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Judy Nunn to launch new book Khaki Town
16 October

The Mount Gambier Library will host popular Australian actress and award winning author Judy Nunn at the City Hall on Wednesday 30 October 2019 to launch her brand new novel ‘Khaki Town’. Commencing at 7:00pm, the author event will shine a light on recent wartime history. Read full article

City program to celebrate positive ageing
16 October

The City of Mount Gambier is celebrating positive ageing from Monday 21 October to Friday 1 November 2019 with a program of events for those in the community aged 55 and over. The program coincides with ZestFest, a statewide festival for modern ageing, and provides opportunities for residents in this demographic to get out and about in Mount Gambier through a range of specially programmed events and activities. Read full article

Residents encouraged to get on their bikes
14 October

Mount Gambier residents are encouraged to join commuters across Australia by jumping on their bikes as part of national Ride2Work Day on Wednesday 16 October 2019. More than 150,000 Australians are expected to demonstrate the power of the pedal as they hop on their bikes and enjoy the health benefits of riding to work. Read full article

Roman experiences on offer at The Riddoch
11 October

The Riddoch Art Gallery is hosting the spirit of Rome in Mount Gambier with the award winning exhibition Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World. To complement the exhibition a program of events is underway to deliver unique workshops and experiences to the community. Read full article

Nominations open for 2020 Australia Day Awards
11 October

​Nominations for the 2020 City of Mount Gambier Australia Day Awards are now open. The awards aim to recognise individuals or organisations that have made an outstanding contribution over the past year, or have demonstrated commitment over a number of years to our local community. Read full article

Changing Places facility now open
02 October

​The construction of a Changing Places disability toilet has recently been completed in Mount Gambier as part of a $1.7 million State Government program aimed at increasing access for people living with disability. Changing Places are best-practice toilets that include customised features that give people with disability a dignified and purpose-built facility to use when they are out. Read full article

Roman theme set for school holiday program
26 September

​The Mount Gambier Library and The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex have teamed up for the upcoming school holidays to deliver a roman themed program of activities to complement the Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World exhibition currently on display at the Riddoch Art Gallery. Read full article

Community and Recreation Hub tenancy matters
18 September

The site for the new Community and Recreation Hub at Olympic Park, between Margaret Street and O’Halloran Terrace, will require the unavoidable displacement of a number of tenants occupying Council owned assets. As the project has progressed Council now have a clearer understanding of the impact and identified transitional solutions for affected tenants and users. Read full article

Creative ideas unleashed at 2019 GovHack
16 September

​​In conjunction with eNVIsion Limestone Coast, the Mount Gambier Library last weekend hosted GovHack, an open data competition ran simultaneously across Australia and New Zealand. While the name of the competition may lead people to believe that it is solely for the tech savvy, the sixth Mount Gambier GovHack saw participants deliver entries that required a variety of skill sets from coding to singing. Read full article

Prison concerns addressed with Corrections Minister
12 September

City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin and CEO Andrew Meddle joined Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell and District Council of Grant Deputy Mayor Gill Clayfield and acting CEO Jane Fetherstonhaugh for a meeting with Minister for Correctional Services Corey Wingard. Read full article