Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council

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The Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council (ARCC) is a government agency that focuses on the strategic direction and sustainable growth for Victoria's five alpine resorts: Mt Baw Baw, Mt Hotham, Falls Creek, Mt Buller/Mt Stirling and Lake Mountain.

Three key areas of priority for the ARCC include:

Strategic positioning and advocacy

Co-operation and partnerships

Research and statistics



What's New


ARCC Industry update - October 2018


ARCC Industry update - August 2018


Summer Visitation 2017/18 Report

The Report shows that there continues to be seasonal variation, however visitation growth over the summer period is continuing to trend upwards, on average by 3.1 per cent per annum since occupancy surveys commenced in 2008/09.

New Ministerial Direction

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, The Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio has released the Alpine Resorts (Management) Act 1997, Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council Ministerial Direction. Click here for details.

ARCC Members announced

The Alpine Resort Co-ordinating Council members have been announced, effective 30 March. Click here for details.

Review of 2012 Alpine Resorts Strategic Plan

The Alpine Resorts Strategic Plan Review Report outlines the independent findings by First Person Consulting into the implementation of the Alpine Resorts Strategic Plan 2012 over the duration of its five-year term. The review also provides an interim assessment of implementation of the Alpine Resort Strategic Marketing Plan 2014-2018.  Find out more here.

Climate Change Risk Disclosure and Director Due Diligence

Information on the emerging topic of climate change risk disclosure and its legal significance with respect to director due care and diligence obligations is provided in this paper.

Winter End of Season Report 2017

This report provides a summary of the 2017 winter season visitation to all Victorian alpine resorts. Total visitors and visitor days for winter 2017 increased by 23 and 16 per cent respectively compared to winter 2016.