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Sport, Recreation and Open Space consultation
15 April 2021

​Community feedback is invited to inform the development of the Mount Gambier Sport, Recreation and Open Space Strategy. City of Mount Gambier has a diverse range of public open spaces and reserves which are used by the community for a wide range of sporting and recreational activities. Read full article

Public transport submission highlights inadequacies
07 April 2021

City of Mount Gambier has submitted a report outlining the inadequacies of the local public bus service to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) to form part of the South Australian Public Transport Authority’s (SAPTA) Regional Public Transport Review. Read full article

Local identity to launch debut novel
06 April 2021

Mount Gambier Library will host an author event with local identity Kelvin Smibert for the launch of his debut novel ‘Who Is Bill Jackson?’ on Saturday 10 April 2021 at 2:00pm at City Hall. Part fact and fiction, the novel is based on true events from the 1900s. Read full article

Mount Gambier - SA Top Tourism Town Finalist
30 March 2021

​Mount Gambier has officially been announced as a finalist for the SA Top Tourism Town Award. The inaugural Tourism Industry Council of South Australia (TICSA) program is designed to recognise both well-established and emerging towns in South Australia that deliver successful visitor experiences and are committed to growing visitation. Read full article

Students help control weeds at the Crater Lakes
29 March 2021

​Millicent High School students will use cut and swab techniques to remove weed plants and small self-sown wild pines located along the slopes of the saddle in the Crater Lakes precinct in the coming weeks. Eight students involved in the Conservation and Land Management Pathways program will use the hands-on training under the guidance of City of Mount Gambier Valley Lakes Conservation Park Coordinator Orazio Cultreri to complete the weeds and chemical handling component of the course. Read full article

$800,000 State Government funding boost
24 March 2021

​City of Mount Gambier has secured $800,000 in State Government funding to extend the shared cycling/walking path from the Rail Trail and install solar lighting along the total length spanning 11.3 kilometres. Read full article

City of Mount Gambier appoints new CEO
18 March 2021

Council has appointed former Mount Gambier woman Sarah Philpott as the new City of Mount Gambier Chief Executive Officer. Sarah grew up in Mount Gambier and returns to the city with more than 15 years executive leadership experience within state and local government sectors. Sarah is currently CEO at Mildura Rural City Council, a role she took on in August 2019. Read full article

Sub-Liminal & Shifting Art Interventions Exhibitions
16 March 2021

​Two exhibitions, Sub-Liminal and Shifting Art Interventions will open at the Riddoch Art Gallery on Friday 19 March 2021 at 6:00pm. Read full article

SA authors celebrate 'forgotten women'
11 March 2021

​Mount Gambier Library will host an in-conversation event with South Australian authors Gay Lynch and Danielle Clode as they delve into the past and discuss ‘Forgotten Women’ on Thursday 25 March at 7:00pm. Read full article

Addressing homelessness in Mount Gambier
02 March 2021

​City of Mount Gambier is liaising with local homelessness sector services to advocate for increasing the availability of social and community housing in the city and the surrounding area. Read full article