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Safety at Mt Baw Baw

Mt Baw Baw Alpine resort is one of the most beautiful locations in Victoria to enjoy an alpine experience. However our special location also presents some unique challenges.


Boil Water Notice 4 Feb 2021

A boil water advisory is currently in place across the resort and will CONTINUE until further notice.

Pathogens have been detected in the village reticulation system on Thursday 4, 2021. 

Resamples and reticulation sluicing is being completed and further communication will be made once drinking water is safe for consumption. 

Please follow the below guidelines. 

To ensure your water is safe.

  • Do not drink any unboiled water. 
  • Boil water in a kettle with an automatic cut-off or on the stove until it boils, with a rapid stream of air-bubbles forming from the bottom of the kettle or pan.
  • Once you have boiled the water, allow it to cool.
  • You can store it in the fridge in clean, closed containers for drinking or food preparation – you do not need to boil it again.
  • Take care not to injure or scald yourself when you handle boiling water, especially around children.
  • Unboiled water can still be used for showering and bathing, washing your hands, flushing toilets, washing dishes and clothes.

Drinking water is available at Village Central Restaurant.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience. 

Please contact Taylor Woods – Environmental Services Officer if you have any queries. 

(03) 5165 1136 or

State of Emergency – coronavirus (COVID-19)

For the latest information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and it's impact on the resort please visit


    Emergency Management Planning at Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort

    Southern Alpine Resort Management Board (SARMB) has a responsibility to plan, respond and assist with recovery in the event of an emergency affecting its community.  A Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee has been established and produced a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP) in conjunction with the Victoria State Emergency Service and pursuant to the Emergency Management Act 1986 and Emergency Management Act 2013.

    The MEMP for SARMB has been developed for Lake Mountain and Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resorts to meet the legislative requirements.

    The aim of the MEMP is to detail the agreed arrangements for the planning, prevention, response and recovery from emergencies that could occur in the Lake Mountain and Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resorts.

    This includes:

    • Ensure that emergency management is organised within a structure that facilitates planning, preparedness, operational coordination and community participation;

    • Implement measures to prevent or reduce the causes or effects of emergencies;

    • Manage arrangements for the utilisation and implementation of resources in response to emergencies;

    • Manage support that may be provided from adjoining municipalities and other agencies;

    • Assist the affected community to recover following an emergency; and

    • Complement other local, regional and state planning arrangements.

    For your copy, access via this link: Municipal Emergency Management Plan

    For further information on emergencies, contact


    Summer Fire Safety

    If you are planning to travel to Mt Baw Baw over the Summer period take responsibility and check the Vic Emergency site to ensure there are no fires with the potential to impact the resort or access roads.

    • Safety is our highest priority. Our staff are always monitoring weather conditions for changes that may affect customers.

    • You can view the Resort’s "Code Red Day" Fact Sheet here

    • Our Guest Services team is also available to assist during business hours on 03 5165 1136.

    Visit the website or download the Vic Emergency App

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