Sunny has experience advising Australian Government agencies on the legislative, policy and probity frameworks relevant to Commonwealth procurement and grants processes. Sunny regularly reviews contracts and tender documents with a focus on achieving optimum value for money outcomes for clients.
He also has experience in administrative law, regulatory law and government investigations. He has established a reputation for being an approachable and trusted advisor who works collegiately with clients to achieve pragmatic and constructive results.
Department of Defence
Advised the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group on the establishment of the Defence Support Services Panel which offers services to all Australian Government agencies. This included providing probity advice on a multi-stage procurement and lengthy competitive dialogue process to appoint four Defence industry suppliers to a new Major Services Providers panel, with the intent to streamline Defence’s service provider arrangements and to allow Defence to engage more effectively with industry.
Department of Communications and the Arts
Provided probity advice on tender processes for the provision of emergency call services and the appointment of an Emergency Call Person, as well as the procurement for the National Relay Service, an Australia-wide phone service for people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment.
Department of the Environment and Energy (Australian Antarctic Division), Department of Defence, Department of Education, Skills and Employment
Investigated complaints from affected tenderers or stakeholders about government procurement processes for a variety of Commonwealth clients. He has also performed probity audits and assisted agencies with complaints-handling generally.
National Disability Insurance Agency
Advised on multiple grant rounds of the Partners in the Community Program which supports the implementation of the NDIS at a local community and enables NDIA to partner with suitably experienced and qualified organisations to deliver Local Area Coordination services and Early Childhood Early Intervention Services.