Emergency and Essential Services
Wannon Water is Victoria's second largest regional urban water corporation by service area and is a statutory corporation constituted on 1 July 2005 under the Water Act 1989. Wannon Water is a major employer in south-west Victoria, Australia, employing 198 operational, engineering, financial, environmental and administrative employees. Our region extends over 24,500 square kilometres from the South Australian border in the west, to Balmoral in the north, to Lismore in the east and the lower Gellibrand River catchment on the south coast. The Warrnambool City, Corangamite Shire, Glenelg Shire, Moyne Shire and Southern Grampians Shire Councils are all within our service area. Wannon Water supplies water and sewerage services to a permanent population of 79,000 people, including residential, commercial, industrial and rural customers.
Telephone: (03) 55811024
Fax: (03) 55812101
Victoria Police provides a 24 hour police service to the Victorian community. Victoria Police contributes to a high quality of life for individuals in the community by ensuring a safe and secure society and underpins the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of Victoria.
CFA District 04 Headquarters
Telephone: 03 5554 2309
Fax: 03 5581 2600
For emergencies, information regarding current incidents and fire restrictions or notifying emergency services of your burnoff; see: Emergencies, Restrictions & Burnoffs. CFA has a State Headquarters and 8 Region Headquarters across Victoria.
Casterton Airfield is located 4 kms south west of the Casterton township on on Springbank Rd.
The airfield consists of two strips. The main strip is the North South Strip which is an all weather strip 1300m x 45m. This strip is suitable for twins, ambulance and fast aircraft.
The second strip is the East-West strip which is a 550 m grass strip.
Before using the airstrip Casterton Customer Service Centre should be contacted on (03) 5554 2444 during business hours or after hours Brain Wombwell on 0408 542 756, to check for any maintenance issues or updates.
Ambulance Victoria Casterton
Ambulance Victoria provides a 24 hours service to the district with 2 fully qualified Paramedic’s stationed at Casterton and access to fixed-wing Air Ambulance and Emergency Helicopter service. DIAL 000 IN AN EMGENCY
Casterton Landfill and Transfer Station
Telephone: 0432 460 527
Location: Bahgallah Rd, Casterton
Hours of Operation: Closed Monday, Tuesday and Saturday. Wednesday 12.30pm - 5.30pm Thursday 8.30am - 12.30pm Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm Sunday 10.00am - 5.00pm
All Waste Management facilities are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.
CODE RED FIRE DANGER DAY
All Waste Management facilities will be closed on a code red day except Portland Transfer Station.
Department of Environment, Land and Water Planning
Telephone: (03) 5554 2301
Contact DELWP for information on matters including:
Fire Management on Public Land (including planned burning), Firewood Permits, Forest Operator Licences, Game (Hunting) Licences, Private and Commercial Wildlife Licences, Sale of Topographical Maps, Department Publications, Fishing Licences (Vic), Destruction of Wildlife Licences, Apiarist Licences, Herd Health Certificates Crown Land Licences (Water Frontage, Unused Road Licences, Extraction of Gravel), Chemical User Permits (Applications), Miners Rights, Possum Traps, Plant Standards, Weed Identification, Expressions of Interest to Hunt Vermin on Crown Land etc.