Emergency and Essential Services

  • Department of Environment, Land and Water Planning

    Address: Casterton Depot Lot 2, 147 Bahgallah Road Casterton 3311
    Telephone: (03) 5554 2301

    Website: www.delwp.vic.gov.au

    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.

  • Casterton Airfield

    Casterton Airfield
    Telephone: (03) 5554 2444

    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.

  • CFA District 04 Headquarters

    CFA District 04 Headquarters
    Address: 147 Baghallah Road, Casterton
    Telephone: 03 5554 2309
    Fax: 03 5581 2600
    Email: admin.d04@cfa.vic.gov.au
    Website: www.cfa.vic.gov.au

    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 Landfill and Transfer Station

    Casterton Landfill and Transfer Station
    Address: Bahgallah Rd, Casterton
    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.

    All Waste Management facilities will be closed on a code red day except Portland Transfer Station.


  • Casterton Police

    Casterton Police
    Address: 2 Jackson Street
    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.

  • Ambulance Victoria Casterton

    Ambulance Victoria Casterton
    Telephone: DIAL 000 IN AN EMERGENCY

    Website: www.ambulance.vic.gov.au/

    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

  • Wannon Water

    Wannon Water
    Telephone: 1300 926 666 Ah Emergencies 1300926 668

    Website: www.wannonwater.com.au

    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.


Casterton Open Mic

Casterton Open Mic day is on at the Albion Hotel from 2.00pm to 5.00pm on Sunday 14th February.  Everyone welcome.  See https://www.casterton-open-mic.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/castertonopenmic/ for more information.

Australian Kelpie Centre

Casterton's new Australian Kelpie Centre is back open 7 days a week from 9.00am to 5.00pm with plenty of well known local faces and places featuring throughout. Make sure you stop in to get your own selfie with a kelpie!

Australian Kelpie Centre

Casterton's new Australian Kelpie Centre is currently opening with reduced hours.  It still has 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 10.30am to 4.00pm.

Tourism and Events e-newsletter


The e-newsletter contains the previous season visitor’s statistics with editorial summary, as well as key articles, links to blogs and embedded video’s highlighting tourism in the Shire.  Past and upcoming events are also highlighted with an editorial and plenty of images, and links for subscribers to list their event on our Glenelg Shire website.