Event Sponsorship Program

Council has continued to recognise the promotional, economic and employment benefits to Mount Gambier that is realised from attracting and supporting local events in the City.

The aims of the City of Mount Gambier’s Event Sponsorship Program are to support the four pillars of the Community Plan in helping to:

  • Support the development of vibrant, creative and innovative events that enhance the economic, social and cultural life of the City of Mount Gambier
  • Increase tourist visitation and deliver measurable economic benefits to the City
  • Facilitate community involvement in events and activities
  • Attract new and diverse events to the City  of Mount Gambier
  • Support events that build and reinforce the unique and positive attributes of the City of Mount Gambier.

Tier 1 Sponsorship - Up to $2000

Funding provided to events held within the City of Mount Gambier that meets the aims of Council’s Sponsorship Program and supports the Community Plan.

Tier 1 Sponsorship Application -(87 kb)

Tier 2 Sponsorship - Over $2000

Funding provided to major/significant events held within the City of Mount Gambier that meet the aims of Council’s Sponsorship Program and supports the Community Plan.  The event must also attract substantial economic benefit and visitation to the City of Mount Gambier and include strategic and targeted marketing.

Tier 2 Sponsorship Application -(1653 kb)

Which category should I apply for?

All applicants should apply under the ‘Tier 1 Sponsorship, unless it can be proved that the proposed event will:

  • attract substantial visitation to the City
  • deliver substantial and measurable economic benefit to the City
  • incorporate strategic and targeted marketing practices in its planning and implementation
  • The event being held is that of State, National or International significance.

NOTE unsuccessful Tier 2 sponsorship applications are automatically considered under Tier 1 Sponsorship.

Event Registration Form(237 kb)

Please Note:   The release of items and/or materials that can pollute the environment and harm wildlife are banned at Council events and on Council managed reserves. These may include items such as helium filled balloons, sky lanterns etc.

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