"Mma Sponsorship Contract"
0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Australian Greenhouse Office Consultancies Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 National Standards Commission To establish the necessary measurement infrastructure, to ensure accurate measurement of CNG sold through retail Sole $109,230.00 $1,030,000.00 dispensers under the National Measurements Act. CSIRO Land and Water Estimating changes in soil carbon resulting from changes in land use. Sole $49,315.00 $1,392,188.00 Department of Forestry, ANU To provide an audit of State Government, public forest inventories. Sole $75,000.00 $192,013.00 CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products to provide continental estimates of Biomass and Soils Carbon in 1990. Restricted $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Tender CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products To undertake a review of change in forest management practices in Australia. Sole $19,500.00 $252,136.00 Australian Geological Survey Establishment and maintenance of an interactive fossil fuel website. Sole $4,000.00 $10,000.00 Organisation (AGSO) Australian Building Codes Board (part of ISR) Memorandum of Understanding between AGO and the Australian Building Codes Board. Sole $400,782.00 $1,300,000.00 ICLEI To achieve GHG abatement through actions taken by member councils of the CCP-Australia Program. Sole $115,028.00 $2,138,324.00 HRL Technology Pty Ltd Provide ad-hoc advice including assessing Strategic and Action Plans for Generator Efficiency Standards measure. Open $21,958.00 $46,000.00 Tender Roam Consulting Pty Ltd Provide ad-hoc advice including assessing Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with Technical and Procedural Sole $5,362.50 $46,000.00 Guidelines. ENSOL Pty Ltd Provide ad-hoc advice on the technical aspects of the Generator Efficiency Standards (Generator Efficiency Open $3,520.00 $30,000.00 Standards). Assess participants' Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with the Generator Efficiency Standards Tender Technical and Procedural guidelines. Sinclair Knight Merz Provide ad-hoc advice on the technical aspects of the Generator Efficiency Standards (Generator Efficiency Open $5,441.00 $46,000.00 Standards). Assess participants' Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with the Generator Efficiency Standards Tender Technical and Procedural guidelines. Parsons Brinckerhoff International Provide ad-hoc advice including assessing Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with Technical and Procedural Open $6,824.00 $50,600.00 (Australia) Guidelines for the Generator Efficiency Standards. Tender Landcare Australia Limited Reduce greenhouse gas emissions through voluntary measures. Sole $73,000.00 $275,000.00 Blake Dawson Waldron Provide legal advice on the Deed of Agreement for each of the eleven Round 1 successful proposals. Restricted $2,597.00 $300,000.00 Tender Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Assist with contract negotiation between the AGO and the eleven Round One successful proponents of the Restricted $19,672.00 $138,862.00 Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program. Tender Rural Industries Research and Biomass Energy Production Alternatives in Australia: Review and report on status, costs and future opportunities for Sole $20,000.00 $30,000.00 Development Corp. major technologies. Blake Dawson Waldron Provide legal advice on the Deed of Agreement for each of the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program Round 2 Restricted $10,171.70 $149,436.00 successful proposals. Tender Blake Dawson Waldron Provide ad-hoc legal advice on matters relating to the Generator Efficiency Standards program and Deeds as required. Restricted $9,554.35 $30,000.00 Tender Geoscience Australia Update and host renewable energy website database maps of renewable energy generators - for six months. Sole $10,000.00 $44,000.00 CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems Cross-check revised and existing input data for livestock methodology. Assess possible systematic bias in Australian Sole $42,960.00 $42,960.00 Bureau of Statistics commodity survey data. KPMG Chartered Accountants To provide a comprehensive annual planning process to establish the scope of and conduct the internal audit function - Restricted $61,002.00 $180,000.00 covering 2 years : 1 July 2002 to 31 July 2004. Tender CSIRO Compare road transport fuel emissions from light vehicles (less than 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass) through a full fuel- Sole $77,000.00 $77,000.00 cycle analysis of greenhouse gas emissions and emissions affecting air quality. This analysis will follow on from the CSIRO's 2001 report "Comparison of Transport Fuels" which examined the full fuel cycle emissions of heavy transport fuels. Energy Strategies Update AGOs renewable energy website. Restricted $10,760.00 $49,805.00 Tender Greening Australia Ltd Provision of Greenhouse Information to support provision of information by facilitators/coordinators working in Land Sole $16,140.00 $74,890.00 Based Sectors. Deloitte Touch Tomatsu Various accounting services including financial statement preparation. Restricted $44,535.00 $130,275.00 Tender 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 1 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Steer Davies Gleave To prepare and print a travel diary for use in the Taroona Cool Community and train staff for data entry and analysis. Sole $10,916.00 $16,000.00 Bureau of Rural Sciences (BRS) To provide technical assistance in a collaboration to investigate the utility of multi temporal NOAA/AVHRR data to Restricted $30,000.00 $40,000.00 identify changing patterns of land use over time (initially 1980-1991). Tender Sinclair Knight Mertz Development of an Access database to manage and analyse information received from participating State and Territory Restricted $30,019.00 $120,000.00 Governments regarding the delivery of Renewable Remote Power Generation Program rebates. Tender Clayton Utz Update current templates to include new legislation and more user-friendly format. Restricted $3,394.00 $18,861.00 Tender Barbara Davis & Associates To undertake the data entry of pre-program questionnaires from Cool Communities Project. Restricted $854.55 $3,459.00 Tender CSIRO Mathematical & Information To provide technical support and quality assurance for the Land Cover Change Project. Sole $303,714.00 $310,091.00 Science CSIRO Mathematical & Information To attribute plantation change in the AGO's Land Cover Change Project. Sole $122,000.00 $193,091.00 Science The University of Melbourne To provide classroom and field-based training in forest inventory and carbon accounting suitable for regional carbon Restricted $4,155.00 $17,775.00 sinks projects. Tender McLennan Magasanik Associates Pty Develop an electronic data framework for the MRET, and populate the framework for the eligible renewable energy Restricted $21,860.37 $41,264.00 Ltd sources. Tender Chalkley Consulting To produce eight information sheets on energy saving actions targeted at householders for the Cool Communities Restricted $3,795.00 $11,420.00 project. Tender Energy Strategies To review methods and undertake uncertainty analysis for the 2001 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Stationary Sole $4,259.00 $27,351.00 Energy subsector. Energy Strategies To compile the 2001 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Fugitive Fuels Emissions subsector. Sole $5,094.00 $16,980.00 Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd (SKM Review of Photovoltaic Rebate Program and Renewable Remote Power Generation Program to determine the Restricted $14,504.00 $72,520.00 efficiency and effectiveness of implementation and identification of possible improvements in program design and Tender service delivery. Martin H Thomas To act as a member of the Evaluation Steering Committee for review of Photovoltaic Rebate Program & Renewable Sole $1,650.00 $5,000.00 Remote Power Generation Program. Conservation Council of the S-E Region Major service delivery agent for the Cool Communities project. Sole $25,000.00 $790,000.00 & Canberra KPMG Facilitate the development of a risk strategy, and a procedures manual for the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program. Sole $14,950.00 $31,050.00 Abbott Consulting Group Pty Ltd Provide facilitation and stakeholder management for the alternative fuels programs. Open $220,227.00 $335,000.00 Tender Water & Rivers Commission, Report on impact of climate change on water supply in South West WA. Sole $38,000.00 $83,000.00 Government of WA Energy Strategies Pty Ltd To compile the 2001 