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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: April 2022

New South Wales Highlight Q3 FY22: BHP MAC balances agricultural and historical focus on Balmoral Homestead

The significantly historic homestead and acreage "Balmoral" is a centre piece of property owned by BHP. It functions as part of the buffer zone around Mt Arthur Coal Mine in Muswellbrook. The land houses a colonial era homestead which is … Discover more >

Western Australia Highlight Q3 FY22: LBP Prioritises Local Focus On Eye Safety

In Focus Optometrist started servicing the Newman region as part of Newman Allied Health Clinic in 2021. The need for local optometry was identified and soon after In Focus registered with the Local Buying Program. As an approved LBP Supplier, In … Discover more >

Queensland Highlight Q3 FY22 : “Trading Tracks” launches in Queensland – building capacity and economic participation for Indigenous Businesses

“Trading Tracks” has been designed to build the capability and capacity of established Indigenous Business in the regions, including assisting new Indigenous Businesses, through a range of services.   The Local Buying Foundation, BHP and … Discover more >

South Australia Highlight Q3 FY22: Catering Connects Visitors to Country in Adelaide

The recent BHP Meet the Buyer event in Adelaide was a very successful event, connecting BHP Buyers and Traditional Owner and Indigenous Businesses.  Further to their commitment to support Indigenous businesses, Local Buying Program Suppliers were … Discover more >

Western Australia Highlight Q3 FY22: Happy Hour Hustle for Hedland Young Professionals

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 … Discover more >

South Australia Highlight Q3 FY22: Growing Our Own Skilled Workforce in Roxby Downs

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 … Discover more >

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 … Discover more >

Queensland Highlight Q3 FY22: Events Bootcamp Series Provides Small Business Digital Solutions

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 sustainable business communities for the future. This … Discover more >

Western Australia Highlight Q3 FY22: WAIO Engaging Pilbara Traditional Owner Suppliers

BHP Mining Area C Processing team worked with C-Res and BHP Local and Indigenous Procurement Principal, Shelley Comtesse, to identify a collection of Indigenous Local Buying Program (LBP) approved suppliers to tender for a recent scope of works at … Discover more >

South Australia Highlight Q3 FY22: OD Focuses on Indigenous Business Connections

The NPI and Engineering departments identified an opportunity to source a suitable supplier via the Local Buying Program (LBP) to perform the resurfacing works on Olympic Way.  The resurfacing was required to minimalise any disruption to supply of … Discover more >