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26 10, 2018

Rook Walk Centenary

By |2018-10-26T15:26:27+00:00October 26th, 2018|0 Comments

This historical moment saw Mount Gambier come to a standstill on Wednesday 27 November 1918. More than 2000 people assembled at the lakes area to take part in the greatest one-day community effort in the city’s history. Rook Walk was built as part of a beautification of the lakes scheme and organised by hotelier Arthur Rook and the progress association. The volunteers included tradesmen, labourers, bankers, shop assistants and 300 ladies who provided three meals [...]

28 09, 2018

Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations

By |2018-10-12T13:11:06+00:00September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

October is all about celebrating Cabernet in Coonawarra, and we invite you to celebrate, educate and activate your senses! This years program will be jam-packed full of events taking place throughout our region, kicking off on the October Long weekend 28th September. Over the course of the month, there will be plenty of opportunities for wine enthusiasts, foodies and families alike to discover Coonawarra whilst savoring our world-class wines and enjoying our country hospitality and [...]

3 05, 2018

Generations in Jazz

By |2017-10-10T07:34:41+00:00May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Jazz music may have its roots in places like New Orleans and New York, but its influence reaches around the globe. Mount Gambier, in South Australia’s Limestone Coast, is Australia’s hot spot for this high-energy sound – largely thanks to a unique annual event called Generations in Jazz. This spectacular gathering on the outskirts of the city made famous for its Blue Lake not only attracts the jazz legends of today, but the bright stars [...]

26 01, 2018

Australia Day Breakfast and Awards

By |2017-10-05T16:08:10+00:00January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Rise and shine for an early start to your Australia Day! Join us at the City of Mount Gambier Australia Day celebrations where we come together to acknowledge the contributions of our citizens. Relax and enjoy a family friendly environment. Talented live performances by local entertainers and indulge in a delicious breakfast available, prepared by Rotary Lakes (all proceeds go to charity). This is truly  a community event and we all welcome locals and visitors [...]

20 10, 2017

Mount Gambier Annual Spring Show

By |2017-10-09T09:46:02+00:00October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Annual Spring Show: Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd October 2017 There is nothing like show time! Come along and enjoy this regional show. Come and meet famous "George the Farmer", watch the Howling Huskies, and  Speed Shearing. Saddle up for the free mechanical bull rides and more! Adults $16 / Children 5-16 years $8 / Pensioners $10 / Family $38 / Cars $3 Family ticket admits 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and [...]

6 10, 2017

Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations all of October

By |2017-10-06T15:23:33+00:00October 6th, 2017|Entertainment, Event, Taste, Tourist Drives, Wine|0 Comments

    October has much to offer in Mount Gambier and the surrounding areas as we welcome in summer and celebrate all that is wonderful about region. In particular, October is the month of celebration for the famous Coonawarra wine region, which is an easy drive from the centre of Mount Gambier. Cabernet is at the heart of the Coonawarra wine experience and like the wine the Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations have grown better with age. [...]

6 10, 2017

Do you remember building a Cubby?

By |2017-10-06T11:55:54+00:00October 6th, 2017|Entertainment, Family|0 Comments

In Australia building  a“Cubby” is a special part of our childhood. Romping around the bush, finding the perfect branch and greenery to make a cubby could take hours and once we had our materials they were only limited to our imaginations. Then once our forts, castles and hideaways were built the games could begin. Yes, we got grubby, often muddy and endured scratches but the fun was worth it all. Here in Mount Gambier, the [...]