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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 / Stanmore)

BHP / BMA / Stanmore 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 / Stanmore email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

BHP / BMA / Stanmore 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

News & Media Announcements

Western Australia Highlight Q4 FY22: LBP sources variety of local supply options

June 15th, 2022

BHP's Yandi Mine recently identified an opportunity to support a local business through the Local Buying Program as there was no standing supply agreement with a grout manufacturer. The BHP Yandi Mine Fixed Plant Maintenance Team raised a Request … Discover more >

South Australia Highlight Q4 FY22: Creative Indigenous Project Management

June 2nd, 2022

Further to their commitment to support Indigenous businesses, BHP wanted to engage a local Traditional Owner Indigenous Business for project management and videography at the recent Meet the Buyer event in Adelaide. We Create Print Deliver is an … Discover more >

QLD LOCAL BUYING FOUNDATION NEWS | Trading Tracks acknowledged at RIN Awards Gala Dinner

May 27th, 2022

Trading Tracks is a unique initiative that has been developed in partnership with the Local Buying Foundation, BMA and BHP. The program, delivered by the team at Indigenous Business Builders, aims to build capability and capacity of established … Discover more >

BMC Divestment Creates More Opportunities for LBP Suppliers

May 12th, 2022

There’s been some exciting developments for the Local Buying Program as BHP move to a Transitional Services Agreement (TSA) with Stanmore Resources Ltd regarding the sale of BMC assets, effective may 03, 2022. During the ownership transition … Discover more >

Small businesses are set to gain as BHP’s Local Buying Program expands into BHP Nickel West, Western Australia

April 22nd, 2022

The BHP Local Buying Program was established to encourage relationships between BHP operations and small local, and Indigenous businesses.  In addition, it assists to build capability and capacity across the local supply chain and boost regional … Discover more >

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

April 13th, 2022

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

April 13th, 2022

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

April 13th, 2022

“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

April 12th, 2022

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

April 12th, 2022

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 >