Call for expressions of interest to supply COVID-19 sample collection swabs

Our department is seeking producers and suppliers capable of supplying swabs for collecting COVID‑19 samples.
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We're working with Australian manufacturers to increase production in the fight against COVID-19.

Our department is seeking companies capable of supplying swabs suitable for COVID‑19 sample collection.

We are asking for expressions of interest (EOIs) from both Australian and international producers and suppliers, indicating their capability to supply nasopharyngeal and/or oropharyngeal swabs.

Following this EOI process, our department intends to conduct a selection process in which suitable suppliers will be asked to provide a quote.

Read the details about this call on Austender.

Responses are due before 12:00pm AEDT on 25 March 2020.

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