The responsible Minister 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
252 Strategic Projects, worth $117.27 billion

Strategic Project Listing

Showing 252 of 252

ICT Managed Services

ICT Managed Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 80 per cent minimum local content

Local Jobs First Requirements:

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

Forensic Mental Health Expansion project

Forensic Mental Health Expansion project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent minimum local content for construction works
  • 60 per cent for fixtures, fittings and equipment

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.

Paediatrics Emergency Department Program

Paediatrics Emergency Department Program

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97 per cent for consulting 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 constructions 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.

Regional Bus Services

Regional Bus Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent for the operations phase
  • 60 per cent for buses (including diesel metropolitan buses and coaches, hybrid, electric and Zero Emissions Buses)

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Local Industry Development Plan must include a strategy that outlines how Respondents will increase skills and workforce development. The strategy should be updated annually and must include as a minimum how the Respondent 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.



This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: February 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Transport
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Statewide

Public Housing Redevelopment - Wave 3

Public Housing Redevelopment - Wave 3

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97 per cent for consulting 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.
  • Local content set: February 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Homes Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Statewide

Angliss Hospital Expansion - Stage 2

Angliss Hospital Expansion - Stage 2

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97 per cent for consulting services

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: January 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Health
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Primary Health Services for Victorian Public Prisons

Primary Health Services for Victorian Public Prisons

Minimum Local Content:

  • 94 per cent minimum local content for the Project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

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

Home Lottery Builder Services Project

Home Lottery Builder Services Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent for the Project
  • 83 per cent for furniture, fittings and equipment

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 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Melbourne Health
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region:

Renewable Energy Zones: Stage 1 Projects

Renewable Energy Zones: Stage 1 Projects

Minimum Local Content:

  • 56 per cent for the Project

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.

Project proponent and Engineering, Procurement and Construction contractor (EPC) or lead contractor must consult with Apprenticeships Victoria as part of the MPSG implementation plan to identify opportunities for local apprentices and trainees.

Project proponent and EPC or lead contractor must consult with the Industry Capability Network during the preparation of the Local Industry Development Plan



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.

Hampton Station Precinct Enhancement Project

Hampton Station Precinct Enhancement Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent for the Project
  • 80 per cent for furniture, fittings and equipment
  • 85 per cent for station improvements

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 2021
  • Delivery Agency: VicTrack
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Melbourne Airport Rail - Sunshine Albion Package

Melbourne Airport Rail - Sunshine Albion Package

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96 per cent for pre-construction and construction
  • 89 per cent for signalling

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to architects, planners, 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 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Broadmeadows Health and Communty Centre of Excellence

Broadmeadows Health and Communty Centre of Excellence

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97 per cent for pre-construction 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 constructions 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: November 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Bendigo Kangan Institute
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Loddon Mallee

Victorian Road Maintenance Contract

Victorian Road Maintenance Contract

Minimum Local Content:

  • 98 per cent for the Barwon South West Region
  • 98 per cent for the Hume Region
  • 98 per cent for the Gippsland Region
  • 98 per cent for the Grampians Region
  • 98 per cent for the Loddon Mallee Region

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to planners, 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.



This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: November 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Transport
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Statewide

Melbourne Airport Rail Maribyrnong River Bridge Package

Melbourne Airport Rail Maribyrnong River Bridge Package

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96 per cent minimum local content for pre-construction and construction

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to architects, planners, 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: November 2021
  • Steel Requirement: 95 per cent minimum local content for steel-related items
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Murray Basin Rail Project

Murray Basin Rail Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 96 per cent

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to architects, planners, 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: November 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Loddon Mallee

Rail Operational Advisory Planning Services

Rail Operational Advisory Planning Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to planners, 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.



This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: November 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Statewide

Health Information Exchange

Health Information Exchange

Minimum Local Content:

  • 80%

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: October 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Department of Health
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road Upgrade

Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97% for HKWR North
  • 96% for HKWR South

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Both projects must ensure all consultants including but not limited to architects, designers, engineers and other advisers 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: September 2021
  • Delivery Agency: Major Road Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Road infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
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