Have Your Say Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier City Council wants your feedback.

Have Your Say Mount Gambier. is an easy, safe and convenient way for you to contribute your ideas and opinions about key projects being considered by Council.

You can add your voice through surveys, submissions, quick polls and by contributing to online discussions.

Its quick, easy and convenient!

Shape your community and contribute your thoughts and ideas at a time and place that suits you, 24/7. It's safe, easy and convenient.

Mount Gambier City Council values your involvement, invites you to have your say and encourages you to tell your colleagues, friends and neighbours so they can have their say too.

Online discussions, surveys and submissions provide Council with valuable feedback and provide you and your community opportunities to discuss issues, share ideas and give your feedback to Council.

Have Your Say Mount Gambier!

Mount Gambier City Council wants your feedback.

Have Your Say Mount Gambier. is an easy, safe and convenient way for you to contribute your ideas and opinions about key projects being considered by Council.

You can add your voice through surveys, submissions, quick polls and by contributing to online discussions.

Its quick, easy and convenient!

Shape your community and contribute your thoughts and ideas at a time and place that suits you, 24/7. It's safe, easy and convenient.

Mount Gambier City Council values your involvement, invites you to have your say and encourages you to tell your colleagues, friends and neighbours so they can have their say too.

Online discussions, surveys and submissions provide Council with valuable feedback and provide you and your community opportunities to discuss issues, share ideas and give your feedback to Council.

Have Your Say Mount Gambier!

  • Expression of Interest - Edible Plants in Public Spaces

    9 days ago
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    Are you and your neighbours interested in having some edible plants like fruit and nut trees planted in your local reserve?

    The City of Mount Gambier is seeking submissions from residents who would like fruit and nut trees planted in their local reserve. Up to $1000 worth of plants are being offered for this competitive process.

    Click here for more information

    Are you and your neighbours interested in having some edible plants like fruit and nut trees planted in your local reserve?

    The City of Mount Gambier is seeking submissions from residents who would like fruit and nut trees planted in their local reserve. Up to $1000 worth of plants are being offered for this competitive process.

    Click here for more information
  • Managing Organic Waste - Kitchen Caddy Feedback

    about 1 month ago
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    The City of Mount Gambier is committed to reducing waste to landfill, especially organics. As one step towards this, in June 2016 Council gave away 2,000 kitchen caddies to green waste subscribers.

    To assist us to evaluate the effectiveness of this project, we'd like to hear from those who received a kitchen caddy as part of their subscription to Green Waste Services in 2016 - 2017.

    Council is inviting eligible candidates to complete a survey to collate feedback regarding the use of the kitchen caddies to divert food scraps away from rubbish bins, and hence landfill.

    Those completing a survey can opt-in to go into the draw to win a worm farm kit valued at over $50 or one of 30 free coffee/drink vouchers from Bookmark Café at the Mount Gambier Library.

    The City of Mount Gambier is committed to reducing waste to landfill, especially organics. As one step towards this, in June 2016 Council gave away 2,000 kitchen caddies to green waste subscribers.

    To assist us to evaluate the effectiveness of this project, we'd like to hear from those who received a kitchen caddy as part of their subscription to Green Waste Services in 2016 - 2017.

    Council is inviting eligible candidates to complete a survey to collate feedback regarding the use of the kitchen caddies to divert food scraps away from rubbish bins, and hence landfill.

    Those completing a survey can opt-in to go into the draw to win a worm farm kit valued at over $50 or one of 30 free coffee/drink vouchers from Bookmark Café at the Mount Gambier Library.
  • Environmental Sustainability Innovation Fund

    about 2 months ago
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    The City of Mount Gambier has made a strong commitment to embrace environmental sustainability. Council has become very aware of its environment and that of the community and wishes to act as a local leader and also aid in demonstrating environmental sustainability actions and environmental compliance.

    The City of Mount Gambier is seeking applications from individuals or groups residing/located within the City who would like to establish small-scale projects that are innovative and create positive environmental, social and economic benefits for the community. Up to $5000 for each application is being offered for this competitive process.

    For more information, click here.

    The City of Mount Gambier has made a strong commitment to embrace environmental sustainability. Council has become very aware of its environment and that of the community and wishes to act as a local leader and also aid in demonstrating environmental sustainability actions and environmental compliance.

