Southern Midlands Council

Monday 30 November, 2015

Welcome to the Southern Midlands

Drop into the Heritage Highway Visitor Centre.

Take a tour of the Callington Mill Complex

Explore the Topiary Trail in Oatlands village

Keep a watch out for the Shadows of the Past

Visit the Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary

View our heritage resources and collections

Step back in time

Take in our wonderful landscapes and things from a bygone era

Welcome to the Southern Midlands of Tasmania, where a blend of good old fashioned values and modern ideas co-exist. The Southern Midlands Council is a rural local government authority with approximately 3400 rateable properties and 6000 persons scattered throughout the districts.

Towns and localities include Mangalore, Bagdad, Broadmarsh, Elderslie, Dysart, Kempton, Melton Mowbray, Oatlands, Tunbridge, Tunnack, Parattah, Woodsdale, Levendale, Runnymede, Colebrook, Campania and Rekuna.

Latest News

Midlands Highway Safety Upgrades – Mangalore to Bagdad

Posted Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12.00am

The final design plans for Mangalore to Bagdad Stage 1 are on display at the Bagdad Community Club.

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Health Farms

NRM South - Property Management Planning Workshop

Posted Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12.00am

NRM South are running Property Management Planning workshops in the Glamorgan Spring Bay & Southern Midlands Council areas, in April/May 2016.  These PMP workshops are a great opportunity to network with other farmers in your region and learn about new ideas, innovations and technology relevant to your enterprise.  

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Have your Say

Road Safety in Tasmania – Have Your Say

Posted Monday, 19 October 2015, 12.00am

Every person is a road user and has a responsibility for road safety.    The Road Safety Advisory Council is currently developing the new Towards Zero – Tasmanian Road Safety Strategy 2017-2026, and wants your input on how we can improve road safety and strive for a zero road toll in Tasmania.


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More Latest News

Heritage Highway
Visitor Centre

Visit the Heritage Highway Visitor Information Centre located in the Callington Mill Complex, 1 Mill Lane, Oatlands, Tasmania for information.

Events Calendar


9 Dec
Council Meeting - Kempton Council Chambers
9 Dec
Annual General Meeting - Kempton Council Chambers
18 Dec
Oatlands Christmas Pageant
25 Dec
Christmas Day
26 Dec
Boxing Day
28 Dec
Boxing Day Public Holiday

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Local Weather Source: © Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Mon 30 Nov 2015
Max 23°C
Late rain at times.

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Issued 5.40am, Mon 30 Nov 2015

Southern Midlands of Tasmania, where a blend of good old fashioned values and modern ideas co-exist