Tenders and Expressions of Interest

Council invites submissions for the following tenders, request for quotations and expressions of interest.

Tenders, addressed to the General Manager, are to be lodged via Council's e-tendering portal, Tenderlink

For further information contact Council's Manager Corporate Business on 6850 2300.

Please note that canvassing of any of Council’s Officers or Councillors will disqualify applications from the tendering, quotation and expressions of interest process. The lowest of any tender, quotation and expressions of interest will not necessarily be accepted.

Submission Period Closes

REQUEST FOR QUOTATION 2022-35 Demolition of 65-67 Lachlan St 

Quotations are invited for the Demolition of 65-67 Lachlan St. Canvassing of any of Council's staff or Councillors will disqualify tenderers from the tendering process. The lowest of any quotation will not necessarily be accepted. Quotation documentation is available via Council's e-tendering portal , Tenderlink. For further information, contact Council's Governance Officer - Procurement on (02) 6850 2300 (Option 4).

 5pm, Friday 28 October 2022

As part of its decision-making processes,  Forbes Shire Council frequently puts significant proposed changes of policy or direction on public exhibition to invite comment from the community, before a final decision is taken.

Other opportunities to engage with the council are put openly to the whole community when the Council seeks ‘expressions of interest’ on a proposal. On this page, you can find details of a number of matters which are currently up for public comment or seeking expressions of interest:

Expressions of Interest
Expression of Interest
Submission Period Closes

Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from vendors for the Amazing Forbes Street Breakfast in Templar Street, 7am - 10am Friday 6 January  2023.

Vendors must submit their proposed menu, insurances, current food safety certificate and business details.

Tropical themed food and beverages complimenting the Parkes Elvis Festival’s theme ‘Blue Hawaii’ is highly desirable.

Expression Of Interest forms can be downloaded: here

For more information, please contact Council’s Tourism and Destination Officer on 02 6850 2300 or email tourism@forbes.nsw.gov.au.


Forbes Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from community groups and other interested organisaions for the Provision of Food and Beverage Services for the inaugural Forbes Country Music Event on Saturday 25 Feburary 2023 at Lions Park.

Organisations must be willing to obtain relevant licencing and insurance requirements. 

Expression of interest forms can be downloaded: here  (PDF 208KB)

For further information please contact Council's Community Relations Officer, Sarah Williams on 02 6850 2300 or community@forbes.nsw.gov.au.

 5pm, Friday 14 October 2022






5pm, Thursday 1 December 2022



Forbes Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for utilisation of part of a road reserve in Young Street. This part of road reserve is adjoining Lot 1727 DP 823426 and Lot 1715 DP 728811. A temporary licence is available for up to a year for a person interested in using this site for maintaining the grounds. 

Expressions of Interest proposals, addresses to the General Manager, are to be submitted via email to forbes@forbes.nsw.gov.au, by hand or by post to PO Box 333, Forbes NSW 2871. 

For more information, contact Council's Manager Property & Investment, on 02 6850 2300.

 30 September 2022
 There are routinely a number of planning matters, including proposed Development Applications, on display for comment. Details of these planning matters can be found here.

Have your say

Forbes Shire Council seeks community input and feedback on a range of issues. Stakeholder engagement is an important element of the Council decision-making process. Comments and submissions must be made in writing so they can be seriously considered and the information collated into a report to be considered by a council meeting. Comments can only be considered as formal submissions if the author’s details are included.

People who wish to have their say should keep the mind that written submissions from the community may be made public as part of a report to a Council meeting. Because a number of matters are always up for public comment, submissions must make it clear which topic is being addressed. You can find more information here about making a submission to Forbes Shire Council.

Submissions can be sent by mail to:

General Manager
Forbes Shire Council
PO Box 333
Forbes NSW  2871

Submissions can also be made by email to: forbes@forbes.nsw.gov.au