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Stationary Energy Combustion subsector. Sole $12,660.00 $42,200.00 CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Provide a comparison of the capital costs for the production of ethanol and biodiesel, and provide a mechanism to Sole $36,256.00 $67,553.00 Research apply the life cycle analysis assessment to Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program applications. Microcad Australia Pty Ltd Provide sound technical basis for consideration of emissions testing and results for Alternative Fuels Conversion Sole $4,800.00 $33,600.00 Program. Essential Media Communications Manage Cool Communities media including Generating media stories and provide high level media advice to Restricted $13,623.00 $55,500.00 facilitators. Tender Energyauctions To determine if an electricity bill verification service is required in regards to ActewAGL. Restricted $2,500.00 $10,000.00 Tender Science Speak To provide various scientific programming services including (but not limited to), the conversion of excel spreadsheets Sole $144,469.00 $237,600.00 to C Programs and various Modelling programs. McLennan Magasnik Associates Update prices and marginal emission factors for electricity which was modelled in 2001, for the period 2000-2020 and Sole $15,818.00 $15,818.00 include historical prices and marginal emission factors back to 1995. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 2 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Geospatial Intelligence P/L Provide expert assistance in relation to remote sensing activities of the National Carbon Accounting System (NCAS). Sole $8,115.00 $50,000.00 GEOSpatial Science Initiative Undertaking the verification and continuous improvement program for remotely sensed maps. Sole $15,500.00 $15,500.00 Victoria University of Technology To undertake a major, long term study of the impact of global structural change on greenhouse gas emissions. Sponsorship $4,545.00 $9,090.00 Blake Dawson Waldron Provide legal advice on issues arising in respect of Round 1 and 2 projects of the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Sole $58,823.00 $75,000.00 Program. Clayton Utz Legal advice on Renewable Remote Power Generation Program issues. Restricted $4,501.00 $20,000.00 Tender Australian National University (ANU) To provide updates of monthly climate surfaces and research services on climate related variables used in carbon Sole $104,024.00 $180,606.00 modelling. CSIRO Atmospheric Research Prepare a book titled "Climate Change: An Australian Guide to the Science Potential Impacts and Adaptation Sole $51,320.00 $153,320.00 Strategies". CSIRO Land & Water Coordination of agricultural aspects of conservation practices and non-CO2 gas model development. Sole $4,326.00 $30,000.00 CRC for Sustainable Tourism A report documenting the outcomes of the research on climate impacts on alpine flora and fauna. Sole $5,000.00 $20,000.00 CSIRO (Land & Water) To review various data items in FullCAM database and update to include 2002 estimates. Sole $49,720.00 $80,000.00 Dept of Infrastructure, Planning and Determine effectiveness of current management practices to prevent saline incursion in Mary River Wetlands. Sole $10,000.00 $60,000.00 Environment CSIRO - Atmospheric research Climate change studies in Naomi and Macquarie river catchments. Sole $10,000.00 $18,500.00 CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products review C/N ratios in vegetation, litter and soil under Australian native forests and plantations. Sole $40,000.00 $40,000.00 CSIRO (Forestry & Forest Products) To calibrate FullCAM model for N cycling at the Biology of Forest Growth and Mallee. Sole $85,750.00 $85,750.00 Environmental Computing and To develop and deploy an integrated relational database system to compile greenhouse gas inventories and improve Open $488,737.00 $916,621.00 Visualisation data management. Tender George Wilkenfeld and Associates To report on the greenhouse trends and indicators for 1990-2001 for the 2001 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory. Sole $27,720.00 $39,600.00 Professional Public Relations Pty Ltd Media audit of current media knowledge levels, interest and information needs on greenhouse issues. Restricted $2,727.27 $26,182.00 Tender Essential Media Communications Social research to gather data and an understanding of the Australian householder in relation to their knowledge and Restricted $20,000.00 $30,000.00 attitudes towards greenhouse issues and the motivators and barriers to taking action to reduce greenhouse gas Tender emissions. CRC for Tropical Savannas Develop methods and measure: Sole $50,000.00 $50,000.00 Management i) vegetation type-specific estimates of fuel load accumulation (FLA) ii) sub-components of burning efficiency factor (BEF) iii) C and N concentrations in the different fuel types. Steer Davies Gleave To implement the Evaluation Plan for Round 1 of Cool Communities. Restricted $32,460.00 $52,460.00 Tender Australian National University (ANU) To design and construct a power consumption display unit that displays the energy consumption of up to six appliances Restricted $13,676.00 $17,130.00 at any one time. Tender Monash Environment Institute Deliver 2002/03 "Green Steps" environmental training and placement program for students. Sole $23,361.00 $23,361.00 Hydro Tasmania To undertake a renewable energy feasibility study on Norfolk Island, with an outcome of two preferred options. Open $119,500.00 $150,000.00 Tender Artcraft Research Review the effectiveness of existing energy efficient appliance labelling using consumer focus groups in Australia and Restricted $23,843.00 $79,476.00 New Zealand. Tender Professional Public Relations Production of Greenhouse News 2003 - four issues. Restricted $38,218.18 $55,000.00 Tender CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems Overall objectives: Sole $17,500.00 $25,000.00 1. Assess how seasonal climate forecasting may be used to enhance the success of tree establishment programs in a case study region (SE Queensland and Northern Murray-Darling Basin). 2.Inform policy makers and regional authorities of the implications of climate change for their policy and activities in relation to landscape revegetation. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 3 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty Provide strategic advice for the National Framework on Energy Efficiency. Provide expert commentary on other Restricted $7,200.00 $19,200.00 Ltd consultants' reports using North America & Europe experts. Advising the AGO on energy efficiency matters. Tender McLennan Magasnik Associates Pty Ltd Further analysis of changing key design aspects of Mandatory Renewable Energy Target (MRET) measures. Sole $54,659.74 $111,023.00 LSF Consulting Pty Ltd To provide high level advice on the scoping of a series of projects including: 'Life Cycle Analysis'; 'Vocation Education Sole $280.00 $20,480.00 Training Analysis Study'; Policy Skills Development'; and 6 Desktop Research Projects. Roam Consulting Pty Ltd Provide ad-hoc advice on fossil fuel generation including assessing Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with Open $9,900.00 $30,000.00 Technical and Procedural Guidelines. Tender Energy Strategies To prepare state greenhouse gas inventories for 1990 and 1995 for the Stationary Energy Combustion subsector. Sole $109,480.00 $109,480.00 Collect data needed to disaggregate National Fugitive emissions data to State level. CSIRO Draft to cover climate science research and government responses. Sole $7,900.00 $7,900.00 Newton Communications T/A ROAR Design and printing of "Government - Business climate change dialogue paper" Restricted $7,261.00 $7,261.00 creative Tender Apelbaum Consulting Group Best estimate, high and low range projections of transport emissions by mode to 2020 based on a comprehensive Restricted $30,000.00 $30,000.00 bottom up model of Australian Transport. Tender CSIRO - Sustainable Ecosystems Production of reports on adaptive capacity of 8 agricultural sectors. Sole $7,250.00 $14,500.00 Conservation Council of the S-E Region Major service delivery agent for the Cool Communities Program. Sole $1,201,921.00 $1,404,421.00 & Canberra Bureau of Transport and Regional Bottom up and top down model projections for transport to 2020. Restricted $30,000.00 $30,000.00 Economics Tender Walter Turnbull Report and recommendation on application for funding under Compressed Natural Gas Infrastructure Program. Sole $5,445.00 $5,446.00 Diesel Test Australia Determine the emissions of a vehicle with a Cummins C8.3G+ engine. Sole $5,800.00 $8,000.00 Oaky Creek Coal Pty Ltd Identification of greenhouse gas abatement opportunities through the installation of power factor