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Issued By Douglas Shire Council
Significant Procurement Activity
Tender State
Tender Code
Contract Number
Opening Date
1 February 2019 09:30 AM
Closing Date
20 February 2019 02:00 PM
Inland water transport of passengers by ferry
South East Queensland
Darling Downs
South West Queensland
Wide Bay North Burnett
Central Queensland
North Queensland
Far North Queensland
Western Queensland
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Councils
Central Australia - Alice Springs
Arnhem Land
Barkly - Tennant Creek



  • Michael Kriedemann
  • Office: +61 (07) 40999444
  • Lloyd Nunns
  • Office: +61 (07) 40999505
  • Office: +61 (07) 40999444


*** SIGNIFICANT PROCUREMENT ACTIVITY ***  Advice notification only - expected EOI release February 2019

This notice is to give early advice and notification to suppliers in regards to the below procurement which will be released to the market in the next few months. 

No documentation or further advice is currently available.

Douglas Shire Council – 2019-068 Daintree River Ferry Contract


The current Daintree River Ferry Services contract commenced on 1 July 2006 and is due to expire on 30 June 2021.  To ensure a seamless transition from the current contract to a new contract, sufficient time has to be allowed for potential service providers to submit their tender and to ensure any vessel is ready to commence operations  by 1 July 2021. 

To facilitate this end result it is planned to be in a position to invite Expressions of Interest in February 2019 and Tender submissions by no later than 30 June 2019 and to award the contract by no later than 31 December 2019. 

It is expected that this would allow the successful tenderer to implement all necessary arrangements to effect a seamless transition to the new contract.

The Scope of the contract is yet to be finalised, but is expected to be outcome focussed, performance based in nature.

Please use the online question forum in regards to this notification. Early market engagement is encouraged.


Online Tender Forum 

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