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Provisional Results of Councillor Positions
13 November 2018

​At the end of counting in the local government election for the positions of Councillor for the City of Mount Gambier, provisional results of the postal ballot election have been released. Read full article

NF McDonnell and Sons Christmas Parade is near
12 November 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the City of Mount Gambier with final preparations underway for the NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. In its 59th year, the Christmas Parade traditionally heralds the arrival of the festive season and will commence at 11:00am on Saturday 17 November 2018. Read full article

Provisional Results of 2018 Mayoral Election
10 November 2018

At the end of counting in the local government election for the position of Mayor of the City of Mount Gambier Lynette Martin OAM was provisionally declared elected at 6:00pm on Saturday 10 November 2018. Read full article

Community and Recreation Hub Engagement
09 November 2018

In the lead up to the release of a community postal survey later this month, the City of Mount Gambier is encouraging the community to be informed about the proposed Mount Gambier Community and Recreation Hub. Council’s project team will hit the streets and will be present at a variety of locations throughout the city to answer questions about the proposed facility. Read full article

CEO Mark McShane announces retirement
08 November 2018

City of Mount Gambier Chief Executive Officer Mark McShane today announced his retirement. Mr McShane will conclude his role with Council in mid-February 2019. Read full article

Crochet Club to host exhibition
06 November 2018

​The Mount Gambier Library MakerSpace Crochet Club will host its second annual exhibition with a variety of work on display and for sale, including clothing, tablecloths, bags, toys and a unique array of other precious hand-made items. The exhibition will be held on Saturday 10 November from 10:00am to 2:00pm and on Sunday 11 November from 11:00am and 2:00pm. Read full article

Three new exhibitions to open at the Riddoch
31 October 2018

​Three exhibitions will open at the Riddoch Art Gallery on Friday 2 November 2018 at 6:00pm. Discovering the Portrait will reveal portraiture as an innovative and shape-shifting genre, Afresh will include a brand-new site-specific installation by Mount Gambier born artist Jane Skeer and Contestable Bodies – Alternate Anatomical Architectures by legendary Australian performance artist Stelarc will provide insight into what it means to be human. Read full article

Mount Gambier ReUse Market opens this week
30 October 2018

The Mount Gambier ReUse Market opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday 31 October 2018 between 10:00am and 2:00pm at 3 Eucalypt Drive. The ReUse Market is a place to find second hand goods and aims to reduce waste going to landfill by reusing and upcycling useful items. Following the recruitment of Market Coordinator Rebecca Mobbs earlier this year, the project has been full steam ahead with two additional staff members appointed to the team. Read full article

NF McDonnell and Sons float unveiled
26 October 2018

​The 2018 NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade is just three weeks away and excitement is building following the unveiling of a new float for this year’s line-up. For the past three months City of Mount Gambier staff, artist Mel Cecotti of Psychotti Art and a team of dedicated volunteers have been busy working on the creation of a pine tree themed float for major sponsor NF McDonnell and Sons. Read full article

State Government Fringe Funding Welcomed
22 October 2018

​The City of Mount Gambier has welcomed the State Government’s announcement of a $10,000 annual funding boost for the Mount Gambier Fringe Festival for the next three years. The funds are in addition to the South Australian Tourism Commission’s (SATC) commitment in September to provide $10,000 towards the marketing of the event through the 2018-19 Regional Events and Festivals Program. Read full article