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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Wheelbarrow Race Postponed

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The annual Great Wheelbarrow Race has been postponed until next year. Chair of the Great…

Anzac Day 2021

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Chillagoe Dawn Service: Assemble 4.28am at Town Hall; followed by breakfast March: Assemble 9.15am at…

Operation Cool Burn

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Controlled Burn Application Form for Council-controlled Road Reserves Uncontrolled bushfires present a very real human…

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April 13, 2021 in Latest from Council, News

Wheelbarrow Race Postponed

The annual Great Wheelbarrow Race has been postponed until next year. Chair of the Great…
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April 7, 2021 in Latest from Council, News

Anzac Day 2021

Chillagoe Dawn Service: Assemble 4.28am at Town Hall; followed by breakfast March: Assemble 9.15am at…
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March 29, 2021 in Featured, Latest from Council, News, Public Notices

Operation Cool Burn

Controlled Burn Application Form for Council-controlled Road Reserves Uncontrolled bushfires present a very real human…
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March 26, 2021 in Featured, Latest from Council, News

Report Illegal Dumping

Mareeba Shire Council has launched a campaign to crack down on illegal rubbish dumping across…
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March 22, 2021 in Featured, Latest from Council, News

Enhancing Parks and Open Spaces

The results from a community survey that will help develop the Parks and Open Spaces…
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