Southern Midlands Council

Welcome to the Southern Midlands

Take a walk around 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

Take a stroll along the Dulverton Walking Track

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 3,800 rateable properties and 6,000 persons scattered throughout the districts.

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

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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Monday 18th October 2021

Posted Monday, 18 October 2021, 8.00am

Notice is hereby given that applications have been made to Council under the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 for the use or development of land as follows:

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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Saturday 9th October 2021

Posted Saturday, 9 October 2021, 6.00pm

Notice is hereby given that applications have been made to Council under the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 for the use or development of land as follows:

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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 6th October 2021

Posted Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 6.00pm

Notice is hereby given that applications have been made to Council under the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 for the use or development of land as follows:

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COVID-19 UPDATE Southern Tasmania 3-day Lockdown

Posted Thursday, 15 October 2020, 4.00am

A three-day lockdown applies to Southern Tasmania from 6pm on Friday 15 October until 6pm on Monday 18 October.

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COVID-19 additional requirement for entering Council Buildings and Council Workplaces.

Posted Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 7.00pm

As part of the Minimum Standard for managing COVID-19, Council are required to keep a record that would assist with notifying people or relevant authorities in the event a person or persons who enter/leave a Council Building or Council Workplace of any potential exposure to Covid-19

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