MARCH 20: MOUNT Gambier City Council allocates $30,000 to have concept plans drawn ahead of a potential bid for federal funding.
The resolution follows Cr Frank Morello’s motion to refresh decade-old plans and feasibility studies for an indoor pool.
MARCH 21: THE momentum of the grassroots campaign leads to a community meeting at the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre.
More than 300 people attend the public forum and a further 400 apologies are received.
Those in attendance unanimously endorse the formation of a steering committee to drive the project.
Member for Barker Tony Pasin announces funding is up for grabs through the Federal Government’s Regional