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The QLD government has one of the most comprehensive and informative procurement websites available for suppliers.
However, if you are new to tendering, this can be an information overload and add...
Posted: 04/11/21 07:00 QLD Government Tenders - Procurement Guide
How much time do you spend preparing and submitting tenders? The common answer: Too long.
If you've found yourself dedicating time inside AND outside of business hours to complete your company's...
Posted: 04/10/21 07:00 Four Ways to Reduce the Tender Preparation Time
Before you spend hours drafting a tender response, make sure the tender is really right for your business and ensure you've got all the tools you need. This quick guide will help you in...
Posted: 03/09/21 16:19 6 Steps to Tendering: Read Our Quick Guide
Are you tired of not winning tender opportunities? If you’re writing all the right things but still not winning, you may not be providing the buyer with enough evidence of your success.
Posted: 03/08/21 06:00 Using Evidence is Critical to Winning Tenders
Sometimes, the mere thought of producing a compelling and professional tender is enough to sendyou into a fit of resentful stress and perhaps even move you to throw in the towel, call it a day and...
Posted: 06/05/21 06:00 Understanding the Tender Question
Tendering, procurement, approaches to market, expressions of interest, proposals, quotations, these are all words used frequently when tendering, but it is not always clear how the processes fit...
Posted: 06/04/21 06:45 The Tender Process: From Start to Finish
From rummaging the corners of the web to addressing key selection criteria, interviews, quizzes and online assessments, the on-and-off job hunt is nothing short of infuriating. Throw in a global...
Posted: 02/03/21 06:00 To Bid or Not to Bid
While tendering can present many opportunities for your business to grow and gain experience, it is often seen as a complicated process filled with industry terms that are hard to define. That's...
Posted: 02/02/21 06:45 What is a...? All the tender terms you need to know!
One of the main reasons government organisations and private companies issue a request for tenders is to make sure they are selecting suppliers and service providers that are perfect for their...
Posted: 14/01/21 06:00 What is a Unique Selling Point?
The tendering market is set to boom in 2021 as part of the nation’s COVID-19 recovery response, representing significant opportunities for small-medium-enterprises (SME) to expand or pivot their...
Posted: 08/12/20 07:08 5 strategies to take advantage of the 2021 tender boom
There is a view that you need to be the cheapest to win a tender. My response to that opinion is always the same. “When did you last buy a house? Did you buy the cheapest house you were shown?”...
Posted: 11/11/20 09:24 How to Present Your Value to Win Tenders
During a tender process, there may come a time when buyers and contractors request a capability statement. Read on to see what a capability statement is, the benefits, and how to create one for...
Posted: 11/11/20 09:13 Capability Statement
When writing your proposal or tender response for commercial cleaning tenders, it’s important that you respond in a way that shows the client exactly how you’ll deliver the services if you win the...
Posted: 09/10/20 15:07 Commercial Cleaning Tenders
Have you come across words like panels, panel arrangement and panel tenders? Find out what they're all about here in this article.
Posted: 09/10/20 15:06 Panel Tenders
I often get asked – I am new to tendering, what tender documents do I need to have to compete for work?
Posted: 07/09/20 15:41 What tender documents do I need for tendering?
Tenders and Quotes have many common characteristics but have subtle differences. This article clarifies the differences in a deeper understanding of tendering.
Posted: 28/08/20 08:07 Difference Between a Tender and a Quote
If you haven’t written a tender before, you might find the process quite daunting. Here are a few top tips on writing a successful tender response.
Posted: 05/08/20 11:33 How to Write a Winning Tender Response
Developing a tender price is no easy task. It is an all-encompassing activity that draws upon significant amounts of information, data and costs, and is extremely involved and time consuming
Posted: 14/07/20 09:20 Six Key Steps for Developing a Winning Tender Price
Finding and winning government and local council contracts is a great way to restore life to your organisation if you have been impacted during this time of economic uncertainty. We explain how to...
Posted: 30/06/20 09:40 Where can I find information on tenders?
You may have seen an 'Invited Tender' on our website with very little information and no useful link and wondered what are they and how to get an invite. An Invited Tender can also be called a...
Posted: 03/06/20 09:45 Invited Tenders
As we start to see a light at the end of the tunnel from the current isolation restrictions, governments from all levels look to measures that are set to rebuilding the economy.
Posted: 26/05/20 14:38 Projects fast-tracked to support jobs during COVID-19
As we become accustomed to the new normal that is life in a pandemic, we take a look at how the world of tendering has changed and responded during these early days of COVID-19.
Posted: 28/04/20 10:02 Business responds to COVID-19 through tender
The coronavirus is causing financial difficulties for businesses across the nation, here are five resources that can help you navigate this difficult situation.
Posted: 26/03/20 10:03 Resources to Help Your Business Survive the Coronavirus
Your tender response process guides the essential steps you need to take to submit a winning tender. Australian Tenders has provided the following guide, which covers that process and can help you...
Posted: 09/03/20 07:15 The Tender Response Process
Do you find it confusing to find a Buyer advertising a Tender and another asking for an Expression of Interest (EOI)? This handy guide spells out the difference simply for you.
Posted: 14/02/20 07:15 Difference Between a Tender and Expression of Interest
Whether this year has been a good year or a bad year of tendering for your business, we encourage you not to quit and to keep your tender response knowledge and skills up. In 2018-19 there were...
Posted: 18/12/19 10:48 5 Top Tips to Prepare Your Business for the New Year
Do you really need to subscribe to a tender notification service? The answer is: it depends. Here's a quick breakdown of how much bang you get for your buck to make your decision an easy one.
