Southern Midlands Council

Sunday 21 January, 2018

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 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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SOBA @ Callington

Posted Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12.00pm


Join master soba noodle chefs from Japan coming to Callington Mill, Oatlands for a demonstration of every step of the process of soba noodle making using Tasmanian buckwheat which has been ground at Callington Mill.

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Australia Day Award Recipients and Presentation Ceremony

Posted Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 3.00am

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

  • Citizen of the Year Award - Mrs Karen Dudgeon
  • Young Citizen of the Year Award - Miss Rebekah Iles
  • Community Event of the Year - Oatlands Golf Club "B Grade Championships"

A Presentation Ceremony and morning tea will be held on Friday, 26th January 2018 at the Oatlands RSL Club, Albert Street, Oatlands at 10.00 am. 

All members of the community are welcome to attend.

Anthony E Bisdee OAM

Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 12.05am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 10th January 2018.

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Festival of Small Halls is coming

Posted Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 5.00pm

The Festival of Small Halls is coming to the Broadmarsh Hall, 1218 Elderslie Road Broadmarsh on the 18th January 2018. 

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Oatlands Christmas Pageant

Posted Friday, 10 November 2017, 4.00pm

Oatlands Christmans Pageant now in its 28th year is on again on Friday 15th December 2017 commencing at 6.30pm in High Street Oatlands and afterwards at Callington Mill Park. Free BBQ, Spinning Wheel & Ham Raffle and Santa will be in attendance, 

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