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Road Closures

City of Mount Gambier advises of the following upcoming road closures:

Pursuant to Instrument of Delegation from the Minister for Transport, Council at its meeting of 9 July 2019 resolved that the 2019 Christmas Parade is an event to which Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 applies and made the following order to close roads on Saturday 16 November 2019 for the purpose of the event and associated activities:

COMMERCIAL STREET EAST between the eastern side of Davison Street and Bay Road/Penola Road, between the hours of 7:00am and 1:00pm. With the exception of the Ferrers Street/Mitchell Street intersection, north/south bound traffic will be permitted to cross Commercial Street East until 8:30am.

The portion of Commercial Street East between Crouch Street and the eastern side of Davison Street may remain open until 10:30am.

COMMERCIAL STREET WEST between Bay Road/Penola Road and Wehl Street, between the hours of 8:30am and 1:00pm.

North/south bound traffic will be permitted to access Commercial Street West intersection until 10:55am.

CROUCH STREET SOUTH between Commercial Street East and Sturt Street,

WEHL STREET NORTH between Commercial Street West and Wyatt Street/Eglington Terrace,

COMMERCIAL STREET WEST - between Wehl Street and Bertha Street,

All between the hours of 10:50am and 1:00pm.

WATSON TERRACE (north/south leg adjacent to Jens Hotel/Cave Garden) between the hours of 6:30am and 5:00pm.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 59 of the Summary Offences Act 1953 that the following portion of the street will be closed to all vehicular traffic on Saturday 16 November 2019 between approximately 7:00am and 1:00pm, as follows:

VICTORIA TERRACE between Park Street and Jubilee Highway West, between the hours of 7:00am to 1:00pm.

The temporary road closure is to allow for the safet exit of float vehicles from Vansittart Park at the completion of the 2019 Christmas Parade.

The parking of vehicles in these streets during the temporary street closures is prohibited.

Parking restrictions


Parking will be prohibited on the whole of the southern side of Wyatt Street and the northern side of Wyatt Street from Wehl Street North to Elizabeth Street from 8:30am to 1:00pm on Saturday, 16 November 2019.


The following traffic permits are available:

Permit for disabled person’s car park area - holders of disabled person parking permits issued by the Motor Registration Division need not obtain a Council permit but other persons wishing to use the invalid parking area must obtain a permit from Council.

Entry is to be made via Compton Street, strictly between 10:15am and 10:45am

Applications for these permits must be made at the Council Office, Civic Centre, 10 Watson Terrace by 4:30pm on Thursday 14 November 2019.

Vehicles without permits will not be admitted to Commercial Street.