Facilities & Services

BANKS and ATMs

Bright has four banks, the Commonwealth, ANZ , NAB and Bendigo Bank with ATMs at all banks. There is a Westpac ATM outside the IGA Supermarket.

BUSINESS SERVICES

Bright has the service facilities you need to do business, buy real estate, manage property, fix up your holiday house, buy land or build a house, including solicitors, accountants, real state agents, insurance agents, internet cafes and computer consultants, sign writers, and many and varied trades persons.

CAR FACILITIES

Bright has several service stations and mechanics and also a RACV depot.  Car Chains for winter can be hired from ski hire shops and service stations.

CHURCHES

The churches in the Bright area extend a warm welcome to all visitors.

  • Anglican Church, Church St Bright, Ph: 5752 1020 - Services usually Sundays at 11am
  • Catholic Church, Our Lady of the Snows, Coronation Ave, Bright. Ph: 5750 1181 - Services usually 1st, 3rd 5th Sunday at 10.30am and 2nd and 4th Sunday at 8.30am
  • Church of Christ, 18 Park St, Bright, Ph: 5750 1106 - Services usually Sundays at 10am  
  • Uniting Church in Australia, Ireland St, Bright Ph: 5755 1082 - Services usually Sundays at 9.15am

 

DISABLED FACILITIES

Parking for the disabled is situated outside the pharmacy, outside the Uniting Church, near the rear access to the Post Office, Bourke St near public toilets and Bright Library car park for library users.

Public Toilets for the disabled can be found Burke St, Alpine Visitor Information Centre in Bright, Howitt Park and in Harrietville at Pioneer Park on the Great Alpine Road.

Tracks suitable for the disabled include a BBQ park bench with access track in Howitt Park, the track along the Ovens River from Centenary Park to Canyon Lane and the Murray to Mountain Rail Trail from Bright to Porepunkah.

MEDICAL FACILITIES

Bright has a hospital and medical centre which cater for the community and tourists in the area.

Bright Hospital, Cobden St, Ph: 5755 0100,  Bright Medical Centre, 115 Gavan S, Ph: 5750 1000

ORGANISATIONS

Bright has the following groups that meet regularly and welcome visitors.  Bright & District Chamber of Commerce, Alpine Probus Club, Lions, Lodge of Unity, Probus Club of Bright, Rotary Club of Bright and RSL.  For details see the community directory on the Alpine Shire website www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au

TELEVISION

Five standard channels are available in most of the local area ABC, Prime – Regional Ch 7, Ten Southern Cross, WIN – Regional Ch 9 and SBS.  Digital reception is also available giving several extra channels.

WEDDINGS and SPECIAL OCCASIONS

If you would like to organise a special occasion or wedding in Bright the area boasts many ideal venues.  There are a wealth of accommodation options plus restaurants, catering services, hairdressers, photographers and flower specialists skilled in these areas.