Senate Order on Departmental and Agency Contracts Listing

Listing Relating to the Period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Departmental and Agency Contracts entered into by Geoscience Australia which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more and which:

  1. Have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2013; or
  2. which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2013.

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract. The reasons for such clauses include:

  • Ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; or
  • protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

Estimated cost of complying with this Order (this report only): $1,320.
Basis of method used to estimate the cost – staff involved in preparing the report were asked to estimate the time taken to provide the relevant information. The total cost reflects these estimates and includes all staff on-costs such as salary, superannuation, Comcare premium, staff training, long service leave (non-cash) provision, overtime and higher duties, together with the cost of legal advice obtained in relation to complying with this advice.

Confidentiality reason codes

Reason for identifying confidentiality Provision for confidentiality of information in the contract Provision for confidentiality of information obtained or generated as a result of performance of the contract
Costing/Profit information A(i) not applicable
Intellectual Property A(ii) B(ii)
Privacy Act 1988 A(iii) B(iii)
Public interest A(iv) B(iv)
Statutory secrecy provisions A(v) B(v)
Artistic, literary or cultural secrets not applicable B(vi)
Other - Disclosure would reveal trade secrets which are judged to have the potential to cause detriment to the contractor. A(vii) B(vii)
Other - Standard provisions of grant agreement and broad project details (amount, recipient, project description) are not confidential under the contract. The Commonwealth is required to take reasonable measures to protect confidentiality of information that is provided by the grantee and is marked confidential. These provisions protect commercially sensitive information of a party. A(viii) B(viii)
Other - Standard provisions of funding agreement contract are not confidential. Other information will only be confidential under the contract if it is by its nature confidential or designated as such by the Commonwealth. Information that is confidential under the contract can be disclosed if required by law. These provisions protect commercially sensitive information of a party. A(ix) B(ix)
Other - Grant Agreement does not impose confidentiality obligations in respect of the terms of the agreement or project details. Information obtained during audit or review of a project is not to be disclosed unless required by law. This provision protects commercially sensitive information of a party. A(x) B(x)
Other - Contract contains Commercial-in-Confidence information. A(xi) B(xi)
Other - Details of contract are confidential but can be released for auditing, complying with the law and to Federal Parliament. A(xii) B(xii)

