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Roman experiences on offer at The Riddoch
11 October

The Riddoch Art Gallery is hosting the spirit of Rome in Mount Gambier with the award winning exhibition Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World. To complement the exhibition a program of events is underway to deliver unique workshops and experiences to the community. Read full article

Nominations open for 2020 Australia Day Awards
11 October

​Nominations for the 2020 City of Mount Gambier Australia Day Awards are now open. The awards aim to recognise individuals or organisations that have made an outstanding contribution over the past year, or have demonstrated commitment over a number of years to our local community. Read full article

Changing Places facility now open
02 October

​The construction of a Changing Places disability toilet has recently been completed in Mount Gambier as part of a $1.7 million State Government program aimed at increasing access for people living with disability. Changing Places are best-practice toilets that include customised features that give people with disability a dignified and purpose-built facility to use when they are out. Read full article

Roman theme set for school holiday program
26 September

​The Mount Gambier Library and The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex have teamed up for the upcoming school holidays to deliver a roman themed program of activities to complement the Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World exhibition currently on display at the Riddoch Art Gallery. Read full article

Community and Recreation Hub tenancy matters
18 September

The site for the new Community and Recreation Hub at Olympic Park, between Margaret Street and O’Halloran Terrace, will require the unavoidable displacement of a number of tenants occupying Council owned assets. As the project has progressed Council now have a clearer understanding of the impact and identified transitional solutions for affected tenants and users. Read full article

Creative ideas unleashed at 2019 GovHack
16 September

​​In conjunction with eNVIsion Limestone Coast, the Mount Gambier Library last weekend hosted GovHack, an open data competition ran simultaneously across Australia and New Zealand. While the name of the competition may lead people to believe that it is solely for the tech savvy, the sixth Mount Gambier GovHack saw participants deliver entries that required a variety of skill sets from coding to singing. Read full article

Prison concerns addressed with Corrections Minister
12 September

City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin and CEO Andrew Meddle joined Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell and District Council of Grant Deputy Mayor Gill Clayfield and acting CEO Jane Fetherstonhaugh for a meeting with Minister for Correctional Services Corey Wingard. Read full article

2019 Christmas Parade entries now open
11 September

​Entries are now open for the 2019 NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. This year’s event will be held on Saturday 16 November and is celebrating 60 years since the first parade was held in the City in 1959. Read full article

New committee structure for Council
02 September

​At its meeting of 20 August 2019 Council endorsed a change in its current committee structure to align more effectively with strategic and community priorities and statutory duties. The changes involve the introduction of two new committees titled ‘People and Place’ and ‘Economic and Environment’. Read full article

‘Long Flight Home’ author to visit Library
26 August

​Sunday Mail columnist Lainie Anderson will be at the Mount Gambier Library on Tuesday 3 September to launch her new novel Long Flight Home, a historical fiction celebrating one of Australia’s greatest aeronautic achievements of all time. The author event kicks off at 7:00pm and is free for the community to attend with copies of the book available for sale on the night. Read full article