The top Australian ski resort of Thredbo, nestled midway between Sydney and Melbourne, is slashing prices on the slopes this summer with three ski and stay deals.

Ski Free in June package at Thredbo starts from $165 (AUD) per person, per night. Book a stay in the Thredbo Alpine Hotel this June and they throw in your lift passes for free. Book a two-night stay and get two free days of riding, book five nights and enjoy five free days of schussing some of Australia's favourite trails. Valid for June stays between June 8-21 June, 2013 (lift pass valid to Saturday, 22 June). Minimum two-night stay.

Kids Stay & Ski Free package at Threbdo is available for a three- or five-night stay. Prices start at $388 (AUD) per family, per night. The package includes accommodation, half-day lift passes for duration of stay, and breakfasts. The three-night stay starts from $1,174 per family and the five-night stay starts from $1,944 per family. The package is valid June - Sept. and is limited to one child per adult.

Stay Midweek & Ski Free package at Thredbo starts from $190 (AUD) per person, per night. Stay at the resort for at least two nights Sundays to Thursdays and they'll throw in your lift pass for free. The package includes accommodation at the Threbo Alpine Hotel, a Daily Rise Buffet breakfast, and one free day's lift pass for each night's stay. The offer is valid for stays on the following dates: June 23-27; July 14-18, 21-25; July 28 July - Aug. 1; and Aug. 18-22, 25-29.