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Santa's Boulevard to go ahead this weekend
23 November 2020

​The 2020 NF McDonnell and Sons Santa’s Boulevard drive through Christmas display has been rescheduled to go ahead at the Blue Lake Sports Park on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 November 2020 between 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Read full article

Council services following COVID-19 SA lockdown
23 November 2020

​Following the State Government decision to lift the COVID-19 SA lockdown early, Council provides the following update regarding Council services. Read full article

Mayoral Statement: COVID-19 SA lockdown
18 November 2020

Following the State Government announcement today that South Australia is in full lockdown from midnight tonight for the next six days as a result of an outbreak of COVID-19 in Adelaide, I ask that our residents do not panic. Whilst this seems an extreme course of action for Mount Gambier, I fully support the State Government’s decision which is implemented with an abundance of caution to protect our community. Read full article

Santa’s Boulevard postponed
17 November 2020

Due to the COVID-19 SA lockdown, the 2020 NF McDonnell and Sons Santa’s Boulevard drive through Christmas display will not go ahead at Blue Lake Sports Park on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020 between 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Read full article

Blue Lake path directional changes
16 November 2020

In April 2020 City of Mount Gambier implemented a one-way foot traffic directive around the Blue Lake exercise path as a social distancing measure to minimise the risk of the spread of COVID-19. From Tuesday 17 November 2020, use of the path along John Watson Drive will return to two-way pedestrian traffic, however the 750 metre narrow length of path along Bay Road will remain one way, clockwise only. Read full article

Railway Station exterior returned to former glory
16 November 2020

​The heritage-listed Mount Gambier Railway Station building exterior has undergone a significant facelift to restore many of the original features to the 102-year-old icon. Read full article

Junior Sports Assistance Fund fees waived
16 November 2020

​The City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund will waive membership fees for member organisations in 2020/2021 to provide financial relief and help local sporting clubs to focus on rebuilding after COVID-19 hindered activity. Read full article

Public Bus Service Survey
09 November 2020

City of Mount Gambier is seeking community feedback about the Mount Gambier City Bus service through an online survey. Once the consultation process is complete, feedback will be provided to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport to improve the provision of public bus services delivered in the city. Read full article

2020 NAIDOC Week - 'Always was, always will be'
09 November 2020

​City of Mount Gambier joined Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation to acknowledge and celebrate the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community with the launch of NAIDOC Week, 8 - 15 November 2020. Read full article

Tell your story – My 2020 Poster Exhibition
05 November 2020

​The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre is calling for submissions for the ‘My 2020 Poster Exhibition’. Entrants can design, draw, collage, photograph, print, paint, stitch, graph or even crayon a movie poster that captures the year that has been, through the artists eyes. Read full article