Be 'Winter Ready' in your Business with Help from the Jindabyne Chamber of Commerce

Access Human Resources and Marketing Services from Jindabyne Chamber of Commerce Members, Kath Harris, Profitable People and Fiona Latham-Cannon, Tall Red Poppy Marketing.

Business Management in the mountains is a full time job! Allocating time to interview staff, deal with employment compliance, update your website or schedule a winter advertising campaign are daunting tasks for any busy business owner. In no time winter comes, the snow falls and it's all over in a 16 week blur. Business Owners are generally too occupied working 'in' their business, and often lack the time or resources to work 'on' it. The Chamber of Commerce offer solutions if this sounds like you. Get in touch with them by emailing Don't forget the networking event, 'Jindabyne Connect' held on the 4th Thursday of the month, where you can meet other local business people and socialise, plus get a "check" on how things are going in general business. Please note; April Connect is on the 3rd Thursday, 18th April due to Anzac Day falling on the 4th.

Joining the Jindabyne Chamber has its advantages, both tangible and intangible, personal and professional, plus business owners can gain access to business advice and support on issues impacting their business. Often, fellow members will avail themselves, and offer prioritised and/or discounted local products and expert services to all other Chamber Members. This week, two such offers are set out here today.

Human Resources

If you're a business owner, employee support and advice can prove critical in ensuring your staff are treated fairly, managed effectively and productively contributing to your bottom line.

As part of Jindabyne Chamber of Commerce membership you can access the Workplace Advice Line plus Modern Award Services.The Workplace Advice Line (13 29 59) provides sound independent advice on all workplace matters including the new Fair Work system, Modern Awards, National Employment Standards (NES), award provisions and interpretation, wage rates etc.

For comprehensive and tailored workplace support Kath has with Profitable People, a new Human Resources (HR) business has recently established in Jindabyne, valuable experience & servicing the Snowy Mountains Region.

Profitable People's services are tailored to meet specific needs of our regional businesses and industry, and they are simple and easy to implement and follow.

Profitable People specialises in offering employers practical solutions covering all facets of human resources and workplace relations. This includes designing recruitment strategies, remuneration and benefits advice, award interpretation, policy reviews, learning and development, performance management and termination support.

In addition, Profitable People offer a range of employment documentation that is designed to establish your team members with correct employment details to ensure you are compliant and protected with current legislative obligations. These will save you time and money, backed by Australian Business Lawyers (ABL) to comply with Fair Work Standards.
Amongst these services, Profitable People provides a HR outsource service which can be onsite for a day a week, monthly or fortnightly, as well as this, remote support via retained hours can also be purchased and used to work on specific projects or ad hoc advice as required.

For more information on Profitable People and their services please contact Kath Harris on 0422 841 203, email her on, Facebook or visit her website on


There are many traditional methods of advertising, including television, newspaper, magazine and radio, which are all executed well here within the Snowy Mountains.
The mix of marketing tools are so much wider today than they ever used to be. Websites and social media (such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) enable people to follow a local business, organisation, location or interest, and be more effectively informed and immersed in their content. It reaches and lives right there in real time, inside the audiences world, where the amount of content and information is exponentially higher. It can be targeted and so more relevant and attuned to the follower's interests than traditional methods of advertising.

Tall Red Poppy Marketing is a business operating in Jindabyne, and helps many tourism operators plan, create and schedule their social media content. Fiona Latham-Cannon works hard to make the town of Jindabyne look attractive, exciting and a desirable place to visit through her social media page 'For the Love of Jindabyne'. This page has gathered over 10,000 followers (with 2.4 million views/year on Instagram), all with a specific interest in Jindabyne and it's Alpine Playground attractions. Fiona is also an active member of the Jindabyne Chamber of Commerce Committee, and is on a team of local talented digital experts who created the town's tourism focused website
As an experienced marketing specialist, Fiona can offer Jindabyne business owners many online marketing options within the Chamber network of Destination Jindabyne, and her own site. Advertising space is now available on For the Love of Jindabyne's social media pages.

The directional nature of digital marketing in being able to target a particular interest group and in this case, magnified as the followers of pages like Destination Jindabyne and For the Love of Jindabyne are perfectly aligned with your customer base.

For further information on Chamber Member benefits and/or engaging Tall Red Poppy Marketing services, please use the skills of a local expert who understands how Jindabyne ticks.

Contact Fiona Latham-Cannon via Messenger / Facebook / Instagram,

Email on or, or call her mobile on 0408 688627.