Gift Card Program Business Registration

To join the Why Leave Town Gift Card Program in your town and to encourage more people to shop local, simply find the program you would like to join by clicking on the drop down box below.  Then click on the REGISTER HERE button to complete the registration process.

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SQUARE READER TERMINALS

Please note that SQUARE readers do not operate the same way that standard bank issued EFTPOS machines do.  Given that, we are not able to 'lock down' these terminals.  The whole point of the WLT program is that we can lock down terminals in a certain area, so that the money stays local.  Given the increase in usage of SQUARE this is something that WLT has been investigating for some time with our card issuer.  Although we are hopeful that a solution will be found to include SQUARE readers in our network, at this time this is not possible.

However, there is a way that you can still be involved in the WLT network if you operate with a SQUARE reader.  If someone was to come into your business with a WLT Gift Card then you can just take the card physically off the customer as payment.  You would need to take the entire value of the card, and then you would have to go spend that card in one of the participating stores.

It is the responsibility of the business accepting the gift card as payment to ensure that there are sufficient funds remaining on the card to cover the purchase. We recommend that the card holder and the business owner check the card balance together immediately before payment is finalised. By completing this form, the registering business accepts full responsibility for ensuring the balance on the card is sufficient to cover payment. Balances can be checked HERE.

We understand that this is not the ideal process, but that is what some other businesses that have SQUARE are currently doing.

You can also browse all our Why Leave Town Gift Card Programs below.

Albury CBD

Albury CBD

The AlburyCBD gift card is free for all businesses in Albury's CBD to join. It is a 'support local' initiative brought to you by Albury Northside Chamber of Commerce.

For more info contact Megan at megan@alburynorthside.com.au

Batemans Bay (Love the Bay)

Batemans Bay

(Love the Bay)

The Love the Bay Gift Card is part of the Love the Bay community pride campaign and an initiative of the Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber and John Holland. The gift card program is open to all participating stores in the wider Batemans Bay area (postcode 2536 plus Tomakin, Broulee, and Mossy Point).

Love the Bay Gift Cards can be purchased online or at several local shops, and either gifted or donated.

Bombala & District

Bombala & District

Brought to you by Bombala & District Chamber of Commerce and open to all chamber members.

Cloncurry

Cloncurry

Brought to you by Local Business Network Cloncurry and Cloncurry Shire Council and open to all businesses in the Cloncurry Shire.

For more info contact Robert at robertc@cloncurry.qld.gov.au

Coolah

Coolah

Brought to you by Coolah Chamber of Commerce and proudly sponsored by Coolah Lions Club. The program is open to all businesses within Coolah.

For more info contact Kathy at coolahbakery@gmail.com

Cowra Cash

Cowra Cash

Brought to you by Cowra Business Chamber and proudly supported by Cowra Council and open to all members the of the Cowra Business Chamber.

Forbes

Forbes

Brought to you by Forbes Business Chamber and open to all members of the chamber.

For more info contact Fiona at forbes.businesschambernsw@gmail.com

Glen Innes Highlands

Glen Innes Highlands

Brought to you by Glen Innes Severn Council and open to all businesses in Glen Innes Severn including Deepwater, Emmaville and Glencoe.

For more info contact Brianna at Bfea@gisc.nsw.gov.au

Gwydir

Gwydir

Brought to you by Gwydir Shire Council and open to all businesses in the Gwydir Shire.

For more info contact Deb at dwade@gwydir.nsw.gov.au

Lane Cove

Lane Cove

Brought to you by Lane Cove Council and open to all businesses in Lane Cove.

Maleny

Maleny

Brought to you by Maleny Chamber of Commerce and open to all businesses in Maleny.

For more info visit https://malenycommerce.org.au/

Moree Plains

Moree Plains

Brought to you by Moree Plains Shire Council and open to all businesses in the Moree Shire, including Moree, Mungindi & Pallamallawa.

For more info contact business@mpsc.nsw.gov.au

Numurkah

Numurkah

Brought to you by Numurkah Love Our Lifestyle and proudly supported by Moira Shire Council and Bendigo Bank Numurkah Branch. The program is open to all businesses in Numurkah.

