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Junior Sports Assistance continues
19 July 2023

The City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to the many local junior sports people of Mount Gambier and district who have achieved selection in a formal State team to compete at national sporting events and who are members of an affiliated contributing sporting organisation. The fund provides an ongoing pool of money for distribution to those juniors to assist with the financial burden these selections can place on regional families. Read full article

Rotary Club of Mount Gambier Lakes donation
19 July 2023

The Rotary Club of Mount Gambier Lakes has donated $3,000 from the proceeds of the 2022 OneFortyOne Blue Lake Fun Run to financially disadvantaged junior sports people through the Junior Sports Assistance Fund. Read full article

Hector’s search for a new home
14 July 2023

Since 1 July 2023, City of Mount Gambier has reunited all 16 stray dogs that have been picked up by Council’s General Inspectors with their owners, besides a small puppy. That dog was collected earlier this week and has been transferred to a foster home through Wet Noses Animal Rescue. Read full article

Wulanda wins award for Public Architecture
10 July 2023

Wulanda Recreation & Convention Centre has been recognised at the 2023 Australian Institute of Architecture SA Awards for public architecture and sustainability. Read full article

Feedback sought for Crater Lakes trails
10 July 2023

City of Mount Gambier is seeking community input to develop a Crater Lakes Trails Plan. Read full article

Save money and make memories with 'Library of Things'
07 July 2023

Mount Gambier Library customers now have access to more than just books, with the introduction of ‘Library of Things’ – an array of items that can be borrowed to create memories, enhance skills or try something new at home. Read full article

Mercedes Mercier returns with her must read ‘Black Lies’
07 July 2023

Mount Gambier Library will host the return of highly sought-after crime writer Mercedes Mercier with the launch of Black Lies on Tuesday 25 July at 7:00pm. Read full article

Bookmarked by Kefi café now open
04 July 2023

A social enterprise training café has opened at the Mount Gambier Library this week. ‘Bookmarked By Kefi’ is a new concept delivered by local service Kefi Supports to help local people into work. Read full article

NAIDOC WEEK 2023 - ‘For our Elders’
03 July 2023

City of Mount Gambier acknowledges and celebrates the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community during NAIDOC Week, 2 - 9 July 2023. Read full article

EOI for Animal Shelter Services Update
30 June 2023

Lost dogs will no longer be taken to the South East Animal Welfare League (SEAWL) from 1 July 2023 after SEAWL decided not to accept an eight month extension to its five year tripartite funding agreement with City and Grant District Councils to house stray dogs at the facility outside of Mount Gambier. At the January 2023 Council meeting, City of Mount Gambier Elected Members resolved to embark on a competitive tender process for animal shelter services on a ‘fee for service’ basis for a five-year term in line with Council’s Procurement Policy and to represent better value for ratepayers. Read full article