Mount Gambier is a city in the southeastern corner of South Australia. It’s known for its limestone, volcanic landscape and crater lakes. One of these, Blue Lake, turns cobalt blue in summer. Nearby, the Centenary Tower offers panoramic views of the area. The Umpherston Sinkhole contains a lush sunken garden. The Lady Nelson Visitor Centre houses a full-size replica of a late-18th-century ship.
The city is South Australia’s largest regional city outside of Adelaide with a population of around 24,000 and is approximately 450km south east of the capital. The city and surrounding areas provides a full range of shopping and social services that support major industries such as transport, construction, agriculture, forestry, horticulture, dairy, engineering and tourism. Apart from by road, Mount Gambier is accessible by daily flights and buses from both Adelaide and Melbourne. A variety of sporting activities can be pursued and the community is well served by an excellent range of public and private primary and secondary schools, along with University and technical education offerings.