A water tank mural featuring a range of Australian animals has been completed in Kyabram.
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At least eight animals have been included in the mural by artist Jimmy DVate. DVate also painted the silo murals in Rochester.
Some of the animals included on the water tank mural include the red-capped Robin, the yellow crimson rosella, a brolga, an ibis, the Major Mitchell cockatoo, a quoll, a bush-stone Curlew, a blue dragonfly and a long-necked turtle.
KY Project Committee secretary and treasurer Joy Salter said the water tank mural had been a three-year project.
"We have been on this for over three years but it's not finished yet," she said. "We are working on a viewing platform as well. But the tank is finalised and beautiful. It has been so gratifying to see the response.
"It was (president) Allan Weeks' project to begin with. He said Ky needs something draw more visitors here. Our little committee worked hard to get to this point and had a huge amount local support."
Ms Salter said she had seen the effect large-scale mural art had on other towns.
"I have done a lot of travelling interstate and saw what (murals) were doing for little towns who were struggling," she said. "It is also all tied in with the Kyabram Fauna Park. We have had close contact with general manager Lachlan and Jimmy spent some time up there taking photos and researching.
"It all works in together. The fauna park have a lot of educational programs going and bus loads from out of town visits. This adds to it."
Ms Salter said Victorian Legislative Council Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp had also helped the project.
"He helped get an $80,000 grant for the project, she said. "When we got that, people started to believe it would happen and came on board."
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