Contract: Cth tender ID CN3668489

The request was partially successful.

Dear Australian Taxation Office,

Please provide all documents relating to the Open Tender of and contract for Management Advisory Services by the ATO awarded to Boston Consulting Group ("BCG') including documents relating to the :

1. calling of the tender
2. the contract awarded to BCG (please provide a copy)
3. any technical specifications or requirements issued by the ATO in relation to the tender or contract

The following references on AusTender may be helpful:

CN ID: CN3668489
ATM ID: FIN15BPAM3290
SON ID: SON3305648

Agency Reference ID: 5600001165

Given the large amount of public money associated with this tender (>$2m), I ask that a public interest in the transparency of this matter be recognised; and the ordinarily applicable FOI fee be consequently waived.

Yours faithfully,

John Smith

FOI, Australian Taxation Office

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Yours faithfully,
 
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Dear FOI Applicant,
 
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Yours faithfully,
 
FOI Team
 

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Dear FOI,

I seek an internal review of the decision 1-LK5B4EE.

There may indeed have not been an open tender, but I asked for:

2. the contract awarded to BCG (please provide a copy)
3. any technical specifications or requirements issued by the ATO in relation to the tender or contract.”

and neither of those documents I requested within the scope of my FOI request, were conditional upon those documents being procured through open tender.

Please provide those documents through FOI.

Frankly, I don't care if you or your department regards those documents as 'confidential' or not, please evaluate whether or not you are able to release those documents to me under the decision making criteria specified in the freedom of information act.

Given the large sums involved, and the extremely limited information available about this contract on AusTender, it would clearly be in the public interest, (I would argue), to have the documents specified above released in the interests of expenditure oversight.

Yours sincerely,

John Smith

Dear FOI,

Further, I have no interest in corresponding with your organization through any medium other than through publicly visible email.

Yours sincerely,

John Smith

FOI, Australian Taxation Office

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Dear FOI Applicant,
 
Please see attachment.
 
 
Yours faithfully,
 
FOI Team
 
 

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FOI, Australian Taxation Office

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Dear FOI Applicant,
 
Please see attachment.
 
 
 
Yours faithfully,
 
FOI Team
 
 

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