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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - Inglewood Road at the Tin Disk Rivulet

Posted Saturday, 19 January 2019, 8.00am

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Section 19 (1) (a) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, Inglewood Road, at the Tin Disk Rivulet Bridge, Oatlands will be closed to all classes of traffic for twenty four hours from 7.00am Thursday 31st January 2019 to 7.00am on Friday 1st February 2019.  During this time, works on the bridge over the Tin Dish Rivulet will be undertaken. 

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VEC Notification - Midland Highway Upgrade Bagdad/Mangalore

Posted Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 5.55pm

VEC propose the Southern Access into School Road is closed, leaving the North end open to traffic. VEC plan to complete works during the school holidays on Thursday 17th January to minimise the disruption to school activities and bus movements.  Road closure duration is expected to be approximately 1 day.

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Australia Day Award Recipients and Presentation Ceremony

Posted Friday, 11 January 2019, 10.00am

The Southern Midlands Council wishes to congratulate the recipients of Council’s Australia Day Awards.

Citizen of the Year Award - Mrs Gabrielle Watkins
Young Citizen of the Year Award - Miss Ashley McOrist-Mitchell
Community Event of the Year Award - Heritage & Bullock Festival

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Proposed Bus Shelter - High Street Oatlands Invite to Provide Comment and Feedback

Posted Friday, 11 January 2019, 9.00am

The Southern Midlands Council has been requested to erect a Bus Shelter in High Street, Oatlands. It is proposed that the Shelter be located in the vicinity of the present Bus Stop at the front of the Oatlands District High School (i.e. adjacent to the netball court).
Whilst the provision of bus shelters is generally not a local government responsibility, past requests to the bus service organisations to provide such infrastructure, or alternatively, to contribute to bus shelters, has proven to be unsuccessful.

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PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT - Commencement Time of Council Meetings

Posted Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 12.00pm

Following the most recent election, the Southern Midlands Council must review and determine the commencement time for its Ordinary monthly meetings.  The Local Government (Meeting Procedures) Regulations 2015 state that a meeting is not to start before 5.00 p.m. unless otherwise determined by Council.

Note: The Annual General Meeting, held in December each year, does commence at 5.00 p.m.

At present, monthly meetings commence at 10.00 a.m. and the Agenda includes a ‘Public Question Time’ section which commences at 12.30 p.m.

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

Posted Monday, 7 January 2019, 3.00pm

VEC notification Roadworks Midlands Highway Bagdad

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7MIDfm 97.1 - Lost transmission due to an unknown fault

Posted Thursday, 3 January 2019, 8.00am

On New Year's Eve the radio station, 7MIDfm 97.1,  lost transmission due to an unknown fault.  On New Year's Day a vital component was replaced and transmission resumed, although signal was breaking up at times.

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Southern Midlands Australia Day Awards Ceremony

Posted Friday, 21 December 2018, 4.00pm

The Southern Midlands Australia Day Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday 26th January 2019, commencing at 10:00am at the Oatlands RSL Club, Albert Street, Oatlands. All welcome to attend.

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Bus Services in Southern Tasmania are changing

Posted Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 2.00pm

Bus services in Southern Tasmania are changing.  Information from Department of State Growth

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