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, Oatlands, Tunbridge, Tunnack, Parattah, Woodsdale, Levendale, Runnymede, Colebrook, Campania and Rekuna.

Latest News

Review of Tasmania's Local Governement Legislation Framework

Posted Thursday, 15 August 2019, 7.05pm

The Tasmanian Government (Department of Premier and Cabinet) is conducting a major review of Tasmania’s Local Government Legislation Framework.  The Review was announced in June 2018 and will involve extensive consultation with the local government sector, the community and affected stakeholders.

DPAC is holding a Community information and consultation session in Oatlands on Monday 2nd September 2019 from 5:30pm - 7pm at the Midlands Memorial Community Centre High Street, Oatlands hosted by the Oatlands District Progress Association.

Further information about the review, please select the read more link below.

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Public Notices

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Monday 5th August 2019

Posted Monday, 5 August 2019, 8.30am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Monday 5th August 2019.

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The Small Community Grants Program for 2019/2020

Posted Saturday, 27 July 2019, 9.00am

The Community is advised that Council’s Community Small Grants Program 2019 opens on Monday, 29th July 2019 and closes at 4.00 pm on Monday, 26th August 2019.

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