Hooked on Adventure: Dive into the 2023-2024 Snowy Trout Challenge

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Are you ready to embark on an angler’s paradise, where stunning landscapes meet thrilling fishing adventures? Look no further than the 2023-2024 Snowy Trout Challenge. This annual event in it’s 4th year, promises to be bigger, better, and more exciting than ever before. If you’re a fishing enthusiast or just looking for an unforgettable outdoor experience, this is your chance to cast your line into the heart of Australia’s Snowy Mountains.

Discover the Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains, with their majestic peaks and pristine lakes, have long been a magnet for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Home to some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes, this region offers much more than just great fishing. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice looking to try something new, the Snowy Mountains have something to offer.

The Snowy Trout Challenge Experience

The Snowy Trout Challenge is more than just a fishing challenge; it’s a celebration of nature, community, and the thrill of the catch. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Prize-Winning Chances: The heart of the challenge lies in catching tagged rainbow trout, generously released by the Gaden Trout Hatchery in collaboration with the Snowy Trout Challenge Team. These beauties aren’t just any fish; they’re your ticket to exciting prizes.
  2. Stunning Locations: Picture yourself on the shores of Lake Eucumbene, Lake Jindabyne, or Lake Crackenback, surrounded by towering mountains and clear blue waters. These picturesque locations set the stage for your fishing adventure.
  3. Community Spirit: The Snowy Trout Challenge brings together anglers and nature lovers from all walks of life. It’s a chance to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for fishing and the great outdoors.
  4. Cash Prizes: Besides the thrill of the catch, there are substantial cash prizes up for grabs. It’s not just about the challenge; it’s about the excitement of possibly reeling in a cash prized fish.
  5. Conservation Efforts: The challenge promotes responsible fishing and environmental stewardship. Participants are encouraged to catch and release, ensuring these stunning trout continue to thrive in their natural habitat.
  6. Supporting Local Communities: Your participation in the Snowy Trout Challenge contributes to the local economy. Anglers and their families often stay in the region, enjoying local hospitality and activities.

Join the Snowy Trout Challenge

Whether you’re a fishing pro or new to the sport, the Snowy Trout Challenge is your opportunity to connect with nature, challenge your angling skills, and make lasting memories. It’s a chance to explore one of Australia’s most breathtaking regions while indulging in your passion for fishing.

So, book your holiday house and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime. The 2023-2024 Snowy Trout Challenge is upon us until April 2024, waiting to whisk you away into a world of fishing, fun, and natural beauty.

Head to the Snowy Mountains Magazine or https://linktr.ee/snowytroutchallenge/ for updates, registration details, and exciting news about this year’s event. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this incredible fishing experience in the heart of the Snowy Mountains. Get ready to cast off into an adventure you’ll treasure forever.

Tafe NSW – Women in Business Program

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This program aims to offer a fully subsidised online program for women who are looking to establish a micro business, a small business, or who are already operating a business. It forms part of the $7.8 million NSW Women’s Strategy 2018-22.
The flexible design of the program means that participants can choose exactly what they want to learn. Benefits include:
  • 24/7 online access – the program is conveniently offered online through TAFE Digital and includes online topics that can be mixed and matched to build a program that is completely personalised to the participant’s specific needs. New topics that cover the latest trends in Australian business are regularly being added.
  • Hear from Australia’s leading female entrepreneurs.
  • Share new skills – participants will earn a digital badge upon completion of each online topic which they can add to their LinkedIn profile to promote their new skills.
  • Attend local events.
Training topics cover everything from setting up a home office, to creating a business plan, keeping the business cyber-safe, and leveraging social media. Topics currently on offer are:
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Wellbeing
The program will also connect participants with the many resources and services available to small business owners. These include:
  • Business Concierge: A free and dedicated service offered through Service NSW to help open the business.
  • Business Connect: A dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help start or grow a small business.
  • Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer (AEDO) Program: Providing start-up assistance and ongoing mentoring services for Aboriginal people considering starting up their own business or expanding their current business.
  • The NSW Department of Communities and Justice: Promotes and recognises the contribution of women across NSW to industry through initiatives including the NSW Women’s Strategy.
The program is fully subsidised by the NSW Government. Participants who meet the eligibility criteria won’t pay anything to access the program. No requirement to provide donor workout copy. There may be fees associated with some optional events promoted through the Women in Business program. All costs will be outlined in the overview of each event.


Who Can Apply?


