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.

Latest News

Midlands Indoor Aquatic Centre gets the Green Light

Posted Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 4.00pm

A new purpose-built Aquatic Centre for the region will now become a reality with the Southern Midlands Council deciding to progress to construction phase. This project was identified some twenty plus years ago in recognition that the existing facility was nearing the end of its useful life.

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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 20th November 2020 - Annual General Meeting

Posted Friday, 20 November 2020, 8.45am


Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Southern Midlands Council will be held on Wednesday, 9th December 2020 at the Oatlands Ex-Services and Community Club, 1 Albert Street, Oatlands commencing at 5.00 p.m.  Members of the public are invited to attend.

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Public Notices

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Thursday 19th November 2020

Posted Thursday, 19 November 2020, 8.45am

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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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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