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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Development Approvals on the Rise

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Since 1 July 2020, over $50 million in building applications have been approved. In the…

Supporting Arts and Culture

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From public murals to workshops and cultural tourism projects, the latest round of the Regional…

Wheelbarrow Race Postponed

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

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May 11, 2021 in Featured, News, Public Notices, Road Closures

TMR Byrnes Street Upgrade (Mareeba)

The Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads has commenced works on the safety upgrade…
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April 28, 2021 in Featured, Latest from Council, News

Development Approvals on the Rise

Since 1 July 2020, over $50 million in building applications have been approved. In the…
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April 28, 2021 in Latest from Council, News

Supporting Arts and Culture

From public murals to workshops and cultural tourism projects, the latest round of the Regional…
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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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