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What's in a name? - Have your say now
23 October

​City of Mount Gambier has shortlisted three potential names for the Community and Recreation Hub: Wulanda, Berrin and Mount Gambier CoRe. Council is calling on community members to make their preferences known and recommend an extended title for the new facility. Read full article

Community and Recreation Hub works begin
22 October

​Civil works and demolition has begun on site at Olympic Park on Margaret Street to prepare for the development and construction of the City of Mount Gambier’s largest ever infrastructure project, the Community and Recreation Hub. Read full article

City takes out national Tidy Towns category award
15 October

Keep Australia Beautiful announced the winners of the 2020 Australian Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards on Wednesday 14 October 2020 via an online ceremony. Mount Gambier was awarded the Resource Recovery and Waste Management category having been crowned the 2019 KESAB Sustainable Communities (Tidy Towns) winner in December. Read full article

Special Meeting of Council - CEO Resignation
13 October

​A Special Council Meeting was held in the Council Chamber at Civic Centre tonight to discuss the resignation of City of Mount Gambier Chief Executive Officer Andrew Meddle and Council’s future direction. Read full article

2020 Community Mayor's Christmas Appeal
09 October

​As the festive season nears, City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin encourages local businesses, community groups, families and individuals to consider those less fortunate and donate to the 2020 Mount Gambier Community Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. Read full article

Mayoral Statement: CEO Resignation
07 October

​I wish to announce the resignation of City of Mount Gambier Chief Executive Officer Mr Andrew Meddle. After 18 months with Council, Andrew has decided to put his family first and return to Murray Bridge. He has accepted a position with the Department of Environment and Water as the Landscape Board General Manager, Murraylands and Riverland. Read full article

Council support packages encourage events
02 October

​The City of Mount Gambier is supporting eligible community event organisers with signage and cleaning packages up to the value of $1000 to continue to host events during the COVID-19 pandemic in accordance with SA Health guidelines. Read full article

2021 Australia Day Award Nominations Open
01 October

​Nominations for the 2021 City of Mount Gambier Australia Day Awards are now open. The awards aim to recognise individuals or organisations that have made an outstanding contribution during the past year, or have demonstrated commitment over a number of years to our local community. Read full article

The Riddoch animates live action VR video clip
28 September

​The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre team experimented with artistic applications of virtual reality to film and animate a music video for local band Chelsea Manor. Staff used Google Tilt Brush in the Media and VR Studio, to combine live action video footage and VR animation to create a video clip for the band’s new single ‘Breathe’. The clip is nominated for the Best Innovation Award at the South Australian Music Awards. Read full article

SA author Leonie Kelsall to launch debut novel
25 September

​Mount Gambier Library will host author Leonie Kelsall for the launch of her debut novel ‘The Farm at Peppertree Crossing’ on Wednesday 30 September 2020 at 7:00pm. Read full article