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New governance model to be introduced for Victoria’s alpine resorts

New governance model to be introduced for Victoria’s alpine resorts
November 28, 2017

The Victorian Government has announced that it is to implement a new governance model and refresh the three northern Alpine Resort Management Boards.

Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio has announced expressions of interest for 13 positions across the boards responsible for managing Falls Creek, Mt Buller, Mt Stirling and Mt Hotham alpine resorts will be invited in the near future.

Aiming to improve coordination and provide better strategic planning and oversight, the reforms of the management of Victoria’s alpine resorts will see each board made up of three unique members – while four common members will be appointed to all three boards.

In addition, the Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council membership will also be refreshed while membership of Southern Alpine Resort Management Board will remain unchanged.

In the 2016/17 winter and summer months – the alpine industry contributed $911 million to the Victorian economy and created more than 9,000 jobs.

Announcing the changes, Minister D’Ambrosio stated “alpine resorts have a special place in the hearts of many Victorians – and we have to protect them.

“We look forward to revitalising our management boards to help plan for the future of these terrific tourist icons.”

Image: Mt Buller.

25th September 2017 - FALLS CREEK ANNOUNCES $9 MILLION EAGLE CHAIRLIFT REDEVELOPMENT

5th August 2017 - CLIMATE TO INCREASINGLY IMPACT AUSTRALIA’S SKI INDUSTRY 

23rd July 2017 - FALLS CREEK NAMED VICTORIA’S LEADING SKI RESORT

11th July 2017 - RESEARCH SHOWS INCREASED VISITOR NUMBERS ACROSS VICTORIA’S ALPINE RESORTS

12th June 2017 - RECORD BREAKING OPENING WEEKEND AT MOUNT HOTHAM 

23rd January 2017 - VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT TO REFORM MANAGEMENT OF VICTORIA’S ALPINE RESORTS 

26th December 2016 - PARKS VICTORIA PLAN PROPOSES LUXURY ACCOMMODATION ON FALLS CREEK TO HOTHAM ALPINE CROSSING TRAIL

26th September 2016 - MT BULLER GUARANTEES SNOW FOR OPENING WEEKEND OF THE 2017 SKI SEASON 

24th February 2016 - NEW BOARD WORKING TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR ALPINE RESORTS

10th December 2015 - VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT TURNS BACK MANAGEMENT OF ITS ALPINE RESORTS

31st March 2015 - MT BULLER GEARS UP FOR ‘HUGE’ 2015 SNOW SEASON

1st December 2013 - NEW STRATEGY TO BOOST ABORIGINAL TOURISM IN VICTORIA 

13th December 2012 - NEW HEIGHTS PLANNED FOR VICTORIA’S ALPINE RESORTS

24th August 2011 - MOUNT BAW BAW ALPINE RESORT EXECUTIVE UNDER INVESTIGATION 


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