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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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

Property Maintenance Services (Responsive and Vacant Units) and PCA Services

Property Maintenance Services (Responsive and Vacant Units) and PCA Services

Minimum Local Content:

  • 85 per cent minimum local content for the project

Local Jobs First Requirements:

All consultants including but not limited to designers, engineers and other advisors must preference solutions that maximise the use of local materials, finishes, products, goods and services in maintenance or construction including fittings, fixtures and equipment wherever possible.



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

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
  • 97 per cent for Early Works

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.

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.

The minimum local content requirements for the construction phase of the project will be set at a later date.



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
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STRATEGIC PROJECTS - LOCAL JOBS FIRST