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Celebrating History in May
03 May 2018

Each year, the Mount Gambier Library participates in South Australia’s History Festival which takes place during May. It is a fabulous opportunity to celebrate our region’s historical places, people and events. Read full article

New exhibitions to open at the Riddoch Art Gallery
01 May 2018

​The Riddoch Art Gallery will host two exhibitions 'No Surface Holds' by Catherine Truman and 'Murmuration' by local artist Gina Raisin. Both exhibitions will open on Saturday 12 May at 4:00pm. Read full article

'Loving Vincent' to screen at the Main Corner
01 May 2018

The world’s first fully painted feature film 'Loving Vincent' will be screened at the Main Corner on Sunday 20 May 2018 at 2:00pm. Read full article

Local athletes return from National Special Olympics
01 May 2018

Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee and Councillor Hanna Persello hosted an afternoon tea to congratulate athletes Amechai Bawden and Jamal Seiler and coach Keith Seiler who recently returned from the National Special Olympics held in Adelaide from 16 to 20 April 2018. Read full article

Council seeks funds for Sport and Rec Centre
24 April 2018

The City of Mount Gambier has accepted a petition signed by more than 10,000 community members in favour of the proposed Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre at a Special Council meeting on Tuesday 24 April 2018. Council also endorsed the submission of an EOI for $20million in Federal Government funds. Read full article

Rotary provides assistance to disadvantaged juniors
20 April 2018

The Rotary Club of Mount Gambier Lakes has donated more than $2000 to the Junior Sports Assistance Fund to assist financially disadvantaged junior sports people with the costs associated with participating in their chosen sport​. The donation is part of the proceeds from the the club's annual OneFortyOne Blue Lake Fun Run.​ Read full article

Council to consider EOI for Sport and Rec Centre
20 April 2018

The City of Mount Gambier will meet to consider the submission of an Expression of Interest (EOI) for funding under the Federal Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for the proposed Mount Gambier Regional Sport and Recreation Centre at a Special Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday 24 April 2018. Read full article

2018/2019 Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget
20 April 2018

The City of Mount Gambier invites all interested people to participate in public consultation to review the 2018/2019 Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget following formal endorsement from Council at its meeting on Tuesday 17 April 2018. Read full article

LOUD in the Library
13 April 2018

Celebrating its seventh year, 'LOUD in the Library' sees the public space come alive with music, entertainment and activities as a free event that attracts more than 300 young people to launch Youth Week. Read full article

Ripley Arcade Public Art Project Begins
13 April 2018

The blank walls on James Street are being transformed into a nature scene by two talented interstate artists as part of the Ripley Arcade Public Art Project. To enhance the cultural integrity and visual appeal in the heart of the CBD, the City of Mount Gambier sought expressions of interest from artists in September 2017 to develop contemporary public art works for the blank walls on James Street near Ripley Arcade and Percy Street. Read full article