Buy and shop local products and services from local Australian businesses

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What kind of local businesses are we listing?

We are listing small-medium businesses in Australia. Our listing categories are:

  1. Arts
    • this category includes visual artists such as painters, multi-media-artists and sculptors, and performers such as actors, dancers and musicians.
  2. Crafts
    • this category includes ‘makers’ such as ceramicists, jewellers, woodworkers, and local independent fashion designers.
  3. Education
    • here you will find business coaches, classroom and online training, language teachers, and tutors.
  4. Food & Drink
    • here you will find bakers and cake makers, local butchers and greengrocers, as well as cafes, restaurants, juice bars, microbreweries, distilleries and gelaterias.
  5. Lifestyle
    • this category revolves around a healthy lifestyle and lists local businesses that offer massage, mindfulness meditation, personal training, physiotherapy, Pilates, yoga, etc.
  6. Manufacturing
    • this industry sector covers manufacturing of food and beverages, polymer products, machinery, furniture and more.
  7. Professional Services
    • professions listed in this category require holding professional degrees and licenses and include architects, accountants, engineers, doctors, lawyers and scientists.
  8. Retail
    • the retail industry includes traditional sales outlets for consumers and business as well as online retailers and commission based selling.
  9. Trades
    • this is a large category that includes skilled trades in:
      • construction and manufacturing: carpenters, concreters, electricians, painters & decorators, plumbers, etc.
      • transportation: bicycle repair shops, car and motorcycle mechanics, etc.
      • services: beauticians, celebrants, chefs and cooks, cleaners, dieticians, dog walkers, event organisers, hairdressers, handymen, landscapers, removalists, etc.

Make-it-Local acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.