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The Shire’s estimated resident population of 22,000 is dispersed across 53,457 km2. Mareeba, with a district population of over 10,000, is the main commercial and administrative centre and lies 64 km south west of Cairns. Most of the shire’s remaining population reside in and around smaller towns and districts including Kuranda, Koah, Speewah, Biboohra, Mt Molloy, Julatten, Mt Carbine, Mutchilba, Dimbulah, Irvinebank, Watsonville, Almaden and Chillagoe.

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Kuranda Project Supports Environment and Growth

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Kuranda is set to benefit from a pump station upgrade after local council secured $450,000…

Items of Interest – Tuesday 19 March 2019

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PLANNING UNDERWAY FOR RAIL TRAIL Council recently entered into a funding arrangement with the Queensland…

$2.5 Million Upgrade Complete

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Mareeba's Water Main Upgrade Project is now complete, securing the town's water supply for a…

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March 22, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

Kuranda Project Supports Environment and Growth

Kuranda is set to benefit from a pump station upgrade after local council secured $450,000…
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March 19, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

Items of Interest – Tuesday 19 March 2019

PLANNING UNDERWAY FOR RAIL TRAIL Council recently entered into a funding arrangement with the Queensland…
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March 8, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council, Media Releases

$2.5 Million Upgrade Complete

Mareeba's Water Main Upgrade Project is now complete, securing the town's water supply for a…
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March 8, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council, Media Releases

New Aviation Hub for FNQ

Stage 1 of the $23 million Mareeba Airport upgrade was officially opened on Thursday 7…
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February 26, 2019 in General News, Projects

Kuranda Wayfinding Signage

As part of the Kuranda revitlisation project, Council is seeking community feedback on new wayfinding…
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