About Us

The Local Buying Foundation operates across four states; New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. View the Local Buying Foundation Charter for more information.


Each state has unique stories and stakeholders who support the delivery of the Local Buying Foundation and the programs and initiatives it supports.

Local Buying Foundation Buying Cycle

Our regions

The Local Buying Foundation has a separate Foundation for each state aligned with its own Local Buying Program.

Find out more about the local projects, communities and stakeholders in your area.

Our History

The Local Buying Foundation started in Queensland in 2012 as an important element of the Local Buying Program. The original initiative, started with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance, and has now moved to all states where BHP operates.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Local Buying Foundation acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we work and live. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.