COVIDSafe Plan

Double B Ski Club COVIDSafe PlanEffective from 10 June 2022 v1

Introduction

The Double B Ski Club operates a Ski Lodge located at Mt Buller resort. The club provides accommodation services to its members, their families, and guests primarily during the winter snow season. The club is governed by a Committee which is elected annually by its members.

The Double B Ski Club Committee has prepared this plan to minimise the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission occurring to members, their families, and guests at the Double B Ski Club. This plan is based on the Victorian Government COVIDSafe settings as at 1 June 2022.

Double B Ski Club will be available for member and visitor bookings for 2022. This will be monitored throughout the season, dependant on State Government advice and Chief Medical Officer updates.

Key Responsibilities

Everyone visiting Mt Buller has a role to play in limiting the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The key responsibilities are:The RMB is responsible for developing and implementing this overarching COVIDSafe Plan and for the RMB’s associated internal COVIDSafe Plan for staff. It is also responsible for monitoring the latest Victorian restriction levels, Restricted Activity Directions, Stay Safe Directions and Workplace Directions issued by the Chief Health Officer (CHO), to remain aware of all current obligations.

Double B Ski Club is responsible for developing and implementing their own COVIDSafe Plan. The Committee is responsible for monitoring the latest Victorian restriction levels, Restricted Activity Directions, Stay Safe Directions and Workplace Directions issued by the CHO, to remain aware of all current obligations.

Worksafe, the Department of Health and the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions are all responsible for spot checking compliance with COVIDSafe Plans.

Victoria Police is the resort based authority responsible for enforcing compliance with COVID-19 restrictions.

Contract Tracing

There are no contact tracing requirements for people residing at Double B ski club, arriving at or being within Mt Buller resort.

Capacity

There are no capacity restrictions at the Double B Ski Club, and no density quotients within the ski club.

There are no capacity restrictions on the number of people who can come to Mt Buller resort, and no density quotients within specific areas of the resorts.

Responsibilities

Double B Communications

Use the Double B Ski Club web site and bookings email to reinforce the messages to book all accommodation online and bookings are confirmed when payment in full has been received.

Do not come if you have symptoms, and go home to isolate if you develop symptoms.

Mt Buller Medical Centre

A COVID testing service will not be available during the 2022 snow season.

People requiring a GP service while in-resort should first contact their local GP for a telehealth consultation. Alternately, they should call GP2U, Australia’s largest telehealth provider, to book a tele/video GP consultation. Bookings can be made on-line 7-days a week from 7:00am-7:00pm at https://gp2u.com.au/. GP2U can refer patients to the Mt Buller Medical Centre.

Potential patients are encouraged to arrange telehealth GP consultations where possible, and to otherwise make a booking so as to minimise the time they are within the waiting area.

Local GP’s, GP2U and the Mt Buller Medical Centre can send prescriptions directly to The Guardian or Mansfield Pharmacy in Mansfield, who deliver prescription medicine daily to the resort for a small fee. Patients can arrange to collect their medicine from the Medical or to have it delivered to their accommodation.

The Medical Centre will have procedures to safely care for patients who may have COVID-19, which includes screening questions that patients are required to answer honestly.

Members/ Guests Feeling unwell

Members and guests staying at Double B Ski Club and who develop COVID-19 symptoms should return home immediately and contact the booking manager and lodge manager to inform them of their symptoms.

Members and guests to contact the RMB for assistance if they are unable to return home without using resort public transport.

Visitors to Mt Buller who develop COVID-19 symptoms and are not able to return home must make arrangements to self-isolate within the resort in accordance with Government guidelines.

Double B Ski Club booking manager to advise other members and guests that they are considered household contacts if they shared a bedroom with, or spent more than four hours in the communal area of Double B Ski Club with the positive person during their infectious period:

– The household contact status lasts for 7 days.

– Household contacts do not need to quarantine during this period provided that they:
a) test negative using a rapid antigen test, on at least 5 days out of the 7-day period, with tests taken at least 24 hours apart.
b) Wear a mask indoors when they are inside the Double B Ski Club and outside the club
c) Do not visit hospitals or care facilities.

– If household contacts cannot follow these steps, then they must quarantine for the 7-day period and complete a rapid antigen test on day 1 and day 6 and leave the Double B Ski Club.

– Advise Goulburn Valley Health (the Local Primary Health Unit) on 1800 313 070 of the positive result and seek any further guidance.

Important contacts

Department of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline 1800 675 398 https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

Double B Ski Club President – Louise Crowther 0401 267 015 louise@ades.id.au

Double B Ski Club Bookings – bookings@doublebskiclub.org.au