THE construction of the Casterton Australian Kelpie Centre will be officially launched by Member for Wannon Dan Tehan Friday.
Valued at $1.5m, the centre will be built by local building firm Nicholson Construction in readiness for the 2018 Australian Kelpie Muster on the June long weekend.
Situated in the heart of the Kelpie Trail in the town’s central business district, the building will include a visitor information centre, meeting spaces and amenities with an interpretative display showcasing the story of the working dog.
Glenelg Shire Mayor Anita Rank said the council was grateful for the Federal Government’s grant of $658,000, which ensured the project became a reality.
“We are looking forward to hosting Mr Tehan as we celebrate the