Southern Midlands Council

Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Welcome to the Southern Midlands

Take a tour of 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 Wakling 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 3800 rateable properties and 6000 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

Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12.30pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 6th December 2017.

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Telstra Program tackles Cyber Bullying

Posted Thursday, 30 November 2017, 4.00pm

On Monday 27 November, 2017, Oatlands teenagers were the first in Tasmania to take part in a new national Telstra program that aims to tackle cyber bullying by empowering bystanders to stand up and take action.

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Community Meeting - Review of Public Transport at Colebrook

Posted Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 8.00am

Colebrook - Review of public transport service

The Department of State Growth who is responsible for managing contract bus services met with the Colebrook community on 16 November to talk about the Colebrook bus service. After hearing the community’s concerns, the department will consider public transport options. No changes will occur to the existing Colebrook service until the beginning of 2019.

Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Monday, 27 November 2017, 7.00am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Monday 27th November 2017.

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Australia Day Logo

Australia Day Award Nominations are now open for 2017

Posted Friday, 24 November 2017, 2.00pm

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the Southern Midlands community? If so, you are encouraged to nominate them for an Australia Day Award. These Awards recognise the outstanding contribution numerous individuals and community groups make in an effort to enhance our communities and making them a better place to live.
The awards will be presented by the Mayor in a presentation ceremony at Oatlands on Friday, 26th January 2018.  Further details and nomination forms are available by selecting Read more below.  Nominations close at 2.00pm on 22nd December 2017.

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Events Calendar


13 Dec
Council Meeting - Kempton Council Chambers
13 Dec
Annual General Meeting - Kempton Council Chambers
15 Dec
Oatlands Christmas Pageant
25 Dec
Christmas Day Public Holiday
26 Dec
Boxing Day Public Holiday
1 Jan
New Years Day Public Holiday
10 Jan
Devonport Cup

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