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VicForests opens tender process for new Bairnsdale seedling nursery

VicForests has secured funding from the Victorian Government to build a 5M capacity seedling nursery.  A lease for land has been signed with East Gippsland Water at its 145 Holloway Road, Bairnsdale site. Now VicForests is tendering for planning, design, construction and commissioning of the project. Source: Timberbiz

The procurement delivery model will be design and construct utilising a two-stage process comprising an initial request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from which shortlisted parties may be invited to participate in a competitive Request For Tender (RFT).

Local Jobs First and Social Procurement requirements will form part of this tender.

VicForests value-for-money considerations encompass competitive pricing combined with opportunities to deliver social and sustainable outcomes that benefit the Victorian community, aligned to the Victorian Government’s Social Procurement Framework.

Expressions Of Interest will be registered through the Buying For Victoria e-tendering portal at