Geoscience Australia Contracts over $100,000 1 January 2013 – 31 December 2013

Contractor Subject Matter Amount of Consideration ($) Start Date End Date Whether contract contains provisions requiring the parties to maintain confidentiality of
any of its
provisions (Y/N)
Whether contract contains other requirements of confidentiality (Y/N) Reason(s)
3D-GEO PTY LTD Provision of Basins Analysis Services $722,700 20-Dec-13 09-May-14 Y N B(iv)
AAM Pty Limited Acquisition of LiDAR Imagery and Derived Products for the Macintyre area $826,650 13-Oct-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
ActewAGL Gas supply $429,000 01-Jan-12 31-Dec-14 N N NA
Addeco Australia Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Software Engineer $215,545 06-Mar-13 24-Dec-13 N N NA
Aerodata Australia Pty Ltd Acquisition of LiDAR Imagery and Derived Products for the Middle Darling $615,526 23-Oct-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Aerodata Australia Pty Ltd Acquisition of LiDAR Imagery and Derived Products for the Upper Darling $1,001,645 02-Oct-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Atlas Geophysics Pty Ltd Acquisition, processing and supply of gravity data on the Southern Wiso Basin Gravity Survey $328,724 05-Jul-13 06-Sep-13 N N NA
Atlas Geophysics Pty Ltd Acquisition, processing and supply of gravity data on the Esperance Gravity Survey $424,490 02-Jul-13 03-Sep-13 N N NA
Atlas Geophysics Pty Ltd Acquisition and Supply of Gravity Data to Southern McArthur Basin Gravity Survey 2013 $437,960 14-Oct-13 09-Dec-13 N N NA
Atlas Geophysics Pty Ltd Acquisition and Supply of Gravity Data to Goldfields Gravity Survey 2013 $466,400 18-Oct-13 31-Jan-14 N N NA
Aurec Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Web Support $210,612 05-May-10 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Aurec Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Network Administrator $224,620 21-Jan-13 24-Dec-13 N N NA
Aurec Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Storage Architect / Senior Storage Implementation Engineer $412,375 15-Oct-12 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Aurec Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Software Tester $565,254 05-Sep-11 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Aurion Corporation Pty Ltd Human Resource Management Information System $520,368 01-Sep-11 31-Aug-15 N N NA
Australian Satellite Communication Services Pty Ltd Provision of Remote VSAT Telecommunication Services $387,310 13-Dec-10 13-Dec-15 N N NA
Australian Satellite Communications Pty Ltd Contract for the provision of Remote Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Telecommunication Services $300,000 07-Nov-13 07-Nov-16 N N NA
Bayernfonds Australien 2 Pty Ltd (REAL I.S.) Lease - for the GA Building $779,982,674 01-Jun-00 31-May-30 N N NA
Canberra Data Centre Canberra Data Centre Lease $1,648,478 01-Nov-13 30-Jun-17 N N NA
Centre for Appropriate Technology Incorporated Alice Springs site licence $619,661 01-Sep-10 01-Oct-20 N N NA
Clarius Group Limited Short Term Personnel - Python/Java Developer $159,852 25-Feb-13 24-Dec-13 N N NA
Clarius Group Limited Short Term Personnel - Software Engineer $159,852 22-Apr-13 24-Dec-13 N N NA
Clarius Group Limited Short Term Personnel - Business Analyst $166,783 16-Apr-13 24-Dec-13 N N NA
Complete Office Supplies Pty Ltd Provision of Stationery Office Services $408,094 20-Dec-12 07-Mar-15 N N NA
Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information Feature Extraction from Multi-source Airborne and Space-borne Imaging and Ranging Data $110,000 01-Jul-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information Development of Analysis Centre Software $396,000 25-Jun-13 30-Jun-15 N N NA
Daishsat Pty Ltd Acquisition and Supply of Gravity Data to Woomera Prohibited Area Gravity Survey 2013 $1,793,170 17-May-13 22-Nov-13 N N NA
Data #3 Limited Microsoft Software maintenance - Volume Sourcing Agreement $428,968 01-Jul-13 30-Jun-16 N N NA
EBSCO Information Services Australia Ebsco Journal Subscription renewal $195,800 01-Jul-13 30-Jun-14 N Y NA
Elsevier BV ScienceDirect e-journal renewal $314,590 17-Sep-12 31-Dec-14 N N NA
EOS Space Systems Pty Limited Facilities Management Contract - Operation of Rebuilt Mt Stromlo Facility $7,464,489 08-Sep-03 30-Nov-14 N N NA
ERM Power Retail Pty Ltd Electricity Supply to GA $3,520,000 01-Jul-11 30-Jun-15 N N NA
ESRI Australia ESRI Enterprise Licence $2,277,000 01-Jul-12 30-Jun-15 N N NA
Ethan Group Pty Limited HP Blade Chassis $123,709 04-Sep-13 30-Oct-14 N N NA
Ethan Group Pty Limited HP Network Switches $159,408 22-Oct-13 30-Nov-13 N N NA
Ethan Group Pty Limited HP servers (3 x rack; 2 x blade) $204,351 22-Oct-13 30-Nov-13 N N NA
Ethan Group Pty Limited Provision of Servers $267,330 14-May-13 13-May-14 N N NA
Ethan Group Pty Limited Network Equipment for the Gateway Migration Project $399,944 09-May-13 08-May-14 N N NA
FrOG Tech Pty Limited Full Sequence Stratigraphers - interpretation of seismic and key well datasets in the Browse Basin $232,760 05-Nov-13 31-Mar-14 N N NA
