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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 [...]

14 09, 2018

How to start your Volcano Experience

By |2018-09-14T11:43:17+00:00September 14th, 2018|Awards, Entertainment, Experience, Family, Feature, To Do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Uncover the the deep geological history of Mount Gambier with 'Volcano'. Viewers can experience the incredible story of earth, fire and water with this award winning cinematic experience. The free one-hour screening unearths the region's fascinating past along with a short-film of the Cratibul story. Have your senses wowed with this big screen cinematic experience as it weaves its way through its incredible story of how eight major eruptions created Mount Gambier. This exciting adventure takes [...]

19 05, 2018

That’s Quirky

By |2018-05-19T14:07:15+00:00May 19th, 2018|Experience, Family, Feature, To Do, Tourist Drives|0 Comments

Visiting Mount Gambier and exploring the surrounding areas can unearth some amazing sights, walks and discoveries. The region of Mount Gambier has many different stories to seek out and some are a bit left-field. One of the quirky finds in the region is at neighbouring Port MacDonnell where you can get up close to a German Mine that washed ashore in 1943. You will discover it perched out the front of the historic Customs House. Delve into the history of [...]

9 02, 2018

COLLISIONS – Virtual Reality Exhibition

By |2018-02-26T08:35:50+00:00February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Nyarri offers us a view of his first contact with western culture during the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his witnessing firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. Only 6 positions available each session for this Emmy award winning Virtual Reality [...]

9 02, 2018

A Military Museum with a difference

By |2018-02-18T12:23:22+00:00February 9th, 2018|Experience, Family, Food, Members, To Do|0 Comments

   The RSL War Museum is a place you will want to visit while you are in Mount Gambier While walking through the Mount Gambier Visitor Center I came across a small display of War memorabilia enticing visitors to check out the Mount Gambier RSL's (Return Services League) War Museum. You will find the Museum on Sturt street, behind the main bar in the Mount Gambier Community RSL club, just ask one of the friendly staff to show you the way. From the [...]

8 02, 2018

COLLISIONS – Virtual Reality Exhibition

By |2018-02-26T08:35:50+00:00February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Nyarri offers us a view of his first contact with western culture during the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his witnessing firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. Only 6 positions available each session for this Emmy award winning Virtual Reality [...]

7 02, 2018

COLLISIONS – Virtual Reality Exhibition

By |2018-02-26T08:35:50+00:00February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Nyarri offers us a view of his first contact with western culture during the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his witnessing firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. Only 6 positions available each session for this Emmy award winning Virtual Reality [...]

6 02, 2018

COLLISIONS – Virtual Reality Exhibition

By |2018-02-26T08:35:50+00:00February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Nyarri offers us a view of his first contact with western culture during the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his witnessing firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. Only 6 positions available each session for this Emmy award winning Virtual Reality [...]

5 02, 2018

COLLISIONS – Virtual Reality Exhibition

By |2018-02-26T08:35:50+00:00February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Nyarri offers us a view of his first contact with western culture during the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his witnessing firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. Only 6 positions available each session for this Emmy award winning Virtual Reality [...]

4 02, 2018

COLLISIONS – Virtual Reality Exhibition

By |2018-02-26T08:35:50+00:00February 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. Nyarri offers us a view of his first contact with western culture during the dramatic collision between his traditional world view and his witnessing firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. Only 6 positions available each session for this Emmy award winning Virtual Reality [...]