    The City of Mount Gambier is seeking applications from individuals or groups residing/located within the City who would like to establish small-scale projects that are innovative and create positive environmental, social and economic benefits for the community. Up to $5000 for each application is being offered for this competitive process.

    For more information, click here.
  • Elector Representation Review - Proposal Feedback

    4 months ago
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    The Local Government Act (1999) requires all Councils to periodically review their composition and structure.

    This review considers elements such as:

    • the configuration of the principal member of Council (Elected Mayor or Chairperson)
    • the composition and division of the Council including the total number of elected members and the need for area or ward councillors
    • the division of Council into wards or the retention of the existing ‘no wards’ structure
    • the level of ward representation; and
    • the naming of wards.

    In July this year, the City of Mount Gambier invited interested community members to review an options paper and provide... Continue reading

    The Local Government Act (1999) requires all Councils to periodically review their composition and structure.

    This review considers elements such as:

    • the configuration of the principal member of Council (Elected Mayor or Chairperson)
    • the composition and division of the Council including the total number of elected members and the need for area or ward councillors
    • the division of Council into wards or the retention of the existing ‘no wards’ structure
    • the level of ward representation; and
    • the naming of wards.

    In July this year, the City of Mount Gambier invited interested community members to review an options paper and provide feedback on the various options available.

    A report detailing the review process has been prepared which includes a proposed structure and composition of Council.

    Feedback on the proposed structure is currently sought from the community - more information

  • Elector Representation Review

    8 months ago
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    The Local Government Act (1999) requires all Councils to periodically review their composition and structure.

    The City of Mount Gambier invites interested community members to review an options paper which examines the various options available and provide input through the provision of a written submission or completion of a hard copy or online submitted response form.

    For more information go to the Elector Representation Review page.


    The Local Government Act (1999) requires all Councils to periodically review their composition and structure.

    The City of Mount Gambier invites interested community members to review an options paper which examines the various options available and provide input through the provision of a written submission or completion of a hard copy or online submitted response form.

    For more information go to the Elector Representation Review page.


  • Have your say on the 2016/17 Draft Business Plan & Budget

    12 months ago
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    The City of Mount Gambier has released its 2016/17 Draft Business Plan and Budget and is now seeking feedback from the broader community.

    Council is committed to listening and responding to the concerns and ideas of the community, and we're making it easier for individuals to share their views on the forthcoming 2016/17 Draft Business Plan and Budget.

    The Draft Business Plan and Budget is a statement of the City’s intended program and activities for the financial year. It contains a summary of revenue and expenditure required to deliver our programs, all developed within the context of Councils - Strategic... Continue reading

    The City of Mount Gambier has released its 2016/17 Draft Business Plan and Budget and is now seeking feedback from the broader community.

    Council is committed to listening and responding to the concerns and ideas of the community, and we're making it easier for individuals to share their views on the forthcoming 2016/17 Draft Business Plan and Budget.

    The Draft Business Plan and Budget is a statement of the City’s intended program and activities for the financial year. It contains a summary of revenue and expenditure required to deliver our programs, all developed within the context of Councils - Strategic Plan, Long Term Financial and Asset Management Plans. Importantly it also describes the impact on rates and the implications for our ratepayers.

    Council encourages you to participate in this important consultation process and provide feedback on the Draft Business Plan and Budget by COB Friday 29 April 2016.

    Click here for more information
  • Organics attitudes and perspectives

    about 1 year ago
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    The City of Mount Gambier is continually reviewing how it manages waste.

    Waste collection and disposal – including general waste, recycling, and organics – is one of the most significant activities that Council undertakes – both in terms of resources and finances.

    Currently, Council is wanting to get a better understanding of how Mount Gambier residents manage their organic material – food scraps and garden waste – and their attitudes towards organic waste management.

    We seek you input into an online survey of attitudes and practices around management of waste organics.

    Mount Gambier residents who participate in this survey will... Continue reading

    The City of Mount Gambier is continually reviewing how it manages waste.

    Waste collection and disposal – including general waste, recycling, and organics – is one of the most significant activities that Council undertakes – both in terms of resources and finances.

