Southern Midlands Council

Tuesday 11 December 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.

The Mayor, Councillors and Staff of the Southern Midlands Council wish all residents a happy and safe Christmas & New Year. 

Latest News

Christmas Picture

Christmas & New Year Arrangements

Posted Friday, 7 December 2018, 9.35am

The Municipal Offices at Oatlands and Kempton will close for Christmas on Monday 24th December 2018 at 2.00pm and re‐open on the Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 9.00am.

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Household Waste and Recycling replacement bin program is nearly completed.

Posted Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9.00am

Ratepayers on the roadside collection service for household waste and recycling are advised that the replacement bin program is nearly completed.  We thank you very much for your cooperation, patience and goodwill.

Council Officers are aware there are still a number of old green lid wheelie bins still being used for roadside collection.  These bins are no longer the approved bin for roadside collection and must not be used. Our contractor Thorp Waste is contracted to collect the approved Southern Midlands red lid bins and yellow lid bins only.

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Changes to Public Transport in the Southern Midlands and Central Highlands

Posted Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 3.15pm

Changes to Public Transport in the Southern Midlands and Central Highlands Area. Public Transport Forum Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 6pm at the Kempton Recreation Ground, Main Road Kempton.

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