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Library to introduce Sensitive Storytime
25 November 2021

Mount Gambier Library will offer 'Sensitive Storytime' sessions courtesy of a $1,500 grant from National Backyard Cricket, a fundraising program established by national charity Learning for a Better World (LFW) Trust. The first session will be held on Friday 3 December between 11:00am and 12:00pm as part of International Day of People with Disability. Read full article

Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program funding
22 November 2021

City of Mount Gambier will distribute $100,000 to eight local sporting clubs as part of the 2021/2022 Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program which aims to increase community usage of sport and recreation facilities. Read full article

Draft LTFP open for community consultation
19 November 2021

The City of Mount Gambier has released its Draft 2022-2032 Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) and is now seeking community feedback. The LTFP provides a roadmap to enable Council to prioritise community needs and aspirations. It assists Council to plan, manage and communicate its future objectives in a financially sustainable way. Read full article

Blue Lake Welcome Centre activated for summer
17 November 2021

The Blue Lake Welcome Centre will be re-activated over the summer period from Friday 19 November 2021. The temporary pop up service will be staffed with City of Mount Gambier Visitor Service Officers from Friday to Monday between 10:00am and 3:00pm. Read full article

Santa's Boulevard tickets available
10 November 2021

Tickets for the NF McDonnell and Sons Santa’s Boulevard event are available from Monday 15 November 2021. Council’s events team, the Mount Gambier Christmas Parade Advisory Group and many volunteers have been planning the COVID safe drive by static Christmas spectacle to be held on Haig Drive at the Valley Lake in place of the annual Christmas Parade which won’t go ahead due to COVID restrictions. Read full article

Mount Gambier Library to host local author Graham Greenwood
10 November 2021

Mount Gambier Library will host an event with author Graham Greenwood to launch his memoir ‘My Story’ on Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 7:00pm. Read full article

Upcoming exhibitions – Remembering the Future and Recovering the Past
04 November 2021

Remembering the Future by Tim Gruchy will launch at the Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre on Friday 12 November 2021 at 6:00pm and will be opened by Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia Rhana Devenport ONZM. Tim is a renowned artist who has worked across immersive and interactive multimedia for the past 30 years with The Riddoch hosting the first regional South Australian exhibition of his works. Read full article

2021 Community Mayor's Christmas Appeal
03 November 2021

City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin encourages local businesses, community groups, families and individuals to consider those who may be struggling this festive season by providing a donation to the 2021 Mount Gambier Community Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. The local community raised a record amount of more than $40,000 for the appeal last year, which is distributed to local support agencies. Read full article

National Recycling Week 2021
02 November 2021

Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week is being held from 8 to 14 November 2021 and City of Mount Gambier is joining the campaign. Activities designed to encourage the community to reduce waste and recycle right will be on offer throughout the week, ranging from recycling tours, late night op shopping, educational webinar, upcycling workshops and papermaking classes. Read full article

Library to host local author and mother to share Jaii’s Journey
28 October 2021

Mount Gambier Library will host local author and mother Kay Mitchell on Thursday 4 November 2021 at City Hall, for the launch of her book ‘Jaii’s Journey; My boy with a broken wing’, an inspirational true story told from a mother’s view. Read full article