14 March 2024

A Request for Proposal (RFP) is open for the commissioning of an eligible organisation to deliver Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) trauma-informed Local Care Team services, within South Western Sydney.


Procurement overview

South Western Sydney PHN is seeking to commission a supplier to deliver assessment, case management and care coordination, within a trauma-informed service to Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) to post-acute victim-survivors across South Western Sydney.

The Local Care Team will

  • be embedded within an existing service within South Western Sydney and develop an integrated recovery care plan based off the initial assessment.
  • ensure referrals to FDSV trained and trauma-informed mental health care services.
  • consist of professionals appropriately trained in FDSV-specific trauma-informed care.

The service model will align with the DoHAC’s Model of Care, Supporting Recovery – Pilot Program. It is a prescribed model which is part of the Australian Government’s National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022–2032.

Read Official Notice


Proposal timeline

Action Date
RFP Open 21 March 2024
Information Session 28 March 2024
Last queries date 15 April 2024
RFP Closing Date 18 April 2024 @ 5pm
Evaluation Period 19 April – 17 May 2024
Recommendation to SWSPHN Board 27 June 2024
Successful Applicant Notified Week of 1 July 2024
Commence Contract Negotiations July 2024
Unsuccessful Applicants Notified July 2024
Contract Commencement 1 August 2024
Phase 1 Establishment 1 August 2024
Phase 2 Full Implementation 1 November 2024


Submissions accepted via Tenderlink

This Request for Proposal is available on SWSPHN’s Tender Portal – Tenderlink: www.tenderlink.com/swsphn

Interested parties are encouraged to register for SWSPHN’s Tender Portal to ensure they:

  • will receive email notifications when new procurement opportunities are published in relevant categories
  • can access the online forum to address any questions about the program and procurement process
  • can download and view procurement documentation electronically and
  • will be able to submit applications through the e-tender box facility



Information session

Attend the information session for potential respondents to receive an overview of the tender process and requirements, and an opportunity to ask questions relating to the tender documentation.

When: Thursday, 28 March 2024, 11am.
Where: Zoom




Enquiries regarding this notification can be directed to Commissioning Manager, Domenic Zappia at Domenic.Zappia@swsphn.com.au