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My Paintings Speak For Me @ The Riddoch
24 September 2020

​South Australian visual artist Kunyi June Anne McInerney’s exhibition 'My Paintings Speak For Me' will be on display at the Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre (formerly The Riddoch and Main Corner Complex) from Saturday 26 September 2020. The exhibition draws upon the artist’s childhood experiences as a member of the Stolen Generation growing up in the Oodnadatta Children’s Home during the 1950’s. Read full article

Community and Rec Hub Site Preparation Event
24 September 2020

​The City of Mount Gambier will hand over the Olympic Park site on Margaret Street to head contractor for the Community and Recreation Hub project BADGE Constructions on Monday 28 September 2020. The Council held a celebratory event on site this afternoon in preparation for the milestone. Read full article

Disability Access Inclusion Plan Public Consultation
18 September 2020

Following endorsement at the September 2020 Council meeting, the draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2020 – 2024 framework is now open for public consultation. The plan is a first of its kind for the City of Mount Gambier and outlines how Council proposes to provide equal access to services for all members of the community, regardless of ability. Read full article

Recreation Hub Community Q&A Sessions
17 September 2020

City of Mount Gambier will host a series of community Q&A sessions regarding the Community and Recreation Hub project following the completion of the tender process and the execution of the building contract. Read full article

Plans for revised Christmas Parade underway
10 September 2020

​The 2020 NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade will take the form of a static display at Blue Lake Sports Park due to COVID-19 requirements. The event will be held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020 and will provide an opportunity for residents to drive through to view a Christmas-themed display. Read full article

Australian master of fiction Victoria Purman to visit
04 September 2020

​Mount Gambier Library will host author Victoria Purman to celebrate her latest release The Women’s Pages on Thursday 17 September 2020 at 7:00pm. Hailed as the master of Australian fiction, Victoria will discuss her latest book based on real experiences of post-war Australian women at the event to be held in the Dress Circle at The Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre. Read full article

Head contractor appointed for Rec Hub
28 August 2020

​The Mount Gambier Community and Recreation Hub will progress to construction in coming weeks following the completion of the tender process and execution of the building contract, with BADGE Constructions awarded the head contractor tender. Read full article

A message from Mayor Martin
20 August 2020

​I am aware of, and understand our community’s concerns and anxiety surrounding COVID-19, including the border restrictions coming into effect this week and the impact this is having on families, businesses, farmers and the broader community. Read full article

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