    Currently, Council is wanting to get a better understanding of how Mount Gambier residents manage their organic material – food scraps and garden waste – and their attitudes towards organic waste management.

    We seek you input into an online survey of attitudes and practices around management of waste organics.

    Mount Gambier residents who participate in this survey will assist this aim, and can go into the draw to win a free worm farm or compost bin valued at over $50.

    For more information, click here
  • Community Plan - The Futures Paper 2016 - 2020

    about 1 year ago
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    The City of Mount Gambier has been working on developing a Community Plan which is to guide Council over the next four years and serve as a blueprint to build a progressive, knowledge based city that embraces new technologies, culture and sustainable living.

    The Community Plan has been developed using the aspirations identified in the Futures Paper, a long term plan which involved the input of 600 residents.

    The consultation on the Community Plan will complete the development phase for the paper, ensuring Council has captured the key points raised during the first round of community discussions.

    Council is inviting community feedback on a range of proposed key initiatives and services against the headings of:

    • Our People
    • Our Location
    • Our Economy; and
    • Our Climate, Natural Resources, Art, Culture and Heritage.

    Click here to access our Community Plan consultation hub and find out more.


    The City of Mount Gambier has been working on developing a Community Plan which is to guide Council over the next four years and serve as a blueprint to build a progressive, knowledge based city that embraces new technologies, culture and sustainable living.

    The Community Plan has been developed using the aspirations identified in the Futures Paper, a long term plan which involved the input of 600 residents.

    The consultation on the Community Plan will complete the development phase for the paper, ensuring Council has captured the key points raised during the first round of community discussions.

    Council is inviting community feedback on a range of proposed key initiatives and services against the headings of:

    • Our People
    • Our Location
    • Our Economy; and
    • Our Climate, Natural Resources, Art, Culture and Heritage.

    Click here to access our Community Plan consultation hub and find out more.


  • Crime Prevention and CCTV

    over 1 year ago
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    The City of Mount Gambier is calling for community input into an online survey about the role that CCTV plays in changing our perceptions of safety in the inner-city.

    In November it was announced that Council would replace numerous out-dated cameras across the City with the introduction of 23 state of the art CCTV devices. This project was assisted by a State Government grant of $40,000 from the Attorney-General’s Department.

    The roll out of the new cameras will be the first major upgrade of the city’s CCTV system in 20 years.

    As part of... Continue reading

    The City of Mount Gambier is calling for community input into an online survey about the role that CCTV plays in changing our perceptions of safety in the inner-city.

    In November it was announced that Council would replace numerous out-dated cameras across the City with the introduction of 23 state of the art CCTV devices. This project was assisted by a State Government grant of $40,000 from the Attorney-General’s Department.

    The roll out of the new cameras will be the first major upgrade of the city’s CCTV system in 20 years.

    As part of the introduction of the new cameras, the Attorney-General’s Department and Council is seeking feedback from the community regarding the extent that CCTV contributes to city users feeling safe at various times of the day or night.

    Community input will also help to identify the level of awareness of the CCTV network and its effectiveness as tool in the prevention of crime.

    The survey can be found here.

  • All you need to know about the Mount Gambier Railway Lands

    over 1 year ago
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    The Mount Gambier Railway Lands is a unique and exciting new public space located in the heart of the City of Mount Gambier.

    'The Rail' is an initiative of the City of Mount Gambier which aims work with our community to test and trial a range events and activities at the Railway Lands.

    We've set up a separate Have Your Say page which provides a place for everything you need to know about the Mount Gambier Railway Lands or 'The Rail' project. Send us your feedback, ask a question of The Rail project team and check out the photos of the before and after of the space.

    Click through to The Rail page and let us know your thoughts and don't forget to share your ideas at #therail5290.

    The Mount Gambier Railway Lands is a unique and exciting new public space located in the heart of the City of Mount Gambier.

    'The Rail' is an initiative of the City of Mount Gambier which aims work with our community to test and trial a range events and activities at the Railway Lands.

    We've set up a separate Have Your Say page which provides a place for everything you need to know about the Mount Gambier Railway Lands or 'The Rail' project. Send us your feedback, ask a question of The Rail project team and check out the photos of the before and after of the space.

    Click through to The Rail page and let us know your thoughts and don't forget to share your ideas at #therail5290.