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Mount Gambier ReUse Market Official Opening
10 December

​The Mount Gambier ReUse Market was officially opened on Saturday 8 December 2018. The market provides a variety of second hand goods for sale at 3 Eucalypt Drive Mount Gambier and aims to reduce waste going to landfill by upcycling and reusing useful items. Read full article

Mount Gambier joins the Compost Revolution
06 December

​The City of Mount Gambier has joined the Compost Revolution, an online platform encouraging Australians to turn food scraps into soil and fertiliser. City residents can cut their waste in half and reduce their carbon footprint just by composting at home. In partnership with the Compost Revolution, Council is offering residents free online training and discounted composting kits to recycle their food scraps at home instead of sending them to landfill. Read full article

Healing through art and meditation
05 December

​Author Angela Kirby will return to her home town of Mount Gambier to launch her latest book ‘Creating Wisdom and Magic in Life and Love’ at the Mount Gambier Library on Saturday 8 December at 11:00am. Angela is a visual artist, trans-personal art therapist, counsellor and integrated therapist. She has a passion for helping people and being creative. In combining these two skills, Angela has provided various professional therapeutic services for clients world-wide. Read full article

Community Mayor's Christmas Appeal Donations
29 November

​​Local businesses, community groups, families and individuals are encouraged to consider those less fortunate this festive season and donate to the 2018 Mount Gambier Community Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. Read full article

Council supports Community and Recreation Hub
27 November

The newly elected members of City Council are united in support of the Community and Recreation Hub proposal. At the Statutory Meeting on Thursday 22 November 2018 Council endorsed seven Community and Recreation Hub reports and spoke strongly of the benefits the proposed hub could provide to the community. Read full article

Rook Walk Centenary to be celebrated
22 November

Tuesday 27 November 2018 will mark 100 years to the day since more than 2000 people assembled at the lakes area to take part in one of the greatest days of community effort in the city’s history to build Rook Walk. City of Mount Gambier and the Mount Gambier History Group will hold a centenary celebration at the site adjacent to the Blue Lake and the public is invited to attend. Read full article

Community and Recreation Hub Info Sessions
19 November

Do you have questions or would you like to know more about the Community and Recreation Hub before you take part in the postal survey later this month? Come along to a pop up information session during November and have a chat with the project team. Look out for your survey in the mail in coming weeks for the chance to have your say on whether the proposed facility should proceed. Surveys must be in the post by 21 December 2018. Read full article

2018 Mount Gambier Christmas Parade Winners
19 November

​More than 16,000 people lined Commercial Street on Saturday 17 November 2018 for the NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. Recycled Runway’s ‘Wear It, Don’t Waste It’ was named the most outstanding entry. The entry showcases the work of participants who create a new outfit from a pre-selected bag of op-shop clothes which are then modelled on a runway. Read full article

Formal results of the 2018 Elections
19 November

​In accordance with the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999, Electoral Commission SA Returning Officer Mick Sherry has officially declared the results of the 2018 City of Mount Gambier Elections. Read full article

Local 'brass band man' to be honoured
14 November

​Mount Gambier’s own ‘brass band man’ Allen Woodham OAM will be honoured by the Christmas Parade Advisory Group for 20 years involvement in coordinating the Lions Club of Mount Gambier Brass Band Festival, including the organisation of bands marching in the annual Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. Read full article