Start of works on the Midland Highway Spring Hill Upgrade

Posted Friday, 27 March 2020, 11.00am

Advice from State Growth - Start of works on the Midland Highway Spring Hill Upgrade

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Public Notices

Important Notice - Closure of Council / Community Facilities

Posted Thursday, 26 March 2020, 4.00pm

Please note the following Council/community facilities are to close with effect from midnight on 25th March 2020

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New Website for Coronavirus Information

Posted Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 5.15pm

The Tasmanian Government has today released a new Website for public information relating to the Tasmanian response to Coronavirus COVID19.

This site will be regularly updated with current information.

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Stop Over Areas Oatlands and Kempton

Posted Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 4.00pm

Combined Shower/toilet facilities at the above locations are closed temporarily due to the added risk associated with the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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Update on Corona virus measures from the Prime Minister of Australia

Posted Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 12.35pm

Update from 24th March 2020

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State of Emergency declared for Tasmania

Posted Thursday, 19 March 2020, 12.15pm

The State Government have today taken the next step in preparedness, declaring a state of emergency for Tasmania, and in response to COVID-19, they are introducing the toughest border restrictions in Australia.

From midnight, Friday 20 March, all non-essential travellers departing for Tasmania will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

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Public Notices

A message from the Mayor - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 2.30pm

As we are all acutely aware, the COVID-19 virus impact has well and truly reached our shores.

The safety of the Southern Midlands community, our customers and staff is our top priority and we are continuing to monitor developments relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic daily.

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Index - Waste Management

Waste Management Reminder unapproved materials

Posted Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4.00pm

Council would like to remind all residents/ratepayers on the roadside collection service that ordinary waste and unapproved materials must not be placed in your yellow lid recycling bin. This includes food scraps, timbers, nappies, organic matter, plastic bags or hazardous materials etc. Please do not tie recyclables together with string or twine. Please do not place your recyclables in plastic bags.

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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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IMPORTANT – Phone Number Change

Posted Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 11.00am

Please be advised that the reception phone number for our Kempton Office (incorporating Development and Environmental Services and Community and Corporate Development) has changed.  The new reception phone number is now 03 6254 5050.  

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