Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council

The Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council (ARCC) addresses issues of broad concern to alpine resort stakeholders and government and is focused on three key areas:

Strategic positioning and advocacy

Co-operation and partnerships

Research and statistics

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What's New


September: the perfect time to learn to ski

20 August 2014

2014 has been a bumper season at Victoria’s alpine resorts, with snowfalls and visitor numbers at levels not seen in more than a decade. More Information

Helmet usage increasing in snowsports

23 July 2014

The Australian Ski Areas Association (ASAA), the peak body representing Australia’s ski lifting and resort companies, is pleased to announce the continued increase in helmet usage in snowsports in Australia. More Information

Victoria’s alpine resorts experience record number of school holiday visitors

17 July 2014

Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council (ARCC) Executive Officer Ian Swan said that Victoria was on track for a bumper snow season, with very strong visitor numbers being recorded. More Information

 Best snowfalls in a decade forecast for eastern Australia

It's here, the megablizzard- Snowpocalypse now. This baby has been on the weather charts all week and it’s howling its way through the Australian Alps. More Information

Alpine Resorts Strategic Marketing Plan 2014-2018 Released

Minister Smith released the Alpine Resorts Strategic Master Plan 2014-2018 during the official opening of the snow season at Falls Creek on Queen's Birthday Weekend.The plan provides government, industry and community with clear direction on how the Victorian alpine industry will work together to market the alpine resorts as a preferred year round travel destination thereby generating tourism growth. More Information

New Executive Officer appointed

The Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council (ARCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Swan as its new Executive Officer. More Information

Snow season underway!

The Victorian alpine resorts have celebrated the 2014 snow season opening weekend in style.From Snow Capped Comedy at Falls Creek to live entertainment and appearances from Winter Olympians at Mt Buller, the resorts turned on a party to welcome in the season. More Information