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Media Release - Whisky Distillery Plans Set to Breathe New Life Into Callington Mill precinct

Posted Monday, 16 October 2017, 2.45pm

A new whisky distillery in the main street of the township of Oatlands is set to be a major driver of tourists and visitors if it gets rezoning and planning approvals.  Mayor Tony Bisdee OAM made the announcement today as part of the Southern Midlands Council’s review of its operation of the Callington Mill precinct, which will involve the closure of the visitor centre and café from mid October.

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Letter to Ratepayer/Residents

Posted Monday, 16 October 2017, 2.30pm

Dear Ratepayer / Resident

I am writing to you to give an update on the Callington Mill precinct at Oatlands and what will be the next phase in its development.  As you would be aware, with significant funding from both the State and Federal Governments, and the Southern Midlands Council, Callington Mill was fully restored and made operational in 2010, with a visitor centre and café included, and more recently, a community blacksmith and heritage garden making up the site precinct.

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Friday, 13 October 2017, 5.15pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Monday 16th October 2017.

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11.00am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 27th September 2017.

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Colebrook boil water alert - Taswater

Posted Friday, 22 September 2017, 11.00am

For further information please select the Read More and you will be redirected to TasWater Web Page

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Friday, 22 September 2017, 7.45am

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Saturday 23rd September 2017 - SALE by Expression of Interest 88 Main Street, Kempton (known as ‘The Blue Place’)

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Chauncy Vale Sanctuary

Posted Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10.05am

Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary will be closed to vehicular access for the remainder of winter while building and maintenance is being undertaken. 

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Artist In Residence Book

Southern Midlands Council’s ‘Artist in Residence’ program

Posted Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1.00pm

The SMC has proudly sponsored the production of a high quality 16 page booklet depicting some of Henrietta's (Artist in Residence) Oatlands-based works. These booklets are for sale and available from the Kempton and Oatlands Council Offices for $10 each. All proceeds from the sale of these books will provide similar assistance to future artists who are undertaking our residency to ensure that their work remains accessible to the broader community.

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New Indoor Swimming Pool for Oatlands

Posted Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 5.00pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government will provide $2 million to the Southern Midlands Council to help build the new Oatlands Indoor Pool.

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NBN Logo

Latest Media Release from NBN for Southern Midlands Residents

Posted Thursday, 16 March 2017, 8.00am

Get excited.  Homes and businesses in the Southern Midlands district can now switch to the nbn™ network

Residents and business owners can now experience fast broadband over the nbn network with the completion of the nbn network rollout in the Southern Midlands district. 

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