Think Local Buy Local

For several years now, promoting the ethos of "Think Local Buy Local" has been a consistent message. Many campaigns encourage shoppers to prioritise local businesses in their shopping choices. 

As a business owner, there are also a variety of programs in which you can actively participate each year.

Think Local Buy Local Competition June 2024

This year's Think Local Buy Local Competition has now concluded.

We received over 400 entries, and the competition was well received by the community.

We thank all the businesses that helped with the promotion and particularly those that participated in the prize pool.

Interested in being part of the prize pool for 2025? Email

Be the Face of Your Place

We want to hear about the unique precincts in our municipality.  

What makes your shopping strip or industrial precinct special? Why do you love your community? 

If you’d like to be the face of your place and share your love of your precinct with our community, please reach out to the Investment and Economic Development Unit at

Aboriginal flagTSI flagWhitehorse City Council acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.