The Minister for Industry Support and Recovery sets minimum local content requirements for all Strategic Projects and other requirements such as maximising the use of local industry for steel products and/or uniforms and personal protective equipment.

Strategic Projects at a glance

Since 2014, the Local Jobs First Policy
has been applied to
223 Strategic Projects, worth $107.96 billion

Strategic Project Listing

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Early Parenting Centres

Early Parenting Centres

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97% for the design phase
  • TBA for construction

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants, including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisers must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in construction including fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible.



The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Princes Highway East Duplication - Stage 3 (Flynn, Kilmany and Kilmany East)

Princes Highway East Duplication - Stage 3 (Flynn, Kilmany and Kilmany East)

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96% for the Flynn section
  • 96% for the Kilmany section
  • 96% for the Kilmany East section

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Pathway to 144 Mental Health Beds

Pathway to 144 Mental Health Beds

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91% for the design and construction of the Project
  • 42% for the furniture, fittings, and equipment

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers
and other advisers must preference solutions that maximise the use of
local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in construction
inducing fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible.



The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Water and Sewerage Program 2021

Water and Sewerage Program 2021

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

  • All consultants, including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisers must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in construction including fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible.


The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Melbourne Water
  • Project Type: Utilities
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Victorian Melanoma & Clinical Trials Centre  - Design Package and Early Works

Victorian Melanoma & Clinical Trials Centre  - Design Package and Early Works

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96
  • TBA for construction

Local Jobs First Requirements:

  • All consultants, including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisers must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in construction including fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible.


The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Alfred Health
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Sunbury Line Upgrade - Substations Package

Sunbury Line Upgrade - Substations Package

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Public Housing Development - Wave 2

Public Housing Development - Wave 2

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97% for preconstruction services
  • 95% for early works
  • TBC for construction

Local Jobs First Requirements:

  • All consultants including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisers must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in construction including fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible


The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Public Housing Development - Wave 1

Public Housing Development - Wave 1

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97% for preconstruction services
  • 95% for early works
  • 91% for construction
  • 85% for furniture, fittings and equipment

Local Jobs First Requirements:

  • All consultants including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisers must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in construction including fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible
  • Respondents on the Tarakan Street and Bill Street project sites must consult with Apprenticeships Victoria as part of the Major Projects Skills Guarantee implementation plan to identify opportunities for local apprentices and trainees.


The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Bendigo Health Day Rehabilitation Centre

Bendigo Health Day Rehabilitation Centre

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Manufacture, Supply and Distribution of Victorian Vehicle Number Plates

Manufacture, Supply and Distribution of Victorian Vehicle Number Plates

Minimum Local Content:

  • 67%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: August 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Transport
  • Project Type: Manufacturing and services
  • Region: Statewide
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

New Schools 2022 Program

New Schools 2022 Program

Minimum Local Content:

  • 92%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Asset Maintenance Services Contract

Asset Maintenance Services Contract

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Water and Sewer Network Renewals Project

Water and Sewer Network Renewals Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 85% for water main renewals
  • 85% for sewer system renewals

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: May 2020
  • Delivery Agency: City West Water
  • Project Type: Utilities
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

County Court PPP Contract Renewal Project

County Court PPP Contract Renewal Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 80% for operations and maintenance
  • 90% for captial works

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: March 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Court Services Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Supply and Delivery of Bitumen and Bituminous Products

Supply and Delivery of Bitumen and Bituminous Products

Minimum Local Content:

  • 48% Supply of Class 170 Bitumen excluding freight and delivery
  • 70% Supply of Bituminous products excluding freight and delivery

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: March 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Transport
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Statewide
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

St Kilda Pier Redevelopment

St Kilda Pier Redevelopment

Minimum Local Content:

  • 93%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: March 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Parks Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Landfill Services Project

Landfill Services Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.

Dame Phyllis Frost Centre Expansion

Dame Phyllis Frost Centre Expansion

Minimum Local Content:

  • 92%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Major Projects Skills Guarantee applies to this project.

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
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