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
227 Strategic Projects, worth $110.15 billion

Strategic Project Listing

Showing 226 of 226

Kardinia Park Stage 5 redevelopment

Kardinia Park Stage 5 redevelopment

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91%

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: September 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Kardinia Park Stadium Trust
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Barwon South West
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

North East Link

North East Link

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90% for project development activities
  • 90% for maintenance activities

Local Jobs First Requirements:

A detailed industry engagement and local sourcing plan, identifying long lead items and critical materials with a particular emphasis on steel, inclusive of but not limited to:

  • an industry engagement plan, including an:
    • annual steel industry briefing
    • advance notice to market of annual procurement and purchasing program
  • a project steel forecast by volume, publicly published and updated quarterly, including:
    • steel by-product (e.g. reinforcement, structural steel, sheet piling)
    • quarterly demand over the project schedule
    • optimise the use of local products and materials with recycled inputs


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: September 2019
  • Steel Requirement: Maximise
  • Delivery Agency: North East Link Project
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Melbourne Water Professional Engineering Services

Melbourne Water Professional Engineering Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 92%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: September 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Melbourne Water
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Cairnlea Mixed Use Development

Cairnlea Mixed Use Development

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: August 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

ICT Managed Services

ICT Managed Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 80%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

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

Hobsons Bay Main Yarra Sewer Crossing Duplication - Design Stage

Hobsons Bay Main Yarra Sewer Crossing Duplication - Design Stage

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97%

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: Melbourne Water
  • Project Type: Utilities
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Latrobe Regional Hospital Redevelopment - Stage 3A

Latrobe Regional Hospital Redevelopment - Stage 3A

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.

Western Treatment Plant (WTP) Sludge Drying Pan Augmentation

Western Treatment Plant (WTP) Sludge Drying Pan Augmentation

Minimum Local Content:

  • 95%

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: July 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Melbourne Water
  • Project Type: Utilities
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Information Technology Solution Delivery Panel 2

Information Technology Solution Delivery Panel 2

Minimum Local Content:

  • 80%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

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

East Grampians Pipeline Project

East Grampians Pipeline Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 80% main trunk backbone, pump stations and storages
  • 98% distribution mains, including project management

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.

Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation

Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Designers, including but not limited to architects, engineers and other specialists, must endeavour to specify locally developed and manufactured materials, products and technology to avoid designing out local suppliers as far as 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.

Personal Protective Clothing, Uniform, Stationwear and Specialised Garments

Personal Protective Clothing, Uniform, Stationwear and Specialised Garments

Minimum Local Content:

  • 63%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board (MFB) and its contractor(s) will work with local industry, the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, the Industry Capability Network (ICN) and the Uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Monitor to grow the local supply chain over the life of the contract consistent with its Operational Staff Enterprise Agreement.



This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: July 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Emergency Services Victoria
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

New Schools 2021 Program

New Schools 2021 Program

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91%

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.

State Basketball Centre Redevelopment

State Basketball Centre Redevelopment

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: June 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Fishermans Bend Secondary School

Fishermans Bend Secondary School

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91%

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.

Bendigo Law Courts Development

Bendigo Law Courts Development

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.
  • Local content set: June 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Court Services Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Loddon Mallee
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Geelong Performing Arts Centre Stage 3 Redevelopment

Geelong Performing Arts Centre Stage 3 Redevelopment

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: June 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Barwon South West
  • Prime Contractor: TBA

Bendigo GovHub

Bendigo GovHub

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: June 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Loddon Mallee
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
Close

STRATEGIC PROJECTS - LOCAL JOBS FIRST