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$6.8million ALDI Application Approved
17 May 2018

The City of Mount Gambier has approved a $6.8million development application from ALDI to construct a supermarket, four retail outlets and extended car park at 58 Commercial Street East Mount Gambier, the site formerly occupied by the Fidler and Webb shopping complex. Read full article

Five new Australian citizens welcomed
11 May 2018

Five members of the Mount Gambier community took the final step in their journey to become an Australian citizen last week. Candiates made the Australian Citizenship oath, pledging their loyalty to Australia at a City of Mount Gambier Citizenship Ceremony held at the Civic Centre Council Chamber on Thursday 3 May 2018. Read full article

Fund continues to support talented young athletes
11 May 2018

The City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund congratulates Hayden Crowe on his selection to participate in the 2018 Australian Little Athletics Championships. Hayden attended the 2018 Australian Little Athletics Championships in Runaway Bay, Queensland during April. He received a $150 donation from the fund to help get him there. Read full article

Railway Lands a national winner
11 May 2018

The Mount Gambier Railway Lands won the National From Plan to Place Award at the Planning Institute Australia (PIA) National Awards for Planning Excellence 2018 held in Perth on Wednesday 9 May 2018. A PIA National Award is the highest accolade for urban and regional planners in Australia, demonstrating leading practice and achievement in planning. Read full article

Ghost Mushrooms glowing at the Visitor Centre
10 May 2018

Throughout the month of May, the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre will be open after dark to host a display of glowing Ghost Mushrooms, providing a taste of Ghost Mushroom Lane currently open to view in the pine forest near Glencoe. In 2017 18,000 people visited the inaugural forest trail initiative leading to the glowing mushrooms. This year the concept has expanded to include organised tours in the forest and an inside display at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre. Read full article

'Pop Out Brochure' at the Visitor Centre
10 May 2018

Local tourism experiences come alive with the newly installed ‘Pop Out Brochure’ now on show at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre, featuring works by local artist Mel Cecotti. The ‘Pop-Out Brochure’ is a new installation at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre to encourage fun and engaging interaction. The ‘brochure in art’ concept provides a taste of the region to encourage the visitor to explore the area. Read full article

'The Last of the Bonegilla Girls' Book Launch
08 May 2018

​Author Victoria Purman will launch her latest release ‘The Last of the Bonegilla Girls’, at the Mount Gambier Library on Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 7:00pm. The historical saga will give you clear insight into the Bonegilla Migrant Camp; a sprawling ex-Army camp on the River Murray in north-eastern Victoria. Read full article

Junior Sports Assistance Fund Donations
04 May 2018

Basketball Mount Gambier and North Gambier Netball club are the latest local organisations to receive funds to support young people to compete away from home in their respective sports through the City of Mount Gambier Junior Sports Assistance Fund. Read full article

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