Appendix E: Consultancy Services

The following table shows new consultancy services with an individual value of $10,000 or more that were engaged in 2013–14, the nature of the consultancy, its value or estimated value, the selection process, and justification of the decision to use the consultancy.

The following are justifications for decisions to undertake consultancies:

A: Skills currently unavailable within organisation;

B: Need for specialised or professional skills.

Table E.1: Consultancy Services Engaged, 2013–14

Consultant

Purpose

Contract Price* ($)

Selection process

Justification

Ashurst Australia

Review documentation for Reading Room Integration construction tender

$27,000

Direct Sourcing

B

Australian Valuation Solutions Pty Ltd

Value the Library’s National Collection

$31,350

Direct Sourcing

B

Clayton Utz

General legal advice

$21,691

Direct Sourcing

B

Effective People

Review Building and Security Services Branch and Divisional Support Unit

$19,228

Direct Sourcing

B

GHD Pty Ltd

Review the Library’s exterior marble fascia

$36,275

Select Tender

B

Icelab Pty Ltd

Develop Trove API dashboards and widgets

$10,692

Direct Sourcing

A

The Squad Pty Ltd

Develop online visual design and identity branding for the Library’s website

$19,949

Select Tender

B

Total (7)

 

$166,185

 

 

 *Values are GST inclusive.