Who we are
Who we are:
The Business Tourism and Marketing Department has changed and we’d love to hear from you. We’re refining our programs and want to actively engage business owners and people running a business in the Shire to tailor initiatives to suit the needs of the local economy. The department is here to assist new and existing businesses throughout the municipality via network and training programs, business support and marketing.
Kylie Lethbridge, Manager Business, Tourism and Marketing
Kylie is responsible for ensuring the objectives of the Council Plan, Economic Development Strategy and Destination Management Plan are achieved and provide an environment for a prosperous business and tourism industry to grow and thrive across Nillumbik.
Danielle Phyland, Business and Industry Engagement Coordinator
Danielle is responsible for building and fostering relationships with government organisations, businesses and other industry bodies that benefit the local economy encouraging growth and success.
Christine Gibbins, Visitor Economy Officer
Christine provides information and assistance to local business owners and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to raise the profile of the region as a tourism destination. She also supports the work of local groups and associations to deliver economic and tourism programs.
Kate Shannon, Business Support Officer
Kate provides information and assistance to local business owners and is responsible for the delivery of the business development program and events, updating the database, website and newsletter. She also supports the work of local groups and associations to deliver economic and tourism programs.