About Mount Gambier

THE ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF MOUNT GAMBIER

ABOUT MOUNT GAMBIER

Mount Gambier is South Australia’s largest regional city with a population of more than 27,000 residents.

The city is home to the famous Blue Lake volcanic crater, Umpherston and Engelbrecht sinkholes and is the major centre of the Limestone Coast region.

With consistent rainfall and fertile soil, Mount Gambier is the region’s forestry hub, with major timber milling, particle board, pulp and paper manufacturing operations.

The region is also home to primary industry production, including dairy, beef and prime lamb.

Centrally located between the capital cities of Adelaide and Melbourne, the city also has a thriving trucking and transport industry.

The town of Port MacDonnell is home to the largest rock lobster fishing fleet in South Australia.

Including the outlying towns of Carpenter Rocks, Port MacDonnell, Kongorong and Tarpeena, the electorate of Mount Gambier is governed by two councils - the City of Mount Gambier and District Council of Grant.

Situated on the Southern Ocean Drive touring route, the city hosts a vibrant events calendar, including Generations in Jazz, Mount Gambier Fringe Festival and The Bay Escape.

Links

CITY OF MOUNT GAMBIER
mountgambier.sa.gov.au

DISTRICT COUNCIL OF GRANT
dcgrant.sa.gov.au

TOURISM MOUNT GAMBIER
discovermountgambier.com.au