Crisis & Fire Readiness
It is important that your business has thought about what to do and how to interact with your guests before a crisis event presents itself. Here are some useful resources from the authorities to guide your thinking.
Stay informed via multiple channels and regular monitoring: www.emergency.vic.gov.au
Tune into local ABC, commercial and community designated radio stations or Sky News TV
Call the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667
Deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment can contact VBIL via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677
For help with English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VBIL. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number
Download the FireReady App and follow @CFA_Updates on Twitter (#VicFires) or Facebook www.facebook.com/cfavic
For info on road closures – Vic Roads www.vicroads.vic.gov.au
For info on park closures – Parks Victoria www.parks.vic.gov.au or 13 19 63
How to add your event to our website...
All events shown on our Wangaratta, King Valley and Glenrowan websites are listed via the ATDW.
Simply list your event on ATDW and your event will show on our relevant destination websites. ATDW is a centralised database to collect, store and distribute event listings for tourism, community and business events in Australia.
Anyone can create a listing for their event and it's free. Click here to create an ATDW Event listing.
Industry Professional Development
The Rural City of Wangaratta in conjunction with Small Business Victoria has launched the inaugural Tourism & Small Business Training Program for 2016.
Topics range from Business Planning, Commercialising Your New Idea, Understanding Marketing to Financial Success sessions.