For more info contact Chris at amcson@bigpond.net.au

Pittsworth Dollars

Pittsworths Dollars

Brought to you by Pittsworth District Alliance and open to all alliance members.

For more info contact Bob at holzbuild@hotmail.com

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe

Proudly supported by Community Bank Branch Stanthorpe (Bendigo Bank) along with Stanthorpe & Granite Belt Chamber of Commerce. Open to all business in the Stanthorpe region.

For more info visit https://www.stanthorpecoc.com.au/stanthorpe_first.html, phone Bendigo Bank - Stanthorpe Branch 07 46813362 or email secretary@stanthorpecoc.com.au

Tenterfield

Tenterfield

Brought to you by Tenterfield Chamber of Tourism, Industry and Business and proudly supported by The Bowlo Club and Motor Inn. The program is open to all chamber members.

For more info contact Gina at tenterfieldtransport@gmail.com

Yarrawonga Mulwala

Yarrawonga Mulwala

Brought to you by Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism & Business, proudly supported by Moira Shire Council. The program is open to all Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism and Business members.

For more info contact Noel at nwright@yarrawongamulwala.com.au

Armidale

Armidale

Brought to you by Armidale Regional Council and Business New England and open to all businesses within the Armidale region.

For more info visit www.armidalechamber.com.au

Bathurst

Bathurst

The Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card program is brought to you by Bathurst Regional Council and is open to all small businesses within the Bathurst Local Government Area.

There is no cost to businesses to join, with Bathurst Regional Council absorbing the running costs of the program to ensure that it is available for free. The Bathurst Buy Local Gift Card provides local business with the opportunity promote buying local, to increase sales and gain greater awareness in the Bathurst community.

Camden Haven

Camden Haven

Brought to you by the Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce and proudly supported by Laurieton United Services Club, Kew Corner Store and Laurieton Residential Resort. The program is open to all chamber members.

Cobram Barooga

Cobram Barooga

Brought to you by Cobram Barooga Business & Tourism, proudly supported by Moira Shire Council. The program is open to all businesses in Cobram Barooga, Strathmerton, Koonoomoo, Yarroweyah, Katunga, Katamatite, Boosey and Burramine and is also open to all Murray Farm Gate Trail operators.

Anyone who successfully registers for the program will receive a complimentary one year membership of Cobram Barooga Business & Tourism.

For more info contact Noel at cbbtmembership@gmail.com

Cooma

Cooma

Brought to you by Cooma Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc and proudly supported by Snowy Hydro and Cooma Ex-Services Club. The program is open to all members of Cooma Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc

Dubbo Region

myDubbo Region

Brought to you by Dubbo Regional Council and open to all businesses in Dubbo, Wellington and surrounding villages.

George Town

George Town

Brought to you by George Town Chamber of Commerce and proudly supported by Bell Bay Aluminium and George Town Council. The program is open to all businesses in the George Town Municipality.

Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi

Brought to you by the Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce and open to all members of the chamber.

Hay

Hay

Brought to you by Hay Shire Council and open to all businesses within the Hay Shire.

For more info contact Ali at AMcLean@hay.nsw.gov.au

Lithgow

Lithgow

Brought to you by Lithgow Chamber of Commerce and open to all members of the chamber.

For more info visit www.lithgowchamber.com.au

Merriwa

Merriwa

Brought to you by Merriwa Shopfront Businesses and supported by CWA Merriwa Branch, Merriwa Rotary Club and Upper Hunter Shire Council. The program is open to all members of Merriwa Shopfront Businesses.

For more info contact Robert at merriwa.pharmacy@gmail.com

Mudgee Money

Mudgee Money

Brought to you by the Mudgee Chamber of Commerce and supported by Mid-Western Regional Council. The program is open to all Chamber members.

Orange

Orange

Brought to you by Orange Shire Council and open to all businesses within the Orange Shire.

For more info visit https://www.shoporange.com.au/

Scenic Logan

Scenic Logan

Brought to you by Bendigo Bank (Canungra, Beaudesert, Logan Village & Jimboomba) and open to all businesses in and around these towns.

