Tenders, expressions of interest and grants

Open tenders

View current tenders

To download tender documents, you'll need to register with Tenderlink. Registration is free.

Tenders will be called when it is anticipated that expenditure will be greater than $250,000 (including GST) over the life of the contract.

More about the tender process

Submitting your tender

When submitting a tender of Council there are some important points to remember:

  • Read through the tender schedule instructions carefully.
  • Give yourself plenty of time to submit. We suggest uploading your submission several hours before the 2pm deadline.
  • Ask questions – contact us on 4921 0333 or email your questions to tenders@lakemac.nsw.gov.au.
  • Contact Tenderlink on 1800 233 533 if you need assistance uploading your submission.

Doing business with Council

We are committed to undertake procurement activities in a fair and ethical manner, and to ensure that the best value for money is obtained. All our procurement activities are conducted in accordance with our Procurement Policy and Business Ethics Policy.

Methods of procurement

We are required to conduct procurement activities according to the following thresholds:

  • Under $10,000: verbal or written quotation(s) if appropriate
  • $10,000 - $50,000: a minimum of two written quotations
  • $50,000 - $250,000: a minimum of three written quotations or public quotation process, dependent on complexity
  • More than $250,000: formal tender process

We utilise a number of procurement tools to promote public tenders, such as VendorPanel, Tenderlink and aggregators. If you are interested in doing business with Council, we encourage you to register with the above online tools to learn more about upcoming procurement activities.

Working with Council

We generally need our suppliers to meet the following requirements:

  • $20 million Public Liability Insurance
  • Workers Compensation Insurance for all employees
  • other insurances where appropriate
  • documented Work Health and Safety management system

You can browse our current property and purchasing contracts via our Contracts Register.

 

Expressions of interest

EOI Wangi Library Creative Hub public artworks

Council is seeking expressions of interest from Hunter based artists to create engaging public artworks that activate the soon to be launched Wangi Library Creative Hub, 295 Watkins Rd, Wangi Wangi NSW 2267.

The opportunities available include:

  1. Side wall of neighbouring building (VITA cafe and restaurant), $5000 budget
  2. Front wall of Wangi Library Creative Hub, $4400 budget
  3. Book bin, $600 budget

Download the information package(PDF, 825KB). Applications close 28 April 2021.

Apply online

Grants and funding assistance

We provide a range of financial assistance programs to support community groups and organisations that add social, economic or environmental benefits to our City.

  View current grants