Southern Midlands Council

Friday 19 October 2018

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 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

October Council Meeting - Change of Venue

Posted Thursday, 11 October 2018, 4.00pm

Notice is hereby given that the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Wednesday, 24th October 2018, will now be held at the Municipal Offices, 71 High Street, Oatlands, commencing at 10.00 a.m.  Public Question Time will be held at 12.30 p.m.

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Australia Day Awards

Posted Monday, 8 October 2018, 9.00am

Nominations for the Southern Midlands Australia Day Awards are now open and will close at 2pm on Friday 7th December 2018

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Midland Highway Safety Upgrades Stage 2 Bagdad – Notification of Future Changes

Posted Monday, 1 October 2018, 9.00am

As part of the Midland Highway upgrades through Mangalore, VEC are contracted to replace a culvert located on School Road, at the Southern Entrance.   To construct this infrastructure, VEC propose the Southern Access into School Road is closed, leaving the North end open to traffic.

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Local Government Elections 2018

Posted Thursday, 27 September 2018, 12.00pm

Candidates for the upcoming 2018 Local Government Elections have now been announced. Please note that candidate names are listed below in alphabetical order, but they will be rotated on ballot papers.

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Events Calendar


19 Oct
Flinders Island Show
24 Oct
Council Meeting - Oatlands Council Chambers
25 Oct
Royal Hobart Show Public Holiday
5 Nov
Recreation Day Launceston

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Local Weather Source: © Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Fri 19 Oct 2018
Min 8°C Max 20°C
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Southern Midlands of Tasmania, where a blend of good old fashioned values and modern ideas co-exist