Council services during COVID-19 SA lockdown

Following the State Government announcement that South Australia is in lockdown from midnight Wednesday 18 November 2020 for the next six days due to COVID-19, Council provides the following update regarding Council services.

Santa’s Boulevard event

The NF McDonnell and Sons Santa’s Boulevard drive through Christmas display will not go ahead at Blue Lake Sports Park on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020 between 7:00pm and 10:00pm as previously advertised.

The event will be rescheduled to a later date.

Kerbside bin collection

No changes to kerbside bin collection.

Waste Transfer Station

Waste Transfer Station currently closed to the public.

Customer service counter – Civic Centre

The customer service counter at the Civic Centre is closed.

Residents are encouraged to use online payments where possible and to make enquiries via phone on 8721 2555, email or visit Council’s website

ReUse Market

The ReUse Market is currently closed to the public. The scheduled open day on Saturday 21 November 2020 has been cancelled.

Mount Gambier Library

The Mount Gambier Library is currently closed.

The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre

The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre is currently closed.

Mount Gambier Visitor Centre

The Mount Gambier Visitor Centre is currently closed.

For bus ticketing enquiries, please contact the bus company direct.

Premier Stateliner: 1300 851 345 or

V/Line: 1800 800 007 or

Works Depot

The Works Depot is closed to the public. Required works are continuing around the city.

Carinya Gardens Cemetery and Chapel

The Carinya Gardens Cemetery and Chapel is closed.

Council meetings

Details on how the public can access meetings during this time will be published on the corresponding agenda. Agendas and minutes of all meetings of Council can be found here.

Public facilities

All public amenities are closed.

Council acknowledges this disruption to services may cause inconvenience to the community, however it takes its responsibility for public health seriously and has based these decisions on the most current information and advice. We will continue to review this situation and remain committed to providing services to our community for the long-term, with a focus on recovery as well as the immediate situation.

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Barbara Cernovskis

City of Mount Gambier Acting CEO

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