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Appendix 3: Consultants

TABLE A3-1 DETAILS OF CONSULTANTS, 2019-2020

Name

Amount ($)

Purpose

Selection Process

Justification Code

Asset Advance Valuers

26,450

Assetvaluation

Direct sourcing

B

Charterpoint

42,652

Independent Chair of the Audit Committee

Open tender

A

Honey & Fox

20,000

Fisheries recovery action plan

Direct sourcing

A

James Cook University

342,499

Seagrass monitoring and survey

Direct sourcing

B

Keogh Bay People

104,503

Fisheries framework

Select tender

A

Pilot Partners

225,828

Internal audit services

Open tender

A

University of Wollongong

24,000

Fisheries quota review

Direct sourcing

A

Total

785,932

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) of the Act.

For the purposes of reporting, engagement of a ‘consultant’ is defined as the engagement of temporary services that involve the development of an intellectual output that assists with decision-making, where the intellectual output represents the independent view of the service provider. The independent intellectual output must be the majority element of the contract in terms of relative value or importance.

Justification Code

A

Need for specialised or professional skills

B

Need for independent research or assessment