Industry

How to get involved

Procurement

The procurement for the delivery of North East Link has now commenced.

Primary Package – Invitation for Expressions of Interest (EOI)

The North East Link Authority, on behalf of the Victorian Government, invites suitably qualified respondents to submit EOIs to deliver the Primary Package of North East Link.

Procured as an availability public private partnership, the Primary Package presents an outstanding opportunity for the private sector to partner with the State to deliver the most complex elements of North East Link, including the construction of 6 kilometres of twin tunnel, submission of a concept design for aspects of North East Link and on-going responsibility for operating and maintaining the entire North East Link corridor.

The Invitation for EOI for the Primary Package has been released on the Buying for Victoria Supplier Portal (formerly Tenders VIC).

All enquiries and clarification questions in relation to the Primary Package Invitation for EOI should be emailed to: NELA-Primarypackage@northeastlink.vic.gov.au

Early Works – Invitation for EOI

The North East Link Authority, on behalf of the Victorian Government, invites suitably qualified respondents to submit EOIs to deliver the Early Works for North East Link.

Key objectives for the carrying out of the Early Works are to:

  • minimise critical interfaces to de-risk North East Link; and
  • facilitate efficient and value for money delivery for North East Link by undertaking critical enabling works before the Primary Package and Secondary Packages commence.

The State is proposing to appoint a Managing Contractor to assist it to further develop and, subject to the State determining to proceed to delivery, to deliver the Early Works.

The Invitation for EOI for the Early Works has been released on the Buying for Victoria Supplier Portal (formerly Tenders VIC).

All enquiries and clarification questions in relation to the Early Works Invitation for EOI should be emailed to: NELA-Earlyworks@northeastlink.vic.gov.au

Continued Market Engagement

We are continuing to engage with market participants on various issues relevant for future procurements and the Project more generally.

Participants who have registered in previous rounds of the market engagement will automatically be included in our market engagement process and will continue to be given access to Project information in the Project data room.

New participants also can register their interest by sending an email to NELA.business@northeastlink.vic.gov.au

Probity

RSM Australia has been appointed as the Probity Advisor for North East Link and will be overseeing the market engagement. Any queries of a probity nature from market engagement participants can be directed, on a confidential basis, to:

Michael Shatter, Director
RSM Australia
E: michael.shatter@rsm.com.au
M: +61 3 9286 8166

ICN Gateway Company Registration

Local suppliers and contractors that would not be part of a consortia directly tendering for the North East Link can continue to register their details on the ICN Gateway and these details can then be passed on to potential tendering organisations after the procurement process for North East Link has commenced.