Frontier Group Australia Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Business & System Analyst $187,621 18-Jul-11 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Frontier Group Australia Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Linux Administrator/Solution Design $276,120 26-Nov-12 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd Electromagnetic Survey - Albany to Esperance $906,505 04-Mar-13 27-May-13 N N NA
Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd Acquisition, processing and supply of Airborne electromagnetic data - Capricorn Region EM survey $2,774,200 11-Oct-13 23-May-14 N N NA
Fugro Seismic Imaging Pty Ltd Well-Based Feasibility Study and Stimultaneous AVO Inversion $102,949 30-Jan-13 31-May-13 N N NA
Fugro Spatial Solutions Pty Ltd National Elevation Data Framework Portal Enhancement 2013 $123,176 29-Apr-13 28-Jun-13 N N NA
Fugro Spatial Solutions Pty Ltd Acquisition of SPOT 5 and/or SPOT 6 Archive Data Over SE Asia $131,759 23-May-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
Geocap AS Produce and fast track critical enhancements in Geocap Shelf/UNCLOS Geoscientific software product $132,000 08-Feb-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
Geoimage Pty Ltd Acquisition of WorldView-2 (New & Archival) Imagery for LOSAMBA $100,100 11-May-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
Geoimage Pty Ltd Acquisition of WV2 Imagery over QLD Reefs for LOSAMBA $103,135 10-Sep-13 31-May-13 N N NA
Geoimage Pty Ltd Acquisition of SPOT 5 and/or SPOT 6 Archive Data Over SE Asia $406,184 23-May-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
Geokinetics (Australasia) Pty Ltd" Southeastern Mount Isa Deep Crustal Seismic Survey $4,164,512 04-Nov-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Geokinetics (Australasia) Pty Ltd" Panel Order - Eucla – Gawler Deep Crustal Seismic Survey $4,238,366 04-Nov-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Geometry Pty Ltd Development and deployment of system functions to replace the Australian Spatial Data Directory $173,800 09-Dec-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
GeoniX Pty Ltd T/a MALA Australia Supply, Support and Training in the use of a Ground Penetrating Radar System $120,283 14-Jun-13 13-Jun-14 N N NA
Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd Acquisition of SPOT 5 and/or SPOT 6 Archive Data $281,656 23-May-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
GPX Surveys Pty Ltd Menzies North Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric Survey (2013-1123) $1,122,704 05-Aug-13 27-Jan-14 N N NA
Greythorn Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Python/Java Developer $212,850 01-Mar-13 24-Dec-13 N N NA
Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited Short Term Personnel - Snr Unix Consultant/Technical Team Lead $194,898 27-Feb-13 20-Dec-13 N N NA
Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited Short Term Personnel - Microsoft Windows Server Administrator $513,174 27-Feb-12 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Hitachi Data Systems Australia Pty Limited DR and DMZ Upgrade Project $142,833 29-Oct-13 30-Nov-13 N N NA
Hitachi Data Systems Australia Pty Limited GA Storage Upgrade December 2013 $749,228 25-Nov-13 31-Jan-14 N N NA
Hitachi Data Systems Australia Pty Limited Quantum StorNext Maintenance (HW & SW) renewal $141,166 09-Jan-13 08-Jan-14 N N NA
Hitachi Data Systems Australia Pty Limited Hardware and software maintenance support $292,986 01-Apr-13 31-Mar-14 N N NA
Infront Systems Pty Ltd VMWare ELA procurement - Enterprise Agreement $450,187 01-Jul-13 30-Jun-15 N N NA
Interaction Consulting Group Pty Ltd Provision of Supervisory and Management Development Programs $825,000 08-May-13 30-Jun-16 N N NA
Intergraph Corporation Pty Ltd Intergraph Software Maintenance $118,800 01-Jan-13 31-Dec-13 N N NA
Intrepid Geophysics Pty Ltd Development of a Geomodeller Plug-in to GA’s World Wind 3D Data Viewer $131,185 01-Jul-13 30-Jun-16 N N NA
J.L Johnson and R.W Johnson Project Director, Rabaul Volcanological Observatory Twinning Program $481,646 28-Apr-10 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Ladoo Pty Ltd Online Presence Stream 1 $528,022 18-Dec-13 17-Jun-14 N N NA
Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd 140 x Lenovo ThinkCentre M82 Desktops & 40 x Lenovo ThinkStation E31 $158,226 23-Apr-13 15-May-13 N N NA
Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd 100 x Lenovo ThinkCentre M82 Desktops & 100 x Lenovo ThinkStation E31 Workstations $219,208 26-Mar-13 15-May-13 N N NA
Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd 131 x Lenovo ThinkCentre M82 Desktops & 130 x Lenovo ThinkStation E31 $285,676 27-May-13 17-Jun-13 N N NA
Lockheed Martin Australia Pty Ltd Provision of Catalogue Software $435,346 19-Jun-13 18-Jun-14 N N NA
Macquarie Telecom Pty Ltd Provision of Internet Gateway $2,516,998 12-Oct-13 12-Oct-18 N N NA
Mock, Colleen Maree T/a BiblioAnalysis Australian Geoscience Literature Indexing Services $303,371 10-Feb-10 21-Feb-14 N N NA
