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Positions Vacant

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020, 1.00pm

Positions Vacant as advertised in the Mercury on Saturday 25th January 2020.   Applications are invited for two Municipal Employee positions with Southern Midlands Council. These are full time permanent positions with one based at Oatlands and one based at Kempton.


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Community Bushfire Fundraiser

Posted Monday, 20 January 2020, 5.00pm

Come along and support our community.  Street Parade featuring Brian & his bullock team along High Street starts at 10am followed by a sausage sizzle at Drovers Hut in Callington Park, Oatlands.
All proceeds from donations, food & drink sales go towards helping our community rebuild.

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Water Restrictions now apply to the entire Munucipality

Posted Monday, 20 January 2020, 8.00am

There continues to be little rainfall in most of the state with some areas recording the lowest rainfall on record. Given the below average rainfall received and the current forecasts, restrictions are now in place for the majority of the state.

Water restrictions announced on 20 January 2020 will be in place until 31 March 2020.

Water Restrictions now apply to the entire Municipality from 20th January 2020 and will remain in place until the 31st March 2020.

Stage 2 Water Restrictions apply to Oatlands and Stage 1 Water Restrictions now apply to the balance of the Municipality.


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Australia Day Award Recipients and Presentation Ceremony

Posted Monday, 23 December 2019, 12.00pm

The Southern Midlands Australia Day Award recipients announced. Congratulation to the following recipients who will be presented Australia Day Awards by Mayor Alex Green

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Index - Water & Sewerage

State 1 Water Restrictions

Posted Friday, 20 December 2019, 2.00pm

Stage 1 Water Restrictions are now in place until the end of February 2020 for the following towns - Pontville;  Mangalore;  Bagdad;  Dysart; Kempton; Campania & Colebrook.  For further information please select the link below for more informatation and you will be redirected to TasWater.

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Kempton Festival 2020

Posted Monday, 9 December 2019, 10.00am

The Kempton Festival is on again.  Sunday 16th February 2020

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Kempton Festival Big Day Out - Sunday 16th February 2020

Posted Monday, 4 November 2019, 1.30pm

Come along to the Kempton Festival Big Day Out on Sunday, 16th February 2020


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Review of Tasmania's Local Governement Legislation Framework

Posted Thursday, 15 August 2019, 7.05pm

The Tasmanian Government (Department of Premier and Cabinet) is conducting a major review of Tasmania’s Local Government Legislation Framework.  The Review was announced in June 2018 and will involve extensive consultation with the local government sector, the community and affected stakeholders.

DPAC is holding a Community information and consultation session in Oatlands on Monday 2nd September 2019 from 5:30pm - 7pm at the Midlands Memorial Community Centre High Street, Oatlands hosted by the Oatlands District Progress Association.

Further information about the review, please select the read more link below.

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State Governments Weed Action Fund

Posted Friday, 5 July 2019, 4.00pm

In the 2018-19 State Budget, the Government announced the creation of a new Weeds Action Fund of $5 million over five years commencing in 2018. The funds provided by the Weeds Action Fund (WAF) will be invested with farmers and other community organisations to tackle weeds that are impacting on valuable agricultural and environmental assets.

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