Casterton is located within the Glenelg Shire, in the far southwestern region of Victoria. Casterton is an historic rural service town situated on the Glenelg River in a valley surrounded by rolling hills. Situated 352km west of Melbourne and 63kms west of Hamilton and 45mins to Mount Gambier just over the SA border.
Birthplace of the Kelpie
Casterton is the ‘Birthplace of the Kelpie’ breed and an annual event the ‘Australian Kelpie Muster’ held over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June celebrates this iconic Australian and the rich heritage of the town.
Casterton news and events
We are excited to showcase our new promo highlighting Casterton's new Australian Kelpie Centre with plenty of well known local faces and places featuring throughout. Make sure you stop in to get your own selfie with a kelpie - the centre is open 7 days a week 9am to 5pm.
Edgarley Assisted Living’s multi-million-dollar redevelopment project in Casterton will see a state-of-the-art and purpose-built structure completed by 2020 in the town.
LOT 48: GLENCAIRN SEVEN sold by Christian Peacock from Waterloo, set a new record at the 2018 Casterton Working Dog Auction selling for a record price of $22,200.00 to a buyer from Hamilton in Victoria.
After two decades of pursuing the dream the Casterton community ambition was finally realised on Saturday with the opening of the Australian Kelpie Centre, believed to be the world’s only dog museum.