Eligible applicants must:
  • Be aged 18 years or over.
  • Identify as female.
  • Be establishing or owning a business:
    1. With a valid ABN.
    2. Registered or trading in NSW.
    3. With 0-199 employees.
  • Living or working in NSW.
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand Citizen.

Capital Radio’s Advertising Options for Jindabyne Chamber Members

Capital Radio has prepared a special set of Advertising Packages for Jindabyne Chamber Members.


Option 1:

25 x 30 second BMAD commercials per month for single station (SNOWFM or XLFM)

Single Station Total Investment: $420 +GST per month


Option 2:

40 x 30 second BMAD commercials per month for dual station (SNOWFM & XLFM)

Dual Station Total Investment: $630 +GST per month

Option 3:

One Day Sale Promotion 06/09/22 – 97.7 SnowFM and/or Forever Classic XLFM

50 x 30 second BMAD commercials scheduled in breakfast, morning, afternoon, and drive each month with a 3 month commitment over September, October and November.


BMAD Commercials, are the peak listening times on 97.7 SnowFM and/or Forever Classic XLFM.

Multiple coverage, 25 x 30 seconds on 97.7 SnowFM and 25 x 30 seconds on Forever Classic XLFM.

or Single coverage, on preferred station to target specific audiences or listeners or demographics.

An extra bonus: Businesses who purchase all three months on the 6th of September will go into the draw to win an additional 150 x 30 second BMAD commercials to use by 28/3/2023!

Tailored ads specific to your business with jingles and catchphrases to catch the attention of listeners and promote your business.

Total investment: $690 plus GST per month



Radio Snowy Mountains Mid Station Profile 2022

Radio Snowy Mountains Rate Card 2022

Radio Snowy Mountains Infinite Dial 2022 Infographic

Radio Snowy Mountains One Day Sale 6 September 2022

As the Assistant General Manager, Hannah takes care of Jindabyne based businesses and businesses outside of our region who advertise within our market. She believes radio advertising is a valuable marketing tool for your clients to use to increase customer base as their target audience tune into radio every day at some point in the day i.e., during commuting. Hannah has attached a statistic infographic for your reference.

If you have any advertising needs, please don’t hesitate in contacting her to discuss the special advertising opportunities and marketing options for Jindabyne Chamber members, here in the Snowy Mountains.



Snowy Mountains Cookies, 1 of 30 small regional businesses chosen by Facebook

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Facebook Gift Guide 2019

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Snowy Mountains Cookies is excited to announce they have been selected to be a part of the 2019 Facebook Gift Guide.

Facebook and Instagram have created an online Gift Guide to support regional economies.

Over half of the 30 chosen business, including Snowy Mountains Cookies, are in a drought effected area. Facebook’s Director Mia Garlick states “It was developed to celebrate the innovation and success of regional small businesses across the country that play an important role support the national economy,”

Snowy Mountains Cookies, thanks to Facebook and Instagram, will take part in the promotion by featuring their best-selling flavour, the Love Chocolate, in a gift box configuration – please visit www.fb.me/giftguideau

Snowy Mountains Cookies creates premium, gourmet produce and has operated for over 13 years with core business derived from servicing the airline catering sector (including 10 consecutive years of supplying Qantas), hotels, function centres, food outlets and retail customers.

Products reaffirm the brand message, made wholesome and appetising by baking with ‘clean’ ingredients that are:

  • Free of artificial colours
  • Free of artificial additives
  • Free of artificial flavours
  • Free of preservatives
  • Sulphite free dried fruits

Only premium ingredient options are used in our product range, with a focus on ‘keeping it natural by keeping it simple’.

We use:

  • Free-range eggs – recipient of the RSPCA Good Egg award
  • Butter, rather than margarine
  • Quality couverture chocolate – steering clear of compound chocolate
  • Ingredients most home pantries would stock – avoiding using tricky substitute products that mask nutritional table figure

One of Snowy Mountains Cookies owners Daisy Oayda’ states, “I believe starting and running a business like Snowy Mountains Cookies, which prides itself on its location base and name, is easier in a regional town like Jindabyne thanks to the support and genuine interest shown from local business and community, which is something that may not happen in a big city.”

Snowy Mountains Cookies is proud to have been chosen for this opportunity to help grow online sales and bring awareness to the small business in the regional town of Jindabyne. If you would like to see more Snowy Mountains Cookies products please visit www.snowycookies.com.au.

“Snowy Mountains Cookies/ Savoury/ Snacks, launched in 2006, is proudly located in the beautiful, iconic, alpine town of Jindabyne is arguably Australia’s highest commercial bakery perched at 1020 metres above sea level.”