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
263 Strategic Projects, worth $122.75 billion

Strategic Project Listing

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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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Victorian Melanoma & Clinical Trials Centre

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent for construction works
  • 92 per cent for finishes
  • 85 per cent for fitments, fixtures and equipment
  • 96 per cent for design package and early works

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 respondent must consult with the Australian MedTech Manufacturing Centre to identify opportunities for local businesses to supply the hospital.


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: 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
  • 90 per cent minimum local content for the overall construction works for both sites
  • 82 per cent minimum local content for Furniture, Fittings and Equipment for both sites.

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
  • Homes Victoria must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from the local content of a steel package or any item listed in the successful supplier’s approved 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.

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.
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