Bricks for Public Tender

December 2018

Bricks for Public Tender

Ref: C23679_10-WOR

Bespoke bricks, surplus from the Port Arthur Historic Site Separate Prison Conservation Project.

Tender Closing Date: Friday 4 January 2019, 2:00pm (1400h) AEST


Total Quantity: 40,000 bricks

Available as a whole lot (40,000 bricks), or separated into half (20,000 bricks), or quarter (10,000 bricks) lots. Please specify desired lot size in tender response. No other lot sizes will be considered.

Dimensions: 230mm long x 110mm wide x 70mm high (within tolerances as described by AS/NZS 4455:1997). Perforated, 10 hole format.

Please Note: these bricks are standard common/face brick size with the exception of the height, which is 5mm shorter than standard.

Finish: ‘Rustic Red’ wire cut with some colour variation. Suitable for rendering, as face, or as commons.

Manufacture:       K&D Bricks and Blocks, made 2007

Condition:             Unused, in storage since 2007


Inspection is by appointment only, between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday. Please contact Nicky Corbett to arrange an inspection, E:, P: 03 6251 2382.

No delivery available, pick-up from Port Arthur Historic Site only. Bricks will be stacked on pallets ready for collection; forklift with driver will be available for loading. PAHSMA will wrap/strap each pallet. Ensuring the load is secure is the responsibility of the buyer or agent acting on their behalf.


Tender submission requirements:

  • Name of tendering party – if a company/business, please also include a contact name;
  • Contact details of tendering party – phone number, email address, postal address;
  • Total number of bricks requested (40,000 / 30,000 / 20,000 / 10,000);
  • Lump sum price offered, GST inclusive;
  • Date offer placed; and
  • Signature of tendering party (or authorised representative).

Tenders to be submitted by email to; by mail to 6973 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur TAS 7182 (c/o Conservation & Infrastructure Department); or by hand to the tender box at Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority, Administration Building, 6973 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur TAS 7182.

If submitting by email, please ensure your email subject is clear and unambiguous, and if you are including attachments, that they are below 10 megabytes (MB) in size.

The successful tenderer(s) will be notified in writing by 18 January 2018, and will be contacted to organise a date and time for collection of the bricks. Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified in writing at the conclusion of the tender process.

Photographs, conditions of quotation, and a template tender form are available below (note: template form is for information only and not mandatory, all tender submissions containing the required information will be considered).

Tender form can be found here.

Conditions of the tender can be found here.

PAHSMA brick measurement