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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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Items of Interest – Wednesday 17 April 2019

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TAKING THE LEAD A report tabled at this month's Council meeting indicates residents are taking…

Public Holiday Closures

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All Council offices and libraries will be closed for the Easter, Anzac Day and  Labour…

Anzac Day 2019

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

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April 17, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

Items of Interest – Wednesday 17 April 2019

TAKING THE LEAD A report tabled at this month's Council meeting indicates residents are taking…
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April 17, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council, Public Notices

Public Holiday Closures

All Council offices and libraries will be closed for the Easter, Anzac Day and  Labour…
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March 22, 2019 in General News

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

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 15, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

Industrial Park Expands

Mareeba Industrial Park will undergo a $3.5 million expansion after receiving $1,490,000 funding through Round…
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