This page contains current policies relating to the Falls Creek Alpine Resort Management Board and its responsibilities as defined in the Alpine Resorts Management Act 1997.
The principle Act governing the Board’s activities is the Alpine Resorts (Management) Act 1997. Operating underneath this body of legislation is the Board’s policy framework. Policy guidance can provide a reference point for decision making on matters of importance to the resort. Policies are a useful tool for the recording and promulgation of the Board’s position on key issues. The Governance Framework is now included in the Board's Governance Charter.
Management of risk is an integral part of Falls Creek Resort Management (FCRMB) culture, reflected in policies, systems and processes. This includes strategic business planning, performance management and overall governance to ensure sound financial management and efficient service delivery.
This policy sets out the board’s meeting and decision-making procedures and supersedes BP 6 Board Standing Orders (June 2015).
The purpose of this policy is to provide clear guidelines on the acceptance of gifts, benefits or hospitalities from individuals or other entities external to Falls Creek Resort Management (FCRM).
The Board’s child safe policy shall be publicly available to help raise awareness about the importance of child safety for the Board and demonstrate the organisation’s commitment to protecting children from abuse. The policy will be available on the FCRM’s website, in new staff (and volunteer) and Board member induction materials, and will be covered no less than annually in staff training activities.
This integrity framework consolidates the key standards of conduct and accountabilities that apply to board members, collectively and individually, into a single policy. The framework incorporates integrity obligations and accountabilities in the Public Administration Act 2004 (PAA); the Code of Conduct for Directors of Victorian Public Entities (‘Directors’ Code of Conduct’); and other Public-Sector integrity obligations and good practice.
The Board’s procedures for resolving disputes between board members is now included under BP 1.07 Governance Charter (May 2021).
The stakeholder engagement framework is deemed to be the mechanism by which the Falls Creek Alpine Resort Management Board complies with its obligations under the Alpine Resorts (Management) Act 1997 to plan for the development, promotion, management and use, of each such alpine resort and facilitate the development or promotion by others, together with the requirements to undertake research in alpine resort issues.
This policy applies to all Falls Creek Alpine Resort Management Board employees and Board members in their dealings with stakeholders, and any other parties who undertake activities on their behalf. It applies to engagement activities on projects, policies and decisions. This includes but is not limited to strategic planning, significant infrastructure projects, and planning for services.
The aim of this policy is to ensure that all new lease applications that satisfy minimum criteria be recommended to the Minister for a lease term of not less than 25 years for a new lease as a continuation of the legal tenure on the site. This policy applies to new lease applications only.
This policy applies to all Board members, managers, staff, contractors and other personnel responsible for provision of safe drinking water to the Resort. As a gazetted Victorian Water Agency, the Board is committed to ensuring the Resort water quality is at all times compliant with the Act.
The purpose of this policy is to enable stakeholders experiencing financial hardship due to coronavirus to make application to the Falls Creek Alpine Resort Management Board (‘the Board’) for assistance relating to site rental and/or service charges levied on a property under the Alpine Resorts (Management) Act 1997 (‘the Act’). This policy is an extension of the Board’s existing debtors’ policy and existing internal debt management procedures. This will have a specific hardship work practice that will be abolished when this policy is deemed to be abolished.