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Fund assists junior Hockey star
21 August

The City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund has again provided support to a local athlete to compete at national level. Aiden Cameron competed in the Under 15 Boys National Hockey Championships held in Wollongong earlier this year and was awarded $300. Read full article

ReUse Market coming soon
20 August

Under the guidance of a new coordinator, the ReUse Market is taking shape at Eucalypt Drive as the City of Mount Gambier continues to work towards its opening later this year. Newly appointed ReUse Market Coordinator Rebecca Mobbs has experience in the waste management and recycling fields, in addition to extensive industrial, commercial and retail experience and a passion to reduce waste going to landfill.Read full article

Have your say on the sport and rec centre design
15 August

The community is encouraged to have their say in the design engagement stage of the proposed Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre. The City of Mount Gambier has met with various community groups in recent weeks, but Council also wants the wider community to participate in the design engagement stage.Read full article

Limestone Coast Investment Showcase
15 August

​A delegation of 12 Asian investors are visiting the Limestone Coast for a two day showcase throughout the region to investigate ways to value-add to local primary produce. The Chinese and Malaysian investors will visit Mount Gambier, Coonawarra, Millicent, Blue Lake Dairy and Mayura Station in search of opportunities to invest in local tourism, horticulture, agriculture, seafood and wine industries. Read full article

Council Elections Candidate Information Session
14 August

​Prospective candidates for the 2018 Local Government Elections to be held in November are encouraged to attend a free information session to find out more about the role and responsibilities of council members. The briefing session will be delivered by the Local Government Association of South Australia and the Electoral Commission of South Australia in conjunction with the District Council of Grant and the City of Mount Gambier. Read full article

Council and CRG meet with architects
08 August

​The Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre Committee and the Community Reference Group (CRG) met with architects at the Civic Centre last night to inform planning for second stage designs for the project funding proposal. DesignInc Adelaide and architectural partner CO-OP Studio Melbourne shared their project vision to design a high quality facility that reflects the character of the Limestone Coast. Read full article

Mayor responds to Sport and Rec Centre criticism
08 August

​I wish to respond to comments about the proposed Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre made by Graham Greenwood OAM in his opinion column in The Border Watch. Mr Greenwood appears to be politicising the matter and looking in the rear-view mirror at the expense of focusing on community needs for the future. In the meantime, Council continues to act in the community’s best interests with a vision for a much-needed facility for future generations. Read full article

City welcomes four new Australian citizens
03 August

The Thomas family are the latest members of the Mount Gambier community to become Australian citizens following a citizenship ceremony held on Thursday 2 August 2018 at the Council chambers. Originally from India, Reji Thomas, Juanita John, Mishael Thomas and Jessica Thomas made the Australian citizenship oath, pledging their loyalty to Australia at the ceremony. Read full article

Swimmers cross fingers and toes for indoor pool
02 August

​Blue Lake Y and Mount Gambier Swimming Clubs returned from Portland this week more enthusiastic than ever about the proposed Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre after participating in highly ranked swimming clinics at the Portland Leisure and Aquatic Centre with former Swimming Australia head coach Leigh Nugent. Read full article

GovHack is back! - Find out more
31 July

​Following national recognition of local ideas around the use of open data, the Mount Gambier Library is pleased to announce that it will host its fifth GovHack Open Data competition in September 2018. A free information session for interested teachers, parents, students and adults will be held at the Library on Tuesday 7 August at 6:00pm. Read full article