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COVID-19 changes Christmas Parade plans
18 August 2020

The 2020 NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade will look a little different with Council tonight deciding to proceed with a different format for the event due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. Read full article

Mount Gambier declared RV friendly city
17 August 2020

​The City of Mount Gambier has recently been declared ‘RV friendly’ following an application made to The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA). ​ Read full article

2020/2021 Creative Arts Fund now open
17 August 2020

​The 2020/2021 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 vibrant, creative and contemporary projects. Read full article

Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program open
11 August 2020

The 2020/2021 City of Mount Gambier Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program is now open for applications. The program is open to sport and recreation groups and organisations within Mount Gambier and aims to encourage and assist in the development and capital renewal of sport and recreation infrastructure within the City. Read full article

Library to dive into Science Week 2020
07 August 2020

​Mount Gambier Library is diving deep into the 2020 National Science Week theme, ‘Deep Blue: Innovations for the future of our oceans’, by providing a host of activities for the community to experience from Monday 17 August to Saturday 22 August 2020. Read full article

Public art transforms city arcade
29 July 2020

​One of Mount Gambier’s arcades has been transformed from a thoroughfare to a destination as the city’s newest public art project grabs the attention of CBD visitors. Read full article

Businesses reconnect on road to recovery
28 July 2020

City of Mount Gambier, in conjunction with the Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business and Regional Development and Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast hosted a business networking event on Friday evening at City Hall. Read full article

Pump track proposed for Melaleuca Reserve
23 July 2020

​A new neighbourhood pump track is proposed for Melaleuca Reserve, on the corner of Newton Crescent and Pressey Street, with the potential for construction to commence onsite within months. Read full article

Telling Tales to patch regions stories together
14 July 2020

​The Riddoch Art Gallery, in partnership with Bordertown’s Walkway Gallery will present Telling Tales, an artist-led community project capturing stories from the Limestone Coast region. Read full article

Library launches ‘Be Connected' project
02 July 2020

​Mount Gambier Library is aiming to bridge the gap for socially isolated members of the community as part of the ‘Be Connected – Stay Connected’ project. The project follows the library’s successful grant application for $5,000 under the Australian Government’s ‘Be Connected’ program, enabling the purchase of digital devices available for borrowing. Read full article