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Financial Year HIGHLIGHTS Q2 FY24 July-Dec 2023

Financial Year HIGHLIGHTS Q2 FY24 July-Dec 2023

It's was a great first half of the financial year, and it's impressive to see the incredible impact that Local Buying Foundation funding has on our local communities. Thanks to BHP's commitment to supporting small, local and Indigenous businesses through the Local...

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FY23 Annual Summary

FY23 Annual Summary

The past year has been marked by a welcome return to many face-to-face events across our regions in an ever-changing landscape for small businesses. The Local Buying Foundation has remained dedicated to supporting regional business communities through funding...

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Indigenous Management Group are getting ready to launch “Trading Tracks” in Western Australia’s Pilbara regions to build capacity and economic participation for Indigenous businesses Indigenous Management Group has been appointed as the service provider to deliver a...

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Upcoming Events

SA | 2024 Tactic Conference and Trade Expo

The conference is South Australia’s premier resource industry conference and trade expo and allows attendees to gather industry information and

31 May | QLD | RIN Safety Conference

Register Now to participate in Central Queensland’s premier safety leadership event. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to transform

31 May | NSW | Scone Business Workshop Series

Scone Chamber of Commerce and the Local Buying Foundation have collaborated to bring three FREE & INTERACTIVE business workshops to

30 May | QLD | Isaac Business Chamber Launch networking lunch

This Small Business Month event in Isaac will be launching the Isaac Business Chamber. The launch of the Business Chamber marks

21 June | NSW | 2024 Muswellbrook Business Awards

The Chamber’s Business Awards are a premier event on the Muswellbrook Business Calendar. The Awards Ceremony is a Black-Tie event

20-21 Nov | QLD | AgTech24

AgTeCH24 has been locked in for November 2024. Day 1 – Emerald Town Hall – Presentations, Panels, Trade Displays, Networking,

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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.