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Supply of Structural Firefighting General-Purpose Footwear (GP Style Boots)
Issued By Country Fire Authority Victoria
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CFA is seeking the ongoing supply (no replacement program required) of approximately 24,000 pairs of structural firefighting boots over the term of the contract (inclusive of extensions), certified to AS/NZS 4821:2014 Protective footwear for firefighters – requirements and test methods (EN 15090:2012, MOD), Type 2 – Class I.

Initial contract term is for four (4) years with optional two (2) x two (2) year extensions at CFA discretion.


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Specification Documents 

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  •    01_CFA-2022-0189 ITS Structural FF GP Footwear v1.1
    • Version 1 (22 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (479 KB)
  •    02_CFA-2022-0189 A.2 Specification
    • Version 1 (22 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (103 KB)
  •    03_CFA-2022-0189 Part C Proposed CFA Agreement
    • Version 1 (22 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (424 KB)
  •    04_CFA-2022-0189 Part D The Offer v1.1
    • Version 1 (22 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (141 KB)
  •    05_CFA-2022-0189 Part-D Schedule 2
    • Version 1 (22 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (64 KB)


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Tender closes at 27 January 2023 02:00 pm
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