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'Live and Local' grass roots music industry initiative
21 September 2021

Mount Gambier will experience a heightened focus on live music in the coming months with the roll out of a grass roots music industry development initiative called Live and Local. Read full article

Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program
16 September 2021

The City of Mount Gambier is now inviting applications from local sporting and recreation clubs to assist with capital works upgrades, with $100,000 on offer under the 2021/2022 Sport and Recreation Capital Works Program. Read full article

Landscape Board Grassroots Grants - Weed Control
16 September 2021

City of Mount Gambier has received $50,000 in funds through the Limestone Coast Landscape Board Grassroots Grants 2021/2022 program to undertake weed control measures in the Crater Lakes area. Council will target pest weeds and plants found throughout the precinct including Olive trees, Sweet Pittosporum, Cotoneaster, Italian Buckthorn and Ash trees on the Centenary Tower slope. Read full article

2020 Junior Sports Exceptional Junior Awards
10 September 2021

Local athletes Emily Lynch and Elwood Geary have been named the 2020 City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund Exceptional Juniors. The 13-year-old athletes will receive a $1000 cash prize each, sponsored by the Mount Gambier Commercial Club. Read full article

Santa’s Boulevard at the Valley Lake in 2021
06 September 2021

Due to COVID restrictions, the NF McDonnell and Sons annual Christmas Parade will return in a modified format once again in 2021. City of Mount Gambier will present Santa’s Boulevard, a drive by static Christmas spectacle including floats, lights and decorations to be held on Haig Drive at the Valley Lake over five nights in November. Read full article

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