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City welcomes new Australian citizens
13 February 2019

Five members of the Mount Gambier community were granted Australian citizenship following a citizenship ceremony officiated by the City of Mount Gambier on Thursday 7 February 2019 at the Council chambers. Mayor Lynette Martin OAM presided over the ceremony where the candidates, surrounded by family and friends, pledged their loyalty and commitment to Australia through the citizenship pledge. Read full article

Mayor's Christmas appeal donations skyrocket
07 February 2019

The local community dug deep to support those in need in 2018, raising $29,732.10 for the Mount Gambier Community Mayor’s Christmas Appeal, the highest amount in several years. City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin is grateful for the support of generous donors who contributed to the appeal. Read full article

Rural author visit with hollywood success
01 February 2019

​Rosalie Ham author of bestselling book ‘The Dressmaker’ will be at the Mount Gambier Library later this month as part an Australian tour with her latest book release ‘The Year of the Farmer’. Read full article

Library in your pocket
01 February 2019

​Not only does South Australia lead the nation with the first ‘One Card Network’ which connects library members with all public libraries across the state, we now have the Libraries SA application. The community is invited to attend the official launch of the app at the Mount Gambier Library on Thursday 14 February 2019 at 3:30pm. Read full article

Riddoch set to open first exhibitions for 2019
30 January 2019

​The Riddoch Art Gallery will launch the first exhibitions for 2019 on Friday 8 February at 6:00pm. Both exhibitions will be on display until Sunday 10 March 2019. The opening is free to attend as is the Gallery, open seven days. Read full article

Australia Day Award Winners Announced
24 January 2019

Three community minded citizens and a popular local event will be recognised as part of the City of Mount Gambier Australia Day Breakfast celebrations to be held at the Railway Lands on Saturday 26 January 2019. Read full article

Recreation Hub Business Case Endorsed
24 January 2019

​The City of Mount Gambier endorsed the full business case submission to the Federal Government for the Regional Growth Fund application to secure $15 million earmarked for the Community and Recreation Hub at a Special Council meeting last night. The business case will be lodged with the Federal Government today Thursday 24 January 2019 to meet the Friday 25 January 2019 deadline. Read full article

Tertiary Health Education Grants Launched
23 January 2019

​The Mount Gambier and District Tertiary Health Education Grant program will provide 12 financial grants to local health students in 2019 and is now open for applications. The program supports city or district residents who are required to leave the region to undertake university studies in identified health skill shortage areas within the community. The program provides local students with a $2000 grant to help complete their tertiary studies within the health field. Read full article

Public art adds life to CBD shopfronts
21 January 2019

Commercial Street West is home to a new trial public art initiative to create interest in vacant shopfronts and increase foot traffic in the CBD. City of Mount Gambier and Commercial Real Estate Agent Matt Kain identified a pilot site to feature a locally inspired design by artist/designer Kristyn Jones. Located at 3b Commercial Street West the locally inspired artistic design was installed today and aims to create conversation, an appreciation for our natural environment and to build civic pride in our city and region while highlighting the commercial opportunities available in the heart of Mount Gambier. Read full article

State Government announces funds for Hub
18 January 2019

​The State Government has announced a funding commitment of $10 million from the State Regional Growth Fund to assist with the Mount Gambier Community and Recreation Hub project. The announcement follows a recent meeting between South Australian Premier Steven Marshall, City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin OAM and CEO Mark McShane and the provision of a project business case to the State Government. Read full article