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

Western Australia

Events

21 May

IT Solutions for your Business

Perth 9.30am - 12.30pm

The workshop will ensure all businesses understand what IT solutions they need to have in place to enable their business regardless of size and complexity.
Attendees will get an understanding of their digital strategy which includes technology infrastructure and cyber security.
Guidance on how, where and what to procure for their IT solutions will be provided to all participants.
This workshop is free to attend for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people/businesses.

21 May

The Electric Mine Conference

Perth

The Electric Mine conference series was created because the industry is at one of the most significant crossroads in its history. One that requires new thinking, collaboration and an openness to technology adoption that has historically been missing. It is the essential platform for all companies involved in the mine electrification transition to showcase futureproofed solutions that will enable mining companies to achieve their interim and final emission targets to 2050.

21 May

Marketing your Business

Newman 10.00am - 12.00pm

Businesses only thrive by understanding their customers and using marketing strategies to meet their needs. Today’s consumers are overwhelmed by promotional ‘noise’ (in both online and off-line environments), so it’s essential that your message is the one that ‘cuts through’.

22 May

Cyber Security Workshop

Kalgoorlie 10.00 - 11.30am

22 May

Pilbara RED Grants Regional Roadshow

Newman from 9.00am

Information session for Round 7
The Pilbara Development Commission will be touring the region on the RED Grants Regional Roadshow, and will be presenting an information session all day for any organisations that would like to catch up one-on-one.

23 May

Business After Hours

Kalgoorlie 5.30 - 7.30pm

Every month, from February to December, hosting and co-hosting opportunities allow members to affordably showcase their products and services to a diverse member audience. Guests have the opportunity to see the workings of the host business while networking and promoting their own businesses. Free food and drinks are provided, this is a standing event.

23 May

Digital Marketing Essentials

Tom Price 10.00am - 12.00pm

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TripAdvisor – names you’ll be aware of, but do you know how to use these platforms to promote your business and engage with current and potential customers?
88% of Australian internet users have a social media profile, with 50% of them checking it daily. If you’re not connecting with customers through these channels, your competitors will be.
This workshop examines a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging, to help you understand what would work for your business.

24 May

Bridging Perspectives – Two-way learning in governance

Online 1.00 - 2.15pm

Join us at this virtual event as we hear insights from both leading First Nations and non-Indigenous directors as they discuss how two-way learning by the exchanging of knowledge and experiences can pave the way for more inclusive and effective governance practices.

27 May

Reconciliation Breakfast Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie 7.30 - 10.30am

The National Reconciliation Week Breakfast will feature a dynamic program live from Boorloo Perth, featuring regional voices, engaging keynote speakers, and truth-telling. Join your local reconciliation community in Kalgoorlie.
Join your local reconciliation community for a buffet-style breakfast, before tuning into the NRW Breakfast Broadcast from Boorloo Perth, to reignite the fire in your belly for another year of reconciliation action.

27 May

National Reconciliation Week Breakfast

Newman 8.30am - 10.30am

The 2024 National Reconciliation Week Breakfast will feature a dynamic program live from Boorloo Perth, featuring reginal voices, engaging key note speakers and truth telling.

Join your local reconciliation community for a buffet-style breakfast, before tuning into the  Reconciliation Breakfast Broadcast live from Boorloo Perth, to reignite the fire in your belly for another year of reconciliation action.

27 May

Reconciliation Breakfast Boorloo

Perth 7.30 - 10.30am

31 May

Contract Basics and Risk Management Worokshop

Online 10.00am - 2.00pm

Proudly presented by the Waalitj Hub and Lamattina Legal
This workshop will introduce you to a range of contract and risk fundamentals:

  • Contract management basics
  • Contract execution and legal basics
  • Risk management and mitigation
01 Jun

RED Grants Program

Goldfields

Individual project funding for up to $250,000.
Round 7 Regional Economic Development closes June 26

03 Jun

Meet your Local Content Advisor Jude Daley

Kalgoorlie 1.00 - 3.00pm

Drop in to Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber to have a chat and find out more about

  • Grant handling
  • Help with Tender and Grant writing
  • Supply to government
  • Training or apprenticeships
06 Jun

Marketing Fundamentals

Online 9.30 - 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.

After completing this workshop, you should be better informed about the fundamentals of marketing and how you may apply those marketing principles to increase customer awareness and potential to buy from your business.

06 Jun

Hospitality & Tourism Industry Connect

Kalgoorlie 5.30 - 8.00pm

This event is an opportunity for industry leaders, employers, workshop attendees and others interested in careers in the tourism and hospitality industry to connect.
This event is brought to you in partnership with Tourism Western Australia.

12 Jun

Women’s Leadership Forum

Kalgoorlie 8.00am - 6.00pm

The event shines a light on the important strategic position women play on the region’s economy and will act as a conduit for higher representation of female leadership across our community.
Our diverse and unique speakers will share their stories of how they pioneered in their field, overcame gender inequality and adversity and became inspiring mentors for women all over the world.
Delegates take away practical tips and strategies to advance their aspirations, boost their motivation and inspire them to take the next step.