correction equipment Restricted $16,472.00 $16,472.00 at Oaky Creek Coal Pty Ltd (part of the MIM group). The AGO entered into a Funding Agreement with Oaky Creek Tender Coal who contracted a consultant to undertake the required work. National Geographic Information To produce vegetation change maps from sequences of satellite imagery within Australia. Open $76,147.00 $76,150.00 Systems (NGIS) Tender ACIL Tasman To review the State and Commonwealth Stationary Energy Measures. Sole $7,500.00 $7,500.00 Particular attention on NSW and QLD schemes. Analysis based on existing modelling, rather than new modelling. Center for International Economics To produce a conference paper for the 2004 Stanford Energy Modelling Forum workshop. Sole $24,090.91 $24,091.00 IB sas di Iacovini Carlo & Co The development of a report to assess and articulate the successes of carsharing initiatives overseas as trialled in Restricted $33,784.48 $33,784.00 Europe and America, and to present options for the implementation of carsharing initiatives in Australia. Tender Australian Academy of Science Identify international climate change programs and evaluate their significance to Australia. Sole $45,000.00 $50,000.00 Centre of Policy Studies, Monash Economic modelling of greenhouse policy options. Sole $51,292.00 $51,292.00 University Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd (SKM) To produce vegetation change maps from sequences of satellite imagery within Australia. Open $136,710.00 $136,710.00 Tender Gas Technology Services Pty Ltd Undertake performance testing of gas appliances for energy efficiency. Restricted $15,596.57 $15,597.00 Tender Enertech Australia Pty Ltd Undertake performance testing of gas appliances for energy efficiency. Restricted $15,600.00 $15,600.00 Tender Ultra-System Technology Pty Ltd Review of Commonwealth, State and Territory processes for approving fossil fuel generation plants and the relevance Sole $10,199.00 $10,945.00 of Generator Efficiency Standards to those processes. CSIRO Atmospheric Research To assess lifecycle emissions of greenhouse gases associated with the production and use of aquadiesel and compare Sole $10,000.00 $10,000.00 the results to similar results obtained for other fuels. Connell Wagner PPI Provide ad-hoc advice on the technical aspects of the Generator Efficiency Standards (GES). Assess participants' Open $4,760.00 $30,000.00 Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with the Generator Efficiency Standards Technical and Procedural guidelines. Tender 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 4 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Professional Public Relations The Challenge Newsletter represents the program views, success stories and general information regarding the Open $41,580.00 $41,581.00 Greenhouse Challenge Program. Tender ASIT Consultancy Investigate sources of objective data for cattle and sheep input data and undertake a feasibility study to look at options Restricted $60,000.00 $66,000.00 for further spatial disaggregation of the cattle and sheep greenhouse gas inventories. Tender ICF Consulting Develop methods to estimate emissions using data obtained under the proposed Ozone Protection and Synthetic Restricted $32,878.27 $49,542.00 Greenhouse Gas Management Act. Tender PEAQ Management To supervise the production and delivery of a document for each of the 'Greenhouse Challenge Partners' (Rice Sole $17,180.00 $17,180.00 Growers' Association of Australia; Outsourced Environmental; Landcare Australia; Riverina Food Group). NSW Agriculture To provide advice to the AGO on emissions abatement technology for the development of policy. Sole $35,000.00 $40,000.00 Riverina Food Group Continuation of Third Party Recruitment contract (Greenhouse Challenge). Open $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Tender CSIRO Atmospheric Research Economic and scientific analysis and report assessing the economic impacts of climate change. Sole $161,250.00 $215,000.00 Grains Research Development To compare emissions from pre-farm inputs, on-farm activities and post-farm processing so as to enable better Sole $213,000.00 $234,300.00 Corporation targeting of greenhouse gas mitigation measures. ABARE To initiate four projects providing greenhouse gas emissions projections, modelling, statistics and analytical advice for Sole $111,900.00 $149,178.00 the Stationary Energy sector, and a fifth project for a scoping study for joint ABARE-AGO land-based sector model development. Melbourne City Council Case study to document the design and delivery of the City of Melbourne new 5 star energy efficient building. Sole $30,000.00 $33,000.00 Melbourne City Council Two workshops to identify Sole $30,000.00 $33,000.00 1. barriers to implementation of energy efficient design buildings from the design and construction phase, and 2. stakeholders involved in the process in developing improved procedures at key points in the process. National Geographic Information The attribution of land cover change results 2000 - 2002. Open $41,455.00 $45,454.00 Systems (NGIS) Tender McKenzie Soil Management To develop Land Use Tables for NSW for 2001-02. Sole $10,845.00 $10,845.00 Energy Strategies Review the Victorian Greenhouse Strategy - State Environment Protection Policy (Air Quality Management) - measure Sole $4,400.00 $4,400.00 to estimate abatement for inclusion in the 2003 national projections. ICLEI To achieve greenhouse gas abatement through actions taken by member councils of the Cities for Climate Protection- Sole $1,246,092.60 $1,289,686.00 Australia Program. Department of Natural Resources & 1. To provide data inputs from Queensland's no-till sites to the Carbon modelling to in corporate conservation practices Sole $48,700.00 $48,700.00 Mines impact. 2. To collate data on soil C/N, plant and litter C/N ratios and provide data input to N cycling simulations. 3. To extend the review of the impact of fire from forestry and other systems on N2O emissions from the Australian agricultural lands. GeoImage P/L Mosaicing of remotely sensed Landsat 7 Images from 2002 according to technical specifications. Open $15,925.00 $15,925.00 Tender GeoImage P/L To produce vegetation change maps from sequences of satellite imagery within Australia. Open $76,800.00 $76,800.00 Tender Morison Consulting Pty Ltd To provide services as an independent member of the AGO Audit Committee. Sole $1,870.00 $9,091.00 Sinclair Knight Merz Attribution of land cover change results 2000 - 2002. Open $22,735.00 $40,000.00 Tender GEOImage Pty Ltd Attribution of land cover change results 2000 -2002 Open $11,456.00 $40,000.00 Tender Murdoch University Development of an electronic resource toolkit for University administrators, students and academic networks which will: Restricted $34,008.00 $34,008.00 present information and guidance about transport modes which will improve environmental and health outcomes; Tender strategies toward provision of infrastructure for sustainable transport modes; technical guidance for the development of sustainable travel access plans for universities; benefits and costs involved in travel demand management strategies; and strategies for effective promotion of sustainable transport in the university context. EnergyConsult To complete an analysis of additional data that was received for one of the Cool Communities, after the measurement Sole $2,000.00 $2,000.00 project was complete. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 5 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Murdoch University Development of a TravelSmart Australia Universities Kits for use as a national resource. Including a CD Rom. Open $34,008.00 $34,008.00 Tender CSIRO To analyse and report on the spatial and temporal relationships of wind regimes across the National Electricity Market Sole $15,000.00 $15,000.00 states to improve our understanding of the effect of spatial diversity and the national wind resource. CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems To produce vegetation change maps from sequences of satellite imagery within Australia. Open $39,096.00 $39,096.00 Tender Department of Infrastructure, VIC Development of a TravelSmart Workplace program for VIC; TravelSmart workplace project and local government. Restricted $50,000.00 $150,000.00 Tender RMIT, Deni Greene Consulting, NSW Undertake Phase 1of an Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) project which involves developing an LCA framework comprising: a Restricted $10,000.00 $49,000.00 University detailed goal definition, scope and specifications of key outcomes of an LCA project, and providing advice on the Tender implementation of future LCA work. The project will be used to assist in meeting Commonwealth obligations to