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Book launch to help break infertility silence
06 September 2021

Mount Gambier Library will host a live event with embryologist and fertility educator Lucy Lines at 7:00pm on Tuesday 14 September for the launch of ‘Achieving Parenthood; The struggles are real, the hope is eternal’. Read full article

Spring has sprung with textiles at The Riddoch
02 September 2021

The Riddoch Arts and Culture Centre is leaping into spring with a series of exhibitions focusing on textiles. Two solo exhibitions with local connections will launch on Friday 10 September at 6:00pm, including Domestic Arts by Sera Waters and Close to Home by Joann Fife. Read full article

Popular Australian Fiction Author returns
02 September 2021

Mount Gambier Library will welcome back bestselling author Meredith Appleyard on Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 7:00pm for the launch of her sixth book ‘All About Ella’. Read full article

City secures more than $1 million in Federal funding
19 August 2021

Four City of Mount Gambier projects will share in more than $1 million in Federal grant funding under Phase 2 of the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program (LRCI). Read full article

Timber to be donated to National Trust of SA
19 August 2021

City of Mount Gambier will donate a portion of the salvaged timber beams from the Railway Lands Roundhouse building to the National Trust of South Australia. The timber will be used for the repair and restoration of the Roundhouse building at Peterborough and follows a request from the Trust discussed at the August Council meeting. Read full article

Big Book Sale returns for 2021
19 August 2021

Local volunteer group Friends of the Mount Gambier Library will host the rescheduled Big Book Sale on Sunday 29 August 2021 at the Mount Gambier Library. Providing a chance for the community to grab a bargain with thousands of books, and other items including DVDs, CDs and jigsaw puzzles, the sale will be scattered throughout the Library to comply with current COVID-19 directions. Read full article

Back to the drawing board for shared path extension
19 August 2021

City of Mount Gambier will amend the scope of the shared path extension connecting the Rail Trail to TAFE SA on Wireless Road due to construction constraints identified on the original routes proposed. Read full article

Library Bookmark Café to close
17 August 2021

The Bookmark Café located in the Mount Gambier Library will close in its current format at the end of the contract on Friday 20 August 2021. Limestone Coast Pantry has been operating the Bookmark Café for almost two years and supported the Library during the challenges of providing modified services during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Read full article

Wulanda timber beam installation and roofing
10 August 2021

BADGE Constructions, Williams Crane Hire and specialist timber beam erectors have made the most of the fine weather conditions on site at the Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre at Olympic Park in recent days erecting 8 of the 13 HESS Timber rafters over the pool hall area. The largest of all, spanning 42 metres and weighing about 7 tonnes is being fitted over the pool hall in the video within. Read full article

2021/2022 Creative Arts Fund applications open
10 August 2021

The City of Mount Gambier Creative Arts Fund is now open for applications with a total of $50,000 available to local artists, 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