Posted: 28/11/19 10:33 Should I Subscribe to a Tender Notification Site?
In recent years more than 73,000 contracts with a total value of $71 billion were awarded to businesses throughout Australia. Was your organisation one of them? Read on to find out. Did you...
Posted: 30/10/19 12:14 Should We Respond to this Tender?
Australian Tenders is excited to announce the addition of New Zealand tenders, keeping you in the loop for tender notifications right across the land of the long white cloud. New Zealand...
Posted: 15/08/19 16:29 New Zealand Tenders - Now at Australian Tenders
One of the most important and challenging tasks during your tender response process will be in pricing the tender (pricing the bid). As to what the price should be, there is no straight answer...
Posted: 27/05/19 08:00 How to price your tender: Tips for pricing tenders
Both the Liberal Party and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) have made significant commitments in the election campaign to upgrade existing and build new infrastructure across Australia.
Posted: 13/05/19 13:52 Election 2019 – What it Means for Tendering
Once you have found a suitable tender and downloaded the tender documents, read the tender request. A thorough read is necessary for analysing the tender request, also known as Request for Tender...
Posted: 29/04/19 06:02 10 Tips for Analysing a Tender Request
A great tender opportunity has come up and you think you have a shot at winning it. Read on to find out exactly what to do next.
Posted: 19/03/19 16:57 Reading Tender Documents - What's Important?
Awarded contract information can be extremely useful data to help your business understand your market and your competitors, get alerted of awarded tenders with Australian Tenders today!
Posted: 01/02/19 09:26 Awarded Contract Info: How It Helps
Are you thinking about a new business venture? Stumbled across the word “tendering” recently and wondering how it will help your business grow? Maybe you’re a tender veteran and wondering whether...
Posted: 11/12/18 14:13 Why Tender? Benefits of Tendering in 2021
When you find tenders that might be right for you, how do you proceed to the next stage? The answer requires strategic thinking. We've created a a few questions and a simple chart to help...
Posted: 30/11/18 08:48 Is this tender right for me? Use our Tender Decision Chart as your guide.
Have you have put a mammoth effort into a tender response, then wondered why you weren't shortlisted, or selected? And worse - you knew you could complete the job being tendered with no problems?...
Posted: 11/09/18 10:23 Tendering Mistakes: Top 10 ways to lose a tender
A new government strategy for WA industry launched on October 1 2018 aiming to provide local businesses with full, fair and reasonable opportunity to access and win State Government supply...
Posted: 21/08/18 13:53 WA Industry Participation Strategy launched
How often do you want to download a tender document only to be asked to log in or register? Do you almost weep as you hit the ‘forgot my password’ link and wait for that reminder email?
Posted: 01/08/18 12:31 Downloading Tender Docs: Helpful tools for Suppliers
A tender is a formal offer to perform work in return for payment. Payment may be in the form of a fixed price or via a schedule of rates. Work may include the supply of goods or services or both....
Posted: 21/02/18 09:00 What is a tender opportunity?
Do you ever see a tender that you think could be a good one…but you’re not quite sure? To be ready for any tender that ticks all the boxes, first have a clear picture of those boxes. Know the...
Posted: 28/11/17 07:00 Tender Ready: Kick Goals in 2018 With a Fresh Look at Your Business
How do you win tenders? Winning tenders involves far more than submitting the lowest price with a nice covering letter. Winning tenders is a bit like passing an exam, you need to be prepared, read...
Posted: 31/10/17 08:54 How to Win Tender Bids
The Queensland Government introduced a new procurement policy which came into effect on 1 September 2017 which will provide a significant advantage to local suppliers looking for Queensland...
Posted: 25/10/17 13:16 New Queensland Government Procurement Policy - An Overview
The Queensland Government has introduced a local benefits test as part of it's new procurement policy which came into effect on 1 September 2017. Local suppliers, especially those in remote and...
Posted: 25/10/17 12:43 Local Benefits Test - Make the Most of Queensland's New Procurement Policy
Tendering is a great way to increase your bottom line and get new work. The process can be daunting but following these tried and tested tips will help you in your quest to win.
Posted: 20/09/17 10:41 Tendering Tips - Top 10
An Expression of Interest (EOI) is to gauge interest in tendering. It's an approach to market for organisations or individuals to express an interest in providing particular goods or services.
Posted: 18/09/17 12:09 What is an Expression of Interest?
Who won that tender? One way of staying in the loop with the tendering process is keeping an eye on who is winning which tenders in your industry.
Posted: 29/08/17 15:08 Awarded Tenders - Who Won?
How the Western Australian Government buys your services - all about open tenders, common use arrangements and more.The Western Australian Government buys goods and services for around $14 billion...
Posted: 23/08/17 14:47 WA Government Tenders and Procurement Guide - Easy to Understand
Create unlimited alerts for tenders, contracts, subcontracts and awarded jobs with Australian Tenders.
Posted: 17/08/17 11:45 Tenders and Contracts Straight to Your Inbox
Improve your next subcontractor bid and win more jobs. Understanding why contractors win or lose and how a primary contractor makes a choice will get you working the jobs you want.
Posted: 16/08/17 16:34 How To Win Subcontractor Jobs
Competing for Government tenders can build a significant pipeline of revenue for your business. In this blog, we will share some resources to help you win Government contracts.
Posted: 03/08/17 10:28 Government Tenders: Resources to Help Win
Posted: 01/08/17 08:32 What is tendering, and where do I start?
The following detail was written by a tender expert Celia Jordaan. She explains the important details and insights to understanding the basics of procurement.
Posted: 29/02/16 06:20 The Basics of Procurement Explained to a 7 Year Old