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ACMI brings 'Cleverman' to Main Corner
11 March 2020

​The Riddoch and Main Corner Complex will welcome ACMI, the Australian Centre for Moving Image to Mount Gambier with world premiere exhibition, Cleverman. The exhibition celebrates the award-winning ABC indigenous superhero television series of the same name. Read full article

Bookmark Café welcomes new operator
06 March 2020

City of Mount Gambier has partnered with Limestone Coast Pantry to continue operation of the Bookmark Café, located within the Mount Gambier Library. Council resolved to enter into a service agreement with the local business at its February 2020 meeting, following an expression of interest process resulting from the retirement of the previous operator. Read full article

The Partnershipping Project sails into The Riddoch
04 March 2020

​The Riddoch Art Gallery will open national touring exhibition The Partnershipping Project on Friday 6 March 2020 at 6:00pm. Featuring 20 regional visual artists, the exhibition centres around the question ‘as online experiences take up more time in our lives, do our relationships to place still matter?’ Read full article

Roll up your sleeves for Clean Up Australia Day
26 February 2020

​City of Mount Gambier is encouraging members of the community to roll up their sleeves and help contribute to an unpolluted environment for Clean Up Australia Day this Sunday 1 March 2020. Council will host the clean up in the vicinity of the CBD commencing from 10:00am at the Cave Garden. Read full article

Council donates funds to RFDS facility
25 February 2020

City of Mount Gambier has provided a $15,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Patient Transfer Facility. Resolving to make the donation at the full meeting of Council in November 2019, City of Mount Gambier representatives today visited the new facility to make a presentation to Mount Gambier RFDS Support Group President Bill Russon. Read full article

2020 - 2024 Strategic Plan consultation now open
24 February 2020

The City of Mount Gambier is seeking feedback on its 2020 - 2024 Draft Strategic Plan. The draft plan is based on aspirations identified in the Council’s long-term visionary plan, the Futures Paper, and the strategies and actions featured will guide the Council over the next four years. Read full article

Fund continues to support local sports people
21 February 2020

The City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund has provided two donations this month continuing its support for local sports people competing at state level or higher. Read full article

Council adopts Reconciliation Action Plan
19 February 2020

City of Mount Gambier endorsed its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at the full meeting of Council on Tuesday 18 February 2020. The endorsement demonstrates the Council’s commitment to continue to acknowledge, celebrate and create greater equity for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through the process of reconciliation. Read full article

Riddoch awards high school art prize
05 February 2020

The inaugural Limestone Coast senior high school art award exhibition titled Calibre is now on display at the Riddoch Art Gallery with the major prize of $1000 awarded to 2019 Tenison Woods College graduate Max Crook for his work titled ‘Manifestations’. The award was presented at the exhibition opening held on Friday 31 January 2020. Read full article

Community Christmas appeal reaches new heights
05 February 2020

The Mount Gambier Community Mayor’s Christmas Appeal has reached new heights with the final tally of donations for 2019 hitting a record $36,742.35. The funds raised through the appeal were provided to local welfare agencies the Salvation Army, St Vincent de Paul Society, Uniting Care Mount Gambier, and Lifeline South East who distributed food hampers and other goods locally to those in need at Christmas. Read full article