Southern Midlands Council

Tuesday 3 May, 2016

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.

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Thursday, 28 April 2016, 11.15am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 29th April 2016

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Survey on Dog Attacks on Livestock

Posted Friday, 22 April 2016, 7.00pm

Have you had livestock attacked by dogs in the past ten years? 

A University of Tasmania researcher is seeking information regarding dog attacks upon farm livestock.  Mr Bob Holderness-Roddam, a University Associate with the School of Land and Food, says that whilst there is anecdotal evidence of dogs attacking livestock in Tasmania, there appears to be little research into such attacks.  

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Public Notices

Road Closures - Bridge Refurbishment Works

Posted Friday, 22 April 2016, 6.00pm

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Section 19 (1) (a) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982 that; 

Wattle Hill Road at Stonor will be closed due to bridge refurbishment works over the Coal River.   The closure will be from 7:30am on Monday May 2nd 2016 through to 5.00pm on Friday May 6th 2016.  

Inglewood Road at Andover will be closed due to bridge refurbishment works over the Tin Dish Rivulet.   The Inglewood Rd. bypass at the site will be in effect from 9am on Tuesday May 3rd 2016 through to 5pm on Friday May 6th 2016. 

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Tasmania’s Next Road Safety Strategy – Have Your Say

Posted Thursday, 14 April 2016, 8.00pm

The Road Safety Advisory Council (RSAC) is in the final stages of developing Tasmania’s next 10 Year Road Safety Strategy, with a vision of reducing deaths and serious injuries on Tasmanian roads to zero.

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Oatlands Pool Closure

Posted Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 1.00pm

Council wishes to advise that the Municipal Swimming Pool at Oatlands will close for the 2015/16 season at 6pm on Easter Tuesday 29th March 2016

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