Southern Midlands Council

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.

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  • Index - Local Government Elections

    Local Government Elections 2022

    Information for the upcoming 2022 Local Government Elections.  Information for both Candidates and Voting are available by selecting the Read More link


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    Posted Thursday, 25 August 2022, 12.00pm

  • News - Boutique Hotel

    Media Release - Oatlands Boutique Hotel Proposal

    Tasmanian-based THN Hospitality Pty Ltd (THN) is pleased to have been named the preferred proponent to develop a boutique hotel at Oatlands. 

    Following a rigorous selection process and detailed collaboration, the Southern Midlands Council and THN Hospitality have signed a Development & Sale Agreement which addresses the conditions under which the project can progress. 

    THN Managing Director Ben Targett said the preliminary concept design, led by multidisciplinary design firm Fender Katsalidis, for the hotel and precinct development at 10-16 Barrack Street featured 43 accommodation rooms, dining and event facilities, and space for related retail/service experiences. 

    Mr Targett said although it was "early days" in the life of the project, his team was excited about the prospect of building a design-led hotel in Australia's most significant Georgian village.

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    Posted Thursday, 4 August 2022, 11.50am

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