Employment Services Purchasing Information

The Department of Jobs and Small Business (the Department) undertakes a range of purchasing activities for employment services.

Information about current activities is provided below.

Purchasing activity information will be available from 9.00am (Canberra time) on the day of release.

Request for Tender for the Transition Services Panel 2018–2020

Applications for the Request for Tender for the Transition Services Panel 2018–2020 are now closed.

The Department sought responses to this Request for Tender from Respondents to be part of the Transition Services Panel 2018–2020. The Transition Services Panel will deliver skills and training support to retrenched workers under the Australian Government’s Stronger Transitions package.

Further information is available on the Request for Tender for the Transition Services Panel 2018–2020 page.

Closed: Friday 18 May 2018 at 5.00pm (Canberra time)

Request for Proposal for the Career Transition Assistance (CTA) Trial 2018–2020

Applications for the Request for Proposal for the Career Transition Assistance Trial 2018–2020 are now closed.

The Department sought responses to this Request for Proposal from Respondents who were interested in delivering the Career Transition Assistance (CTA) program trial from 2 July 2018 to 26 June 2020.

Further information is available on the Request for Proposal for the Career Transition Assistance (CTA) Trial 2018–2020 page.

Closed: Monday 19 February 2018 at 12.00 noon (Canberra time)

Request for Tender for ParentsNext 2018–2021

Applications for the Request for Tender for ParentsNext 2018–2021 are now closed.

ParentsNext is a pre-employment program that aims to help parents with young children to plan and prepare for employment once their youngest child reaches school age. It has been operating in ten locations across Australia since April 2016. It has engaged thousands of parents and had a positive impact on their lives and those of their young children.

Further information can be found on the Request for Tender for ParentsNext 2018–2021 page.

Closed: Monday 18 December 2017 at 5.00 pm (Canberra time)

Request for Tender for the Time to Work Employment Service 2018–2021

Applications for the Request for Tender for the Time to Work Employment Service 2018–2021 are now closed.

The Time to Work Employment Service is a new employment service targeted at sentenced adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners. The program will offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with assistance to transition from prison to employment by preparing them for employment post-release.

Further information can be found on the Request for Tender for the Time to Work Employment Service 2018–2021 page.

Closed: Monday 6 November 2017 at 12.00 noon (Canberra time)

For enquiries contact the Employment Services Purchasing Hotline by email (espurchasing@jobs.gov.au) or phone on 1300 733 514.