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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

Buyers (Tier A Contractors)

Tier A Contractor 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 Tier A Contractor email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

Tier A Contractor Employee Registration

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New South Wales Highlight Q3 FY22: Spend In Singleton, Why Leave Town Cards Prove Beneficial to COVID Response

Local Buying Program Connection: For every transaction processed through the LBP, BHP make a contribution to the Local Buying Foundation. The Foundation supports programs and projects which build sustainable business communities for the future. This project fell into Industry Promotion and Economic Development category.

Working together to support local businesses is critical for the Singleton community to rebuild and recover after the devastating economic effects of COVID. The Spend in Singleton program has proved to be a project that not only encourages spending locally but encourages local businesses to actively engage in the program to boost the local economy. Funding from the LBF facilitated the production of the Spend in Singleton program’s Why Leave Town cards, and corresponding marketing campaign.

The gift cards are preloaded with $250 and gifted to local businesses by application. These cards not only help the business who receive the free cards to get back on their feet with essentials, but are also supporting the participating businesses to recover the spend is kept local.  In turn, this supports the local economy, supports local jobs and contributes to the long term sustainability of our business community.