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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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 5th March 2021

Posted Friday, 5 March 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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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 26th February 2021

Posted Friday, 26 February 2021, 1.00pm

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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Posted Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12.45pm

The much-anticipated Oatlands Aquatic Centre reached an important milestone today with the start of earthworks – the first step in the construction process for the $9 million purpose-built facility for the Southern Midlands community.

Representatives from the three tiers of Government who provided funding towards this exciting project were all on hand to see work start.

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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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Oatlands Swimming Pool 2020/21 Season

Posted Friday, 30 October 2020, 12.20pm

The Oatlands Swimming Pool opens to the Public on Monday 30th November 2020. Click on the read more link below for further details on entry fees and opening times.

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Events Calendar

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Eight Hour Day Public Holiday
Council Meeting โ€“ Woodsdale Hall, 2310 Woodsdale Road, Woodsdale
Good Friday Public Holiday - Municipal Offices & Depots closed
Easter Monday Public Holiday - Municipal Offices & Depots closed
Easter Tuesday Public Holiday - Municipal Offices & Depots closed

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Partly cloudy
Sat 6 Mar 2021
Max 19°C
Partly cloudy.

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