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Council supports SEAWL with $60,000
18 April

​At the Council meeting on Tuesday 16 April 2019, City of Mount Gambier resolved to provide the South East Animal Welfare League (SEAWL) with $60,000 in 2019/2020 subject to the organisation meeting agreed key performance indicators within agreed timeframes. Read full article

AF Sutton Memorial Park Community Fun Day
15 April

​More than 300 people converged on AF Sutton Memorial Park on O’Connor Drive this afternoon for a Community Fun Day for the surrounding neighbourhood. The initiative follows a series of City of Mount Gambier engagement activities to learn more about the community living in the area. Read full article

Pet owners urged to be responsible
10 April

Following changes to the Dog and Cat Management Act that came into effect in July 2018, City of Mount Gambier is encouraging dog owners to ensure they are managing their pets responsibly at all times. Read full article

Youth Week is here
09 April

​South Australian Youth Week kicks off on Wednesday 10 April 2019 with a program of eight events including Virtual Reality gaming, challenges, live music and an outdoor cinema, just in time for school holidays. Read full article

Author Visit - Doctor Becomes The Patient
03 April

The Mount Gambier Library presents breast cancer survivor Dr Jodie Fleming on Tuesday 9 April at 7:00pm at City Hall to launch her memoir ‘A Hole in My Genes’. As a psychologist for oncology patients, Dr Fleming has helped dozens of patients with their cancer fight until one day she felt a lump in her own breast. Read full article

Amaya's Alphabet set to launch
02 April

Amaya Gamage is a 13 year old local artist with a love for drawing which will see her launch her very own children’s picture book. Amaya’s book will be officially launched at the Mount Gambier Library this Sunday 7 April 2019 at 11:30am. Read full article

Immersive Storytelling Project Awarded Funding
02 April

​The Mount Gambier Library will bring Virtual Reality technology to local residents in aged care facilities as part of an immersive storytelling project. It follows SA Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade’s announcement that a $16,900 Age Friendly SA grant will support the roll out of the initiative, as one of eight successful projects across the state. Read full article

Online Viewing of Council Meetings
29 March

​City of Mount Gambier is seeking feedback through a short online survey to gauge community interest in viewing monthly Council meetings online and expectations associated with the proposed service. The survey is live on Council’s community engagement consultation website Have Your Say Mount Gambier and follows an initial report on cost and policy implications around live streaming and recording meetings which was presented to Council at its meeting on 19 March 2019. Read full article

Exceptional Junior awarded
28 March

City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund recently announced Tantanoola based hockey player Georgia Clarke as the 2018 Commercial Club Inc Exceptional Junior awardee. The talented hockey star will receive $1,000 through the fund, as part of a $2,500 donation from the Mount Gambier Commercial Club to support junior sportspeople in the region. Read full article

City of Mount Gambier to switch off for Earth Hour
28 March

​The City of Mount Gambier will participate in Earth Hour on Saturday 30 March 2019 with the international theme of ‘Connect 2 Earth’. Council will switch off the lights at Centenary Tower, City Hall, Lady Nelson Brig at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre, Library and the Main Corner between 8:30pm and 9:30pm. Read full article