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

Public Notices - as advertised in the Mercury on Thursday 2nd December 2021

Posted Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 3.05pm

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 - as advertised in the Mercury on Thursday 25th November 2021

Posted Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 5.05pm

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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ROAD CLOSURE – Interlaken Road OATLANDS – Monday 6th December-Friday 10th December 2021

Posted Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 4.00pm

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Section 19 (1) (a) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, Interlaken Road, Oatlands, between the Midland Highway and Cold Blow Lane, Oatlands, will be closed to traffic on Monday 6th December (from 7.30am) until Friday 10th December 2021 (until 4.00pm). The road closure is required to undertake bridge works on Interlaken Road.

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FIRE HAZARDS

Posted Thursday, 28 October 2021, 9.00am

Owners & occupiers of properties in the Southern Midlands Municipality are reminded with the fire season fast approaching it is now time to assess your property & clear any potential fire hazards.

Inspections of properties are underway, and where considered necessary, Fire Abatements Notices will be issued for the clearing of the fire hazards in accordance with the Local Government 1993.

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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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