Parks Victoria Control Programs For Bushfire Recovery

Recommencing deer and feral animal (pig, goat and fox) control programs for bushfire recovery.   Parks Victoria, and, in joint managed parks, Gunaikurnai Lands and Water Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC), will be continuing its coordinated deer and feral animal control program in fire-affected areas across Eastern Victoria from March to June 2021. A coordinated approach, using…

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2019-2020 Fire Season Enquiry

The Inspector General for Emergency Management, Tony Pearce, will be visiting the Alpine region to meet with community members who would like to share their experiences and stories of relief and recovery from the fires as part of Phase 2 of their Inquiry into the 2019-20 Victorian Bushfires. Phase 2 will focus on the progress…

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Circuit Breaker Action Business Support Package

The Victorian Government has announced a further $143 million package to support eligible businesses impacted by the circuit breaker action to limit the spread of COVID-19. There are four initiatives available for eligible businesses as part of this support package. Full details can be found on the Business Victoria website. Click the button below to…

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RRV – Landslip Prevention Works

Regional Roads Victoria are improving safety on Alpine Roads with works designed to help prevent landslips on key tourist routes, including Bogong High Plains Road. Please read the details below to see how this may affect your travels to and from Falls Creek over the coming months. Please email [email protected] for enquiries regarding these works.

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Falls Creek Receives Bushfire Recovery Grant Funding

Bushfire Recovery Grant Funding of $2.5M for Lakeside Development Falls Creek Resort Management is delighted to announce that it has been successful with its application to the Bushfire Recovery Regional Economic Stimulus and Resilience Grant Fund. A grant of $2.5million will be made available for the Lakeside Trailhead and Foreshore redevelopment project on foreshore area…

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New Hard Waste Collection Arrangements 2021

New Hard Waste disposal arrangements now apply Collection of hard waste will no longer occur in the village Hard waste is now being managed by FCRM at the Snow Clearing Depot at Howmans Gap. This facility will be open for Falls Creek stakeholder/resident disposal of hard waste as outlined below: 12pm – 4pm On the…

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Alpine Resort Support Program | Stream 2 Now Open

The $10.31 million Alpine Resorts Support Program supports businesses in the Alpine Resorts, who may not have qualified for the Commonwealth JobKeeper or Victorian Government business support packages to date, manage the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Program is being delivered through three funding streams. Stream 2 is now open for applications. The Victorian Government…

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Property Fire Prevention and Preparation 2020

New guidelines about visiting regional properties  On Sunday 18 October, the Premier of Victoria announced new public health restrictions across Victoria. These included advice regarding essential fire and flood preparedness work on properties in regional Victoria. The new guidelines do not include non-emergency maintenance works, though we are hopeful that as restrictions ease, property owners…

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Resort Operations Update – Stage 3 Restrictions

On Sunday 2nd of August, the Victorian Premier declared a State of Disaster for Victoria. This declaration is not new to residents of Falls Creek after bushfires threatened the Alpine Resorts and surrounding regions in January this year. Further to this announcement, Falls Creek Resort Management (FCRM) have now been advised by the Victorian Government…

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Mental Health Resource List

It has been a challenging year for all of us here at Falls Creek. It is ok if you are not feeling your best and we encourage you to reach out for support. Falls Creek Resort Management have compiled the following list of helpful resources. To download a copy of the Mental Health Resource List…

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