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

News/Media Announcements: April 2020

NSW: Buyers and suppliers give speed dating a whole new meaning

Local Buying Program suppliers joined BHP Mt Arthur Coal buyers for a Meet the Buyer event on Wednesday, February 19 at the Muswellbrook RSL. The Meet the Buyer event was similar to a “speed dating” session which allowed local suppliers the … Discover more >

NSW: Local Voices makes for good community conversation

On Thursday February 27, C-Res Business Development Advisor Lisa Harpley met with local community members for breakfast at the Muswellbrook Race Club for an update from CSIRO who have been surveying the local community as part of the ‘Local Voices … Discover more >

NSW: BHP kicking goals

The continued support measures being provided by BHP to local businesses and the wider community in the Upper Hunter region was extended further recently when Mt Arthur Coal extended an invitation to meet, mingle and be inspired by some of our elite … Discover more >

NSW: Multiple benefits come from Singleton International Women’s Day events

International Women’s Day was celebrated in style in Singleton on Friday, March 6 with an elegant garden party.  The event was a wonderful success, and through its partnership with the event, the Local Buying Foundation sponsored school students … Discover more >

NSW: Community Kitchen will help nourish community training opportunities

The Singleton Community Training Kitchen is a joint venture with Singleton Business Chamber, Singleton Shire Council and Singleton High School and it opened in November! Made possible thanks to funding from the Local Buying Foundation, the Training … Discover more >

NSW: BHP’s Local Buying Foundation invests in Singleton Business Chamber’s Business Development Program

When it comes to sustainability and growth, Singleton’s small to medium business owners know the power of having the right support. That’s why the Local Buying Foundation has matched $35,000 in Singleton Business Chamber funding to ensure … Discover more >