Requests for information, proposals or tender distributed via the Internet are listed here. This method of dissemination is used by the Library as there is likely to be widespread interest in the requirement, not just from potential vendors of products and services but also from the broader library and information community.

Annual Procurement Plan

The following Plan indicates potential approaches by the Library to the open market place, usually but not exclusively in the form of a Request For Tender.

Annual Procurement Plan

Approaches to the Open Market

The Annual Procurement Plan is usually updated in June of each year; the approaches to the open market is updated whenever a Division undertakes such a procurement approach.


  • Construction head contractor for building facade rectification
    (deadline for lodgments of tenders: Tuesday 2 August 2016 at 2:00pm)
    Download tender NLA RFT 15/147


  • Digitisation of Australian Joint Copying Project microfilms
    (deadline for lodgement of tenders: Thursday 27 August 2015 at 3:00pm)
    Download tender NLA RFP 14/036

  • Supply of Scanning Equipment to  Support Digitisation
    (deadline for lodgement of tenders: Friday 5 June 2015 at 2:00pm)
    Download tender NLA RFT 15/034





  • Digital Library Infrastructure Replacement (deadline for lodgement of tenders: Wednesday, 21st December 2011, 2:00pm)  Please note this is a select and not an open tender process.  It is intended for stage one Request For Proposal respondents who have been short listed to participate in this, a stage two select Request For Tender.
    Download tender NLA RFT11/103
    NLA RFT11/103, questions and answers