implement National Greenhouse Strategy Measure 4.17 - Life Cycle Energy Analysis. Department of Urban Services, ACT Development of a TravelSmart Workplace program for the ACT. Restricted $25,000.00 $50,000.00 Tender LSF Consulting Pty Ltd Executive advice regarding the development of a strategic plan, performance indicators and any further appropriate Sole $2,800.00 $2,800.00 strategic issues. Mark Ellis & Associates To assist testing laboratories when problems arise during testing of 6 units. Sole $2,690.00 $2,960.00 Microcad Australia Pty Ltd Provide sound technical basis for consideration of emissions testing and results for Alternative Fuels Conversion Sole $7,712.00 $30,000.00 Program. Minter Ellison LAWYERS Legal advice on termination of contract with Greening Australia 'for convenience' . Restricted $16,140.00 $17,640.00 Tender Unisearch Ltd To provide specialised advice and expertise on wind energy impacts in the National Electricity Market and report on Sole $5,987.00 $5,987.00 estimated feasible penetration levels for wind energy in the National Electricity Market. F1 Solutions Redevelopment of the original Photovoltaic Rebate Program database to reflect the rebate changes to the extension on Sole $7,642.00 $7,642.00 the Photovoltaic Rebate Program until 2005. eKonsulting Pty Ltd Development of new database for the Photovoltaic Rebate Program - 2002/03. Sole $8,040.00 $8,040.00 Minter Ellison Lawyers Legal advice on confidentiality of data issues in the Greenhouse Challenge Program. Sole $3,599.00 $3,599.00 Australian Government Solicitors To provide legal advice to redraft the Partnership Agreements under the Renewable Remote Power Generation Sole $22,664.00 $35,000.00 Program. HMA Blaze Second round recruitment for Cool Communities. Sole $10,341.00 $10,341.00 Strategic communications Create 2 power point presentations of Friendly & coordinate the production of 2 documents 'Introduction to Friendly' & Restricted $14,206.00 $14,206.00 'Technical Guidelines'. Tender KPMG Peat Marwick Performance Audit on the Greenhouse Friendly program. Sole $8,000.00 $8,000.00 Clayton Utz Professional legal advice on procurement. Sole $5,017.00 $5,017.00 CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd Research into the effects of global warming on biota of the Australian Alps. Sole $5,000.00 $20,000.00 GEOSpatial Science Initiative Implement the verification and continuous improvement program for remotely sensed maps. Sole $195,140.00 $195,140.00 Ernst & Young To undertake Round 3 Financial assessments for Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program. Restricted $25,000.00 $25,000.00 Tender The Allen Consulting Group Research and advice on possible models for funding and management of research into climate change impacts and Sole $13,000.00 $13,000.00 adaptation in Australia. Grains Research and Development 1. A quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from pre-farm inputs on the basis of interviews, data collection and Restricted $213,000.00 $213,000.00 Corp modelling, Tender 2. A quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from on-farm activities through a measurement program on the instrumented site at Griffith, 3. Quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from post-farm processing by site inspection, factory visits, data collection and modelling. CRC-Greenhouse Accounting The forum will provide important information for the development of policy for the mitigation of greenhouse gases from Sole $91,955.00 $91,955.00 Australian agriculture, and will strengthen the bi-lateral Australia-New Zealand partnership. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu To undertake Round 3 Financial assessments for Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program. Restricted $38,483.00 $50,000.00 Tender 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 6 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Department of Natural Resources & To quantify the effect of microbial diversity in soil from different environments on Carbon (C) and Nitrogen (N) cycle and Sole $89,500.00 $166,500.00 Mines N2O emission. To assess the effect of other biophysical regulators on C and N cycle and N2O emission from soil. To provide data input to the FullCAM model. CSIRO Land and Water To produce estimates of the impacts of climate change and revegetation on catchment-scale water and salt balances, Sole $45,223.00 $45,224.00 in order to help demonstrate how greenhouse issues can be considered in regional natural resource management planning. Artcraft Research Review the effectiveness of existing energy efficient appliance labelling using consumer focus groups in Australia and Sole $51,750.00 $51,750.00 New Zealand. Blake Dawson Waldron Provide legal advice on issues arising in respect of Round 3 projects of the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program. Restricted $1,181.00 $75,000.00 Tender Peak Energy Limited A. Manage the functionality and performance of: Sole $8,272.00 $10,340.00 1. Motor Selector Help Desk; 2. Self assessment tool; B. Undertake rebranding of the Self Assessment Tool and test rebranded Motor Solutions Online to ensure all services and links are functioning after installation. Gust Consulting Pty Ltd As a member of Scientific Advisory Group to re-assess the risks to the Australian Government associated with the Sole $7,500.00 $7,500.00 Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program - CSIRO Methane Abatement for Australian Livestock. Bendigo Scientific Data Analysts As a member of Scientific Advisory Group to re-assess the risks to the Australian Government associated with the Sole $2,340.00 $2,340.00 Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program - CSIRO Methane Abatement for Australian Livestock. Geospatial Intelligence P/L Provide expert assistance in relation to remote sensing activities of the National Carbon Accounting System (NCAS). Sole $68,348.00 $90,000.00 EnergyConsult Pty Ltd The objectives are to: Restricted $75,100.56 $102,190.00 a) Conduct a national audit of existing and planned professional education and training materials that addresses Tender greenhouse related issues; b) Undertake a scoping study with national Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITABs) to determine the existing coverage of energy efficiency and waste management principles within their training packages; c) Develop a strategic implementation plan that enables the development and incorporation of greenhouse emissions mitigation and adaptation principles into appropriate vocational and professional education and training programs. Pacific & Australia Consulting Engineers Provide Financial and Accounting Services as directed by the Finance Manager. Sole $19,380.00 $19,380.00 P/L Diesel Test Australia Audit testing of natural gas trucks and buses in Perth in conjunction with AEC testing. Sole $51,786.00 $51,786.00 CRC Greenhouse Accounting Determine the non-CO2 emissions from cotton and maize crops using continuous data collection apparatus. Restricted $30,000.00 $30,000.00 Tender CSIRO Atmospheric Research To compile the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Non-CO2 Gases from the Biosphere subsector. Sole $36,000.00 $40,800.00 Energy Strategies To compile the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Fugitive Fuels Emissions subsector. Sole $16,000.00 $16,000.00 Burnbank Consulting Pty Ltd To prepare a waste and industrial processes sectors inventory for the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sole $55,000.00 $58,000.00 collect data for industrial processes and waste at the State level. Mobility Management Consultant Development and delivery of a workshop and report on Sustainable Transport Practice in NSW for the Travel Demand Sole $1,636.00 $1,636.00 Management Seminar Program in September 2003. NSW Agriculture Beef Industry Centre As a member of Scientific Advisory Group to re-assess the risks to the Australian Government associated with the Sole $5,936.00 $12,246.00 Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program - CSIRO Methane Abatement for Australian Livestock. Environment Protection Authority Compilation of the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory -- Transport sector. Sole $18,574.00 $18,574.00 Victoria Unisearch Ltd Provision of advice to the AGO in relation to the project titled "Development of Appropriate National Average Emission Sole $1,416.00 $21,416.00 Targets for New Light Vehicles" and associated matters. The advice is to be provided on as required basis. Australian Government Solicitor Continuation of written legal advice provided to Environment Australia on the EPBC Act 1999 with respects to actions Sole $7,201.00 $7,201.00 that are taken partly in