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Question On Notice No. 1612 asked in the Legislative Council on 11 September 2018 by Hon Martin Aldridge

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Finance
Minister responding: Hon B.S. Wyatt
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

I refer to the awarding of the State Government Master Media Contract, which commenced on 1 August 2018, and I ask:
(a) will the Minister provide the list of companies that tendered for the contract;
(b) which company was awarded the contract;
(c) how much is the new contract worth per annum and when does the contract expire; and
(d) will the Minister table the State Government Master Media Contract, which commenced on 1 August 2018?

Answered on 16 October 2018

(a) Information available on TendersWA indicates there were five (5) responses received to the Request. As provisioned by the Request conditions for this contract, the identities of those five (5) respondents are:

1) Adcorp Australia Ltd

2) Carat Australia Media Services Pty Ltd

3) Initiative Media Australia Pty Ltd

4) Optimum Media Decisions (WA) Pty Ltd

5) Wavemaker Australia Pty Ltd

(b) The Contract was awarded to Carat Australia Media Services Pty Ltd and Initiative Media Australia Pty Ltd.

(c) The total contract award value is estimated to be $300 million, including GST or $60 million per annum, over the potential five-year term of the contract.

The Contract commenced on 1 July 2018 for a period of three years with two one-year extension options available.

(d) Details of the contractors, pricing and pricing structure and services available under this contract are available through the ContractsWA website (www.contractswa.finance.wa.gov.au).