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Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program open
11 August

The 2020/2021 City of Mount Gambier Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program is now open for applications. The program is open to sport and recreation groups and organisations within Mount Gambier and aims to encourage and assist in the development and capital renewal of sport and recreation infrastructure within the City. Read full article

Library to dive into Science Week 2020
07 August

​Mount Gambier Library is diving deep into the 2020 National Science Week theme, ‘Deep Blue: Innovations for the future of our oceans’, by providing a host of activities for the community to experience from Monday 17 August to Saturday 22 August 2020. Read full article

Public art transforms city arcade
29 July

​One of Mount Gambier’s arcades has been transformed from a thoroughfare to a destination as the city’s newest public art project grabs the attention of CBD visitors. Read full article

Businesses reconnect on road to recovery
28 July

City of Mount Gambier, in conjunction with the Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business and Regional Development and Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast hosted a business networking event on Friday evening at City Hall. Read full article

Pump track proposed for Melaleuca Reserve
23 July

​A new neighbourhood pump track is proposed for Melaleuca Reserve, on the corner of Newton Crescent and Pressey Street, with the potential for construction to commence onsite within months. Read full article

Telling Tales to patch regions stories together
14 July

​The Riddoch Art Gallery, in partnership with Bordertown’s Walkway Gallery will present Telling Tales, an artist-led community project capturing stories from the Limestone Coast region. Read full article

Library launches ‘Be Connected' project
02 July

​Mount Gambier Library is aiming to bridge the gap for socially isolated members of the community as part of the ‘Be Connected – Stay Connected’ project. The project follows the library’s successful grant application for $5,000 under the Australian Government’s ‘Be Connected’ program, enabling the purchase of digital devices available for borrowing. Read full article

Community and Recreation Hub update
01 July

​City of Mount Gambier held a confidential special Council meeting on Wednesday 1 July 2020 to consider selection of a head contractor for the Community and Recreation Hub. Read full article

Colour your wheelie bin competition
01 July

​City of Mount Gambier continues its work in the waste and recycling space with the launch of a competition encouraging residents to paint their recycling bins. Created in response to the popularity of bin outings during COVID-19, the competition enables residents to express creativity while highlighting the importance of recycling. Read full article

Bulky waste collection trial set to commence
30 June

The City of Mount Gambier bulky waste trial will kick off tomorrow, Wednesday 1 July 2020. Endorsed at the May meeting of Council as a further step towards supporting residents during COVID-19, each residential property is eligible for one pick up of up to two cubic metres of hard/bulky waste via a ‘call and collect’ system. Read full article