a Commonwealth Marine Area and partly within a State or Territory. Unisearch Ltd To develop a generic agreement (contract) for small generators to use when selling power to the (grid). Sole $14,100.00 $14,100.00 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 7 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 GeoImage P/L Using the existing 2002 Landsat 7 image data set; Open $24,090.91 $24,091.00 - prepare a mosaic of Australia using the panchromatic band, Tender - prepare a multispectral enhanced RGBI mosaic of Australia using Bands 543, - merge the panchromatic and multispectral mosaics, - provide final mosaic in UTM and geographic projections, in both georeferenced tiff ecw formats. Julia Inc Pty Ltd Speech writing services. Sole $600.00 $600.00 CSIRO Atmospheric Research To develop the statistical inputs for uncertainty analysis within the inventory database. Restricted $52,754.00 $80,364.00 Tender Energy Strategies To compile the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Stationary Energy Combustion subsector. Sole $45,995.00 $45,995.00 IPEN pty Ltd To provide expert advice on photovoltaic support options for future sustainable energy policy. Sole $1,282.00 $1,282.00 Roar Creative To prepare and publish "Climate Change: An Australian Guide to the Science and Potential Impacts". Restricted $85,006.00 $85,006.00 Tender CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products To assist with relevant data and professional / scientific input to a collaborative group established by the AGO to Restricted $29,700.00 $40,000.00 develop Australia's Non - CO2 greenhouse gas accounting capability. Tender The Wyld Group Pty Ltd The Consultant is engaged on an on-call basis to provide advice and expertise on a range of energy and Greenhouse Sole $50,808.09 $68,250.00 issues. McLennan Magasanik Associates Explore the potential greenhouse gas emissions and economic impacts of a range of long-term electricity generation Sole $62,000.00 $65,000.00 technology pathways. The project is expected to deliver analysis that will: - inform AGO advice to the ETF/CCFS process in the short term; and - establish an analytic base to inform AGO's position & policy advice on energy sector emissions mitigation in the medium term. CSIRO - Sustainable Ecosystems To prepare the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Livestock subsector. Sole $22,150.00 $22,150.00 EnergyConsult Conduct a preliminary review of the Cool Communities Round 2 Draft Measurement Questionnaire to determine ways Sole $2,000.00 $2,000.00 to simplify questions and reduce the size of the questionnaire. Conduct a final review of a revised draft of the Cool Communities Round 2 Draft Measurement Questionnaire to determine whether any following changes to the questionnaire raise problems with the accuracy of questions. EnergyConsult Conduct analysis of additional Round 1 Cool Communities pre- and post-survey data, as provided by Barbara Davis, Sole $5,000.00 $5,000.00 using methods and spreadsheets already developed from previous Cool Communities measurement data analysis. Macquarie Research Ltd Identify available information on relative composition of nitrous oxide in heavy vehicle emissions. Sole $11,904.00 $11,905.00 AIRAH 1. Identify & notify stakeholders that will be affected by the introduction of MEPS. Restricted $9,090.90 $9,091.00 2. Undertake focus groups of stakeholders. Tender 3. Identify a range of cost effective best practice programs. McLennan Magasanik Associates (a) A meta-analysis of existing work on increasing the MRET. Sole $22,914.00 $26,448.00 (b) Refinement of results obtained from modelling work undertaken by MMA for the AGO and the MRET Review Panel. (c) Additional electricity sector modelling as agreed by the parties. IV&V Australia Pty Ltd Provision of services in relation to the acceptance testing of the Australian Greenhouse Emissions Information System. Restricted $38,900.00 $75,220.00 Tender George Wilkenfeld and Associates Pty To report on the greenhouse trends and indicators for 1990-2002 for the 2002 National Greenhouse Gas Inventory. Sole $42,000.00 $42,000.00 Ltd Pacifitech Pty Ltd The objectives of the project are to examine the environmental, technical and economic viability of the conversion Sole $90,000.00 $300,000.00 process, and to develop a bench scale heat exchanger and reactor. LGC Geoscience Pty Ltd To conduct technical assessments of Envirogen's Oaky Creek proposal to establish a 10 MW waste coal methane gas Open $6,600.00 $10,000.00 power station at Oaky Creek, instead of North Goonyella, for the Envirogen Round 1 project. The Terms of Reference Tender were extended to include a similar technical assessment of Envirogen's proposal to power stations at Glennies Creek and United Collieries for the Envirogen Round 2 project. Clayton Utz Legal assistance with Deed of Agreement for grant under Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program to Clean Air Power. Sole $3,979.00 $3,979.00 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 8 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Macquarie Research Ltd Carry out testing of emissions from diesel and dual fuel diesel/natural gas heavy vehicles for nitrous oxide and Sole $5,769.00 $15,133.00 methane. Minter Ellison Lawyers To provide the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program Team with legal surety for issues relating to project management. Sole $39,867.40 $45,000.00 SCIENCE SPEAK To provide various scientific programming services including (but not limited to), the conversion of excel spreadsheets Restricted $50,908.00 $50,909.00 to C Programs and various Modelling programs. Tender Energy Strategies Pty Ltd Provision of the fugitive sector projections to 2020. Restricted $34,800.00 $58,000.00 Tender MBAC Consulting 1. Examine harvested wood products (HWP) model and correct any errors Sole $27,779.00 $27,779.00 2. Update the data used in the HWP model. 3. Update predictions used in the model based on observed trends such that it can be used as a tool in a policy framework. 4. Examine the decay functions and if appropriate adjust 5. Document work undertaken. Andrews Marketing Group To ascertain business and industry awareness of the Greenhouse Friendly program within five industry sectors. Sole $34,091.00 $45,000.00 Australian Government Solicitor Undertake to draft up a Green lease schedule for use by Australian Government agencies in new building /new Sole $48,835.00 $68,425.00 leases/major refurbishments. Best practice guide that would provide guidance for Australian Government agencies to use the Green Lease Schedule. Marsden jacob Associates Prepare a short report discussing the economic issues relevant to costing climate change impacts. Restricted $20,300.00 $20,300.00 Tender CSIRO To obtain preliminary estimates of the impacts of climate change on catchment water and salt balances in the Murray- Sole $79,150.00 $174,007.00 Darling Basin, and analysis of implications for revegetation strategies, in order to demonstrate how climate change issues can be integrated in NRM planning in the Basin. Diesel Test Pty Ltd Provide information on the greenhouse emissions from Australian heavy vehicles, as a basis for future policy planning. Sole $100,000.00 $100,000.00 Macquarie University To obtain better understanding of the nature of nitrous oxide emissions from motor vehicle exhausts. Sole $20,332.00 $20,332.00 Exergy Group Pty Ltd Produce a reference table to compare 1994 BOMA energy intensity to Australian Buildings Greenhouse Rating Sole $1,435.00 $1,435.00 scheme. Australian Government Solicitors Preliminary assessment of legal obligations associated with a potential new aspect of the Greenhouse Challenge Sole $10,226.50 $45,000.00 Program. Geoimage Pty Ltd To facilitate greenhouse sink activity through the development of information and tools to support environmental Sole $61,500.00 $71,500.00 plantings that will contribute to Australia's greenhouse target. Geoimage Pty Ltd To facilitate greenhouse sink activity through the development of information and tools to support environmental Sole $10,000.00 $10,000.00 plantings that will contribute to Australia's greenhouse target. CSIRO Education Teachers Activity booklet to be produced, available at low cost and advertised to teachers through a number of Sole $5,000.00 $27,000.00 avenues. The booklet is aimed at improving the knowledge and general awareness of upper primary and lower secondary school students, of greenhouse science. It will include practical exercises which illustrate how students can reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions. Energy Strategies Pty Ltd To prepare state greenhouse gas inventories for 2002 for the Stationary Energy Combustion subsector. Perform a Sole $69,800.00 $69,800.00 recalculation of the 2002 National Inventory (Stationary Energy) using 2002 ABARE data. Prepare 1990 Reference Approach tables for stationary energy. Swell Design Group Provide branding, production, and print management of report. Restricted $6,136.00 $6,136.00 Tender Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Additional financial assessment of Round 1 and 2 projects, where the proponent has sought to modify the original Restricted $22,049.00 $50,000.00 proposal. Tender Ad hoc advice relating to Round 1 and 2 projects as requested. O'Brien Consulting Review status of Generator Efficiency Standards-related GC progress reports. Obtain updated reports & assess. Sole $16,875.00 $20,000.00 Provide feedback to members. Update database. Provide feedback/instructions to AGO staff. