Latest News Archive

125th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage - Celebrating Women Enacting Change

17 September 2019
The District Council of Grant will celebrate generations of local women working to achieve change in the past, present and future in an exhibition to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Women’s’ Suffrage.

District Council of Grant appoints new Chief Executive Officer

17 September 2019
The Mayor and Elected Members of the District Council of Grant wish to announce the appointment of Mr Darryl Whicker to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Coastal Collaboration exhibition meet the Artists evening

11 September 2019
An enthusiastic group of people attended the Coastal Collaboration exhibition meet the Artists evening at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex on Friday 6 September 2019.

Council responds to recent safety concerns at the Mount Gambier & District Saleyards

10 September 2019
A quick response from Council follows the recent release of an Ombudsman SA report into SafeWork SA and unsafe practices at the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards.

Community Grant Scheme

29 August 2019
More than $21,000 will be invested back into the District Council of Grant community through the completion of another successful round of the popular Community Grant Scheme.

District Council of Grant Academic Scholarships

15 August 2019
The District Council of Grant have awarded the 2019 round of academic scholarships to eligible students who reside in the District Council of Grant area.

Tour of the Great South Coast

2 August 2019

New gallery exhibition open at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex

29 July 2019
A new gallery exhibition has opened at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex. “Coastal Collaboration” features multiple artists from the local area, all of which explore different mediums bringing a wide range of art to our local community.

Tech Savvy Seniors returns to Port MacDonnell Library

26 July 2019

School Holiday Fun at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex

15 July 2019
Children of all ages have enjoyed hanging out at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex during the school holidays, with various different activities taking place. The school holiday program provides free sessions for children of any age to join in.

Concept Design Revealed for Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade

5 July 2019
The release of the terminal concepts for Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade marks another important achievement in the progress of this $9.2M project. A bold and fresh demonstration of modern architectural thinking, the terminal will be embedded in the landscape to create a memorable experience for passengers travelling to and from the Limestone Coast Region.

Waterfront Stage 2 Funding Announced

4 July 2019
Stage 2 of the Waterfront redevelopment at Port MacDonnell will kick off in 2019 with a successful funding allocation by Minister Stephan Knoll through the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Awarded $352,500 for the project through the Planning and Development Fund, the District Council of Grant will co-fund 50% of the project with the State Government to take the project to the value of $705,000. The project will deliver new playground, fitness park, redevelopment of the town entrance at Standish Street and general landscaping across the Stage 1 and Stage 2 spaces.

2019-2020 Budget Adoption

27 June 2019
The District Council of Grant 2019-2020 Budget was adopted on 24 June 2019, with a strong focus on financial sustainability and a long term financial strategy.

Expressions of Interest for the Mount Gambier & District Saleyards Strategy Committee

13 June 2019
The Mount Gambier & District Saleyards Strategy Committee are looking for two (2) Community/Business Nominees with a strong business acumen and a knowledge of the livestock industry to join the Committee.

Volunteers Celebrated

24 May 2019
On Thursday 23 May 2019 volunteer organisations within our district were celebrated.

Annual Business Plan - Consultation

21 May 2019
Council is currently in the process of developing the Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2019-20 financial year. The public are invited to make on-line or written submissions to Council and/or present verbal submissions at a public meeting which will be held on Monday 17 June 2019 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm in the Council Chambers, 324 Commercial Street West, Mount Gambier.

Construction begins at Mount Gambier Regional Aiport

9 May 2019
Construction has commenced on the $9.2M Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade project with Heenan Earthworks, the lead contractor for the runway and heavy apron beginning on site.

Food Safety Course - Tuesday 4 June 2019

7 May 2019
TAFE SA and District Council of Grant are offering this accredited short course designed to help increase your knowledge of food safety and to enhance the level of professionalism in our region. More information is available on the attached flyer.

Temporary road closures - Generations in Jazz

29 April 2019

PMCC Holiday Program

24 April 2019

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Mount Gambier

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PO Box 724

Mount Gambier SA 5290

Port MacDonnell
Community Complex

5 Charles Street

Port MacDonnell SA 5291

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