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Taswater Colebrook Water Supply and Yarlington Dam

Posted Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 4.00pm

At a community meeting on 1 February 2017, TasWater committed to providing our customers with water quality testing results of Yarlington Dam prior to reinstatement as the raw water source.

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 12.00pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 12th April 2017

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Friday, 31 March 2017, 3.45pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Saturday 1st April 2017

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Public Notices

Public Notice

Posted Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 3.00pm

Public Notices as advertised in the Mercury on Wednesday 29th March 2017

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Notice of Community Meeting - Kempton Streetscape Discussions

Posted Friday, 24 March 2017, 4.00pm

Southern Midlands Council and Green Ponds Progress Association are seeking community input and support to reinvigorate the Kempton streetscape. This meeting will enable the process of change to commence.

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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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Funding of Primary Health Services in Rural Tasmania

Posted Friday, 16 December 2016, 1.00pm

I am writing with an update on changes to funding of primary health services for people with chronic conditions in rural areas.
As you will be aware, one federally-funded rural primary health program ends on 31 December this year and a new, different program starts in the new year.
Local councils and health and community service providers in 21 Tasmanian local government areas were invited to tender for rural primary health services funding under the new program.

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Participants needed for Survey

Posted Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 6.20pm

Dr Lisel O'Dwyer is a research scientist working with the Tasmania Fire Service on bushfire preparedness and the role of pets and animals in preparation and evacuation. The project is part of the national Cooperative Research Centre on Bushfire and Natural Hazards www.bnhcrc.com funded by the Commonwealth Government.

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Native Corners Drop In Bushfire Ready session

Posted Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 9.10am

You are invited to attend a bushfire-ready drop in session to talk about local bushfire issues.

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Tasmanian Fire Service Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for Tasmania

Posted Monday, 7 November 2016, 8.00am

The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2016 shows a mixed picture for fire potential, with the exceptionally warm and wet conditions through winter likely to continue through spring. Every month of 2016 has seen Australia’s national mean temperature above the long term average, although with the breakdown of El Niño, rainfall has been above average across most of the country, and winter has been the second wettest on record. The pattern of heavy rainfall following a strong El Niño is not uncommon and is tied to the warming of ocean waters around Australia. Spring is also likely to see above average rainfall across Tasmania.

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