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Crater Lakes Fire Update
25 January 2022

City of Mount Gambier and emergency services are urging people to stay away from the Valley Lakes area as MFS and CFS firefighters continue work to control a grass and scrub fire on the western side of the precinct. Read full article

2021/2022 City of Mount Gambier Local Heritage Restoration Fund
21 January 2022

The City of Mount Gambier will provide a total of $20,000 to owners of local heritage listed properties following Council endorsement of 19 applications for funding under the 2021/2022 Local Heritage Restoration Fund. Read full article

Draft Sport, Recreation and Open Space Strategy open for consultation
20 January 2022

The draft City of Mount Gambier Sport, Recreation and Open Space Strategy (SROSS) is open for community consultation. The first of its kind for the city, the strategy provides strategic direction for the future development and management of Council’s open spaces. Read full article

Valley Lake water testing begins
18 January 2022

Two water quality monitoring floats have been deployed at the Valley Lake today to determine the algae species present in the water as a first step towards improving water quality for recreational use. Read full article

2022 Australia Day Award recipients announced
15 January 2022

The City of Mount Gambier is pleased to announce the 2022 Australia Day Award winners. Citizen of the Year will be awarded to Adam Smith, Senior Citizen of the Year will be presented to Joan Osmond and Lorraine Musgrove, Young Citizen of the Year will be awarded to Julia Dangerfield, the Community Event of the Year will be presented to Blue Lake Carols and the Active Citizenship Award will be given to the Mount Gambier Men’s Shed ‘Toy Boys’. Read full article

Australia Day event modified to reduce risk to community
11 January 2022

Due to a surge in local COVID cases, City of Mount Gambier Australia Day celebrations will be modified to reduce risk to the local community. Read full article

Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre welcomes new manager
07 January 2022

City of Mount Gambier has welcomed Diana Warnes to the role of Manager Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre. Diana joins Council from her most recent position as Head of Curatorial Projects at Home of the Arts (HOTA) on the Gold Coast and has spent the last four months working as a curatorial consultant for Rockhampton Museum of Art. Read full article

A Christmas Message from Mayor Lynette Martin
22 December 2021

Who can believe that Christmas Day is so close? Although 2021 has been another challenging year for everyone in our community, in Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast, we have been fortunate to have had minimal direct exposure to COVID at this point in time and I wish to thank you all for the role you have played in achieving this. When the need arose to isolate, wear masks, practice social distancing you did so, and continue to do so. – I thank you all for looking after each other. Read full article

2021 Christmas and New Year Hours and Services
20 December 2021

Throughout the 2021 Christmas and New Year period, Council's hours of operation and services are as follows. Read full article

2021 – 2022 Partnership Priorities and Advocacy
16 December 2021

Council has endorsed the 2021 - 2022 Partnership Priorities and Advocacy strategic working document outlining initiatives to help to facilitate the growth and prosperity of the local community, the Limestone Coast and South Australia. Read full article