Approach to Market documents relating to AusTender

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Interested Australian Citizen

Dear Department of Finance,

Would you please provide full copies of the following Approaches to Market (ATM) documents which the AusTender website references for the contracts awarded to Gruden Pty Ltd by Department of Finance.

Specifically, I would like to see the documentation provided by the Department of Finance for these Approaches to Market, including the requirements, and anything else provided to the prospective suppliers. I am not interested in any responses from any supplier back to the Department, only the Department's documents that were produced approaching the market related to these ATMs.

ATM References
FIN15BPAM3248
FIN16GC22APR
FINAT2016/05
FIN16GCSW1204
FIN15BPAM3255
FIN15BPAM3109
FINBPAM2661
FIN14BPAM2271
FIN14BPAM2270

Yours faithfully,
Interested Australian Citizen

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Freedom of Information Request – FOI 23-24/187

Thank you for your email to the Department of Finance (Finance) requesting
access to the following documents under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (FOI Act):

Full copies of the following Approaches to Market (ATM) documents which
the AusTender website references for the contracts awarded to Gruden Pty
Ltd by Department of Finance.

Specifically, I would like to see the documentation provided by the
Department of Finance for these Approaches to Market, including the
requirements, and anything else provided to the prospective suppliers. I
am not interested in any responses from any supplier back to the
Department, only the Department's documents that were produced approaching
the market related to these ATMs.

·         ATM References

·         FIN15BPAM3248

·         FIN16GC22APR

·         FINAT2016/05

·         FIN16GCSW1204

·         FIN15BPAM3255

·         FIN15BPAM3109

·         FINBPAM2661

·         FIN14BPAM2271

·         FIN14BPAM2270

 

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