The Gateway to Mt Hotham

Australia is famous for many things: the arid, scorching landscape of the outback; the sun-drenched beaches and wild surf; the unique, bizarre wildlife, and the warm welcome of a people who have the good

Real Estate

For Dinner Plain and Mt Hotham Real Estate inquiries contact the alpine spacialists J.H.Castran and speak to Lee Rourke 0417352 340.

Internet/Fax Facilities

Available at Dinner Plain Visitor Information Centre.

Average Temperatures

Summer 25 degrees
Autumn 14 degrees
Winter -2.4 degrees
Spring 16 degrees

Banking Facilities

EFTPOS facilities are available at most restaurants and shops and most credit cards are accepted at most establishments.

BBQ’S & Picnics

BBQ facilities can be found at DP Hut and Scrubbers End. Other picnic sites include JB Plain, Champagne Point, Stonehenge or create your own special spot.

Car Parking

Please park in designated area at your accommodation and around the village. Fines will be issued for vehicles parked in no standing areas. If you need additional space contact your accommodation provider.

DP Hut

Day Parking Only.
Scrubbers End Permit only parking for overnight visitors to Dinner Plain.
Permits must be obtained from your accommodation provider and displayed when parked at Scrubbers End.


Firewood and kindling can be purchased from local operator Lee Rourke 0417 352 340.

Public Toilets

Public toilets are located at the DP Hut and Scrubbers End Car Park.

Emergency Services

– Ambulance / Fire / Police 000
Bright Police (03) 5755 1444
Mt Hotham Police (winter only) (03) 5759 3535
RACV 13 11 11
State Emergency Service 132 500

Medical Facilities

The nearest medical facilities are located in Omeo, 45km from Dinner Plain along the Great Alpine Road.
Omeo Medical Centre – 03 5159 0140
Omeo District Health 03 5159 0100
Bright Hospital is 63kms from Dinner Plain – 03 5755 0100
Bright Medical Centre 03 5750 1000

Please phone ahead to ensure a doctor is available.

The Mt Hotham Medical Centre is open daily during the ski season, it is located in the Ford Car Park – 03 5759 3551.

For Ambulance phone 000.

Dinner Plain Grocer

Order your Groceries and have them in your accommodation on your arrival day.

Grocery items – Pantry:Butcher:Veg Order list for customers.pdf


Dinner Plain Grocer – home delivery service see above.
Brandy Creek Supermarket on Big Muster Drive, open winter months and

The General Store Supermarket at Mt Hotham operates all year round.


Vegitation delivers to Dinner Plain twice weekly all year round.

Order online at


Newspapers are available daily from Brandy Creek Supermarket or The General Store Supermarket at Mt Hotham.


– Myabi.

Located next door to the Onsen Spa and Retreat Dinner Plain.

03 51508805

Postal Agency

The General Store Supermarket operates as a community postal agency.
Dinner Plain Information Centre also has a post box.


– Local Stations
3NE 1566AM The River 90.1
ABC 106.5 Radio National 88.1
Triple J 103.3 Edge FM 102.1

Service Stations

The nearest service/petrol stations are located at Omeo (45km) and Harrietville (50km).

Snow Chains Hire & Fitting

It is compulsory to carry chains during the winter season. Please ensure you hire chains before you head up the mountain we recommend Hoys in Harrietville or Dinner Plain, Rays Ski Hire in Myrtleford or Omeo Ski Hire.

Snow Clearing

Please check that vehicles are not parked along roadways due to snow clearing operations.


There are six free-to-air channels.

Please note that weather conditions can adversely affect reception.

Dinner Plain TV features information and events and can be located on channel 12 (224.25hmz).

Waste & Recycling Services

Collection days during peak periods: Monday, Wednesday and Friday. As required at other times. Collection is done manually. Please use the supplied bags and secure all bags for easy identification and sorting. Additional bags are available from the Brandy Creek Supermarket.

Black Bags Waste

Clear Bags Recyclables

Rubbish in boxes, plastic bags or loose material will not be collected due to health and safety issues.

Please place rubbish in the hutch at the front of your property.

Wedding, Conferences & Functions

Dinner Plain is a unique environment for your wedding, business function or small group conference please give Simmone Neumann a call on 0408 262 778 at alpine-getaways to find the perfect accommodation for your special event.