Southern Midlands Council

Wednesday 1 April, 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 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.

Latest News

Easter Closure

Posted Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 3.00pm

Tony Bisdee OAM, Councillors and Staff of the Southern Midlands Council wish everyone a Happy and Safe Easter.

Easter Image

Council Offices and Depots will close for the Easter Period on Thursday 2nd April  at 4:30pm and re-open at 9:00am on Wednesday 8th April.

For any emergencies only during this period, please phone our after hours emergency number 0419 325 405.

Campania Structural Plan 2015

Posted Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 1.20pm

Have your say in the future of Campania. 

The Southern Midlands Council has committed to the preparation of the Campania Structure Plan 2015.  The purpose of this project is to develop a plan to guide the future growth of Campania and address key existing issues. It will include policies and recommendations that will be used to guide Council and government decisions in relation to future development and provision of services.  It will be important that the plan is in-line with community expectations and desires for the future.

In April and May Council will be holding three public workshops that all interested members of the community are invited to attend.  The workshops will be facilitated by project consultants JMG Engineers & Planners.

Want to attend a workshop?  Call Council on 6259 3011, or just show up!

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Brighton Green Ponds RSL Sub Branch Inc. Anzac Day Services 2015

Posted Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 9.00am

The Brighton Green Ponds RSL will be conducting a Dawn Service 6.30am at the Bagdad Community Club car park followed by breakfast in the club rooms.

An 11am Service will be held at the Memorial Hall, Main Road Kempton, followed by light snacks in the clubrooms.

Should inclement weather prevail at either venue the services will be held in the hall.

All Welcome.

RSL Club open from 12.00 noon to 6.00pm

Lest We Forget

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Family Day - Chauncy Vale

Posted Friday, 6 March 2015, 3.00pm

A Family Day will be held at Chauncy Vale, Bagdad on Sunday 12th April 2015

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Community Workshop - Chauncy Vale

Posted Friday, 6 March 2015, 2.00pm

Help contribute to the future direction for the Vale

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