When you buy local, more jobs will be created in our shire, our communities will prosper, and people will be more connected than ever to both their own town, and yours. Your money helps businesses local to you, as well as your neighbours.
In 2019, there were more than 2.2 million small businesses in Australia providing work for close to half the entire workforce. More importantly, these businesses are the hearts and souls of their local communities. In the majority of cases, they are the ones who sponsor and support our local sporting and other not-for-profit organisations; who put their money in to our kids and their futures, provide work experience for local school kids, after school work for teenagers and university students, prizes for the local school raffles and sponsorship of the local sporting and youth clubs.
There’s never been a better – or needed – time to buy local.