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.


The grant is no longer available

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.