Tendering for government business workshops - Queensland

Service summary

The Tendering for government business workshop series is designed to educate industry on government procurement processes and ensure current and potential suppliers are maximising their chances of winning government work. The workshop learnings are also applicable for tendering to the private sector, including major projects.

Benefits for Queensland business suppliers

The Tendering for Government workshop will help you:

  • understand the principles of Queensland Government procurement
  • complete offer/tender documents used by departments and agencies for goods and services
  • interpret the standard terms and conditions contained in these documents
  • identify government purchasing requirements for products and services sourced locally
  • improve your potential to win new business associated with government-funded projects.

This is an interactive 4.5 hour workshop. Maximum number of attendees is 25 per workshop; this allows extensive interaction with the presenter.

The Capability Statement workshops will help you:

  • understand what capability statement is and why it is important to have one,
  • understand how to access the latest information on Queensland's major projects,
  • improve your understanding of the major projects supply chain,
  • develop your draft capability statement.

Attendees that identify that they need more assistance are provided with follow up support from the presenter and regional centre staff.

To find and register for a workshop being held near you visit our Workshops and community engagement page.

Places are strictly limited so to avoid disappointment register at least a week prior to the workshop to confirm your attendance.  

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Definition of terms

Capability Statement
A key requirement in the pre-qualification for government projects and tender opportunities, as well as for private sector major projects and sub-contractor work.

A tender is a written offer to contract goods or services at a specified cost or rate; a bid.


Tendering is the process of formally responding to the request for goods and services.

Eligibility requirements

The workshop is suitable for any Queensland business looking to supply, or currently supplying, the Queensland Government.


The cost of the workshop is $50.00 (incl. GST) per person and includes light refreshments.

Publications Details

Fact Sheet:


  • Media release for each workshop

Additional information

Attendees will receive handouts and a USB memory stick containing useful guides, resources and tools to help in your tendering.

Pre-payment is required. A tax invoice will be issued confirming your registration for the workshop.

Administering agency

Department of State Development
Economic and Industry Development
Industry Development Division

Contact details

Principal Project Officer
Local Content Unit
Department of State Development

Operating address:
Level 18
1 William Street
Brisbane, Queensland, 4000
Mailing address:
PO Box 15009
City East, Queensland 4002


07 3452 7319

Supporting information


The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

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