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Back to the drawing board for shared path extension
19 August 2021

City of Mount Gambier will amend the scope of the shared path extension connecting the Rail Trail to TAFE SA on Wireless Road due to construction constraints identified on the original routes proposed. Read full article

Library Bookmark Café to close
17 August 2021

The Bookmark Café located in the Mount Gambier Library will close in its current format at the end of the contract on Friday 20 August 2021. Limestone Coast Pantry has been operating the Bookmark Café for almost two years and supported the Library during the challenges of providing modified services during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Read full article

Wulanda timber beam installation and roofing
10 August 2021

BADGE Constructions, Williams Crane Hire and specialist timber beam erectors have made the most of the fine weather conditions on site at the Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre at Olympic Park in recent days erecting 8 of the 13 HESS Timber rafters over the pool hall area. The largest of all, spanning 42 metres and weighing about 7 tonnes is being fitted over the pool hall in the video within. Read full article

2021/2022 Creative Arts Fund applications open
10 August 2021

The 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 inspiring, creative and contemporary projects that seek to contribute to a vibrant and culturally diverse community. Read full article

Call for action on regional public transport submission
02 August 2021

​City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin has invited Premier Steven Marshall and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Corey Wingard to visit Mount Gambier as a priority to board a city bus and see the public bus service in operation firsthand. Read full article

Council services following the SA lockdown
28 July 2021

Council services update following the SA Government seven-day lockdown which concluded at 12:01AM 28 July 2021. Read full article

City secures joint custodianship of Blue Lake land
21 July 2021

​Crown Lands - Department for Environment and Water (DEW) has granted City of Mount Gambier and SA Water joint custodianship of a key land parcel at the Blue Lake. It follows the expiry of a 21-year licence between SA Water and Council for the Crown Land on 31 December 2020. Read full article

SA lockdown message from the Mayor
20 July 2021

​The State Government has advised that a seven-day statewide lockdown will be enforced from 6:00pm 20 July 2021, due to a cluster of COVID-19 cases in South Australia. I understand and appreciate the frustration some people feel when the government takes action to limit interactivity. However, these directives are issued to protect the health and safety of our community. Medical experts have advised that the Delta strain of COVID-19 is highly transmissible, so strict precautions are necessary to stop the spread of the virus. Read full article

Council services during lockdown
20 July 2021

Please see an update regarding Council services during the SA Government mandated seven-day lockdown from 6:00pm on 20 July 2021. Read full article

Farming and art collide in latest exhibition
08 July 2021

​A new exhibition that links leading artists with regenerative farmers will open on Friday 16 July 2021 at 6:00pm. Hosted by the Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre, the exhibition, Earth Canvas, highlights engagement with the landscape through a creative lens and explores the experiences of both the regenerative farmer and the artist, their respective engagement with the land and their vision for a healthier world. Read full article