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 9 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Blake Dawson Waldron Provide ad-hoc legal advice on matters relating to the Generator Efficiency Standards program and Deeds as required. Restricted $1,000.00 $30,000.00 Tender CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems The objectives of the Project are to: Sole $20,000.00 $35,000.00 (a) Identify priority issues for catchment NRM that could be better managed with enhanced use of information on historical climate variation, seasonal climate forecasts and trends in climate factors (b) Evaluate innovative strategies for these priority NRM issues by incorporating such climate information into decision making (c) Scope the use of information on climate variability and climate trends in setting targets for natural resource condition and management actions (d) Identify key climate change adaptation strategies for catchment-scale NRM issues (e) Analyse how climate has been changing in three key agricultural regions (SW, SE and NE Australia) (f) Assess how these changes have influenced cropping enterprises (with an emphasis on NRM issues) in those regions including through interaction with changing management (g) Identify key management adaptations that will enable farmers to more effectively manage climate variability as well as future trends in climate arising through climate change or other drivers such as decadal variation. Australian Government Solicitor To provide legal advice regarding the Cool Communities brand. Restricted $5,172.50 $5,173.00 Tender Dr Will Steffen Investigate the current state of science relating to the likely effects of increased carbon dioxide concentrations on plant Sole $14,292.00 $28,800.00 growth in Australia under a changing climate. Australian Government Solicitors Legal advice. Sole $4,580.00 $4,580.00 Australian National University To provide updates of monthly climate surfaces and research services on climate related variables used in carbon Sole $52,845.00 $150,986.00 modelling. Five Fold Creative To provide branding, production and print management for the intensive livestocksectoral report and brochure. Restricted $2,816.00 $4,570.00 Tender Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd Provide expert assistance in relation to remote sensing activities of the National Carbon Accounting System (NCAS). Sole $29,521.00 $29,521.00 Burnbank Consulting Pty Ltd To provide emissions projection for the industrial processes sector in 2004. Restricted $31,570.00 $49,610.00 Tender Encode Pty Ltd Provide a revised website tool based on Working Energy in conjunction with Exergy. The online resource would have a Sole $18,200.00 $18,200.00 more user-friendly interface, with excellent search functionality and navigability, plus a range of new materials to suit the respective stakeholder bases than the current edition of Working Energy. BIS Schrapnel To provide information and analysis on current and projected market trends in the household appliances market for the Sole $36,550.00 $36,550.00 purposes of development of policy on appliance energy efficiency. BIS Schrapnel To provide information and analysis on current and projected market trends in the household appliances market for the Sole $43,350.00 $43,350.00 purposes of development of policy on appliance energy efficiency. Danish Energy Management To obtain data and analysis on that data concerning the relative energy efficiencies of air conditioners produced by five Sole $54,034.99 $54,035.00 of Australia's trading partners. Baker & McKenzie 1. Review and Analysis of Investment in carbon sequestration in Australian Forests. Restricted $39,000.00 $78,000.00 Tender Queensland University of Technology Delivery of the Lighting Best Practice Program developed by QUT to the Australian Building Industry. Sole $25,000.00 $30,000.00 George Wilkenfeld and Associates To develop a National Strategy to address air conditioner peak energy demand. Open $5,000.00 $10,000.00 Tender Kenery and Associates Participation in the development of the Australian Greenlight Plan. Open $2,200.00 $20,000.00 Tender Danish Energy Management To develop through workshops and report on a vision for a regional standards and labelling program. Open $9,345.73 $9,346.00 Tender ICLEI Management and tour of Year of Built Environment TDM Seminars to 5 Cities in Australia through arrangement of Sole $20,000.00 $20,000.00 presenters and venues; promotions and registrations. Ernst and Young To provide financial advice regarding the Cool Communities Program. Restricted $1,800.00 $6,800.00 Tender 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 10 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Institute for Sustainable Futures To prepare a document, An Overview of Car sharing, for publication on the AGO Web site. based on re-write of Sole $5,520.00 $5,520.00 material provided in the report, A Business Case for Car sharing in Australia (October 2003). Moreland Energy Foundation To prepare background data, undertake surveys and analysis of transport and other energy based ghg emissions of Sole $13,989.00 $13,989.00 households from Home Energy Stars and Sustainability Streets Projects as the start-up phase for the Transport Comets Project. EnergyConsult Analysis of Round 2 Household Survey Data on Greenhouse emission reduction actions. Restricted $16,000.00 $19,550.00 Tender Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd Identified need to supply good information to property owners, tenants and people living in high density units managed Sole $21,024.00 $21,024.00 by body corporates, about energy efficiency practices. MEFL to prepare factsheets for these target groups. CSIRO Corporate Finance Perform projections for extreme rainfall and cyclone events for 2030 and 2070 for 3 regions. Sole $500,000.00 $500,000.00 McLennan Magasanik Associates Pty To provide stationary energy sector greenhouse gas emissions projections 2004. Restricted $84,154.00 $105,192.00 Ltd Tender Punchline Energy Pty Ltd A confidential review of an existing AGO proposal to support photovoltaic systems through the Renewable Energy Sole $1,680.00 $1,680.00 (Electricity ) Act 2000, known as the Mandatory Renewable Energy Target, (MRET")." Division of Atmospheric Research, For discussions regarding areas of interest and assistance when required. (Written short report on outcome of visit.) Sole $10,000.00 $10,000.00 CSIRO CSIRO Corporate Finance Perform projections for extreme rainfall and cyclone events for 2030 and 2070 for 3 regions. Sole $94,000.00 $94,000.00 GfK Marketing Services Australia To provide market data and reports for specified categories of appliances for the three-year period January 2004 to Sole $25,000.00 $85,000.00 December 2006. AIRAH To produce a Code of Best Practice for handling fluorocarbon refrigerants in stationary refrigeration and air conditioning Sole $26,218.18 $72,100.00 applications as an effective means of raising standards in industry and lowering emissions of synthetic greenhouse gases from these sectors. CSIRO - Mathematical & Information S To establish a perennial vegetation monitoring system for the region of NSW which includes sparse and dense Sole $410,000.00 $410,000.00 vegetation covers. University of New South Wales Upgrade of HP Rate model and development of related software to account for new refrigerant gases. Sole $18,000.00 $18,000.00 CSIRO Mathematical & Info Sciences To improve the between -scene radiometric balancing for ~380 Landsat ETM+ and Landsat Pan band images acquired Sole $10,500.00 $10,500.00 for the national 2002 coverage. CSIRO Mathematical & Info Sciences To improve the within - scene consistency of Landsat Landcover observations for normalising the data for differential Sole $23,500.00 $23,500.00 illumination due to viewing geometry and terrain. Informark Pty Ltd To provide data on sales of specified air conditioning equipment