Alpine Resorts Winter Support Program VIC

The Alpine Resorts Winter Support Program provides funding to businesses within a Victorian alpine resort, Dinner Plain, or surrounding town, impacted by the COVID-19 restrictions between May and August 2021.


What do you get?

Funding amounts vary.

Who is this for?

Businesses in Victoria's alpine resorts, Dinner Plain and surrounding towns.


There are 2 streams of funding:

Stream 1 – On-mountain and Dinner Plain businesses

  • funding of up to $98,000 per premises for employing businesses (registered with WorkSafe Victoria)
  • funding of up to $53,000 for businesses not registered with WorkSafe Victoria
  • eligible businesses include:
    • food and beverage venues (restaurant, café, pub, bar, or other food venue)
    • retail outlets (rental, clothing, footwear, equipment, supermarket, pharmacy, gifts)
    • businesses providing services directly to visitors or contributes to the visitor experience (transport, activities, entertainment, health and wellbeing)
    • accommodation businesses with a public on-site food and beverage venue or retail outlet.

Stream 2 – Off-mountain businesses

  • funding of up to $28,000
  • businesses located in one of the following Local Government Areas:
    • Alpine Shire
    • Mansfield Shire
    • Murrindindi Shire
    • Baw Baw Shire
    • East Gippsland Shire
  • businesses must provide, as a primary activity, one of the following:
    • rental of snow equipment (including snowboards, skis, boots and clothing) for use within a Victorian alpine resort
    • winter tours within a Victorian alpine resort
    • bus transfers to, from and within a Victorian alpine resort.

What are the eligibility criteria?

If you are an eligible business for the Alpine Resorts Winter Support Program, you should receive a phone call from the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions to provide more information on the program and help you through the application process.

If you haven't received a phone call and think you could be eligible for this funding, please find out more at Alpine Resorts Winter Support Program.