13 Jun

Women in Energy

Perth from 5.30pm

We’re turning up the power to celebrate diversity in the energy industry like never before. Brace yourself for a night that will ignite your passion and shine a spotlight on the incredible contributions women have made—and continue to make—in the booming renewable energy industry.

13 Jun

Cuppa with Community

Newman 10.00 - 1.00am

Do you have something to discuss with BHP? Join our Newman Community Team for a cuppa at our monthly community engagement drop-in sessions. Upstairs at the Dome Café.

14 Jun

Perth Tradie Expo

Ascot Racecourse

Work! Drive! Play! Save! The Perth Tradie Expo has you covered from Tools, Machinery Commercial Vehicles, Trucks and Workwear, all ON SALE!!! If you are either an experienced Tradie or DIY pro, this is the Expo for you! Making it all possible is the overwhelming support from the local and national exhibitors who will be on-hand.

26 Jun

Pilbara 2024

Karratha

Following on from the sell-out event last year Pilbara 2024 will be looking at the economic growth, investment, development and diverse and dynamic industry across the region.

This event further builds on 5 highly successful Pilbara Summits providing the perfect opportunity for the Pilbara regions senior industry, investors, businesses, community, and government representatives to re-join and reconnect for this unique networking and shared learning opportunity.

27 Jun

Become a Mental Health First Aider

South Hedland 9.00am - 4.30pm

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid course teaches participants how to provide initial support to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis, until professional support is received, or the crisis resolves.
This strengths-based course has been developed and reviewed in consultation with Australia’s First Nations people. The course ensures participants are grounded in social and emotional well-being from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health first aid in a culturally safe and informed way.  

29 Jun

Women’s’ Summit 2024

Newman 12.00 - 7.00pm

Join us for an empowering day filled with inspiring speakers, mentoring, skill development, and networking opportunities. Get ready to connect with like-minded women across all sectors and gain valuable insights, and take your personal and professional growth to the next level. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and be inspired.

01 Jul

Meet your Local Content Advisor Jude Daley

Kalgoorlie 1.00 - 3.00pm

Drop in to Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber to have a chat and find out more about

  • Grant handling
  • Help with Tender and Grant writing
  • Supply to government
  • Training or apprenticeships
03 Jul

Community Morning Tea

Port Hedland 10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Community Morning Tea’s are a casual get-together where you can meet new people and enjoy a cuppa. This is a great way to find out more about what we offer in the Centre and learn about other services in town.

08 Jul

Procurement Pipeline Breakfast

Kalgoorlie 7.30 - 9.00am

GABC members only.
An opportunity to hear about upcoming projects with BHP and enjoy networking over breakfast.

08 Jul

Effective People Management

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to manage people effectively is crucial in optimising your performance as a professional. This people management skills training course will give you the tools to manage staff efficiently and effectively and nurture your growth to become a better leader and manager in your field.

08 Jul

The New Manager

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to be a good manager is critical for individuals who are new to leadership positions. This course is designed to help all emerging leaders, especially new managers or team leaders, to improve and develop their management skills and optimise their performance.

08 Jul

Having Difficult Conversations

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Tough discussions with a direct report, peer, boss, supplier or customer can arise in a variety of situations. This course will show you how to prepare for these challenges and increase the likelihood of a successful outcome for everyone involved.

10 Jul

Effective Communication

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to communicate effectively in the workplace is crucial in optimising your performance. Good business communicators are highly valued by their organisations, however not everyone is a natural communicator. Fortunately, the keys to communicating effectively can be learned.

11 Jul

WHS Training for Mining Statutory Positions

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

This course will provide you with the opportunity to complete the units of competency required under Schedule 26 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022.

11 Jul

Cuppa with Community

Newman 10.00 - 1.00am

Do you have something to discuss with BHP? Join our Newman Community Team for a cuppa at our monthly community engagement drop-in sessions. Upstairs at the Dome Café.

15 Jul

Better Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work

Kalgoorlie 8.30am - 12.00pm

Get a broad understanding of the factors that impact your mental health in the workplace.  This may include external stressors, workload, relationships, diet and more.  The focus of this course is on nurturing your own mental health, while also equipping you with the tools to support others.

15 Jul

Understanding Psychosocial Hazards

Kalgoorlie 1.00 - 4.30pm

For Workers – Enhance your understanding of psychosocial hazards, the role you play in reporting them and discover effective measures to mitigate their impact.  As a worker, you may be exposed to these hazards. This course will offer strategies for how you can respond efficiently.

16 Jul

Psychological Safety and Pyschosocial Risk

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

For Directors, Officers, Leaders and Managers.
Get clarity on your leadership responsibilities to provide a psychologically safe working environment. Given the recent changes to the WHS legislation, the onus is on leaders to ensure risks are identified and action is taken to eliminate or reduce the impact of those risks.

