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

Notice of Application for Permit

Posted Friday, 23 October 2020, 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 - Development Applications as advertised in the Mercury on Tuesday, 20th October 2020

Posted Monday, 19 October 2020, 10.30am

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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Kennel Licence Application as advertised in the Mercury on Friday 16th October 2020

Posted Friday, 16 October 2020, 8.00am

Notice is hereby given that the following application has been received for a Kennel Licence:

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Posted Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 5.40pm

The Oatlands Bowls Club and Oatlands Christmas Pageant Committee wish to advise that due to current restrictions and regulations in place for large events and gatherings relating to COVID-19. A decision has been made to cancel the Oatlands Christmas Pageant for 2020.

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COVID-19 additional requirement for entering Council Buildings and Council Workplaces.

Posted Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 7.00pm

As part of the Minimum Standard for managing COVID-19, Council are required to keep a record that would assist with notifying people or relevant authorities in the event a person or persons who enter/leave a Council Building or Council Workplace of any potential exposure to Covid-19

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