Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2022 Calendar Year


Pursuant to the Senate Order for entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which:

  1. have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2022, or
  2. which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2022.

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.

The reasons for including such clauses include:

  1. ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and/or
  2. protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

The accountable authority of TSRA has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Date Published: 31 Jan 2023


*   Whether contract contains provisions requiring the parties to maintain confidentiality of any of its provisions

** Whether contract contains other requirements of confidentiality

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Contract Details


Subject matter

Amount of consideration
(GST Exclusive)

Start date

end date



Accsys ConsultingAccounting Services $      661,924.98     1/01/202231/12/2022NN
Brisbane Minute Taking and StenographyTranscription Services $      120,000.00     5/01/20211/04/2024NN
Can PrintTSRA Annual Report Printing 2020 - 2023 $      120,000.00    30/04/202030/01/2023NN
David Fell EnvironmentalTraditional Ecological Knowledge Projects 2021-2023 $      117,730.00    20/10/202130/06/2023NN
David Fell EnvironmentalBiodiversity Surveys 2022/2023 Erub and Boigu $      110,280.00     31/05/202230/06/2023NN
DFK KidsonsMIP Trust Fund Manager $      174,780.00     10/02/201630/06/2023NN
Eclipse FNQ ChartersCharter Vessel Services $      121,920.00     17/11/202225/11/2022NN
Envigorate ConsultingLand and Sea Management Unit Support $      222,312.00     1/07/202030/06/2023NN
Environmental System SolutionsTEK 2021-2023 $      122,200.00     28/06/202130/06/2023NN
FieldworxHealth Forum $       99,112.00     7/12/202228/02/2023NN
Governance in motionGrant Support Services $      158,250.00     1/07/202230/06/2022NN
James Cook UniversityTropwater Seagrass Monitoring $      157,014.00     1/12/202230/06/2023NN
James Cook UniversityTropwater Ugar and Dugong Sanctuary Monitoring $      100,621.00     21/12/20211/05/2023NN
Sam TaylorICT Infrastructure Support 2020-2021 $      603,488.45     1/07/202130/06/2023NN
Sandford & Rogers EnvironmentalIPA Management Plans $      119,481.82     24/05/202230/06/2023NN
SeaShells Cleaning and MaintenanceCommercial Cleaning Services $      224,964.00     1/07/202130/06/2023NN
Australian Fisheries Management AuthorityTSSAC Research Project Funding $      450,000.00     1/07/202130/06/2023NN
D&R Property TrustBusiness Growth Package $      500,000.00     30/06/202230/06/2023NN
Department of Transport and Main RoadsTransport Infrastructure Development Scheme $      500,000.00     1/07/202230/06/2023NN
Department of Tourism, Innovation and SportOur Country Advisory Service Franchise $    1,000,000.00     22/06/202230/06/2024NN
Mura Kosker Sorority IncorporatedOperational Funding $      343,332.73     19/08/202228/02/2023NN
QIVLSInterim Legal Service $      771,689.00     28/06/202130/06/2023NN
QIVLSPICLE Legal Services $      898,284.00     1/07/202130/06/2023NN
Richardson Eckersley LawyersInterim Legal Service $      780,413.00     25/06/202130/06/2023NN
TAFE QueenslandDelivery of Torres Strait Maritime Pathways Project $    5,750,000.00     1/07/202030/06/2023NN
Tagai State CollegeGrowing Our Own - Tagai Transition Maritime Project $    2,168,181.82     1/01/201931/03/2023NN
Thursday Island Community Justice GroupCommunity Justice Group Regional Direct Initiative $      300,000.00     27/05/202230/06/2023NN
Torres Strait Islanders Media AssociationOperational funding $      880,000.00     24/06/202230/06/2023NN
Torres Strait Youth & Recreational Sporting AssociationOperational Funding $      568,622.17     22/12/202125/02/2023NN
Zenadth Kes FisheriesOperational Funding $    1,650,000.00     12/03/202130/06/2023NN
M&J ExperiencesBusiness Growth Package $      118,500.00     9/05/202230/06/2023NN
Kaurareg Native Title Aborignal Corporation RNTBCRanger Group Funding $      900,000.00     8/06/202230/06/2025NN
OSE Group Pty LtdSocial ventures $    2,165,261.00     30/06/202230/06/2023NN
OSE Group Pty LtdMer Guesthouse renovations $      300,000.00     30/06/202230/06/2023NN
OSE Group Pty LtdFisheries Infrastructure $    2,019,326.00     30/06/202230/06/2023NN
Torres Strait Island Regional Council85th Anniversary of First Councillors meeting $      100,000.00     27/07/202223/08/2022NN
Torres Strait Major Infrastructure and Other Projects TrustDauan multi-purpose facility $      600,255.00     30/06/202230/06/2024NN
Torres Strait Major Infrastructure and Other Projects TrustSeawall Stage 2 $    4,500,000.00     21/10/202230/06/2023NN
Yumpla Nerkep Foundation LtdStraight from the Strait Musical $      200,000.00     24/06/202230/06/2023NN