Victorian Major Projects

Very handy web site if you are researching new developments.

Listed below are some of the major projects in 2003.

In 2001 the Victorian Government announced the Victorian Industry
Participation Policy (VIPP) for projects with government investment
to maximize opportunities for local industry. When the VIPP was
launched, Roy Lilley, ICN Victoria's Executive Director, emphasised that ICN was prepared to work with all businesses in a partnership relationship to achieve these objectives.

ICN Victoria knows that by working in partnership with industry, it is possible to redirect an extra five per cent of the value of these projects to local industry, thereby creating an additional 3,500 direct jobs and a further 9,000 indirect jobs.

This website has been developed to assist you identify projects that may be appropriate for your company, so that Victoria's secondary manufacturing industries can be developed through major projects.

The major projects website includes over $19 billion in projects that are known to the ICN and have a project value exceeding $50 million; exceptions include those projects included in the Commonwealth Games, Docklands or Government sponsored regional development type projects that may have a lesser value. These projects include both Government and private sector investments.

The projects have been divided into 11 categories, covering Commercial, Commonwealth Games, Community, Defence, Docklands, Health, Industrial, Innovation, Regional, Transport and Urban, which are either already under way, committed or expected to start within the next 18 months.
Each project description provides an overview including the value, the current status, the timeframes, the project manager, the constructor, the project sponsor, the contact details of the ICN consultant assigned to the project, conceptual project image and a link to the project's website where available.

Who we are
The ICN is an independently managed non-profit organisation funded through the Victorian Government to assist local industry. This initiative is just one example of the many ways that ICN Victoria is working to support Victorian industry gain new business opportunities.

Services available through ICN include:

Identifying competitive Australian manufacturers
Evaluating industries' capability to meet production requirements
Providing information on procurement opportunities
Facilitating the use of licensing arrangements for technology transfer
Organising international trade missions and expos to showcase local suppliers' capabilities to international purchasers
Assisting local industry access global supply lines
Secondments to major projects
Assisting industry meet the requirements of the Victorian Industry Participation Policy, VIPP
Determining whether there are "substitutable"or "equivalent"goods available for tariff concessions and project by-law applications

ICN has offices in Melbourne, Bendigo and Traralgon to service Victoria and the consultants have a detailed knowledge of most industry sectors and related projects. They have access to extensive networks throughout the procurement chain and the ICN industry capability database enables purchasers' needs to be matched with suitable local suppliers quickly and effectively.

Make the investment
ICN Victoria urges you to take the time to follow up any of the projects that interest you with the relevant ICN consultant. It will be an investment worth making.

Berwick Hospital. $80 million.
Beacon Cove Development Stage 2. Less than $200 million.
Concept Blue - Russell Street Police Headquarters Redevelopment. $160 million.
Crown Casinos Second Tower Hotel. $100 million.
Frankston Central Activities District, CAD. $100 million.
Industry Superannuation Property Trust (ISPT) - Urban Workshop - 50 Lonsdale Street & 271 Spring Street, Melbourne. $300 million.
700 Collins Street - Batmans Hill Precinct. $130 million.
Watergate - Batmans Hill Precinct. $180 million.
Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre Redevelopment and Mercy Hospital for Women Relocation. $320 million.
Marine and Fresh Water Resources Institute (MAFRI) Queenscliff. $16 million.
RACV Centre. $165 million.
Southern Cross Site Development. $500 million.
Commonwealth Games Village. $144 million.
Prison Infrastructure Program - Victoria. $334.5 million.
'Bushmaster' Light Armoured Infantry Mobility Vehicles. $250 million.
State Lawn Bowls Centre and Velodrome at John Cain Memorial Park, Thornbury. $11 million.
MCG Northern Stand Redevelopment. $400 million.
Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre Stage 2. $50 million plus.
Police Station Upgrades. $170 million.
AIR 6000. Approximately $12 billion.
Digital Harbour at Comtech Port. $360 million.
Harbour Esplanade, Docklands Park and Grand Plaza. $30 - 50 million.
Film and Television Studios Complex. $110 million (Government contribution $40 million).
MAB Docklands New Quay. $1 billion.
Mirvac Yarras Edge. $1.3 billion.
Lend Lease Victoria Harbour. $1.8 billion.
BASSGAS. $400 million.
Coode Island Bulk Storage Terminal. $48 million (approximate).
Minerva Gas Field Development. $250 million (approximate).
Portland Wind Energy Project. $270 million.
New HDS 2 Unit -- Shell Refinery -- Geelong. $100 million.
Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP) Monash University. $300 million.
Synchrotron. $206 million.
Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline. $300 million.
Morwell Gasworks Remediation - Latrobe City - Morwell. $14 million.
Modernisation of Natural Resources and Environment Facilities. $50 million.
Douglas Mineral Sands Project - Stage One. $130 million.
Mildura Marina. Approximately $60 million.
La Trobe Valley Police and Courts Complex - Morwell. $25 million.
Rail Gauge Standardisation. $96 million.
Craigieburn Bypass. $306 million.
Linking Victoria - High Speed Trains. $535 million.
Regional Fast Rail (Fast Rail Links). $550 million.
Mitcham-Frankston Freeway. $1.8 billion plus (estimated).
Spencer Street Station Redevelopment. $700 million. Now Southern Cross Station
Wodonga Rail Bypass. $50 million.
Village Docklands - Batmans Hill Precinct. $700 million.
Caulfield General Medical - Nursing Home Upgrade. $112.8 million.
BIO 21 Stage 1. Phase 1: $100 million (approximately).
Calder Freeway - Kyneton to Faraday Section. $140 million (approximately).
Royal Melbourne Showgrounds. $101 million.
Royal Dental Hospital. $51 million .
M113 Upgrade. $500 million.
Business Park at Essendon Airport. $500 million over 20 years.
DSTO Melbourne Redevelopment. $56 million.
Waverley Park Redevelopment. To be advised.
PANCH Site Redevelopment (Stage 2) and 480 Collins Street. $200 million.
Melbourne Central Shopping Centre Redevelopment.

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Victorian Major Projects

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