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
198 Strategic Projects, worth $97.56 billion

Strategic Project Listing

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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.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

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.
  • Local content set: August 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Loddon Mallee
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Tender evaluation

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
  • Delivery Status: Planning

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.
  • Local content set: June 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Education and Training
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Statewide
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Planning

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
  • Delivery Status: Planning

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
  • Delivery Status: Planning

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
  • Delivery Status: Planning

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
  • Delivery Status: Planning

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.
  • Local content set: January 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Community Safety Building Authority
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Planning

Broderick Road Large Stockpile Waste Removal Project

Broderick Road Large Stockpile Waste Removal 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.

Water and Sewerage 2020 Program (WASP)

Water and Sewerage 2020 Program (WASP)

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

Greater Shepparton College

Greater Shepparton College

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: October 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Education and Training
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Hume
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Planning

Sunshine North Residential Project

Sunshine North Residential Project

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

Wantirna Aged Care

Wantirna Aged Care

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: October 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Planning

Gippsland and Bendigo Line Upgrades

Gippsland and Bendigo Line Upgrades

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96% construction
  • 68% signalling

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: October 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Statewide
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Planning

Shepparton Corridor Upgrade

Shepparton Corridor Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96% construction
  • 68% signalling

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: October 2019
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Hume
  • Prime Contractor: TBA
  • Delivery Status: Planning
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