Previously, if Mount Gambier residents needed the services of an MRI machine, they would have to travel to a capital city or across the Victorian border to Warrnambool.
The new Mount Gambier Regional Community and Recreation Hub is set to be a major game changer for the city of Mount Gambier.
The State Government’s PATS scheme is designed to provide a subsidy to regional South Australians who have to travel more than 100kms to access specialist medical services.
The city of Mount Gambier has many major timber and milling operations which operate 24/7 and there are 20 A-risk facilities in the CBD.
To open up tourism and business opportunities for the Limestone Coast region, a major redevelopment for the Mount Gambier Regional Airport has been on the cards for many years.
For many years, Mount Gambier’s vacant rail corridor running through the CBD has been an eyesore and a bone of contention for many residents.
In 2016, the SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) announced changes to their ambulance cover, cutting their coverage of interstate services.