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Supply and Delivery of Structural Firefighting Gloves
Issued By Country Fire Authority Victoria
Request for Tender
Contract Number
Protective gloves



CFA is seeking response to this invitation for the ongoing supply of structural firefighting gloves over the term of the contract, certified to AS/NZS2161.6:2014

Initial contract term is for three (3) years with optional two (2) x one (1) year extensions at CFA discretion.

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NOTE:  Lodgement of Samples and Test Reports

             Refer ITS A.1 Section 6 for details on where to deliver RFT SAMPLES & TEST REPORTS due prior to 2:00pm, Friday, 10th March 2023


Tender e-Lodgement;

  • Invitees must provide an electronic copy of Part D of this Invitation - The Offer in the requisite Microsoft Office format.
  • Where an Invitee's policy is to provide PDF electronic documents only, PDF copies must be provided in addition to the requisite Microsoft formats.
  • If providing manuals, these must be relevant, current and live.  These must be submitted in electronic format only, which may be Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word formats.  Diagrams may be provided in the requisite Microsoft Visio format.
  • Invitees must not provide links to websites.  Any relevant peripheral information should be provided in Part D of this Invitation – The Offer.
  • Please submit your tender response well before the tender closing time, allowing time to upload or re-upload if required. It is the invitee’s responsibility to ensure sufficient time is given to upload tender responses.  Commencing document upload two (2) hours prior to the closing time is highly recommended. 
  • Please check the receipt issued by Buying for VIC/Tenders VIC carefully to ensure all files have been uploaded. If you have not received a receipt from Buying for VIC/Tenders VIC, your submission has not been loaded correctly and you must resubmit your tender response prior to the closing date and time.
  • If the tender lodgement has taken more than 15 minutes to process, we recommend restarting the upload session.
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  • Only alphabetic characters a-z, A-Z, numberals 0-9 and full stops are acceptable file names. The file pathname should be no longer than 90 characters. The total file size of the tender response been uploaded should be no more than 100 MB in a single batch
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  • If you continue to find any difficulty uploading response then please call Tenders VIC Helpdesk on 86832932 who will be able to log your upload issue (please leave a voicemail message if there is no answer)
  • If the TendersVIC Helpdesk cannot rectify your upload issue, please contact the CFA Tender Administrator on (03) 8822 8039 or at [email protected] requesting acknowledgement of your upload issue (do not email tender submissions without Administrator approval).  Contact must be made before the closing date and time for your request to be considered.

Specification Documents 

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  •    CFA-2023-0003 Part A B ITS (v1.0).pdf
    • Version 1 (30 Jan 2023)
    • Available by Download   (429 KB)
  •    CFA-2023-0003 Part A.2 Spec (v1.0).pdf
    • Version 1 (30 Jan 2023)
    • Available by Download   (95 KB)
  •    CFA-2023-0003 Part C Proposed Contract (v1.0).pdf
    • Version 1 (30 Jan 2023)
    • Available by Download   (318 KB)
  •    CFA-2023-0003 Part D Offer (v1.0).docx
    • Version 1 (30 Jan 2023)
    • Available by Download   (118 KB)