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
253 Strategic Projects, worth $117.52 billion

Strategic Project Listing

Showing 253 of 253

Water Treatment Plant 5W Nutrient Removal Plant

Water Treatment Plant 5W Nutrient Removal Plant

Minimum Local Content:

  • 85 per cent for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Melbourne Water 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 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.
  • Local content set: June 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Maximise use of local steel products made from locally milled steel
  • Delivery Agency: Melbourne Water
  • Project Type: Utilities
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Rutherglen Residential Aged Care Development Project

Rutherglen Residential Aged Care Development Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent for the Project
  • 99 per cent for the early works
  • 85 per cent for the finishes, fixtures and equipment (FFE)

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 FFE wherever possible.

The respondent must consult with the Australian MedTech Manufacturing Centre to identify opportunities for local businesses to supply the aged care facility.



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 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Victorian Health Building Authority 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 item listed in the successful supplier’s approved Local Industry Development Plan.
  • Delivery Agency: Victorian Health Building Authority
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Hume

Kingston Residential Aged Care Development Project

Kingston Residential Aged Care Development Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent for the main works
  • 99 per cent for the early works
  • 85 per cent for fittings, fixtures and equipment

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants  including but not limited to architects, designers, engineer and other advisors must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, good and services in construction, including FFE wherever possible.

The respondent must consult with the Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre to identify opportunities for local businesses to supply the facility.



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 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Victorian Health Building Authority 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 item listed in the successful supplier's approved Local Industry Development Plan.
  • Delivery Agency: Victorian Health Building Authority
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

New Schools 2024

New Schools 2024

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent for construction
  • 82 per cent for furniture, fixtures and equipment

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The Victorian School Building Authority must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from the local content of any items 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.
  • Local content set: June 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Maximise the use of local steel products using locally milled steel
  • Delivery Agency: Victorian School Building Authority
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Statewide

South Dynon Train Maintenance Facility Upgrade

South Dynon Train Maintenance Facility Upgrade

Minimum Local Content:

  • 92 per cent for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Level Crossing Removal Projects 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.
  • Local content set: June 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Maximise the use of local steel products made from locally milled steel
  • Delivery Agency: Level Crossing Removal Project
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

New Melton Hospital

New Melton Hospital

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97 per cent for early works

Local Jobs First Requirements:

VHBA must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from local content in relation to a steel package or any items listed in the 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.

Melbourne Airport Rail

Melbourne Airport Rail

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent for early works

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Rail Projects Victoria must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from local content in relation to a steel package or any items 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.
  • Local content set: June 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Provision Of Medical Services

Provision Of Medical Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 100 per cent for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Fire Rescue Victoria must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capabiltiy Network of any proposed significant diversion from local content in of any items listed in the successful supplier's approved Local Industry Development Plan.


This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: May 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Fire Rescue Victoria
  • Project Type: Services
  • Region: Statewide

Preferred Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Barwon Health

Preferred Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Barwon Health

Minimum Local Content:

  • 44 per cent for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Barwon Health must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from local content of any items in the successful supplier's approved Local Industry Development Plan.


This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: May 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Barwon Health
  • Project Type: Other
  • Region: Barwon South West

Preferred Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Eastern Health

Preferred Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Eastern Health

Minimum Local Content:

  • 44 per cent for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

Eastern Health must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from local content of any items in the successful supplier's approved Local Industry Development Plan.


This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: May 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Eastern Health
  • Project Type: Other
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Minimum Local Content:

  • 91 per cent for construction
  • 30 per cent for the Sky Safari Gondola equipment
  • 83 per cent furniture, fixtures 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



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: May 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Development 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.
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Twelve Apostles Main Works

Twelve Apostles Main Works

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent for construction
  • 97 per cent for pre-construction services
  • 30 per cent for audio visual equipment and installation
  • 80 per cent for furniture, fittings and equipment

Local Jobs First Requirements:

The project design team (including architects, designers, engineers, and other specialists, etc.) must engage with the Industry Capability Network (Industry Advisor) at both the 25 per cent and 80 per cent design development stages to ensure the use of local materials, finishes, products , goods and services, including FFE, is maximised whereever 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: May 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Development Victoria must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR), and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from the local content of a steel package or item listed in the successful supplier’s approved Local Industry Development Plan
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Barwon South West

Victorian Murray Floodplain Restoration Project

Victorian Murray Floodplain Restoration Project

Minimum Local Content:

  • 94 per cent for Package 1
  • 96 per cent for Package 2
  • 96 per cent for Package 3
  • 97 per cent for Package 4
  • 93 per cent for Package 5
  • 96 per cent for Package 6

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: May 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Lower Murray Water must advise the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR), and the Industry Capability Network of any proposed significant diversion from the local content of a steel package or item listed in the successful supplier’s approved Local Industry Development Plan
  • Delivery Agency: Lower Murray Water
  • Project Type: Other
  • Region: Statewide

Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery

Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent for construction works
  • 80 per cent for finishes, fitments, fixtures 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.

The respondent must consult with the Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre  to identify opportunities for local businesses to supply the research centre.



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: May 2022
  • Steel Requirement: St Vincent's Hospital 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 item listed in the successful supplier’s approved Local Industry Development Plan
  • Delivery Agency: St Vincent's Hospital
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Shepparton Corridor Upgrade Stage 3

Shepparton Corridor Upgrade Stage 3

Minimum Local Content:

  • 97 per cent for the project
  • 69 per cent for signalling equipment

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to 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: May 2022
  • Steel Requirement: Maximise the use of local steel products using locally milled steel
  • Delivery Agency: Rail Projects Victoria
  • Project Type: Rail infrastructure
  • Region: Hume

Pharmacy Wholesale Distribution Service

Pharmacy Wholesale Distribution Service

Minimum Local Content:

  • 42 per cent for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

This project is subject to the Local Jobs First Commissioner's advocacy, monitoring, and compliance powers.
  • Local content set: March 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Western Health
  • Project Type: Other
  • Region: Statewide

VCAT Long Term Accommodation

VCAT Long Term Accommodation

Minimum Local Content:

  • 90 per cent for the project

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 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: March 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Court Services Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area

Ivanhoe Tank Site

Ivanhoe Tank Site

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: February 2022
  • Delivery Agency: Development Victoria
  • Project Type: Building construction
  • Region: Metropolitan Area
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