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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Community Forum

Oatlands Structure Plan 2020

Posted Thursday, 7 January 2021, 4.00pm

Have your say in the future of Oatlands

Council are pleased to announce that a first draft of the Oatlands Structure Plan has now been completed and is ready for exhibition and comment.

An information session will be held at the Gay Street Hall on the 20th January 2021 at 7pm.

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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Thursday 7th January 2021

Posted Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 5.00pm

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 5th January 2021

Posted Tuesday, 5 January 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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Australia Day Award Recipients and Presentation Ceremony

Posted Monday, 4 January 2021, 8.00am

The Southern Midlands Council wishes to congratulate the recipients of Council’s 2021 Australia Day Awards.

Citizen of the Year Award - Ms Kate Gillham
Young Citizen of the Year Award - Mr Rohan Barwick
Community Event of the Year Award - 2020 Kempton Festival

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Boutique Hotel Development Opportunity

Boutique Hotel Development Opporunity

Posted Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 7.05am

Southern Midlands Council is looking to attract a proponent who will establish an accommodation hotel in the historic village of Oatlands with at least a 4-star rating and 30+ rooms. It is envisaged it will include ancillary facilities such as a bar, food services and multi-purpose meeting/conference room.

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