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Digital TV Switchover - Household Assistance Scheme and Satellite Subsidy Scheme - Sydney

BSA Limited

1. General Project Details

Company name: BSA Limited

Description of the project: Conversion to digital television of Household Assistance Scheme and Satellite Subsidy Scheme customers in Sydney Licence Switchover Areas

Project location: Sydney, NSW

Link to project information:

Project contact for procurement information (name, phone and email): Ray Larkin, +61 2 8748 2561 / +61 418 622 043,

2. Opportunities for Australian industry involvement

List of goods and services to be procured for the project and the expected opportunity for industry participation Australia
Installation Services Yes No
Call Centre​ Operations ​Yes No
Digital Set Top Boxes Yes No
Terrestrial Antennas Yes No
Satellite Dishes Yes No
External Antenna Mounting Equipment Yes No

Disclaimer: The information provided in the table above is based on an initial assessment by the company. Any questions or issues should be raised with the project contact.

3. Communication Strategy

  • External Workforce Recruitment

    • Opportunities will be advertised through Tendersearch or Tenderlink detailing project details, length of tender, closing date and contact details.

    • Antenna installers registered under the Antenna Installer Endorsement Scheme listed on the Digital Ready website will be contacted by BSA and asked to register interest in the project.

    • All installers indicating an interest will be provided with an information pack, compliance requirements, insurance requirements and key details of the project.

  • Call Centre Recruitment

    • Recruitment agencies will be used to communicate opportunities.

    • Advertisements will be placed on detailing opportunities.

  • Suppliers to provide Hardware for the project

    • Membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australia and industry associations will be used to communicate opportunities.

    • Invitations to information sessions will be published in national media.

    • Potential suppliers are able to register their interest with BSA through the company website.

    • The Industry Capability Network will be used to identify potential suppliers.

4. Opportunities through all tiers of supply and in all stages of the project

  • Suppliers of services and hardware will be required to achieve specified standards:

    • Installers – Antenna Installer Endorsement Scheme, standards in accordance with ISO9001.

    • Hardware – Australian Standards AS-NZS1367.007.

  • Potential suppliers will be assessed against the following criteria:

    • Quality and performance of the equipment and materials to procure

    • Compatibility with specific requirement including BSA’s Installer Parts List

    • Degree of dependability

    • Product attributes including HSE characteristics

    • Delivery reliability

    • After-sales service

    • Supplier’s previous business record.

  • Installers will be educated on the key principles of the AIP National Framework and encouraged to adopt actions similar to the AIP Plan in their sourcing activities.

  • Opportunities will be provided to all suppliers on an equal basis and equal timeframes will be provided for responses.

5. Opportunities for longer-term participation

  • BSA Advanced Learning is a national provider of training to clerical, administration and technical sectors. BSA will complete induction training and allow access to information on further courses or available training.

  • BSA will support the integration of suppliers and sub-contractors into the global supply chain. Competency ICTSMB4161A: Operate a Contractor Business will be delivered.

  • BSA will refer suppliers and subcontractors to global supply chains and act as a written or verbal referee upon request.

  • Feedback will be provided to installers to identify areas of excellent and areas of further education. Feedback is also provided to unsuccessful bidders to assist in accessing future opportunities.

6. Procedures and Resources

  • A senior member of staff has been appointed as responsible for managing AIP Plan implementation.

  • The Corporate Management System Manual will be used to collect evidence of AIP Plan implementation and monitor outcomes achieved.