Southern Midlands Council

Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

Take a stroll along the Dulverton Wakling 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 3800 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, 22 June 2017, 6.00pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 23rd July 2017

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Artist In Residence Book

Southern Midlands Council’s ‘Artist in Residence’ program

Posted Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1.00pm

The SMC has proudly sponsored the production of a high quality 16 page booklet depicting some of Henrietta's (Artist in Residence) Oatlands-based works. These booklets are for sale and available from the Kempton and Oatlands Council Offices for $10 each. All proceeds from the sale of these books will provide similar assistance to future artists who are undertaking our residency to ensure that their work remains accessible to the broader community.

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TasWater update: Action continues over unusual water taste in Oatlands

Posted Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2.50pm

TasWater is continuing to monitor the quality of the water being supplied to Oatlands in relation to customer reports of taste and odour.

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Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

Posted Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 3.20pm

Acknowledge Community Contributors

The search is on for individuals, businesses, organisations and community groups that are making a difference in our local community through the annual Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards.

Residents are invited to consider nominating an individual, business, organisation or group that is helping to reshape and inspire our community. If you know someone that has provided support and made a real difference in your life, why not give them a pat on the back and nominate them for an award. It would be great for our community contributors to be showcased in these Awards.

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‘Rosehaven’ comes to Oatlands

Posted Friday, 9 June 2017, 3.00pm

The Southern Midlands Council is extremely pleased to advise the community that parts of the second series of ‘ROSEHAVEN’ will be filmed in and around Oatlands, commencing June 2017.

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