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COVID-19 | SEASON UPDATES 

This page will provide updates from Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board regarding the 2020/21 green season at Hotham.

Updated 12 October 2020

In line with the Third Step of the Victorian Government’s Reopening Roadmap, which came into effect on Wednesday 16 September at 11:59pm, Mt Hotham is again open for visitors from regional Victoria. 

We remind visitors that despite the warmer weather, in our alpine environment the weather can change quickly, and visitors should check forecasts and be prepared for snow, ice and fog until well into summer. 

Things to do 

The Alpine National Park is open, and Hotham’s local walking trails have reopened for people living in regional Victoria. More information about our beautiful tracks and trails is on our website: https://www.mthotham.com.au/summer/on-mountain/getting-about/tracks-trails-map 

The Davenport precinct playground and trampoline are also open. 

Hotham cafes and restaurants will be providing dine-in services in line with public health measures: 

  • The General is providing indoor and outdoor dining – contact them on (03) 5759 3523 for more information. 
  • First Run Bar is providing indoor and outdoor dining - contact them via Facebook for more information

Visitor services 

The Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board (MHARMB) office is open to provide key services to visitors and the community.  Contact is requested via phone (03 5759 3550) or email.  All visits must be pre-booked. 

In an emergency, please call 000. 

Medical care

24/7 Coronavirus Hotline - 1800 675 398

If you suspect you may have coronavirus (COVID-19) call the dedicated hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days.  Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

Over summer, the Mt Hotham Medical Centre does not operate. The closest medical facilities are in Bright and Omeo, and you can also call 000 in an emergency.

Bright Medical Centre

115 Gavan Street, Bright Vic 3741

Ph: 03 5750 1000

Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, no weekend services.

Omeo Medical Centre

12 Easton Street, Omeo Vic 3898

Ph: 03 5159 0140 (24 hours)

Open Mon & Wed 9am-12pm, 2pm-5.30pm

Open Thu & Fri 9am-12pm

Outside of these times, please call the phone number and you will be advised of who to contact.

Wangaratta Hospital

Wangaratta Hospital has an Emergency department and also provides telehealth services via Hume Telehealth.

  • Emergency Department: Call 000 for emergencies, for other enquiries call (03) 5722 5111 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week), 35-47 Green Street, Wangaratta Vic 3677
  • Hume Telehealth Agency: (03) 5722 5832, email: telehealth@nhw.org.au

Stay safe 

We remind everyone that face coverings are still required for anyone aged 12 years and over whenever you leave your home, unless a lawful exception applies. In addition, groups of a maximum of 10 people are now able to meet up outdoors (this number does not include children under 12 months of age, who are exempt). 

Stay safe - practise good hygiene and regularly and thoroughly wash your hands. Maintain physical distancing, keep at least 1.5 metres away from others. If you feel unwell, get tested and stay home until you receive your result.  

Help stop the spread

We all need to play our part to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). By adhering to public health directions, we can help protect ourselves, our families and our communities.

Please visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au for up-to-date health information.