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
201 Strategic Projects, worth $98.73 billion

Strategic Project Listing

Showing 200 of 200

Metropolitan Bus Francise (MBF2)

Metropolitan Bus Francise (MBF2)

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90% for Operations
  • 60% for Fleet (supply and manufacture of buses)

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Shortlisted Respondents for the project must include in their Local Industry Development Plan:
o a plan, to be updated annually, for how the Shortlisted Respondent and its bus suppliers will increase skills and workforce development, which must include as a minimum how it will:
- increase opportunities for apprentices, trainees and cadets (ATCs)
- increase gender diversity in the workforce including for ATCs, for example in key maintenance roles such as diesel mechanics.
- identify new and emerging opportunities for ATCs in the manufacture and maintenance of low and zero emission vehicles.
o a plan for how the Shortlisted Respondent’s bus suppliers will work towards increasing levels of local content during the manufacture of vehicles
o a plan for how the Shortlisted Respondent’s bus suppliers will maximise recyclable and recovered content
o an outline of how the Shortlisted Respondent and its bus suppliers will connect Victorian businesses with national or global opportunities
o an outline of how the Shortlisted Respondent and its bus suppliers will drive innovation, research and development over the next decade including investment towards a zero-emission bus fleet.



This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: January 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Transport
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Information Technology Services for Registration and Licensing project

Information Technology Services for Registration and Licensing project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 98%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: January 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Transport
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Statewide
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Under delivery

Fitzsimons Lane Upgrade

Fitzsimons Lane Upgrade

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: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Lathams Road Upgrade

Lathams Road Upgrade

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: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Childs Road Upgrade

Childs Road Upgrade

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: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Hallam North and Heatherton Road Upgrade

Hallam North and Heatherton Road Upgrade

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: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender evaluation

Epping Road Upgrade

Epping Road Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96%

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.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Sunbury Road Upgrade

Sunbury Road Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96%

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.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Bridge Inn Road Upgrade

Bridge Inn Road Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96%

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.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Pound Road West and Frankston-Dandenong Road Bridge Upgrade

Pound Road West and Frankston-Dandenong Road Bridge Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96%

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.

  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Golf Links Road Upgrade

Golf Links Road Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97%

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.

  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Craigieburn Road Upgrade

Craigieburn Road Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisors 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: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Belgrave Multi Level Carpark

Belgrave Multi Level Carpark

Minimum Local Content:

  • 94%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisors 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: VicTrack
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

Ambulance Victoria Capital Program

Ambulance Victoria Capital Program

Minimum Local Content:

  • 93% for construction
  • 98% for consultancy services

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.

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.
  • Local content set: December 2020
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Gippsland
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Tender released

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
  • Prime Contractor:
  • Delivery Status: Planning
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