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TABLE 6-2: DETAILS OF CONSULTANTS (TOTAL FROM AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – DETAIL UNAUDITED)

Name Amount ($) Purpose Selection Process Justification Code
Accsys Consulting 99,480 Review loans policies and procedures Open tender B
ACIL Allen Consulting 84,900 Review of legal services in the Torres Strait Select tender C
Acuro Business Support 17,268 Business support panel Open tender B
AH Consulting 4,800 Review of seawalls project Direct sourcing C
ALH Birch 24,973 Business support panel Open tender B
Arafura Consulting 14,321 Native Title anthropology Direct sourcing B
Astral Consulting 257,018 Upgrade of document and records management system Direct sourcing B
Australian Bureau of Statistics 100,000 Establishment of the Torres Strait Regional Statistics Data Library Direct sourcing B
BANI Consultancy 3,150 Review dugong and turtle plan Direct sourcing C
Business Mapping Solutions 9,773 Business support panel Open tender B
Cox Inall Ridgeway 89,100 Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Review Open tender C
David Fell Environmental 112,450 Biodiversity and traditional ecological knowledge activities Direct sourcing B
David S Trigger and Associates 17,850 Native Title anthropology Direct sourcing B
Debe Mekik Le Consultancy 99,500 Fisheries infrastructure audit Open tender B
Deltapoint 12,460 Human resources and recruitment support Open tender B
DFK Kidsons 9,130 Business support panel Open tender B
Emamulda Consulting 2,292 Native Title anthropology Direct sourcing B
Enmark Pty Ltd 49,113 Business support panel Open tender B
Environmental Systems Solutions 212,900 Traditional ecological knowledge fulcrum and work planner systems Direct sourcing B
Environmental Systems Solutions 19,600 Traditional ecological knowledge system on Saibai Direct sourcing B
Environmental Systems Solutions 42,000 Design information management and monitoring system for the Land and Sea Management Unit Direct sourcing B
Environmental Systems Solutions 39,900 Saibai and Erub seasonal calendar Direct sourcing B
Fortis One Business Support 12,340 Business support panel Open tender B
Gibsons Business Support 31,375 Business support panel Open tender B
Grant Thornton 49,954 Business support panel Open tender B
HKS Russell Pty Ltd 12,200 TRAWQ community strategic workshop Direct sourcing B
HLB Mann Judd 12,624 Internal audit services Open tender B
HLB Mann Judd Melbourne 9,945 Independent Chairperson of the Audit Committee Open tender B
Indigenous Business Australia 31,949 Facilitate workshop Direct sourcing B
Internal Centre for Compliance Management 96,000 Compliance management framework Direct sourcing B
James Cook University 98,660 Wetland and mangrove programme Direct sourcing B
James Cook University 2,954 Intertidal seagrass monitoring workshop and training Direct sourcing B
James Cook University 125,000 TropWATER seagrass monitoring Direct sourcing B
James Cook University 18,298 Cane toad control measures Direct sourcing B
James Cook University 27,653 Record seagrass Direct sourcing B
KPMG 12,353 Business support panel Open tender B
LANDROC Pty Ltd 122,697 Develop and deliver information sessions on the history and way forward for sea claims Direct sourcing B
Melanie Dulfer-Hyams 18,396 Update Indigenous Protected Areas plan Direct sourcing B
MLCS Corporate 11,350 Business support panel Open tender B
One Blood Hidden Image Entertainment Group 82,688 Regional Economic Investment Strategy video Direct sourcing B
Pacific Social Mapping 14,271 Native Title anthropology Direct sourcing B
Phillip Mills 140,000 Secretariat services for developing the regional governance framework Direct sourcing B
Pilot Partners 134,418 Internal audit services Open tender B
Regional Advisory and Innovation Network 59,500 Update management plan for Indigenous Protected Area Select tender B
Ridge Partners 29,000 Fisheries business growth package Direct sourcing B
Samuel Taylor 246,061 ICT support and integration Direct sourcing B
SC Lennon and Associates 22,080 Establish business growth package Direct sourcing C
SC Lennon and Associates 42,900 Tourism business growth package Direct sourcing B
Social Ventures Australia Ltd 100,000 Social enterprise package Direct sourcing B
Social Ventures Australia Ltd 27,135 Social return on investment training Direct sourcing B
Stuart Boyd-Law 85,551 Feral pig eradication Select tender B
Tagai State College 165,000 Environmental education coordination Direct sourcing B
Terra Moana Design Pty Ltd 61,006 Fisheries community management framework Direct sourcing C
TerraForm Design Pty Ltd 47,450 Land and sea investment prospectus Direct sourcing B
Terri Janke and Company Pty Ltd 52,750 Business support panel Open tender B
WildFish Research 43,700 Bait fishing industry Direct sourcing B
Yumi Education Inc 103,912 Torres Strait language centre Direct sourcing B
Zakazukha Pty Ltd 84,000 Media support services Open tender B
Total 3,557,148
Justification code:
A Skills currently unavailable within the TSRA.
B Need for specialised or professional skills.
C Need for independent research or assessment.

Note:

All consultants engaged under section 144T of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (Cth) were engaged using the standard terms and conditions for the engagement of consultants by the TSRA as set out in the instrument referred to in section 144T(3). There were no significant differences between the terms and conditions on how consultants were engaged.