COMPACT has teamed up with local employers operating in the Snowy Valleys region to create a series of short videos. The videos provide viewers with a personalised glimpse behind the front door and showcase the wide range of industries readily offering training and employment opportunities.

We invite you to take a look at some of the dynamic careers and industries that our wonderful region has to offer.

Click the Business Name below to watch their career snapshot:

Blakeney Lodge Coffee Pedaler Dare to Bite Cafe Hyne Mannus Correctional Centre MIQ Nimbo Fork Snowy Valley Council Tumut Toyota Visy

Blakeney Lodge

Take a look at the variety of careers available within the Aged Care sector with Catholic Healthcare. Catholic Healthcare offers employment, education and training in Blakeny Lodge and The Haven in the Riverina, reaching further across NSW and SE Queensland.

Coffee Pedaler

Passionate about Hospitality. Hear the owner of Coffee Pedaler providing his insight into what it takes to be successful in this industry. With 3 locations - Gundagai, Tumut and Coolamon, this future-focussed business offers hospitality careers to young people in the Riverina.

Dare to Bite Cafe

Take a look at this very busy local café that highly supports hospitality training and employment for local young people. Hear from the owner of Dare to Bite café about what it takes to be successful in this industry from an employer’s perspective.


Hyne Timber is one of Australia’s largest producers of structural timber products, with locations in Tumbarumba, Queensland and Melbourne. As a leader in preservative treatments and a major supplier to the Australian construction industry, they offer numerous interesting career opportunities in timber production.

Mannus Correctional Centre

Check out this video and be introduced to the career pathways within the Department of Communities and Justice. Mannus is located in the town of Tumbarumba and offers numerous career opportunities. Take a look behind the front gate.


Financial Services is not often spoken about as a career option by young people. In this video, Natalie, from MIQ gives a great explanation of where a career in this important, growing industry can take you – and how you can get involved.

Nimbo Fork

An amazing look at this premier Tourism and Hospitality venue situated between Gundagai and Tumut NSW. Find out how you can develop your hospitality career in a beautiful regional setting. At Nimbo Fork Lodge, you can work in the 3 Blue Ducks restaurant providing patrons with a fine dining experience or join their hotel services team providing premier accommodation.

Snowy Valley Council

Snowy Valley Council provides Local Government services across the major centres of Tumut, Tumbarumba, Batlow and Adelong and the surrounding villages. Find out more about the varied careers that can start behind the front door of your local Council and could take you anywhere in the world.

Tumut Toyota

A long term family-owned business, Tumut Toyota offers a wide range of career options in Automotive Mechanical, Sales, Parts, Business Administration, with training provided with global motor vehicle giant, Toyota.


What an incredible sight! VISY is a pulp and paper manufacturing and recycling plant located in Tumut that offers so many varied career options. This industry provides opportunities that could see you work locally, interstate or anywhere in the world.