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City confers 27 new Australian citizens
20 November

27 Mount Gambier residents were recently conferred as Australian citizens at a Citizenship Ceremony hosted by City of Mount Gambier at City Hall. Originating from the United Kingdom, China, Ireland, Philippines, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, Pakistan and Hong Kong candidates pledged their loyalty and commitment to Australia in the presence of family and friends. Read full article

2019 Mount Gambier Christmas Parade winners
18 November

​Thousands of people lined Commercial Street on Saturday 16 November 2019 for the NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. The event celebrated its 60th milestone with a bumper number of entries, including the involvement of 17 local schools. Read full article

Best selling author Heather Morris returns to City
13 November

The story of Holocaust and Russian prison camp survivor Cilka Klein will be shared locally with the Mount Gambier Library hosting author of ‘Cilka’s Journey’ Heather Morris. The author event will be held on Thursday 28 November 2019 at City Hall from 7:00pm. Read full article

International GovHack success
13 November

The inaugural partnership between the Mount Gambier Library and eNVIsion Limestone Coast for the GovHack Open Data Competition has come to a successful finish with 17 year old Jordan Hutchins taking out four awards. Read full article

Gallery to launch exhibitions for summer program
13 November

​The Riddoch Art Gallery is currently installing two exhibitions to coincide with a busy summer program. Opening on Friday 22 November 2019 at 6:00pm the exhibitions ‘As far as the eye can see’ and ‘Unbound’ by Rory Carter will be on display until January 2020. Read full article

Christmas Parade set for 60 year celebration
13 November

Christmas decorations are up in the streets and the finishing touches are being added to the floats as the City prepares for the 2019 NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. Commencing at 11:00am this Saturday 16 November 2019 the event will herald the arrival of the festive season for the 60th time since the very first parade was held in Mount Gambier in 1959. Read full article

Creative Arts Fund applications now open
13 November

​The City of Mount Gambier Creative Arts Fund is now open for applications with a total of $25,000 available to local artists and not-for-profit organisations and community groups to support the delivery of inspiring, creative and contemporary projects that seek to contribute to a vibrant and culturally diverse community. Read full article

Sport and Recreation Capital Works funding open
06 November

The City of Mount Gambier Sport and Recreation Major Capital Works Program is now open for applications. The aim of the funding program is to foster and assist in the development and capital renewal of sport and recreation infrastructure within the City and is open to sport and recreation groups and organisations within Mount Gambier. Read full article

Catchment area to be drained to eradicate pest fish
06 November

​The large water catchment area at the Mount Gambier Railway Lands will be drained on Thursday 7 November 2019 as City of Mount Gambier work with staff from Natural Resources South East and the University of Tasmania to attempt to eradicate an invasive fish species called Gambusia. Read full article

Library to host third annual Crochet Club exhibition
05 November

​The Mount Gambier Library Crochet Club are hosting the third annual exhibition with works on display and for sale this Saturday 9 November from 10:00am to 2:00pm and Sunday 10 November from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Read full article