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 Thursday 3rd June 2021

Posted Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 3.00pm

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 Tuesday 6th May 2021

Posted Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 2.15pm

Notice is hereby given of the following dates for ordinary meetings of the Southern Midlands Council to be held during 2021. Members of the public are
invited to attend these meetings. The agenda for each meeting will be available on Council’s website or from the
Council offices four days prior to each meeting. Any alterations to these meeting dates will be advertised accordingly.

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Callington Mill Vegetation Maintenance Works โ€“ April 2021

Posted Friday, 9 April 2021, 6.00pm

Please see attached information regarding some landscape maintenance works that Council will be undertaking at Callington Mill in the week commencing 12th April 2021.  

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๐“๐ฎ๐ซ๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ž๐š๐ญ๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐€๐ช๐ฎ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐œ ๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ซ๐ž

Posted Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12.45pm

The much-anticipated Oatlands Aquatic Centre reached an important milestone today with the start of earthworks – the first step in the construction process for the $9 million purpose-built facility for the Southern Midlands community.

Representatives from the three tiers of Government who provided funding towards this exciting project were all on hand to see work start.

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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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