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FEM-aFFINITY & Other Homes & Gardens opening
13 May 2021

​New exhibitions FEM-aFFINITY and Other Homes and Gardens by Nicholas Folland will open at The Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre on Friday 21 May 2021 at 6:00pm. Read full article

Book launch calls for kindness revolution
11 May 2021

​Mount Gambier Library will host best-selling author and psychologist Hugh Mackay for the launch of his latest book ‘The Kindness Revolution’ on Wednesday 19 May at 7:00pm. Read full article

Council recycles playground equipment
10 May 2021

​Playground equipment formerly installed at Olympic Park is currently being reconstructed at Quarry Reserve in Conroe Heights. It follows the removal of the climbing structure and swing set at the reserve in recent weeks. Read full article

Library releases debut podcast
10 May 2021

​Mount Gambier Library will officially launch its first podcast, as part of Library and Information Week from 17 to 23 May 2021. Titled ‘Don’t Overdue It’, the podcast will delve into the stories of the Mount Gambier Library, from authors and innovation to programming and local history. Read full article

Catch the next wave of young regional filmmakers
21 April 2021

​To celebrate Youth Week, 20 of the best short films made by young regional Australian filmmakers will screen at The Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre on Thursday 6 May 2021 from 6:30pm, as part of the Nextwave Youth Week Film Festival. Read full article

Sport, Recreation and Open Space consultation
15 April 2021

​Community feedback is invited to inform the development of the Mount Gambier Sport, Recreation and Open Space Strategy. City of Mount Gambier has a diverse range of public open spaces and reserves which are used by the community for a wide range of sporting and recreational activities. Read full article

Public transport submission highlights inadequacies
07 April 2021

City of Mount Gambier has submitted a report outlining the inadequacies of the local public bus service to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) to form part of the South Australian Public Transport Authority’s (SAPTA) Regional Public Transport Review. Read full article

Local identity to launch debut novel
06 April 2021

Mount Gambier Library will host an author event with local identity Kelvin Smibert for the launch of his debut novel ‘Who Is Bill Jackson?’ on Saturday 10 April 2021 at 2:00pm at City Hall. Part fact and fiction, the novel is based on true events from the 1900s. Read full article

Mount Gambier - SA Top Tourism Town Finalist
30 March 2021

​Mount Gambier has officially been announced as a finalist for the SA Top Tourism Town Award. The inaugural Tourism Industry Council of South Australia (TICSA) program is designed to recognise both well-established and emerging towns in South Australia that deliver successful visitor experiences and are committed to growing visitation. Read full article

Students help control weeds at the Crater Lakes
29 March 2021

​Millicent High School students will use cut and swab techniques to remove weed plants and small self-sown wild pines located along the slopes of the saddle in the Crater Lakes precinct in the coming weeks. Eight students involved in the Conservation and Land Management Pathways program will use the hands-on training under the guidance of City of Mount Gambier Valley Lakes Conservation Park Coordinator Orazio Cultreri to complete the weeds and chemical handling component of the course. Read full article