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Our City. Our Response. City of Mount Gambier continues to review its response to COVID-19 in an effort to protect the community and lead towards a strong recovery.
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Council endorse COVID-19 response
02 April

​Council held a special meeting this week to consider a number of measures to assist the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the online meeting Elected Members endorsed a multifaceted strategy focused on supporting the community under the key areas of ‘our people’, ‘our economy’ and ‘our recovery’. Read full article

Council to consider COVID-19 support plan
31 March

Council will tonight consider a multi-pronged plan to support the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elected members and senior executives met last week to develop an action plan targeting three central pillars: the city’s economy, our people and the recovery phase. Read full article

COVID-19 - A message from the Mayor
26 March

​On behalf of my fellow Councillors I would like to assure our community that in this time of unprecedented need Council are taking steps to establish and implement an agile and nimble structure in order to make informed and responsive decisions for the benefit of our community through this difficult journey. Read full article

Lights out for Earth Hour
25 March

​City of Mount Gambier is turning the lights off at prominent locations on Saturday 28 March 2020 as part of the global conservation movement, Earth Hour. Lights at Centenary Tower, City Hall, Lady Nelson Brig, Library, Main Corner and Vansittart Park will be switched off for one hour between 8:30pm and 9:30pm ​as part of one of the largest global grassroots movements for the environment​. Read full article

Council services during COVID-19
20 March

​Further to City of Mount Gambier’s response to COVID-19 on Thursday 19 March 2020, community safety remains paramount. As such, we provide the following update regarding Council services. Read full article

City of Mount Gambier response to COVID-19
19 March

Further to Mayor Martin’s message on Monday 16 March 2020, the City of Mount Gambier continues to review its response to the COVID-19 situation in an effort to protect the community and contain the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article

A message from the Mayor - COVID-19
16 March

​​​​In this time of worldwide uncertainty as a result of the current COVID-19 situation I wanted to reach out to residents of the City of Mount Gambier to reassure you that the health and wellbeing of our community is paramount. Council is currently reviewing its response to the global issue in an effort to protect our community and slow the spread of the virus. Read full article

ACMI brings 'Cleverman' to Main Corner
11 March

​The Riddoch and Main Corner Complex will welcome ACMI, the Australian Centre for Moving Image to Mount Gambier with world premiere exhibition, Cleverman. The exhibition celebrates the award-winning ABC indigenous superhero television series of the same name. Read full article

Bookmark Café welcomes new operator
06 March

City of Mount Gambier has partnered with Limestone Coast Pantry to continue operation of the Bookmark Café, located within the Mount Gambier Library. Council resolved to enter into a service agreement with the local business at its February 2020 meeting, following an expression of interest process resulting from the retirement of the previous operator. Read full article

The Partnershipping Project sails into The Riddoch
04 March

​The Riddoch Art Gallery will open national touring exhibition The Partnershipping Project on Friday 6 March 2020 at 6:00pm. Featuring 20 regional visual artists, the exhibition centres around the question ‘as online experiences take up more time in our lives, do our relationships to place still matter?’ Read full article