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Community and Recreation Hub update
01 July 2020

​City of Mount Gambier held a confidential special Council meeting on Wednesday 1 July 2020 to consider selection of a head contractor for the Community and Recreation Hub. Read full article

Colour your wheelie bin competition
01 July 2020

​City of Mount Gambier continues its work in the waste and recycling space with the launch of a competition encouraging residents to paint their recycling bins. Created in response to the popularity of bin outings during COVID-19, the competition enables residents to express creativity while highlighting the importance of recycling. Read full article

Bulky waste collection trial set to commence
30 June 2020

The City of Mount Gambier bulky waste trial will kick off tomorrow, Wednesday 1 July 2020. Endorsed at the May meeting of Council as a further step towards supporting residents during COVID-19, each residential property is eligible for one pick up of up to two cubic metres of hard/bulky waste via a ‘call and collect’ system. Read full article

Have your say on waste and recycling
29 June 2020

​City of Mount Gambier residents will have the chance to win one of four $50 eftpos gift cards by participating in a short survey about their waste and recycling habits. The survey results will help to inform an upcoming waste education campaign developed by Paper Moose, an experienced creative agency with expertise in waste education. Read full article

Pandemic inspires collection exhibition
25 June 2020

​As a direct response to the experience of recent events, the Riddoch Art Gallery will open a new exhibition called Inside/Out, drawn from the Riddoch Art Gallery Collection. Opening on Thursday 9 July 2020, the exhibition focuses on interior and exterior spaces, and our relationship to them in the wake of the extraordinary precautions brought about by COVID-19 and a global pandemic. Read full article

Council adopts 2020/2021 Budget
25 June 2020

​Following community consultation the City of Mount Gambier 2020/2021 Annual Business Plan and Budget was adopted at a Special Council Meeting held on Tuesday 23 June 2020. The budget outlines a total spend of $33.4 million in operating expenditure, depreciation of $7.5 million and total capital expenditure of $37.8 million for the delivery of services, programs and the maintenance of assets. Read full article

COVID-19 Library restrictions further eased
22 June 2020

​With the State Government outlining further easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Mount Gambier Library continues to expand its service delivery. The next phase of the staged re-opening has seen the library opening hours extended, capacity limits further increased and time limits on visits removed. Read full article

SA Governor meets with Council leaders
16 June 2020

His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia met recently with City of Mount Gambier representatives via online platform Zoom to learn about the Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article

Limestone Coast Video Art Festival entries open
04 June 2020

​The Riddoch Art Gallery is now calling for entries for the 2020 International Limestone Coast Video Art Festival. Australian and international video artists are invited to apply for a chance to win a grand prize of $3,000 cash and two subsequent prizes of $1,500. Read full article

Facilities re-open as COVID-19 restrictions ease
03 June 2020

​As South Australia progresses to stage two easing of COVID-19 restrictions, City of Mount Gambier sites continue to adapt to ensure community safety and compliance with Government guidelines. Read full article