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The Commercial Advisory Partnership (TCAP) is a strategic and commercial advisory firm advising public and private sector clients on infrastructure, operations and complex services projects.


We provide commercial advisory services across the project lifecycle from strategy and business case to procurement and delivery, through to operations and contract management.
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Our Expertise

We provide commercial advisory services across the project lifecycle for government and private sector.

  • Strategy and Options Analysis


  • Business Case and Investment Decision support


  • Market Development and Market Soundings


  • Procurement Support, Strategy and Planning


  • Commercial Contract Design


  • Developing Tender Documentation


  • Evaluation Planning and Tender Evaluation


  • Negotiation Support and Lead Negotiation Services


  • Implementation Planning and Support


  • Contract Management

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Projects and Advisory

A track record of successfully supporting our clients develop and deliver major projects and transactions across multiple sectors.


Melbourne Airport Rail

Commercial advisory support and advice in relation to O&M and interface with rail franchise operations to Victorian Government project team.


Department of Justice and Community Safety 

TCAP’s advisors have worked extensively in the security and justice sector, providing advice on a number of custodial and courts projects, spanning a wide range of services.

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Suburban Rail Loop 

TCAP Associates provided strategic planning and advisory services to SRLA from procurement to delivery.

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State Purchase Contract  - Security Services Panel Review

TCAP provided commercial advisory services, including the development of a pricing mechanism and a financial returnable to support tender for a new panel of security services providers to be available to Victorian government entities.

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Victorian School Building Authority

TCAP’s advisors assisted in developing the commercial strategy, tender documents and procurement.

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Major Service Contract - Independent External Review

TCAP completed an independent external review of a major service contract for one of Melbourne's largest metropolitan councils. The review identified key issues over a three-year period, and recommendations to improve future procurement processes

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MR5 Train - Strategic Planning

TCAP provided a range of commercial advisory services, including a market scan, a review of the client's current operations and bid strategy for the upcoming MR5 train tender.

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Renewable Energy Megaproject

TCAP provided a financial evaluation of shortlisted tenders for a renewable energy project valued over $1 billion.

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Victorian Prisoner Transport Review

TCAP reviewed current prisoner transport arrangements in Victoria to support the retendering of the current prisoner transport contract.

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Melton Hospital PPP - Bid Support

TCAP acted as commercial advisor for Capella Capital's Melton Hospital PPP bid submission.

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Port Phillip and Fulham Prison - Financial model update

TCAP is updating service payment models for two private prisons to account for benchmarking and adjustments to performance scoring.


Kangaroo Bay Hotel - Major Project Proposal

TCAP developed a business case (Major Project Proposal) to the Tasmanian State Government, proposing the development of an internationally branded, luxury hotel.


MR5 Tram - Bid Support

TCAP acted as commercial and financial advisor for a private operator bidder for the MR5 Tram bid submission.

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Melbourne Bus Service Contracts - Bid Support

TCAP is acting as commercial and financial advisor to a leading Victorian private bus operator during their bid for the Victorian government’s zero-emission bus (ZEB) franchises.

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Go Rail Expansion Metrolinx Toronto

TCAP team members designed performance and commercial regimes for Metrolinx in support of a major public transport procurement in Toronto.

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Future Public Transport Management Options

TCAP's advisors provided early assessment options advice to the Victorian Government in relation to future arrangements for the tram and train franchises.


Adelaide Passenger Rail Privatisation

TCAP advisors provided commercial advisory services to a private rail consortium in relation to the Adelaide rail passenger network bid.

TCAP is proud to support the implementation of Arteria AI’s data-first solution across Australia and New Zealand

The TCAP Value

Comprising four experienced partners, we have the experience, knowledge and relationships to make a real difference in the work we do for our clients.  


With demonstrated market leadership in government projects and major procurements, including privatised public transport and other complex services, we strive to be trusted advisors for both Government and for proponents bidding for Government work.  


Our experience with government can be leveraged to get the best outcome for our private sector clients and our experience with private clients means we are best placed to advise government.​

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About The Commercial Advisory Partnership

Based in Melbourne and specialising in infrastructure, complex services, and systems, TCAP is committed to projects that promote the well-being and sustainability of our society.


With a focus on efficiency, agility, and practicality, TCAP aims to be the trusted advisor for both public and private sector organizations.  


At TCAP, we're not just colleagues; we're a close-knit team driven by a shared passion for our work. Our collaborative environment fosters creativity, flexibility, and a strong sense of camaraderie.  


You'll have the opportunity to contribute to some of Australia's most significant projects, working alongside talented individuals who genuinely care about the success of our clients and each other. 

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