Do tender practices differ across government jurisdictions?

Today we welcome Deirdre Diamante, Principal of MIA, to outline some of the features of the recently updated suite of government tender documents.

If you are experienced in tendering for one government jurisdiction then you will have the skills needed to tender effectively for other governments. While there are some key differences in how different governments tender, there are many more similarities.

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Contractor Prequalification Schemes – Discover the hidden advantages for your SME

Contractor Prequalification Schemes – Discover the hidden advantages for your SME

Contractor prequalification is a relatively new phenomenon in Australia. As a result many are not yet aware of it or how to take advantage of the substantial opportunities it may provide to the savvy small business contractor.

To complicate matters, there are a number of players in the market- both local and international- including Avetta (formerly PICS) (PICS Auditing), Greencap (Formerly CM3), iPro Live, Rapid Induct and Pegasus, to name a few. And more are entering the industry all the time. How to make sense of it all?

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What you need to know about the Victorian Government’s market approach templates

Today we welcome Deirdre Diamante, Principal of MIA Consulting Services, to outline some of the features of the recently updated suite of government tender documents.

It’s a fact of business that even with the best price or capability, unless you tender well and demonstrate your capabilities to government you may not win the tender. This means that suppliers should be familiar with the government’s tender documents, and any updates to these.

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Deciphering government language in tenders

Today we welcome Deirdre Diamante, Principal of MIA Consulting Services, to decode the terminology typically used in government tender documents.

At a recent Winning Government Business workshop, an attendee stated that it’s easier to respond to a tender question when you can interpret what government means… But how do you interpret what government means?

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