Register

Buyers (BHP / BMA)

BHP and BMA 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 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

Queensland

Events

23 Jul

Business Obligations and Finances 101

Online 9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are thinking about starting a business or who are already in business and want to get a better understanding of the statutory and legal requirements that need to be considered when operating a business in Australia. It also introduces basic financial management concepts and tools needed to help you run a business.

24 Jul

Business Obligations and Finances 101

Online 5.00 - 8.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are thinking about starting a business or who are already in business and want to get a better understanding of the statutory and legal requirements that need to be considered when operating a business in Australia. It also introduces basic financial management concepts and tools needed to help you run a business.

27 Jul

Business Obligations and Finances 101

Online 9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are thinking about starting a business or who are already in business and want to get a better understanding of the statutory and legal requirements that need to be considered when operating a business in Australia. It also introduces basic financial management concepts and tools needed to help you run a business.

30 Jul

Cybersecurity for SMEs

Online 9.00 - 10.00am

Is the threat of cyber risks to your business keeping you up at night? Whether you’re concerned about data breaches, ransomware attacks or other cybersecurity threats, this event will provide you with effective measures to safeguard your business assets. Learn actionable steps you can take now to enhance your cybersecurity posture and reduce vulnerability. This session will also provide you an update on cybersecurity legislation for SMEs to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.

31 Jul

Marketing Fundamentals

Online 5.00 - 8.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

05 Aug

Pathway to Net Zero Workshop

Moranbah 5.00 - 8.30pm

Join us to explore practical ways to reduce energy use and carbon emissions in your manufacturing business.

05 Aug

Microsft 365 Workshops

Emerald 8.30am - 5.00pm

Unlock the full potential of your small business with these Microsoft workshops designed just for you! Join us for comprehensive sessions on Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams and elevate your productivity.

06 Aug

Marketing Fundamentals

Online 9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

06 Aug

Is your Website Protected?

Online 9.30am - 10.15am

In this informative session you will learn simple strategies to protect your website from Domain Name System (DNS) abuse like phishing and malware, discover how auDA can help if your domain name is compromised and explore consumer research showing why over half of Australians prefer buying from .au websites.

07 Aug

Business Budgeting Basics

Online 5.00 - 8.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in business or thinking about starting a business who want to improve their understanding of financial management and budgeting for business. During this workshop you will hear about key financial concepts and use tools to help you assess your business revenue, costs and financial projections in meeting your goals.

07 Aug

Pathways to Net Zero Workshop

Mackay 8.30am - 1.00pm

Join us to explore practical ways to reduce energy use and carbon emissions in your manufacturing business.

12 Aug

Mining with Intellect

Online 2.00 - 2.45pm

Mining with Intellect: Harnessing Big Data & AI for Strategic Operations will feature Austmine Members who will showcase their latest technology and innovative solutions harnessing big data, analytics, and machine learning.

13 Aug

Business Budgeting Basics

Online 9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in business or thinking about starting a business who want to improve their understanding of financial management and budgeting for business. During this workshop you will hear about key financial concepts and use tools to help you assess your business revenue, costs and financial projections in meeting your goals.

14 Aug

One Page Business Plan

Online 5.00 - 8.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have a business idea and want to break down the key elements or building blocks of their idea in describing their business model. The one-page business plan helps provides focus in outlining the proposal to the person with the business idea and others who may be interested. Workshop participants will be assisted in developing their one-page business plans if they have attended other IBA’s Business Essentials workshops where they will have considered their business building blocks.

20 Aug

Pathway to Net Zero Workshop

Online 9.30am - 11.30am

Join us to explore practical ways to reduce energy use and carbon emissions in your manufacturing business.

21 Aug

Market Update for Small Businesses

Online 9.00 - 10.00am

Whether you’re planning for expansion and growth, assessing market conditions or seeking strategies to mitigate risks, this webinar with RSM’s Economist will provide you with the knowledge and insights on the national economy to make informed decisions for your business’ future. Devika Shivadekar will explore key economic indicators impacting small businesses whilst providing an update on current economic trends and forecasts. How can small business dial up their productivity? What is the forecast for interest rates? Join this session for new insights on the state of the economy for small businesses.

22 Aug

One Page Business Plan

Online 9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have a business idea and want to break down the key elements or building blocks of their idea in describing their business model. The one-page business plan helps provides focus in outlining the proposal to the person with the business idea and others who may be interested. Workshop participants will be assisted in developing their one-page business plans if they have attended other IBA’s Business Essentials workshops where they will have considered their business building blocks.

28 Aug

Knowledge Forum

Brisbane Convention Centre 8.30am - 4.00pm

The Knowledge Forum brings together pioneers of supplier diversity with Australia’s leading Indigenous entrepreneurs and business voices – creating a space for important conversations relevant to the Indigenous business sector and the broader Australian landscape.

29 Aug

Indigenous Business Tradeshow

Brisbane Convention Centre 8.30am - 3.30pm

The Indigenous Business Tradeshow provides the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to showcase the calibre, diversity and vibrancy of their products and services to some of Australia’s leading corporate organisations and government departments.
The Tradeshow is a hub where passionate entrepreneurs and buyers from across the country will come together to conduct business, engage, and learn.

29 Aug

Marketing Fundamentals

Online 9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

09 Sep

Safekeeping our Dams

Online 2.00 - 2.45pm

Safekeeping Our Dams: Best Practices and Innovations in Tailings Dam Monitoring will feature Austmine Members who will share their latest advancements and expertise in technologies, methodologies, and best practices. These are focused on ensuring the stability of tailings dams, mitigating risks, and prioritising environmental sustainability.

01 Oct

Indigenous Business Month Starts

National

Indigenous Business Month collectively calls upon First Nations business owners and their non-Indigenous allies, to gather online and in community, to celebrate First Nations businsesses, our stories, and our ways of doing business.

02 Oct

AEMEE Annual Conference – Save the Date

Fremantle

Ticket details will be announced soon.

14 Oct

Green Mining

Online 2.00 - 2.45pm

Green Mining: Exploring Electrification & Decarbonisation Trials will feature Austmine Members championing the eco-friendly transformation of mining operations. Attend this session to learn about groundbreaking trials, developments, and strategies that are propelling the industry towards electrification and decarbonisation.

For more information on the Local Buying Program in Queensland contact:

Emma McCullagh

Business Development Principal - East

emma.mccullagh@c-res.com.au

1800536663