Local Buying Program Suppliers

Local businesses who have an annual turnover of <AUD$10M and a significant physical presence in the state’s eligible regions can register to participate in the Local Buying Program in that state.

Registrations are assessed on an individual basis in alignment with the Local Buying Program eligibility criteria. Once approved, suppliers will have the ability to access and respond to work opportunities (Work Instructions) in their state as they become available.

Buyers (BHP / BMA / BMC)

BHP / BMA / BMC employees can register at any time to use the Local Buying Program for their procurement needs. Buyers will be required to validate their registrations via their BHP email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

BHP / BMA / BMC Employee Registration


$500 Million in Approved Spend for LBP. We did it! TOGETHER.

Five hundred million dollars.

Half. A. Billion.

Whichever way you say it, it is a huge number! And, definitely one worth celebrating.

Today – Monday May 18, 2020 – is a special day for the Local Buying Program. We have officially reported more than $500 million in Approved Spend through the Local Buying Program.

That is $500 million paid by BHP, through the Local Buying Program, to the small local businesses in our asset footprints across New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

The program, delivered in partnership by BHP and C-Res, itself a small regionally-based local business with a head office in Mackay, a gateway to the massive Bowen Basin region, has opened doors to some incredible opportunities for small businesses, throughout Mackay, Central Highlands and Isaac regions in Qld, The Muswellbrook, Singleton and Upper Hunter regions in NSW, Roxby Downs and the Upper Spencer Gulf (including Whyalla, Port Pirie and Port Augusta) in SA, and the Pilbara regions of WA.


Find more background and the latest Year-to-Date and Annual Summary information here.

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