Inviting EOI’s – Hastings Technology and Metals Limited
Local Gascoyne EOI's sought for potential opportunities.Committed to driving local industry participation and workforce development, in 2018 Hastings Technology and Metals Limited started with the implementation of its flagship Yangibana project with an aim of commencing production in 2020. The Yangibana project covers an area of 650sqkm and is located 270km east-northwest of Carnarvon on Gifford Creek Station in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia. Ensuring their operations benefit local communities and indigenous persons is central to Hastings vision and values. Hastings are currently inviting expressions of interest from individuals, contractors and companies in the local community to register for potential opportunities. Register directly on Hastings website Hastings Technology Metals Ltd is a leading Australian rare earths company. Rare earths are critical in the manufacture of a wide variety of new consumer and industrial technologies. These range from flat-screen TVs and energy efficient light bulbs to hybrid cars, wind turbines and military hardware. For further information, please contact Jill Dwyer, Gascoyne Local Content Advisor, on 9941 7000 or email email@example.com
Ningaloo Coast WHA chosen as public-private consortium pioneers global leadership in climate adaptation across UNESCO World Heritage sites.The Resilient Reefs initiative is a four-year, $US9 million global effort to build the capacity of five World Heritage coral reef communities to respond to climate change. This is a world first – coral reef managers working with global resilience experts and local community stakeholders to build and embed holistic resilience into managing World Heritage coral reef sites. The project will build climate resilience leadership in an initial five of the world’s most treasured coral reefs and their communities, including;
- Rock Islands Southern Lagoon (Palau),
- Lagoons of New Caledonia (France)
- Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (Belize)
- Ningaloo Coast and the Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
Why were these 5 sites selected?These sites were selected for several reasons, including:
- local leadership is engaged and ready to take action;
- they are among the most ecologically significant and exceptionally biodiverse coral reefs on the planet;
- World Heritage sites can be especially influential proof points for other sites around the world; and
- their diversity in size, scale, and management will enrich the field with examples of how to deliver solutions in many different contexts
Program support to World Heritage coral reef sites includes;
- Capacity building for local reef managers and stakeholders
- Support in the creation and funding of a new Chief Resilience Office (CRO) position, who will be responsible for leading the site’s resilience building efforts
- Detailed support in the development of a holistic Resilience Strategy focused on risk analysis and stakeholder engagement
- Initial funding to implement actions designed in the strategy
- Connection to a global Knowledge Network that supports learning exchanges among the 5 sites and scales lessons learned to reef managers globally
More information on the Resilient Reef Initiative can be found here;UNESCO - World Heritage Convention Great Barrier Reef Foundation BHP Billiton Foundation UNESCO - Ningaloo Coast
Local Capability Fund – Regional Aboriginal Business Round
Gascoyne Local Content Program
- Connect local businesses to supply opportunities in the region
- Enable regional business to be competitive in regional procurement processes
- Inform the design of government procurement activities to maximise local business participation.
Gascoyne Local Content Adviser Local Content Advisers are available to provide advisory and referral services to businesses in regional areas. Their focus is on helping support regional businesses compete for State Government supply opportunities. This role is an essential component of the WA Industry Link initiative under the Western Australian Jobs Act 2017. The Gascoyne Local Content Adviser can assist with:
- Understanding how to sell to Government
- Find assistance to build supply chain capability and capacity
- Identify upcoming government supply opportunities
- Identify State and Federal Government financial assistance programs
- Understand your rights and responsibilities under the Western Australian Jobs Act 2017and the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy
- Facilitate connecting head contractors with subcontractors
- Participate in productivity and business capability activities
WA Industry Link Initiative WA Industry Link provides businesses in particular small and medium-sized enterprises with more opportunity to compete for State Government contracts. The WA Industry Link initiative comprises of the Western Australian Participation Strategy, the Industry Link Advisory Service, regionally based Local Content Advisers and a web portal. The Local Content Advisers work in collaboration with the Department of Jobs, Science and Innovation to deliver the WA Industry Link initiative in the regions.
Connecting to Local Opportunities The Gascoyne Local Content Adviser will help develop, promote and maximise opportunities for local businesses, contractors and jobseekers in the regions by connecting to relevant government, industry, businesses, Aboriginal Corporations, employment and training stakeholders. Western Australian government departments use Tenders WA to advertise their public requests and publish contractual awards, including sole source purchases. To register as a supplier, click Register Your Business to enter your business details and select the products/services that relate to your industry. This will enable your business to access the range of tender opportunities across the Gascoyne Region. To access a range of State Government tender platforms and register as a supplier go to Western Australian Government Opportunities.
Local Government To access a range of Local Government tender platforms and to register as a supplier go to Local Government Opportunities. Building Local Capability The government has in place a range of financial and advisory programs to help businesses build capability, capacity and competitiveness in the supply chain. Local Content Advisers promote these programs and support local businesses to access these opportunities. Local Capability Funds The Local Capability Fund is available to assist businesses in Western Australia to increase their capability and competitiveness as suppliers of products, services and works to the Western Australian State Government, major projects and other important markets. To access information on the current fund go to Advice and Programs to Build Capability. Further information, resources and support The WA Industry Link portal is an online source of information on how local businesses can maximise their opportunity to supply to government. The portal offers businesses and agencies a range of useful information, resources and access to Advice and Programs to Build Capability. For further information contact the Gascoyne Local Content Adviser Jill.Dwyer@gdc.wa.gov.au or call (08) 99417000.
The Gascoyne’s commitment to cutting waste
We're working to transform 17,000 tonnes of wasted fruit and vegetables created each year from the Carnarvon Horticulture industry into food and revenue.Find out more about this innovative, topical and profit-driven project here.
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Local Supply Chain Engagement – REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS
Subsea 7 is committed to driving local industry participation and workforce development. As part of this commitment, Subsea 7 has engaged consultants GHD to develop a Local Supplier Register (detailing local business capabilities) for use on the proposed Learmonth Bundle Site Project.
The Local Supplier Register will be used for either direct tendering or the potential to subcontract. In addition, the Local Supplier Register will be issued to every Bidder on the Project; maximizing opportunities for local businesses. How you can participate
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, Procurement and Contract Manager at GHD, with details of your business’s capabilities, project experience, skills and resources. Subject Line: WA Bundle Fabrication Facility – Local Supplier Register Suggestions on what to include:
- Company profile
- Capability statement
- Contacts/organisation chart
- Accredited systems (Quality, HSE, Management etc.)
- Project reference list
- Case studies
From the registrations obtained, Subsea 7 and GHD will endeavour to tailor works packages to suit local business capabilities (where possible).
For further information, please contact Odile May, Project Officer on 6652 2093 or email email@example.com. Alternatively, you can email David Morgan direct.
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018–23
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018–23
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Disability Access and Inclusion Plan for 2018-23 provides strategies for the inclusion of clients and staff with disability through improved access to information, services and facilities.
The plan is open for ongoing public comment and submissions can be made by completing the online feedback form.
For a copy of the plan in an alternative format or to make any other comments please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9368 3333.