Stones Throw specialises in identifying and securing new business opportunities through our range of tender and grant writing and bid management services that can be tailored to meet your organisational, bid or tender project requirements.

During the past 7 years, we have secured over $45 million for our clients with a 87% success rate in grants, tenders and Requests for Quotes (RFQ).

We offer a complete bid management service and can act as your outsourced bid management team.

This includes all services listed below delivered in a structured process and incorporating key decision points and milestones. Alternatively, we can provide individual, or a tailored mix of bid management services to complement internal or other resources.


Bid Management Services

Identification and referral of tender opportunities

Identification and referral of funding opportunities that fits with business objectives.

Bid management only

Coordination of a tender team, editing, compliance and conformance.

Tender Writing

Drafting the tender based on research provided by Client and with a Client bid manager in place.

Compliance & Editing

Assessing a bid’s compliance with tender requirements and conducting editing in including spelling and grammar, fact checking, data review etc.

Bid Strategy Development

Development of overall strategy and framework:

  • Types of services to be delivered: existing and new services
  • Geographic footprint: existing and new regions
  • Timeframe for delivery
  • Opportunities for partnerships or collaboration with other organisations in existing or new regions;
  • Any known tender opportunities that will or are likely to arise in the strategy horizon
  • Any other key information identified.

Client Engagement Process


Identify Request for Tenders and Quotes and other business opportunities that fit with Client’s business objectives.


Notify Client of relevant opportunities or Client notifies STG of tender opportunities.

Client Approval to Proceed - 1

Client provides approval to proceed with tender analysis.


Analysis of: specifications, evaluation criteria, competitive analysis, resources required to prepare the bid, critical timeframes and quote to prepare the bid.

Client Approval to Proceed – 2

Client approval to proceed: specific tender services required, internal or other resources to be provided and acceptance or otherwise of the quote.

Confirmation of Services

STC makes amendments to the quote based on the feedback.

Client Approval Final

Client provides final approval for bid and quote.

Bid Preparation

STC commences preparation of the bid.


Depending on the bid and project an hourly rate, daily rate, project rate and success fee can be negotiated.

A tender evaluation fee may apply depending on the complexity of the tender.


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Stones Throw is a culturally aware business, and seeks to work with traditional custodians and local elders on projects of cultural relevance and sensitivity.

As such, we wish to acknowledge the elders; past, present and future, of the land that we live and work on – traditional Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi land on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia.

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Stones Throw Consulting Pty Ltd T/A Stones Throw Group

ABN: 29 162 564 098

Po Box 5161, Maroochydore BC, QLD 4558