18 Jul

Negotiation Skills

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Research shows that most inexperienced negotiators rush too quickly to bargaining and don’t spend enough time on planning. This practical course equips you with the tools, techniques and tactics required to manage negotiations successfully.

20 Jul

Diamonds in the Desert

Port Hedland 5.30 - 11.30pm

PHCCI presents the 2024 Business Excellence Awards – Diamonds in the Desert.

01 Aug

Waalitj Foundation Gala Dinner

West Perth 6.00- 11.00pm

Commenced in 2007, our Annual Gala Dinner is coordinated to raise much needed funds for the Waalitj Foundation and has been a fixture on the Perth social and philanthropic calendar ever since.
We are dedicated to supporting and empowering First Nations Peoples through Education, Employment and Business and by attending this event, you are helping us make a difference to the lives of many First Nations Australians.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have fun while giving back to the community. Get your tickets today and be a part of something special!

05 Aug

Diggers and Dealers Forum

Kalgoorlie

Diggers & Dealers is Australia’s leading mining forum, combining 66 corporate presentations by listed mining and exploration companies alongside a large exhibition area housing over 159 exhibitors from the sector. Delegates include miners, explorers, brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries from around the world. A 30 strong media contingent ensures that the proceedings of the Forum are widely reported.

08 Aug

Stronger Business Key Workshop with Scott Pape

Kalgoorlie 11.00am - 2.00pm

Exclusive GABC Members Only Luncheon: Celebrating International Day of Indigenous Peoples with the Barefoot Investor!
Secure your spot for our exclusive luncheon on Thursday 08 August 2024 in Kalgoorlie, featuring the financial maestro and best selling author, Scott Pape, renowned for “The Barefoot Investor” with over 2 million copies sold.
Limited to just 200 attendees, this gathering promises a unique opportunity for networking and connection.

08 Aug

Cuppa with Community

Newman 10.00 - 1.00am

Do you have something to discuss with BHP? Join our Newman Community Team for a cuppa at our monthly community engagement drop-in sessions. Upstairs at the Dome Café.

04 Sep

Community Morning Tea

Port Hedland 10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Community Morning Tea’s are a casual get-together where you can meet new people and enjoy a cuppa. This is a great way to find out more about what we offer in the Centre and learn about other services in town.

05 Sep

Goldfields Community and Employment Expo

Kambalda 10.00am - 1.00pm

Not sure about your CAREER Pathway? Looking to change JOBS?
Then look no further!! There is something for everyone!
Come along and join us for a day of networking, employment opportunities, socialising, and give-aways!

02 Oct

AEMEE Annual Conference – Save the Date

Fremantle

Ticket details will be announced soon.

06 Nov

Community Morning Tea

Port Hedland 10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Community Morning Tea’s are a casual get-together where you can meet new people and enjoy a cuppa. This is a great way to find out more about what we offer in the Centre and learn about other services in town.

11 Nov

New Supervisor

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to be a good supervisor is critical to reach optimum effectiveness faster and avoid feeling like you’ve been ‘thrown in at the deep end’. This supervisor course will help ensure you perform at the highest level on site or in the office.

11 Nov

Managing your Mates and Friends at Work

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

This practical, relevant one-day course is designed to support individuals transitioning from team member to team leadership roles.

12 Nov

Having Difficult Conversations

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Tough discussions with a direct report, peer, boss, supplier or customer can arise in a variety of situations. This course will show you how to prepare for these challenges and increase the likelihood of a successful outcome for everyone involved.

13 Nov

Effective People Management

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

Learning how to manage people effectively is crucial in optimising your performance as a professional. This people management skills training course will give you the tools to manage staff efficiently and effectively and nurture your growth to become a better leader and manager in your field.

14 Nov

What’s Down the Track Forum

Kalgoorlie 7.00am - 5.00pm

The KBCCI 2024 What’s Down the Track Forum & Exhibition offers a broad perspective on the region’s sustainability, encompassing mining and mineral processing, technology and innovation, tourism, education, health and liveability initiatives.

15 Nov

Influencing Skills

Kalgoorlie 9.00am - 4.30pm

There are many people that we may need to influence because of our role, our expertise, our experience, or even our unique view on an issue. In this course, you’ll explore the elements that help you to develop the ability to positively influence others, and then apply that learning to situations in your workplace.

For more information on the Local Buying Program in Western Australia contact:

Kelly Cooke

Indigenous Business Development Principal

kelly.cooke@c-res.com.au

1800 536 663

Kristy Foale-Hickmott

Business Development Principal - West

kristy.foale@c-res.com.au

1800536663

Kim Kinsella

Business Development Advisor - West

kim.kinsella@c-res.com.au

1800536663

Jodi Gebbie

Business Development Advisor - Port Hedland, Western Australia

jodi.gebbie@c-res.com.au

1800536663