Procurement & tenders

Local Buy

Local Buy is the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) procurement services company.

Local Buy develops contractual arrangements for use by Queensland councils and government entities, eliminating the need for government authorities to establish their own supply contracts.  A contract established by Local Buy enables councils and government entities to purchase a diverse range of goods and services from Local Buy contractors - without the need to seek tenders or quotes.

You can view Local Buy procurement opportunities, download tender documents and lodge tender submissions at the Local Buy website.

Supplier information

The Standard Terms and Conditions ( PDF, 0.32 MB ) govern the purchase of goods and/or services by Cairns Regional Council. These are the Standard Terms and Conditions referred to in Council's Purchase Orders and apply to any contract entered into by Council and a Supplier, unless other terms and conditions are specifically agreed at time of contract award.  By accepting to supply the items described in a Council Purchase Order, Suppliers agree to be bound by and accept these Terms and Conditions.

PSA 2614 – Supply and Delivery of Stormwater Pipes, Box Culverts and Pre-Cast Concrete Products
Contact name: Bronwyn Sinclair

Other info:
Please register or login to Council's online e-procurement system, TenderLink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns, to download the tender documents. There is no charge to register or to download the documents. Tender submissions are to be lodged by uploading to Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns.

Contact email: tender@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3596
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Wednesday 04 Oct 2017 More
Expression of Interest for Contract 75502 - Construction of a New Water Laboratory
Contact name: Paul Fisher

Other info:
Please register as a potential supplier on Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns to download the documents. There is no charge to register or to download the documents. Tenders are to be lodged on Council's online e-procurement system, Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns. Site Visit: Respondents are requested to attend a site inspection on Monday 18 September at 9.30am which will be held at the existing Council Water Laboratory, MacNamara Street Lot 556, Cairns. Attendance at this meeting to discuss the Expression of Interest is not mandatory, but is highly recommended.

Contact email: cw&wadmin@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 8230
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Wednesday 04 Oct 2017 More
RFQ0085 - Experience CPAC & MMP - Video Production
Contact name: Kain Shepherd

Other info:
Please register or login to Council's online e-procurement system, TenderLink, to download the tender documents. There is no charge to register or to download the documents. Tender submissions are to be lodged by uploading to Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns.

Contact email: tender@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4032 6628
Website Link: www.tenderlink.com/cairns.
Closing date & time: 09:00am Wednesday 11 Oct 2017 More
Contract 2626 - Operation and management of the Marlin Coast Recreation Centre
Contact name: Kristy Nicolaou

Other info:
Please register or login to Council's online e-procurement system, TenderLink, to download the tender documents. There is no charge to register or to download the documents. Tender submissions are to be lodged by uploading to Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns.

Contact email: k.nicolaou@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3086
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 14:30pm Friday 13 Oct 2017 More
Expression of Interest - Get involved with the 2018 Commonwealth Games Festival
Contact name: Jess Trolvi

Other info:
Its time to get involved in the 2018 Commonmwealth Games Festival. Applications are currently open for local participants in a range of fields who can bring new ideas and work collaboratively with Cultural Services and other artists to create the LiveSite.

Contact email: J.trolvi@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3471
Website Link: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/whats-on/gc2018
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Monday 16 Oct 2017 More
Contract 75497 - PCW18001 Supply, Delivery and Installation of a Discrete Analyser
Contact name: Stephanie Kinnane

Other info:
Please register or login to Council's online e-procurement system, TenderLink, to download the tender documents. There is no charge to register or to download the documents. Tender submissions are to be lodged by uploading to Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns.

Contact email: cw&wadmin@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 8230
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 More