Latest News Archive

Round 2 Community Grants Now Open

31 October 2018

Traineeship Positions available!

25 October 2018
Road Construction and Maintenance traineeship & Two Administration traineeships

Celebrating Seniors 2018

23 October 2018

Cape Northumberland Penguin Viewing Platform Closed

23 October 2018

School Holiday at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex

11 October 2018

Rural Living and Township Zones - Boundaries Review and Master Plan

11 October 2018

Nominations for Citizen of the Year Award are now open

10 October 2018

Volunteers needed for mentor driving program

21 September 2018

Building Officer position

28 August 2018
We have an exciting opportunity for a Building Officer to join our team.

Candidate Briefing

28 August 2018
Council will be holding a Candidate Briefing regarding the upcoming Council Election. Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 5.30pm in the District Council of Grant Chamber

New Port MacDonnell Tourism Signage

17 August 2018

Latest of the Great South Coast

17 August 2018

Candidate Briefing Sessions

15 August 2018
In November the Council Elections will be held for positions of Mayor and Ward Councillors. To assist community members in making a decision, the Local Government Association in conjunction with the Electoral Commission of SA will be holding a joint Candidate Briefing Session for the District Council of Grant and City of Mount Gambier on Wednesday 22 August 2018 at 6pm in the Dress Circle at the Main Corner, and all are welcome. The District Council of Grant will also be running a separate Candidate Briefing Session on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 5.30pm at the District Council of Grant Council Chambers.

Council to form partnership with Rex Airlines

14 August 2018
The District Council of Grant held a Special Meeting on Monday 13 August 2018 to put forward a proposal to Regional Express Airlines to implement the Rex Community Fare scheme ($129) on the Mount Gambier to Adelaide and Melbourne routes.

Tour of the Great South Coast - 16 August 2018

9 August 2018
On Thursday 16 August 2018 Cycling Australia’s National Road Series race will start and finish in Port MacDonnell. Competitors will complete 5 laps of the course from port MacDonnell to Allendale East via Riddoch Highway, Old Boundary Road and Smiths Road.

District Residents Urged to Become Involved

6 August 2018
The District Council of Grant is calling on the community to have their say in the upcoming Local Government elections in November 2018. Further information about the Council Elections can be found at

Tour of the Great South Coast - 2018

3 August 2018
For the latest on the Tour of the Great South Coast cycling race

Current Vacancy - Team Leader Finance & Customer Service

19 July 2018
The District Council of Grant is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified person to take on the role of Team Leader – Finance and Customer Service. Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, the role will manage and support the day to day operational elements of the Finance and Customer Service departments and be responsible for the provision of all of Council’s financial functions including accounting for all financial transactions and meeting all reporting, regulatory, accounting standards, and legislative requirements.

Federal Government pledges $3.5 million in funding for airport

10 July 2018 (amended: 10 July 2018)
Federal Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government Hon Dr John McVeigh MP has announced the federal government will commit $3.5 million in the Mount Gambier Airport redevelopment project.

Council adopts 2018-2019 Budget

27 June 2018
At the Council meeting of 20 June 2018 the 2018-2019 budget was adopted.

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