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The fully funded Procurement system for all Queensland Councils

Our fully-funded Procurement Technology and Data Analytics Program is a procurement platform that's available to all Queensland Councils. This future proof solution transforms how local government engages with local suppliers and offers a range of features that streamline the procurement process without sacrificing legislative compliance.  

The platform helps thousands of buyers to save time and money and also provides powerful reporting and insights for better decision making and improved local economic outcomes.

This technology simplifies the procurement process by connecting councils with their local suppliers and allows greater transparency in the procurement process to assist councils in delivering stronger local economic development outcomes using robust data and analytics.

Advancing Procurement Across Queensland

77 Queensland Councils

5,000+ Buying Staff

3,600+ Pre-Qualified Suppliers

50,000+ Marketplace Suppliers

900+ Social & Indigenous Suppliers

Our Procurement Ecosystem provides:

Centralised Hub

Access your central, branded and configured interactive procurement hub.

Procurement Platform

Market leading go-to-market platform for all quotes or tenders needs.

Data and Analytics

Comprehensive cleansed reporting dashboards, in the procurement context.

Technology Solutions

Digitise to remove inefficiencies and risk, better use resources and identify opportunity.

Powerful reporting and insights

Dashboard reporting identifies trends, spend opportunities, and process improvements across all spend profiles.

Improved economic outcomes

Identify and engage with Local Suppliers more easily, plus, built-in REMPLAN economic development impact reporting and scenario modelling.

Streamlined access to suppliers

Access to 3500+ already pre-qualified suppliers, plus a public marketplace of over 50k other suppliers. One system for all quotes and public tendering.

Built in policy guidance driving compliance

Integrated guidance helps staff understand how to purchase before they buy, using easily configurable, interactive, and user-friendly workflows.

Local, Social & Indigenous Intelligence

Embedded supplier intelligence including local supplier mapping, social and indigenous insights available at the planning, go-to-market, and reporting stages.

Enabling Collaboration across networks

Connect with a network-wide collaboration forum, and even establish your own to power the procurement conversation, share solutions and progress.

Policy Guide

Helping staff understand how to purchase before they go-to-market.

Supplier Management

Manage your supplier compliance and/or access our active pre-qualified network.

Analytic Dashboards

Access comprehensive cleansed reporting dashboards, in the procurement context.

Guided Buying

Setup rules and guidelines to guide buyers for maximum outcome.

Contracts Management

Transfer sourcing details easily to establish and manage the contract.

Evaluation & Award

In-built evaluation solutions, for one buyer or evaluation teams.

Supplier Discovery

Discover a full network of your suppliers, Local Buy suppliers and others.

Single Sign-On

Seamless access and connectivity between the ecosystem.

Our Procurement Technology is available to


Born from Local Government DNA, we have strong experience in delivering cost-effective solutions suited to highly regulated environments.

Private Business

Extensive expertise and experience in the private sector deliver fit-for-sector strategies leading to best practice commercial procurement solutions.

Not for Profit

Delivering strong value to the NFP sector, with options to further support the unique challenges of the NFP sector.


With the centralised and decentralised nature of this sector, our solutions are well suited to deliver operational and strategic benefits for the school and higher education environment.


Local Buy manages the largest tendered pre-qualified supplier network across QLD and NT. This network is available to buyers at no cost for quoting, driving efficiencies and improved outcomes for buyers and thousands of qualified suppliers.


Local Buy is in a unique position to partner with other peak bodies. We look to partner where we can advance procurement and support buyer/supplier networks across regions and sectors.