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

Have your say in the Future of Oatlands

Posted Friday, 7 August 2020, 3.00pm

Council are pleased to announce that community consultation will commence in August 2020 on the development of a new plan for Oatlands.  The Oatlands Structure Plan is a project to actively engage with the community to prepare a clear, concise and specific plan for future development and land use in Oatlands. 

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Public Notices

Development Applications as advertised in the Mercury on Thursday 30th July 2020

Posted Thursday, 30 July 2020, 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

SMC Community Small Grants Program 2020

Posted Friday, 24 July 2020, 2.00pm

The community is advised that Council’s Community Small Grants Program 2020 is open from Monday, 27th July 2020 and closing at 4.00 pm on Monday, 24th August 2020.

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Proposed Tourist Accommodation Facility in Oatlands

Posted Friday, 17 July 2020, 3.15pm

Council will be holding a Community Information Drop-In Session from 2:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, 5th of August at the C.T. Fish Building, 70 High Street, Oatlands in regard to a proposed tourist accommodation facility in Oatlands.

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Public Notices

Development Applications as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 17th July 2020

Posted Thursday, 16 July 2020, 9.30am

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