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Council services following the SA lockdown

Council services following the SA lockdown
28 July 2021

Council provides the following update regarding Council services.

Customer service counter – Civic Centre

The customer service counter at the Civic Centre is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Residents are encouraged to use online payments where possible and to make enquiries via phone on 8721 2555, email or visit Council’s website

Please wear a mask.

Kerbside bin collection

No changes to kerbside bin collection.

Waste Transfer Station

The Waste Transfer Station continues to operate from 7:30am until 12:00pm Monday to Friday and 2:00pm - 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Limited assistance available to unload.

ReUse Market

See scheduled open days here.

Mount Gambier Library

The Library is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday and 9:00am to 1:00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Storytime sessions will recommence on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am from 3 August 2021 in place of all other under 5s programming until restrictions ease further.

A special storytime event will also be held on Wednesday 4 August 2021 at 10:00am for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day.

Bookings essential. Please book online, or call the Library on 8721 2540.

Please wear a mask.

Online services are available at: and a ‘click and collect’ option is available for loans.

The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre

The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre is open Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

Original programming will recommence from Thursday 5 August 2021.

Please wear a mask.

The Mount Gambier Visitor Centre

The Mount Gambier Visitor Centre is operating 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday and 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Please wear a mask.

Pop-up visitor servicing continues at tourist hotspots around the city.

Works Depot

The Works Depot is closed to the public however required works are continuing around the city.

Carinya Gardens Cemetery and Chapel

The Carinya Gardens Cemetery office is open from 9:30am until 3:00pm Monday to Friday.

Please wear a mask.

Council Meetings

Details on how the public can access meetings during this time will be published on the corresponding agenda. Agendas and minutes of all meetings of Council can be found here.

Public facilities

All public playgrounds, skate parks and the Pump Track are open.

Council acknowledges this disruption to services may cause inconvenience to the community, however we take our responsibility for public health seriously and have based these decisions on the most current information and advice.

Council will continue to review the COVID situation and we remain committed to providing services to our community for the long-term, with a focus on recovery as well as the immediate situation.

Stay up-to-date with Council’s response at:

Sarah Philpott