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Blue September

Posted Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9.00am

The Rural Primary Health Service in the Southern Midlands is endeavouring to rally the town of Oatlands into Going Blue for the whole month of September to show support for those men affected by cancer.  We are hoping that you would be happy to show your support for this project by decorating your home, business or even your car with anything blue.  The Blue September Organisation is keen to support the event and will be contacting media and plan to send the town an Ambassador such as Mark Holden in the month of September! We will be approaching local media and hope this will provide the town of Oatlands with some positive publicity as the Go Pink event did in October 2014.

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Mangalore Recreation Ground Calendar 2015

Posted Monday, 27 July 2015, 9.00am

Updated Calendar for Mangalore Recreation Ground Events 2015

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2015/2016 Rates & Charges Rates Resolution

Posted Monday, 27 July 2015, 9.00am

THAT under the Local Government Act 1993 and the Fire Service Act 1979, the Southern Midlands Council has made the following rates and charges upon rateable land within the municipal area of Southern Midlands (“the municipal area”):

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Council’s Community Small Grants Program - 2015

Posted Sunday, 26 July 2015, 9.00am

Council’s   Community Small Grants program has been established to support projects, programs and activities developed for the benefit of residents of the Southern Midlands municipal area. Council recognises the immense community benefit provided to our residents and visitors by local community organisations through the provision of grants to assist them provide, but not restricted to, programs, improve safety, undertake minor capital works and purchase equipment.

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Department of Defence Public Notice - Disposal of Pontville Small Arms Range at Midland Highway, Pontville

Posted Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9.00am

The Department of Defence wishes to advise that in late 2015 it will dispose of the former Pontville Small Arms Range at Midland Highway, Pontville, Tasmania, 7030.

Defence officials will be providing public briefing sessions to inform interested parties of the disposal process of the site. Following a brief presentation, Defence officials will be available for further discussion.

Details of the public forums are as follows:

Thursday 13 August 2015
Brighton Civic Centre
25 Green Point Road, Bridgewater, 7030
12.00 noon start until 2.00 pm
Short presentation start at 12.15

Thursday 13 August 2015
Brighton Civic Centre
25 Green Point Road, Bridgewater, 7030
7.00 pm start until 9.00 pm
Short presentation start at 7.15

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Making Connections: Raising the achievement of vulnerable learners

Posted Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 7.00pm

For professionals or parents who want to raise the achievement of our vulnerable students, this event will provide a unique opportunity to hear local, interstate and overseas experts with a focus on practical, evidence based approaches to early identification, intervention, resilience and coping, assistive/adaptive technology and inclusive education practices.

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Lake Dulverton Conservation Area - Domestic Birds

Posted Monday, 13 July 2015, 5.00pm

Ratepayers are requested to not release domestic geese, ducks or chooks (recently some roosters) to live around Lake Dulverton.  The domestic ducks and geese heavily pollute the water, and the ducks have been known to breed with the wild ducks. There have been a number of domestic birds released in the area over the last few months.  It can mean that these animals find the sourcing of food difficult because it is something that they have not learnt.  They then rely on the public to feed them to survive and often go hungry.

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The Midlands 'F' Group

Posted Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9.00am

Fun, Friendly, Fantastic, Fabulous, Far out, Etc

Would like to invite community members to come along on a bus trip to visit MEN’S SHED AT KINGSTON & MARGATE on Thursday, 6th August 2015

The Kingston Men’s Shed is a partner with the Kingston Community Garden.  Members can use the resources of the Shed to do their own thing, making or repairing stuff for themselves, or working on group projects that help to raise funds for the Shed. The Kingston Community Garden Group has raised garden beds that can be hired.  A BBQ lunch is being provided by the Men’s Shed for attendees enjoyment – a wonderful end to what promises to be an enjoyable visit.

The Channel Men’s Shed provides a friendly and safe working environment where you can enjoy fellowship with other like minded men.  A variety of activities are catered for including: Woodwork, Metalwork, Handyman’s library, Jewellery making, Cooking classes or pretty much anything people are interested in doing.

If time permits, there will be a visit to the Margate History Room.  A small bus will be available, or you are welcome to come along in your own vehicle. Bus is leaving the Midlands Community Health Centre at 9:30am.

For bus reservations, or for further information, phone 6254 5025.

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Bagdad Music Hall

Posted Thursday, 25 June 2015, 9.00am

5 Great Shows – Bagdad Community Club

August 15th , 21st , 22nd , 28th , 29th 2015

An extra Show on Friday 14th may be added If sufficient demand

Ticket cost is  just $55:00 per person which includes a sumptuous two course meal plus nibblies on arrival, all tap beer, house wines and soft drinks plus the unique Show.

Tickets can be purchased initially through a Show Cast Member and go on sale Sunday 5th July. Get in early to ensure you get a seat to the ‘Entertainment Event of the Year’

Contact Maureen Smith on 62 686170.

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Midland Highway Interim Safety Improvements - Mangalore to Bagdad Stage 1

Posted Friday, 12 June 2015, 8.00am

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have committed to invest $500 million to improve safety on the Midland Highway over the next 10 years.  Using the AusRAP methodology (which is the national road safety audit approach initiated by combined national motoring associations, including RACT), he objective of the investment is to lift the safety standard of this strategic highway to a minimum 3 star AusRAP safety rating over its entire length.  For most of the Midland Highway, the predominant crash type is loss of control, most of which are single vehicle crashes with some resulting in head-on crashes and fatalities. 60% of the fatalities on the highway have been due to head-on crashes.

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