Australian Ski Areas planning to open (if they're able to)

Australian Ski Areas planning to open (if they're able to)

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Admin posted 09-Apr

We have to say this looks pretty optimistic at this point but, nonetheless, the major ski resorts in Australia are still making plans to enable them to open - if they're allowed - on or around their usual big opening weekend (the long weekend holiday for the Queen's birthday starting June 6th 2020).

In the event that they can't open on that weekend, they're making contingency plans to support a shorter season with a later opening date if they can.

Australian Ski Area Association wrote:Australia's ski area operators continue to prepare the resorts for the official opening of the Australian ski season on Queens Birthday Weekend. The resorts, which play a significant role in driving the local economies in bushfire affected communities such as the Snowy Mountains in NSW and Bright, Mansfield and surrounds in Victoria, continue to progress programmed summer projects ready to greet their first guests this winter. The resorts are monitoring the professional advice and recommendations from health authorities with regard to Covid-19, in particular to ensure the safety, health and well-being of employees and guests through the balance of the summer season.

The ASAA also wishes to convey to our valued stakeholders, customers and staff that the current circumstances are temporary, and as an industry, community and society we will get through this.

More information, and the latest update, can be found here -

The Australian Ski Area Association represents the following resorts :-

- Perisher
- Charlotte Pass
- Selwyn Snow Resort
- Thredbo
- Falls Creek
- Hotham
- Mt Baw Baw
- Mt Buller
- Ben Lomond
- Corin Forest

You can, of course, use J2Ski to keep up with the snow and weather forecasts for Australia.
The Admin Man

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