For more info contact Sonia at soniahbb2018@gmail.com

Swan Hill

Swan Hill

The Swan Hill Gift Card is an initiative brought to you by Swan Hill Incorporated and is open to all members located in both Swan Hill and Lake Boga.

Texas

Texas

Brought to you by Texas & District Drought Support and open to all business with Texas.

For more info visit http://www.tadds.com.au/

Balranald

Balranald

Brought to you by Balranald Inc and supported by Balranald Club. The program is open to all Balranald businesses. Cards may be purchased at the Balranald Club or online.

For more info contact Dianne at dwpaika@bigpond.com

Bland Shire

Bland Shire

Brought to you by Bland Shire Council and Business West Wyalong, and open to all businesses in the Bland Shire, including West Wyalong, Wyalong and Barmedman.

Circular Head

Circular Head

Brought to you by the Circular Head Gift Card Group and is open to all businesses in the Circular Head Region who has an EFTPOS facility.

For more info contact chgiftcardgroup@gmail.com

Condobolin

Condobolin

An initiative of the Condoblin Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Evolution Mining. The program is open to all members of the chamber.

For more info contact Vicki at cle00211@bigpond.net.au

Cootamundra-Gundagai

Cootamundra-Gundagai

Brought to you by Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council and open to all businesses within the Cootamundra-Gundagai Shire.

For more info contact Miriam at Miriam.Crane@cgrc.nsw.gov.au

Far West Proud

Far West Proud

(Far West Region of NSW)

Far West Proud is an initiative of Regional Development Australia Far West. The gift cards are exclusive to participating businesses throughout Far West NSW, including Broken Hill, Silverton, Coombah, Pooncarie, Menindee, Milparinka, Packsaddle, Tibooburra, White Cliffs & Wilcannia.

Gilgandra Cooee Cash

Gilgandra Cooee Cash

Brought to you by Bendigo Bank Gilgandra and the Gilgandra Shire Council and open to all businesses in within the Gilgandra Shire.

For more info contact Bendigo Bank Gilgandra at gilgandra@bendigobank.com.au

Gunny Money (Gunnedah)

Gunny Money

(Gunnedah)

Brought to you by Gunnedah Shire Council and proudly supported by Whitehaven Coal. The program is open to all businesses within the Gunnedah Shire.

For more info contact the Economic Development team council@infogunnedah.com.au or 02 6740 2100

Keppel Cash

Keppel Cash

Brought to you by Emu Park & Yeppoon Community Bank® branches of Bendigo Bank and proudly supported by Livingstone Shire Council. The program is open open to all businesses in the Livingstone Shire.

For more info contact Emu Park Community Bank branch of Bendigo Bank EmuParkMailbox@bendigoadelaide.com.au

Lockyer Valley

Lockyer Valley

Brought to you by Lockyer Valley Chamber of Commerce and open to all businesses within the Lockyer Valley. Businesses will need to also join the Chamber of Commerce to be able to participate.

MidCoast

MidCoast

Brought to you by MidCoast Council and open to all businesses within the MidCoast Council region.

Narrabri Shire

Narrabri Shire

Brought to you by Narrabri Shire Council and open to all businesses in the Narrabri Shire, including Narrabri, Wee Waa, Boggabri, Bellata and Pilliga.

For more info contact Narrabri Shire Council, Small Business Liaison Officer council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au or by phone 02 6799 6866.

Parkes

Parkes

Brought to you by Parkes Shire Council and open to all businesses within the Parkes Shire, including Parkes, Peak Hill, Trundle and Tullamore.

Singleton

Singleton

Brought to you by Singleton Business Chamber and proudly supported by Singleton Council. The program is open to all businesses within the Singleton Shire.

For more info visit www.spendinsingleton.com.au

Temora

Temora

Brought to you by Temora Business Enterprise Group. The program is open to all TBEG members.

We Live Here (UHSC & MSC)

We Live Here

(Upper Hunter & Muswellbrook)

Brought to you by Upper Hunter Shire Council and Muswellbrook Shire Council, and open to all businesses within these two shires, including Aberdeen, Denman, Gundy, Jerry's Plains, Merriwa, Murrurundi, Muwellbrook, Sandy Hollow, Scone and Wingen.

For more info contact Jacqui at JBakewell@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au

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