Southern Midlands Council

Tuesday 25 September 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.

Latest News

Campania Bushfire Forum

Posted Thursday, 20 September 2018, 8.40am

Campania Community Bushfire Forum will be held on Saturday 6th October 2018 at the Campania District School Gym from  2 - 4:30pm.  Residents of Campania and surrounding areas are invited to attend a community forum to hear about local bushfire risks in preparation for this year’s fire season.  Presentations by Tasmania Fire Service and special guests.

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Chauncy Vale - Book Launch

Posted Monday, 17 September 2018, 2.00pm

The Chauncy Vale Management Committee are having a book launch to mark the reprinting of a dual edition of the Nan Chauncy books ‘Tiger in the Bush’ and ‘Devils’ Hill’.  The launch is on Saturday 6th October at Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary (350 Chauncy Vale Road, Bagdad). Nan Chauncy’s daughter Heather Chauncy will be present.

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October 2018 School Holiday Program

Posted Monday, 17 September 2018, 12.00pm

The October 2018 School Holiday Program is now open.

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Current Tenders

Posted Friday, 14 September 2018, 4.00pm

Current Tenders as advertised in the Mercury on Saturday 15th September 2018

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Events Calendar


26 Sep
Council Meeting - Oatlands Council Chambers
5 Oct
Burnie Show
11 Oct
Royal Launceston Show
19 Oct
Flinders Island Show
24 Oct
Council Meeting - Kempton Council Chambers
25 Oct
Royal Hobart Show Public Holiday

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Local Weather Source: © Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Partly cloudy
Tue 25 Sep 2018
Max 11°C
Morning frost. Partly cloudy.

Issued 5.40am, Tue 25 Sep 2018

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