National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) - Australian National University Membership of the National Computational Infrastructure Project $550,000 20-Jun-13 31-Dec-15 N N NA
Nextgen Networks Pty Ltd Delivery of IBNC WAN Links $867,587 25-Mar-13 24-Mar-16 N N NA
Oakton Services Pty Ltd Provision of Internal Audit Services $446,160 01-Jul-10 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Optus Networks Limited Delivery of Mobile Carriage, Blackberry, Data Services $440,000 17-Oct-12 16-Oct-15 N N NA
Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Ltd Software Licence renewal $498,768 22-May-13 21-May-14 N N NA
Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Ltd Provision of Software and hardware $1,365,919 29-Nov-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Peoplebank Australia Limited Short Term Personnel - Java Developer $105,644 04-Jul-13 31-Dec-13 N N NA
Peoplebank Australia Limited Short Term Personnel - ICT contractor $470,476 10-Dec-12 27-Jun-14 N N NA
PricewaterhouseCoopers Services Pty Ltd Financial Reporting Implementation Report $106,250 22-Jul-13 25-Oct-13 N N NA
PricewaterhouseCoopers Services Pty Ltd Financial Management and Management Reporting systems services - Review financial management systems and assess business needs $179,039 03-Apr-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
PricewaterhouseCoopers Services Pty Ltd Lead a Project to plan, scope/design, procure and inplement a Financial Management Information System $551,346 01-Oct-13 31-Jul-14 N N NA
PSMA Distribution Pty Limited End User Agreement $111,100 30-Jun-13 15-Jun-14 N N NA
Red Rock Consulting Pty Ltd Provision of FMIS Application Support and Database Administration Services $1,941,500 20-Jan-10 19-Jan-15 N N NA
Schlumberger Australia Pty Ltd Site Assessment - Hosted Data Solution $161,700 11-Feb-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
SKILLED Group Limited, trading as ATIVO Provision of Facilities Management Services $9,350,000 01-Oct-13 30-Sep-16 N N NA
SRK Consulting (Australasia) Pty Ltd trading as SRK Consulting Production of an Onshore Basin Inventory Report for key Australian basins $242,000 20-Dec-13 09-May-14 N N NA
Talent International (ACT) Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Business Analyst $108,768 02-Sep-13 01-Mar-14 N N NA
Talent International (ACT) Pty Ltd Short Term Personnel - Windows and Migration Engineer $435,490 03-Sep-12 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Telstra Corporation Ltd Technical Telephone Support - PABX $118,081 14-Sep-11 13-Sep-14 N N NA
Terranean Mapping Technologies Pty Ltd - trading as RPS Mapping Acquisition of LiDAR, Imagery and derived products for Tasmania Coastal Regions $383,627 18-Jan-13 31-May-13 N N NA
Terranean Mapping Technologies Pty Ltd - trading as RPS Mapping Acquisition of LiDAR, Imagery and Derived products for the Lower Darling $1,034,550 20-Mar-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
Terranean Mapping Technologies Pty Ltd - trading as RPS Mapping Acquisition of LiDAR Imagery and Derived Products for the Macquarie-Barwon $2,073,500 07-Nov-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Terranean Mapping Technologies Pty Ltd - trading as RPS Mapping Acquisition of LiDAR Imagery and Derived Products for the Namoi $434,500 02-Oct-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Terranean Mapping Technologies Pty Ltd - trading as RPS Mapping Acquisition of LiDAR Imagery and Derived Products for the Edward $137,500 07-Nov-13 30-Jun-14 N N NA
Terranean Mapping Technologies Pty Ltd - trading as RPS Mapping Adelaide LiDAR Classification and Derived Products $30,250 04-Apr-13 30-May-13 N N NA
The Institute of Engineers Australia Collaboration Agreement - The revision of the Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) $5,665,000.00 27-Sep-12 26-Sep-15 N N NA
Thermo Fisher Scientific Australia Pty Ltd Purchase of Thermo Delta V Mass Spectrometer $291,500 12-Dec-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
Thomson Aviation Pty Ltd Delivery of Kalgoorlie East Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric Survey $1,240,140 31-Jul-13 05-Feb-14 N N NA
Thomson Aviation Pty Ltd Aeromegnestic Survey of the Browse Basin WA NCIP $1,837,180 20-Jul-13 26-Apr-14 N N NA
TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd Provision of Call Carriage Services $330,000 02-Oct-13 01-Oct-16 N N NA
University of New South Wales, through the UNSW Water Research Laboratory East Coast Case Study demonstrating an application of a national geomorphic framework for coastal compartments $100,000 14-Feb-13 30-Jun-13 N N NA
UTS Geophysics Pty Ltd Airborne geophysical survey (magnetic and rediometric) of Widgiemooltha North WA $542,027 24-Jul-13 29-Jan-13 Y N B(iv)
Vinci Technologies Supply, Installation, Commissioning and Training in the use of a Source Rock and Kinetic Pyrolyser $303,019 14-Jun-13 14-Jun-14 N N NA

Topic contact: clientservices@ga.gov.au Last updated: February 27, 2014