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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

News/Media Announcements: November 2021

Local Buying Program swoops to the rescue

Magpies can be a problem when nesting in spring, swooping on passers-by and posing a very real threat to safety. A family of Magpies located at the BHP apprentice training centre (the Future Fit Academy at Paget, Mackay) were being protective … Discover more >

Exciting new career opportunities with C-Res

C-Res currently has a number of employment opportunities open to professionals with a strong focus on supporting local. About Us C-Res is a cost-neutral organisation dedicated to linking small, local and Indigenous businesses directly with BHP … Discover more >

NATIONAL: A message from the LBF Chairman | FY21 Year in Review

Just like that another year has passed, and despite the challenges that were presented we have remained busy and I’m astonished by what was achieved. Whilst the regional communities within our footprint still experienced the ongoing effects of … Discover more >

NATIONAL: A message from the C-Res CEO | FY21 Year in Review

2021 has certainly been a year of adaptability and opportunity. Drawing from the challenges of 2020, BHP and C-Res have continued to work together to achieve some fantastic outcomes for small local businesses and the communities in which we live and … Discover more >

NATIONAL: Financial Summaries released for BHP’s Local Buying Program & Local Buying Foundation (July 2020 to March 2021)

BHP's Local Buying Program and Local Buying Foundations have been continuing to build the sustainability of business communities for the future. Recently released have been the quarterly summaries for each State and a National overview for … Discover more >

QLD: Enabling Future Work Skills Project – Resources Centre of Excellence (RCoE) Mackay

There are many benefits for regional business communities located within BHP's Local Buying Program footprint. One of the greatest benefits is having access to projects and initiatives funded through BHP's Local Buying Foundation, which aims to … Discover more >

WA: Community and business events reconnect towns

On Wednesday, June 17, Newman Futures hosted the Stronger Business Futures event. The event was hosted to thank local businesses owners for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic and covered all thngs local business. Presentations … Discover more >