Top Tenders to Watch

Navigating through the world of tenders is often a complicated task for those looking to reach out to the public sector. Finding the right tender can make your next financial quarter, or possibly set you in good stead for the year ahead. Whether you are looking to expand into unknown territory or continue to replenish your traditional supply chain it is essential to look beyond the here and now, and research into tender trends.

Defining new areas of investment involves both an understanding of the Australian public sector and of the tender process. To give a little assistance on the matter A-ZGovBIZ has supplied a detailed shortlist of the top 4 tender areas to watch.

1. Large Defence Tenders

The Department of Defence continues to pay out a large sum of money for a variety of tenders, with $1, 056, 157 released this month already, across areas including education services, security, aircraft materials and more.

2. Comprehensive Health Services for Aged Care

Australia’s aged care boom is creating a number of tenders across hospitals and care facilities. The Department of Health and Aging and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs are calling for a variety of private sector skills, from aged care economic modelling to IT services and education services.

3. Information Technology Consultation Services

Are you in the business of technology building? If so, the good news is a variety of Australian government bodies want to engage with your services. Recent tenders that have been released to suppliers, or are still looking for suppliers, include ATO Diagnostic Review of Application Testing Capability, Airservices Australia Desktop Modernisation Project, or the the Enterprise Business Systems Tender for the Bureau of Meteorology.

4. eHealth

Over the last month The Department of Health and Aging has released 3 tenders in relation to eHealth, with a total value of $318, 967. A leading-edge technology for setting records online, the system allows health practitioners to access medical files and, as the eHealth website describes, ‘provide you with the best possible care’.


Michael Bleakley is a journalist, communicator and marketing professional of 25 years. His career began in his early 20’s publishing tech magazines for education. Michael’s career then moved into online and book publishing for a global business publisher, then finally into database publishing and marketing at A-ZGovBIZ.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *