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Casterton Town Centre
Victoria

Casterton is a small country town in Victoria, approximately near the South Australian border. The town is located on the Glenelg Highway, 370 kilometres west of Melbourne, approximately half way between Melbourne and Adelaide.


The town was surveyed in 1840 and is surrounded by green hills and grazing land. Casterton is known as the birthplace of the Australian Kelpie working dog and hosts a working dog festival each June with dog auctions and skill demonstrations.

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Copyright: Klaus Mayer
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Taken: 08/03/2009
Uploaded: 10/05/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015
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Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.