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Call for Tenders to lease a vacant facility and provide an early childhood education and care service in Cairns

Issued by Early Childhood and Education Improvement

Invitation to Offer

Status: Closed
Mega Category: Social Services
Number: DoE300522
Released: Mon, 30 May 2022 at 12:00AM Brisbane, Queensland
Closed: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 at 3:00PM Brisbane, Queensland
UNSPSC: Education and Training Services - (100%)
Region/s: Cairns & Far North Queensland

Section 1

Tender Overview

The Department of Education invites organisations to apply to lease and operate an early childhood education and care service at a department owned facility located at Waratah Drive in Manunda, Cairns.

The successful lessee will be required to operate an approved ECEC service based on the identified needs of the local community. The service is to cater for children, from birth to  school entry age, including kindergarten age children. A service approval to operate under the Education and Care Services National Law (Queensland) Act 2011 must be obtained. 

There is no recurrent funding available to support the operation of a service at this vacant facility. However, the successful applicant may be eligible to access operational subsidies under the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme.

To lodge a submission by the due date, please read the attached Tender Information Paper and complete the Tender Application Form.

An inspection of the site can be organised upon request by emailing ecec.facilities@qed.qld.gov.au.  


PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, site inspections will be by appointment only and limited to 45 minutes maximum.

If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions in relation to the process, please email ecec.facilities@qed.qld.gov.au or telephone (07) 3328 6719.

More about tendering here

Section 2

Still need help? Contact Us

Other Contacts
users Christine Saffioti
Type Contractual
phone PHONE: (07) 33286719
email Christine.SAFFIOTI@qed.qld.gov.au
users Belinda Ryder
Type Technical
phone PHONE: (07) 33286747
email Belinda.Ryder@qed.qld.gov.au

Section 3

Here is the detail

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