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 Award Recipients 2023

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Progress Update: Parks and Open Spaces Action Plan

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Upcoming Free Green Waste Disposal Days (Domestic Only)

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January 27, 2023 in News

Items of Interest – Council Meeting 25 January 2023

COUNCIL INVESTIGATES FUTURE OPTIONS FOR THE MAREEBA AIRPORT At the Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday,…
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January 26, 2023 in Featured, Latest from Council, News

Australia Day Award Recipients 2023

Image Gallery: See bottom of the pageAt Council's annual Australia Day Awards Ceremony on Thursday,…
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January 25, 2023 in Featured, Latest from Council, News

Progress Update: Parks and Open Spaces Action Plan

Parks and Open Spaces Action Plan Council's Parks and Open Spaces Strategy and Action Plan…
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January 23, 2023 in News

Have your say – Mareeba Heavy Vehicle Bypass

Mareeba residents and road users are encouraged to complete the Department of Transport & Main…
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January 20, 2023 in Latest from Council, News

Upcoming Free Green Waste Disposal Days (Domestic Only)

Mareeba Shire Council has set dates for Free Green Waste Disposal. This is for clean…
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