for the purposes of future energy efficiency policy Sole $1,440.00 $1,440.00 development. CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products To enhance an existing climatic mapping program for Australia to allow identification of areas climatically suitable for Sole $79,000.00 $158,000.00 growing particular tree species or other genotypes under two climate change scenarios. To map areas currently climatically suitable for 31 tree species, as well as areas predicted to be climatically suitable under two climate change scenarios (DAR 125 and CC60) at two future dates (2030 and 2070). Enertech Australia P/L To source, purchase and store eight specified models of gas water heaters for the purposes of round robin energy Sole $7,000.00 $8,821.00 efficiency testing. Clayton Utz Lawyers To obtain legal advice on the contract with the Barton Group to do a study into the sustainability of office buildings Sole $3,610.00 $3,610.00 around Australia. National Geographic Information To provide detailed requirements document for approval by AGO. To provide a script or scripts that perform the Sole $8,800.00 $8,800.00 Systems (NGIS) function identified in the requirements document provided by the contractor and agreed to by the AGO. Exergy Australia Pty Ltd Provide a revised website tool based on Working Energy in conjunction with Encode. The online resource would have a Sole $119,000.00 $119,000.00 more user-friendly interface, with excellent search functionality and navigability, plus a range of new materials to suit the respective stakeholder bases. Abbott Consulting Development of a data base and mail-out information package for future forum on Car Share feasibility. Sole $15,000.00 $15,000.00 BRANZ Pty Ltd Development of a surveillance program to determine the actual energy savings of thermal insulation products in Restricted $31,157.00 $39,957.00 accordance with AS/NZS 4859.1. Tender Diesel Test Australia Greenhouse emissions testing of type approved natural gas Caterpillar truck and Mercedes bus in conjunction with Sole $45,800.00 $45,800.00 Macquarie University research on nitrous oxide. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 11 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Econtech Pty Ltd Peer Review of a report prepared by MMA for the MRET Review, titled 'Impact of a 20,000GWh target for the MRET Restricted $8,200.00 $8,200.00 scheme'. Tender Roam Consulting Pty Ltd Provide ad-hoc advice including assessing Strategic and Action Plans in accordance with Technical and Procedural Open $10,313.00 $30,000.00 Guidelines. Tender McMullen Nolan Surveyor Create an interactive 3D Fly through covering the Albany and Mt Barker 1:100,000 map sheets and also the State of Sole $10,760.00 $10,760.00 NSW. Fixed path movie files are also to be generated and supplied covering paths as advised by the Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO). Red3 Pty Ltd Develop an evaluation framework and questions appropriate to the Travel Demand Management Program. Sole $9,551.00 $9,551.00 CSIRO (Forestry and Forest Products) Research aims to develop knowledge of tree species and site interactions to allow targeting of afforestation for Sole $555,000.00 $555,000.00 environmental and commercial benefits. This will involve examining: - Growth and survival of all species at all sites. - Site interactions, relating growth and survival to landscape position. - Carbon sequestration potential, biomass and wood density parameters for selected species. - Physiological measurements of key species for physiological growth model parameterisation and validation, Use of process models to predict commercial and environmental services. - Decision support and risk analysis for tree planting in dryland zones of NSW. Australian Government Solicitor Risk assessment of the green lease schedule for Commonwealth agencies using the CNL. Risk assessment will take Sole $9,250.00 $18,685.00 into account issues , benefits and risks of the green lease schedule on tenants , landlords and owners. CSIRO (Forestry & Forest Products) To raise the level of awareness among policy makers and senior administrators in China of the potential for Carbon Sole $281,765.00 $281,765.00 offset / trading arrangements and opportunities for using this mechanism for funding afforestation or reforestation. To demonstrate the use of a standard, credible procedure (the Carbon Accounting Toolbox) for measuring carbon sequestration in individual afforestation or reforestation projects in China. To calibrate the Carbon Accounting Toolbox for a tree species important in China (probably Cunninghamia lanceolata, Chinese Fir). To test the feasibility of using remote sensing to identify areas of reforestation and deforestation. To train selected staff in using the Carbon Accounting Toolbox. To assist China scope the requirements for developing a package similar the Australian Greenhouse Office's (AGO) National Carbon Accounting System (NCAS) to account for China's agricultural and forestry based emission reduction and sink enhancement programs at the provincial level to an internationally credible standard. Blake Dawson Waldron Assessment of the Current legal obligations in relation to the extension of the whole of government contract. Sole $1,820.00 $1,820.00 University of Melbourne Provide the AGO with a means of targeting abatement strategies for land-managed practices that are responsible for Restricted $179,814.60 $179,815.00 the majority of greenhouse gas emissions through the use of new open path (laser and FTIR) technologies. The project Tender outcomes will enable better policy development for the abatement of GHG in land-managed systems. Department of Agriculture Western Provide the AGO with a modelling assessment of the potential impacts of climate change on land suitability for Restricted $59,400.00 $59,400.00 Australia agricultural industries and the associated impacts on rural and regional communities and enterprises for the far south of Tender western Australia. GRDC This project will provide the AGO with a means of targeting those parts of the production chain for the wheat industry in Restricted $199,200.00 $199,200.00 Western Australia that emit the majority of GHGs for that agricultural sector. The project outcomes will enable better Tender policy development for the abatement of GHG in agriculture. This project will also provide an opportunity for the AGO to build stronger linkages between the researchers and secondary industry that will ultimately lead to a better assessment of GHG emissions from the agricultural sector over the entire supply chain. Natural Heritage Trust Include climate change component in a regional recovery and threat abatement plan for threatened species and Sole $50,000.00 $50,000.00 communities in the south coast region of WA. George Wilkenfeld & Associates Provide strategic advice for the National Framework on Energy Efficiency. Provide expert commentary on other Sole $9,600.00 $9,600.00 consultants' reports using North America & Europe experts. Advising the AGO on energy efficiency matters. ACIL Tasman To review the State Stationary Energy Measures - NSW and QLD schemes. Analysis based on existing modelling, Sole $2,500.00 $6,875.00 rather than new modelling. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 12 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Abbott Consulting Group Pty Ltd Management of vehicle trials and development of business case studies, to be used in promotion of alternative fuels. Sole $86,400.00 $172,800.00 Baker & McKenzie An overview of the current regulatory framework surrounding abatement credits and analysis of the interrelationship Sole $10,000.00 $25,000.00 between various jurisdictional crediting systems. Centre of Policy Studies, Monash To provide stationary energy sector greenhouse gas emissions projections 2004. Restricted $41,688.89 $42,000.00 University Tender Tom Denmead Services provided for the detailed itemisation of equipment and costs to install open path technologies for the Sole $5,027.27 $5,027.00 measurement of GHG's from agricultural systems. GHD The Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO) is looking to work with its Chinese counterparts on a collaborative agenda Open $15,000.00 $72,300.00 that will improve scientific understanding about the processes of nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural and managed Tender land systems and that will subsequently allow the development and implementation of practical solutions to reduce these greenhouse gas emissions. CRC-greenhouse accounting High quality emissions data from cotton soils of northern Australia and delivery of a portable monitoring unit for on- Restricted $100,000.00 $100,000.00 going assessment of emissions