Southern Midlands Council

Thursday 19 October, 2017

Welcome to the Southern Midlands

Take a tour of 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.

Latest News

Media Release - Whisky Distillery Plans Set to Breathe New Life Into Callington Mill precinct

Posted Monday, 16 October 2017, 2.45pm

A new whisky distillery in the main street of the township of Oatlands is set to be a major driver of tourists and visitors if it gets rezoning and planning approvals.  Mayor Tony Bisdee OAM made the announcement today as part of the Southern Midlands Council’s review of its operation of the Callington Mill precinct, which will involve the closure of the visitor centre and café from mid October.

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Letter to Ratepayer/Residents

Posted Monday, 16 October 2017, 2.30pm

Dear Ratepayer / Resident

I am writing to you to give an update on the Callington Mill precinct at Oatlands and what will be the next phase in its development.  As you would be aware, with significant funding from both the State and Federal Governments, and the Southern Midlands Council, Callington Mill was fully restored and made operational in 2010, with a visitor centre and café included, and more recently, a community blacksmith and heritage garden making up the site precinct.

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Friday, 13 October 2017, 5.15pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Monday 16th October 2017.

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11.00am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 27th September 2017.

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Colebrook boil water alert - Taswater

Posted Friday, 22 September 2017, 11.00am

For further information please select the Read More and you will be redirected to TasWater Web Page

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Events Calendar

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20 Oct
Flinders Island Show
25 Oct
Council Meeting - Kempton Council Chambers
26 Oct
Royal Hobart Show Public Holiday
6 Nov
Recreation Day Launceston
6 Nov
Recreation Day

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