Doing Business with Us


Current Tenders and further information about the Tender process is available from the Tenders page.

Statement of Business Ethics

The Statement of Business Ethics provides guidance for all sectors of the community when conducting business with the Shire of Esperance. It outlines the Shire’s ethical expectations that suppliers and contractors are to adhere to in any dealings with the Shire. This Statement also outlines what suppliers and contractors can expect from the Shire.

Prequalified Contractors

Contractors must meet our Prequalified Contractor requirements prior to providing any services for the organisation. To apply to become a Prequalified Contractor please email with the following details:

  • Company/Business name
  • Contact person
  • Telephone number
  • Email address

We will then send you the relevant information so you can complete the Prequalified Contractor application process.

Prequalified Contractors should also refer to the OHS Online Induction information below.

OH&S Online Induction

One of the requirements for being a Prequalified Contractor is the completion of our Contractor Occupational Health and Safety Induction. This is a legal requirement.  The OH&S Induction needs to be completed online. Inductions expire every five years and you will be notified via email when re-induction is required however, from time to time, if major changes occur in legislation then you may be required to complete a new induction.  

Contractors are required to print their induction certificate at completion and carry it with them at all times when working on Council sites.

For technical support you can phone the Rapid Induct Customer Support line on 1800 307 595.

Purchase Orders

Purchase orders are legally binding documents that authorise suppliers to provide goods or services. Contractors and suppliers should not supply any goods or services without first receiving a purchase order.

Contractors should familiarise themselves with the Purchase Order Terms and Conditions.

Procurement Policy

This policy clearly sets out the requirements to be met by all staff, Councillors and temporary employees when procuring and/or contracting goods and services on behalf of Council. Contractors should familiarise themselves with the Procurement Policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a prequalified contractor to submit a tender?

No, you do not need to be a prequalified contractor to submit a tender however it may be a condition of tender that, if successful, you become prequalified prior to providing any services.

How can I register for tenders?

Please refer to the Tenders page.

Is there a cost to download tender documents?

Tender documents are a free download.

What cost is involved to become prequalified?

There is no cost to become a prequalified supplier.

Who do I contact for further information?

If you wish to speak to our Procurement Officers please call (08) 9071 0675 during business hours or email