in Australian agricultural systems. Tender An LCA of greenhouse gas emissions to identify and compare emissions from pre, on and post-farm production and processing activities to enable better targeting of GHG mitigation strategies for maximum benefit. University of Wollongong This project will be developed over the next 3-5 years in a programme that is aimed at improving the knowledge of Restricted $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Australia's national budgets of CO2 and other principal greenhouse gases CH4 and N2O. Tender Queensland Transport Development of a nationally applicable statistically valid and cost effective methodology to enable NTBCP and TDM Sole $40,000.00 $40,000.00 project proponents to determine the extent to which greenhouse gas abatement achieved through Australian Government funded travel behaviour change programs is sustained beyond the first Kyoto period 2008 - 2013. NSW Agriculture To provide advice on the feasibility, cost, benefit and risk of options for methane abatement from livestock in Australia. Open $120,000.00 $180,000.00 Tender Graeme McCrabb To provide advice to the AGO on the investment opportunities between Australia and China, for methane abatement Open $13,636.36 $60,000.00 from livestock. Tender Bicycle Federation of Australia To develop a web-based Bikeability Checklist for local government to be used as a resource by local government, state Sponsorship $60,000.00 $65,000.00 government TravelSmart Officers and community groups. The Bikeability Checklist is a tool that helps identify barriers and opportunities to create physical environments which encourage cycling and other sustainable transport activities with the ultimate aim being to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the community sector. Bicycle Federation of Australia The intent of the project is to determine best practice in CPT programs and make recommendations for the Sole $50,000.00 $55,000.00 development of a community-based CPT program for adults (and an associated train-the-trainer program) to enable and encourage adults to ride bicycles for transport, recreation, and tourism. McLennan Magasanik Associates Summary table of results by 11 March 2004; Relevant information to enable Econtech to undertake economic Sole $43,000.00 $43,000.00 modelling of each of the modelling runs listed in Item 1.1 by 9 March 2004; Summary report in two parts of the results of the modelling runs including information listed in Item 1.1 by June 2004. Hassall and Associates To develop a prospectus that guides Australian-Chinese investment in efforts to assist agriculture's adaptation to the Open $40,000.00 $105,000.00 impacts of climate change. Tender CRC for Greenhouse Accounting Quantifying the effects of soil type and environmental factors on nitrous oxide emission using laboratory incubations. Sole $40,000.00 $80,000.00 Business Council for Sustainable To undertake a sample audit of photovoltaic systems funded under the photovoltaic rebate program. Sole $180,000.00 $200,000.00 Energy (BCSE) UITP ANZ To purchase additional conference space for Day 2 of Congress for local government and TDM workshops and Sole $35,050.00 $35,050.00 meetings including audio visual material. To pre-purchase additional early bird registrations for 20 participants to provide cost effective way to encourage local government TravelSmart officers and other TravelSmart proponents to the Congress for Day 2 meetings and for Day 3 site visits. George Wilkenfeld & Associates Provide strategic advice for the National Framework on Energy Efficiency. Provide expert commentary on other Sole $14,400.00 $14,400.00 consultants' reports using North America & Europe experts. Advising the AGO on energy efficiency matters. 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 13 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Energy Consult Preparation and presentation of background papers at conference. Participation in workshop sessions. Open $9,430.00 $9,430.00 Tender Mark Ellis and Associates Development and management of the Procurement of Energy Efficient Products (PEEP) Program. Open $11,400.00 $22,800.00 Tender Waters and Rivers Commission Report on how catchment runoff might change from present to warmer and possibly drier climate; and how climate Restricted $25,000.00 $85,000.00 shifts alter water supply risks in a representative catchment(s) under global warming. Tender Bureau of Rural Sciences (BRS) To build a multi - temporal data base of land use from 1983 to the present using BRS Spread 2 method. Sole $225,000.00 $450,000.00 Part A - NSW Prototype 2002/2003 Part B - Historic Land Use Data Base. Business Council for Sustainable Make public the material on the members website. Sole $45,455.00 $45,455.00 Energy (BCSE) Oncon Pty Ltd Provide management services for the Top Energy Saver Award Winner (TESAW) program. Open $8,750.00 $17,500.00 Tender Econtech Analysis of economy-wide impacts of various MRET scenarios. Sole $21,000.00 $21,000.00 AEEMA Information Gathering and Dissemination. Open $5,000.00 $10,000.00 Tender AEEEMA Provision of existing statistical data. Open $10,000.00 $20,000.00 Tender AEEMA Collection and reporting on industry statistical data. Open $10,000.00 $20,000.00 Tender Planning Institute of Australia (Qld Div) Further develop Stage 3 of the Sustainable Regional and Urban Communities Adapting to Climate Change project. Sole $15,650.00 $15,650.00 Alternative Technology Association Development and delivery of a train the trainer" program in no less than 4 cities across 2 states." Sole $40,000.00 $40,000.00 Conference Solutions To organise a stakeholder meeting in Canberra, including venue selection and hire, coordinating meeting date and Restricted $8,000.00 $20,000.00 time, and arranging flights for participants. Tender Danish Energy Management Analysis and benchmarking of trade flow and market data on electric motors in Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Sole $26,730.00 $29,700.00 Thailand. Danish Energy Management Collection of trade flow data on electric motors in Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand. Data review and Sole $15,030.00 $16,700.00 project management. Danish Energy Management Collection of national market data on electric motors in Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand. Project Sole $16,920.00 $18,800.00 management and data review. Origin Energy Asset Management Provide testing services to relevant Australian Standard of 6 units and report on new test method. Open $20,700.00 $41,400.00 Tender Enertech Australia Pty Ltd Provide testing services to relevant Australian Standard of 10 units and report on new test method. Open $12,500.00 $25,000.00 Tender Minter Ellison LAWYERS An examination of the related issues of property rights, liability, responsibility and the management and use of Restricted $77,000.00 $110,000.00 resources arising in relation to carbon capture and storage. This will involve: Tender - identifying current and potential forms of property rights; - advising on potential liabilities; and - identifying options for minimising the potential liability of government. Hydro Tasmania Hydro Tasmania, in role of Roundtable Secretariat will provide an Online information source / website for Renewable Sole $1,750.00 $1,750.00 and Sustainable Energy Roundtable. Australian Government Solicitors To provide program legal advice, including registration of the Greenhouse Friendly Certification Trademark . Restricted $23,542.00 $48,000.00 Tender NERA Australia Pty Ltd To develop case studies which identify and quantify potential costs and benefits of existing and future Greenhouse Sole $35,000.00 $70,000.00 emissions abatement schemes when applying the Regulatory Test for Network Augmentation. CompuCraft Software Solutions Provide Business Analysis and report on the current RoadMap Reporting & Analysis System. Restricted $11,200.00 $22,400.00 Tender Minter Ellison To advise on the capacity to mandate energy performance labelling for gas appliance. Open $3,822.00 $3,822.00 Tender 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 14 of 15 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls Organisation Objectives of Consultancies Method Amount Contract Value Expensed in 2003/04 Jean Shannon and Associates Critique of past Annual Reports and ANAO Reports. Restricted $5,768.00 $8,000.00 Tender Alliance to Save Energy Alignment of appliances standards and labelling in ASEAN Countries. Sole $11,013.22 $30,000.00 Australian Government Solicitor Legal advice on grant agreement in DB 2642 with FCAI. Sole $3,054.00 $3,054.00 Total 316 consultancies $15,544,710.59 $27,933,024.00 0807e399-7eaf-40d9-99a3-de1ef3bc1731.xls - AGO Consultancies 2003-04 page 15 of 15