A growing, confident and sustainable Shire

Mareeba Shire is a growing, confident and sustainable Shire on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland. A Shire of diversity with a vibrant, multicultural population and landscapes that vary from World Heritage Rainforest and breathtaking waterfalls to productive agricultural farms and cattle properties.  The Shire’s estimated population of just over 22,000, is dispersed across 53,457km2. Most of the Shire’s population resides in the Mareeba and Kuranda townships with the remaining 6,000 people in the many small, rural and remote communities including Chillagoe, Almaden, Petford, Dimbulah, Mutchilba, Koah, Speewah, Biboohra, Mt Molloy, Julatten, Mt Carbine, Irvinebank and Watsonville.

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Australia Day Awards 2022 - Call for Nominations

Nominations for Mareeba Shire Council’s 2022 Australia Day Awards are now open.

These prestigious Awards are presented at a ceremony that coincides with Council’s Australia Day and Citizenship Ceremony.

Nominate an inspiring individual, group or community event utilising our online nomination form here or alternatively, download a copy of the form: Australia Day Nomination Form 2022.

Nominations must be received by 3.00 pm, Monday 6 December 2021

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Free Domestic Green Waste Disposal

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Mareeba Shire Council & The Express Newspaper Christmas Lights Competition 2021

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November 19, 2021 in News

Items of Interest Council Meeting 17 November 2021

The following items were addressed at the Ordinary Meeting of Mareeba Shire Council on Wednesday,…
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November 11, 2021 in Latest from Council, News, Public Notices

Free Domestic Green Waste Disposal

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November 10, 2021 in News

Mareeba Shire Library Selfloan App

Mayor Angela Toppin joined the enthusiastic team at the Mareeba Shire Library to launch the…
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November 9, 2021 in News

Mayor Calls for Nominations – Australia Day Awards 2022

Nominations are now open for Mareeba Shire Council's 2022 Australia Day Awards and Mareeba Shire…
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November 8, 2021 in News

Mayor asks Community to Report Activity

Mareeba Shire Council Mayor Angela Toppin is urging community members to report instances of vandalism…
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