Tenders and Expressions of Interest

Mid-Western Regional Council aims to obtain quality services within the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993.

Section 55 of the Local Government Act 1993 sets out the requirements for tendering for NSW Councils.  Subject to certain exceptions, tenders are required to be called for all contracts involving an expenditure or income of greater than $150,000.  Further information can be found in Council’s Procurement Policy.

Tender selection criteria

All council tenders include a section which relates to the criteria upon which responses and ultimate selections will be made.  Tenderers are well advised to ensure that all information relating to the tender selection criteria is provided.

 The lowest or any tender is not necessarily accepted, late tenders will not be considered and suppliers submitting tenders and the public are invited to the opening of tenders immediately after closing of the tenders.


Tender closing time and date

The tender closing time and date nominated in the tender is the latest time by which tenders must be lodged.  Tenders submitted later than the nominated time and date will not be considered.


Lodgement of tender

Formal tender documents including all other essential information required must be lodged by the advertised closing time in the tender.



Mid-Western Regional Council offers online tendering. Click on the banner below to view Council tenders currently available.

Banner for E-Tenders

 In person

Tenders must be handed to Customer Service staff at the front reception area of Council's Administration Building, 86 Market Street, Mudgee.

The Council building is open from 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday


By mail

Tenders may be forwarded to Council by mail, to be received at Council by the time specified for the close of tenders.  Tenders must be addressed with the tender number, and posted to:

Mid-Western Regional Council

PO Box 156


Current Tenders and Expressions of Interest

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I lobby Councillors and Staff?
  • Do I need an ABN?
  • Do I have to offer responses to all of the questions asked in the tender?
  • What is a non-conforming tender?
  • What if the tenderer cannot meet the tender closing deadline?
  • Can a tenderer collude with other tenderers?
  • Is there an opportunity to negotiate after tenders have closed?