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.

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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 Business Connect.

For more info contact membership@alburybusiness.com.au

Barcaldine

Barcaldine

Brought to you by Barcaldine Regional Council

For more info contact Angela at angelaw@barc.qld.gov.au

Bellingen Shire

Bellingen Shire

Brought to you by the Local Chambers and open to all businesses in the Bellingen Shire

For more information email president@bellingenchamber.com.au

Caloundra

Caloundra

Open to ALL Caloundra Businesses. Proudly sponsored by Caloundra Business Alliance.

Fore more info visit https://shopcaloundra.com.au/

Carrathool

Shop Carrathool Shire

Brought to you by Carrathool Shire Council

For more info contact Alison at ajardine@carrathool.nsw.gov.au

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 the Cloncurry Local Business Network at council@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.

Deniliquin

Deniliquin

Brought to you by Deniliquin Business Chamber

For more information contact admin@deniliquinchamber.com.au

Far West NSW

Far West NSW

(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.

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.

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

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

Kalamunda

Kala Cash

(Kalamunda)

Proudly supported by Community Bank Forrestfield & High Wycombe - Bendigo Bank and City of Kalamunda. The program is open to all businesses in the City of Kalamunda.

For more info contact fcbcommunitydevelopment@gmail.com

Latrobe City

Latrobe City

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

For more info contact busdev@latrobe.vic.gov.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.

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

Moreton Bay

Moreton Money

Brought to you by your local Chambers of Commerce and supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council.

For more information contact Kris: Kris.spann@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Murgon

Murgon

Brought to you by Murgon Business & Development Association.

For more info contact Lorraine at murgonbusiness@bigpond.com

Orange

Orange

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

Portland

Portland

Brought to you by the Committee for Portland and open to all businesses in the Portland region.

For more info contact Anita at anita.rank68@gmail.com.

Seddon Village

Seddon Village

Brought to you by Seddon Village Traders Union and open to all businesses in the area

For more information contact president@seddon-village.com.au

Sunny Coast Cash (Coolum)

Sunny Coast Cash

(Coolum)

Brought to you by Coolum Business & Tourism, and free for all chamber members. Non chamber members can also be a part of the program for a fee.

For more info & an interactive participating stores list visit https://sunnycoastcash.com.au/

Texas

Texas

Brought to you by Texas & District Drought Support and open to all businesses within Texas.

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

Warwick

Warwick

Brought to you by Southern Downs Regional Council and supported by Warwick Credit Union. Gift Cards available for sale from Warwick Credit Unions or online

For more information contact Karlie at karlie.lane@sdrc.qld.gov.au

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

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.

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. Major sponsor is Evolution Mining

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.

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

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

Crows Nest

Crows Nest

Brought to you by Progress Crows Nest

For more information contact president@crowsnest.qld.au

Dubbo Region

myDubbo Region

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

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

Geraldton

Geraldton

Brought to you by The City of Greater Geraldton & generous sponsors. More information can be found here https://www.cgg.wa.gov.au/work/growing-greater-geraldton/buy-local-greater-geraldton-gift-card.aspx

Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi

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

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

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

Lismore

Lismore

Brought to you by Lismore City Council, in collaboration with Lismore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Pilot program open to businesses operating in Lismore.

Loxton

Loxton

Brought to you by Loxton Chamber of Commerce. Supported by District Council of Loxton Waikerie.

For more information contact admin@loxtonchamber.com.au

MidCoast

MidCoast

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

Mt Hotham

Mt Hotham

Brought to you by Mt Hotham Chamber of Commerce Inc. The program is open to all MHCC members.