Southern Midlands Council

Monday 22 December, 2014

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 fashion 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.

Seasons Greetings from Mayor Tony Bisdee OAM, Councillors and Staff of the Southern Midlands Council

Latest News

Office Closure for Christmas - New Year

Posted Thursday, 18 December 2014, 4.00pm

Council Offices will close on Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 2:00pm, and re-open on Monday 5th January 2015 at 9:00am.  

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Changes to the Household Garbage Collection

Posted Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11.00am

Changes to the Oatlands, Tunbridge, Jericho, Colebrook, Campania Woodsdale and Levendale Household Garbage Collection

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Heritage Arts & Culture Project

Posted Thursday, 13 November 2014, 6.00pm

A Heritage Arts and Crafts project is starting in our area.

  • What skills would you like to learn?
  • Or what could you teach?
  • What ideas do you have?

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January 2015 School Holiday Program

Posted Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 3.00pm

The January 2015 School Holiday program opens for bookings on Tuesday 18th November 2015

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Internet and Telephone Payment System

Posted Thursday, 9 October 2014, 4.00pm

Council has recently implemented a new Internet and Telephone payment service.

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Events Calendar


25 Dec
Christmas Day
26 Dec
Boxing Day

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Local Weather Source: © Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Light showers
Mon 22 Dec 2014
Max 23°C
Possible late shower.

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Issued 5.40am, Mon 22 Dec 2014

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