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Mike Carlton - His story, no holds barred
25 September 2018

​In a working life spanning more than 50 years, Mike Carlton has become one of Australia’s best-known media figures. He has been a radio and television news and current affairs reporter, foreign correspondent, radio host and newspaper columnist. His life so colourful and interesting, it has led to the release of his biography “On Air”, a no holds barred story, told with characteristic humour and flair. Mike is touring capital cities with the release of “On Air” and has included Mount Gambier in his whirlwind tour. Read full article

Junior Soccer stars bound for Fiji
21 September 2018

​The City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund is pleased to donate $700 to the South East Women's Football Association on behalf of Lauren and Chelsea Frost. Lauren and Chelsea have been selected in the under 15 and under 17 state squad to attend the Ultimate Fiji Cup in December 2018. Read full article

Election Mayoral and Councillor Nominees
18 September 2018

At the close of nominations at 12noon on Tuesday 18 September 2018 three candidates nominated for the position of Mayor of the City of Mount Gambier, and 19 candidates nominated for eight Councillor positions. Read full article

Meet Australian hero Richard de Crespigny
16 September 2018

​Richard de Crespigny is arguably Australia’s best-known commercial airline pilot. He is now also one of the nation’s most inspirational corporate speakers and will be in Mount Gambier for a powerhouse talk on building resilience. The Mount Gambier Library is thrilled to be hosting an event with Captain de Crespigny on Tuesday 9 October at 7:00pm at City Hall, Main Corner Complex. Read full article

Enterprise Dairy Trainer Program Delegation
13 September 2018

​Four veterinary officers from India visited the Limestone Coast this week for the commencement of an intensive training program developed by TAFE SA in conjunction with private Indian dairy company Parag Milk Foods. The Enterprise Dairy Trainer Program included a study tour throughout the region. Read full article

International Video Arts Festival coming soon
11 September 2018

The Riddoch Art Gallery will host the inaugural International Limestone Coast Video Art Festival in Mount Gambier from 29 September to 21 October 2018 to showcase innovative works created by 35 local, Australian and international video artists. Based on the theme ‘The Lived Body’ the festival focuses on art projects that reveal the human relationship with technology and nature, demonstrating the complexity of contemporary life and how technology is used to respond to challenges in the 21st century. Read full article

Exploits of the notorious 'Stoccos' divulged
11 September 2018

​In 2007, after a run-in with police, father and son Gino and Mark Stocco disappeared into the Australian bush. For the next eight years they committed crime after crime up and down the east coast of Australia; terrorising locals, stealing what they wanted, committing arson and even murder. Nino Bucci is an investigative reporter and has closely examined this dark and eccentric story to write the true-crime book 'The Stoccos; Like Father Like Son' to be launched with the Mount Gambier Library on Thursday 13 September at 7:00pm at City Hall, Main Corner Complex. Read full article

Entries now open for the 2018 Christmas Parade
05 September 2018

Entries are now open for the 2018 NF McDonnell and Sons Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. This year the parade is in its 59th year and will be held on Saturday 17 November 2018. With more than $3500 in prize money to be won, City of Mount Gambier is encouraging all community groups, sporting clubs, schools, businesses and individuals to fill in an entry form and get behind the festive event. Read full article

Sort and Save Campaign
03 September 2018

​From Monday 10 September 2018 the Waste Transfer Station on Eucalypt Drive will take useful unwanted items donated for sale at the ReUse Market when it opens later this year. City of Mount Gambier Environmental Sustainability Officer Aaron Izzard said the facility will take a variety of quality items that are suitable for a new home. Read full article

Nomination period now open
30 August 2018

​The candidate nomination period for positions on Council as part of the 2018 Local Government Elections is now open. Nominations are open to most community members and ratepayers over the age of 18 who are enrolled on the City of Mount Gambier Voters Roll. Read full article