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2021 Tertiary Health Education Grants Program
25 January 2021

​The Mount Gambier and District Tertiary Health Education Grant program will provide up to 12 financial grants to local students undertaking tertiary studies in 2021 within the health field and is now open for applications. The program supports City of Mount Gambier and District Council of Grant residents who are required to leave the region to undertake university studies in health skills shortage areas within the community. Read full article

Melaleuca Reserve Neighbourhood Pump Track
22 January 2021

Construction on the Melaleuca Reserve Neighbourhood Pump Track located on the corner of Douglas Street and Pressey Street has now been completed. The new 91 metre looped neighbourhood pump track replaces the BMX dirt track formerly used at the reserve. Read full article

2021 Australia Day Award recipients
15 January 2021

Two local lymphoedema advocates, a scout leader, a young humanitarian, a volunteer mental health and wellbeing coordinator and a recycled clothing event are among the 2021 City of Mount Gambier Australia Day Award winners. Read full article

Riddoch Collection explores blue origins
13 January 2021

​Inspired by the origins of the colour blue and Mount Gambier’s iconic Blue Lake, ‘The Blue Exhibition’ is currently on display at The Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre. Bringing together works from The Riddoch Collection, the exhibition celebrates the many shades and forms of blue. Read full article

Bike maintenance station installed along Rail Trail
12 January 2021

​A bike pump and maintenance station has been installed at the Mount Gambier Railway Lands, enabling cyclists to undertake maintenance and repairs at a central and convenient location along the popular Rail Trail shared path. Read full article

General Manager Shared Services appointed
12 January 2021

​The City of Mount Gambier has appointed a new General Manager Shared Services to the senior executive team. Commencing in the role this week, Darren Barber joins Council following his most recent role as Manager Organisational Development at Southern Grampians Shire. Read full article

Bulky Waste Trial wraps up
08 January 2021

​The City of Mount Gambier bulky waste trial has concluded with Council considering a report at the December 2020 meeting summarising the results of the introductory initiative. As part of Council’s ‘Our City, Our Response’ COVID-19 initiatives each residential property was invited to access one free bulky waste collection by appointment between the period of July and December 2020. Read full article

Mayor's Christmas Message
21 December 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for us all with many separated from friends and family. As Mayor of the City of Mount Gambier, I sincerely hope that you enjoy the festive season given the uncertain environment we are living in due to COVID-19. Read full article

2020 Christmas and New Year hours and services
17 December 2020

Throughout the 2020 Christmas and New Year period, Council's hours of operation and services are as follows. Read full article

Christmas Cheer Program 2020
16 December 2020

The Salvation Army is busy distributing vouchers, hampers and toys to 450 local people as part of the Christmas Cheer program. Read full article