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.

The Mayor, Councillors and Staff of the Southern Midlands Council wish all residents a happy and safe Christmas & New Year.

Latest News

Kempton Festival 2020

Posted Monday, 9 December 2019, 10.00am

The Kempton Festival is on again.  Sunday 16th February 2020

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Christmas Picture

Christmas & New Year Arrangements

Posted Friday, 6 December 2019, 9.15am

The Municipal Offices at Oatlands and Kempton will close for Christmas on Tuesday 24th December 2019 at 2.00pm and re‐open on the Thursday 2nd January 2020 at 9.00am.

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Public Notices

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - Inglewood Road Rail Crossing Andover

Posted Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4.00pm



From 7am Saturday 14th December 2019 until 5pm Sunday 15th December 2019

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School Holiday Program is on again - January 2020

Posted Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2.00pm

Bookings open on Thursday 5th December 2019 for the January 2020 School Holiday Program.  Please select read more to view details.


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More Latest News

Events Calendar


Christmas Day Public Holiday
Boxing Day Public Holiday
New Years Day Public Holiday
Devonport Cup

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Local Weather Source: © Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Partly cloudy
Mon 16 Dec 2019
Min 7°C Max 21°C
Partly cloudy.

Issued 4.25pm, Sun 15 Dec 2019

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