Close this search box.

Frankston City Council Drives $20 million for Frankston Businesses

Work won by local businesses through Frankston City Council’s Buy Local program has tipped the $20 million mark less than two years since its launch.

The hugely successful program assists local businesses secure work on major projects within the municipality such as the Frankston Hospital expansion, the South East Water headquarters construction and the city’s new Aquatic Centre, PARC.

And the news only gets better for Frankston businesses with the introduction of the Frankston Industry Participation Plan (FIPP).

FIPP is an assessable component in the procurement process at Frankston City Council for contracts and tenders of $100,000 or more.

The component contributes a five per cent weighting to the assessment outcome.

“Basically all tenderers and contractors will need to complete a local content and social procurement statement embedded within their tender documentation,” Frankston City Mayor Darrel Taylor said.

“It will demonstrate what goods and services they sourced within Frankston and what local employment outcomes there may be.

“It is important to us that contractors working for Council are also seen supporting our community.”

Cr Taylor said all businesses have access to a range of business development programs offered by Frankston City Council to assist them in completing these submissions.

“We have had significant success with our business programs in Frankston and we will continue to fight hard to ensure our local businesses have every chance to prosper.”

Businesses in Frankston City are encouraged to register on tender alert site ICN Gateway at


The Australian Business Executive (The ABE) provides an in-depth view of business and economic development issues taking place across the country. Featuring interviews with top executives, government policy makers and prominent industry bodies The ABE examines the news beyond the headlines to uncover the drivers of local, state, and national affairs.

All copy appearing in The Australian Business Executive is copyrighted. Reproduction in whole or part is not permitted without written permission. Any financial advice published in The Australian Business Executive or on has been prepared without taking in to account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any reader. Neither The Australian Business Executive nor the publisher nor any of its employees hold any responsibility for any losses and or injury incurred (if any) by acting on information provided in this magazine. All opinions expressed are held solely by the contributors and are not endorsed by The Australian Business Executive or

All reasonable care is taken to ensure truth and accuracy, but neither the editor nor the publisher can be held responsible for errors or omissions in articles, advertising, photographs or illustrations. Unsolicited manuscripts are welcome but cannot be returned without a stamped, self-addressed envelope. The publisher is not responsible for material submitted for consideration. The ABE is published by Romulus Rising Pty Ltd, ABN: 77 601 723 111.


© 2024 - The Australian Business Executive. All rights reserved. A division of Romulus Rising Pty Ltd, an Australian media company (