for NSW Government. The Removal of Deceased Remains contract covers the provision of the following services:

• Local Removal

Conveyance of deceased persons from the place of death to the local morgue or other place on behalf of NSW State Coroner’s Court under the direction of the NSW Police Force.

• Long Haul Transfer

Conveyance of deceased persons to Glebe, Wollongong, Newcastle, or other places on behalf of NSW State Coroner's Court under the direction of the NSW Police Force.


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

This proposed tender is being published to notify interested suppliers of this upcoming tender opportunity.

Please refer to attached file re: Market Briefing Seminar 08 SEP 17

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