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Federal Funding Announced for Hub
22 March 2019

City of Mount Gambier welcomes Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin’s announcement that $15 million in Federal grant funding for the Mount Gambier Community and Recreation Hub project under the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has been approved. Council is in the process of finalising the funding agreement with the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities. Read full article

Open Art Awards and Prosthetic Reality Exhibitions
15 March 2019

Riddoch Art Gallery is celebrating Fringe Mount Gambier with the launch of two local exhibitions on Friday 22 March at 6:00pm. The South East Art Society will host its annual Open Art Awards and the cutting-edge exhibition Prosthetic Reality will use technology to bring artwork to life. Read full article

Visitor Centre hosts Tourism Industry Evening
13 March 2019

​The Mount Gambier Visitor Centre recently held the first of its tourism industry update evenings including presentations from local tourism businesses Reef 2 Ridge and Kilsby Sinkhole. The presentations provided insight into adventure tourism opportunities. Read full article

Hay Drive project complete
13 March 2019

​The removal of Hay Drive bridge and development of a two way road has been completed and is now open to traffic. City of Mount Gambier Design Engineer Andrew Thompson said the project ran smoothly and was delivered on time and on budget at $190,000. Read full article

Council encourages transparency for stakeholders
12 March 2019

Following the Queen Elizabeth Park Trust’s (QEPT) announcement that it is seeking a 12 month extension to its operating lease for the Blue Lake Public Golf Links to explore a new operating model, Council held an informal gathering with the QEPT and called a special meeting late last week to discuss operations. Read full article

Fiona Lowe to launch 'Home Fires'
08 March 2019

​A small town in Victoria destroyed by bushfire is the subject of Australian award winning author Fiona Lowe’s latest release ‘Home Fires’. Fiona will launch her latest book at the Mount Gambier Library on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at 7:00pm. Read full article

Put on your gloves for Clean Up Australia Day
25 February 2019

​Get your friends and family together to help make Mount Gambier clean and green at this year’s Clean Up Australia Day event to be held this weekend, Sunday 3 March 2019. Every year since 1990, local communities have rolled up their sleeves, put on some gloves and joined forces to and clean up their local schools, parks, sporting grounds, road sides and city centre areas by collecting and removing rubbish. Read full article

'No stopping zones' for Jubilee Highway East
20 February 2019

​City of Mount Gambier will install no stopping zones on the north side of Jubilee Highway East on either side of the Attamurra Road intersection to improve traffic safety. The decision was made at the Council meeting last night, following a report to Council and complaints from motorists regarding restricted sight distance for vehicles leaving Attamurra Road due to trucks and caravans parking along the roadway to go to the McDonald’s restaurant. Read full article

True crime triple murder author visit
14 February 2019

​Award winning author Maryrose Cuskelly will be at the Mount Gambier Library on Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 7:00pm to launch her book ‘Wedderburn’ based on a true crime triple murder committed in central Victoria in 2014. Read full article

City CEO Mark McShane retires
13 February 2019

​City of Mount Gambier CEO Mark McShane will officially retire on Friday 15 February 2019 after more than seven years in the top job at Council and an extensive career in local government, training, recruitment and human resources. Read full article