Procurement and 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

These Standard Terms and Conditions 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.

Contract 75471 - Construction of Rising Main TB1
Contact name: Paul Fisher

Other info:
Please register as a potential supplier on Council's online e-procurement system, 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 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 28 Mar 2017 More
Contract 55278 - Lake Street Carpark Building Upgrade
Contact name: Contract 55278 - Lake Street Carpark Building Upgrade

Other info:
Mandatory site inspection: Monday 27 March, at 10 am Please register as a potential supplier on Council's online e-procurement system, 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 Tenderlink - www.tenderlink.com/cairns/

Contact email: cpdtenders@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3486
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Tuesday 04 Apr 2017 More
Contract 2597 – Request for Information - Integrated Council business systems
Contact name: Mark Riches

Other info:
Documents available from www.tenderlink.com/cairns/ Please register as a potential supplier on Tenderlink 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.

Contact email: m.riches@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3122
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Tuesday 11 Apr 2017 More
Get involved with the 2017 Cairns Festival - Performers, Facilitators and Sponsors
Contact name: Claire Heathcock

Other info:
It is time to get involved in the 2017 Cairns Festival. Applications are currently open for local musicians, performers, multicultural groups, workshop facilitators and artists. Cairns Festival is also seeking sponsors to support the 2017 program. If you would like to be involved please visit www.cairnsfest.com.au for more information.

Contact email: c.heathcock@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3594
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Thursday 13 Apr 2017 More
Contract 75469 - Collection of Household Hazardous Waste
Contact name: Sam Kay-Spratley

Other info:
Pre-Tender Briefing: 23rd March 2017 at 2:00pm AEST at Council Chambers, Level 2, Dillon Room. 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.

Contact email: tenderlink.wasteservices@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 8210
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Tuesday 18 Apr 2017 More
Contract 2593 - Provision of Cash Collection Services
Contact name: Julia Deleyev

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/

Contact email: tender@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 07 4044 3204
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Thursday 20 Apr 2017 More
Contract 2598 - Preferred Supplier Arrangement for Supply and Spray Herbicide
Contact name: Procurement

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/

Contact email: tenders@cairns.qld.gov.au
Contact number: 4044 3014
Website Link:
Closing date & time: 16:30pm Thursday 20 Apr 2017 More