A growing, confident and sustainable Shire

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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Celebrating Seniors Week

Seniors Week across Queensland will look a little different this year as we adapt to…
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Planning for Water Security

An amendment to Mareeba Shire Council's planning scheme will be made to protect the Nullinga…
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Kuranda Cemetery Consultation

Council is calling for community feedback regarding a new resting place for residents. The Kuranda…
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New Aged Care Home

A new residential care facility has been earmarked for Mareeba. The development application for a…

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August 7, 2020 in General News, Latest from Council

Celebrating Seniors Week

Seniors Week across Queensland will look a little different this year as we adapt to…
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July 28, 2020 in Featured, General News, Public Notices

Controlled Burns – Mareeba

Mareeba Shire Council wishes to advise residents that Council Officers will be conducting controlled burns…
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July 23, 2020 in General News, Latest from Council

Planning for Water Security

An amendment to Mareeba Shire Council's planning scheme will be made to protect the Nullinga…
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July 16, 2020 in General News, Latest from Council

Kuranda Cemetery Consultation

Council is calling for community feedback regarding a new resting place for residents. The Kuranda…
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July 16, 2020 in General News, Latest from Council

New Aged Care Home

A new residential care facility has been earmarked for Mareeba. The development application for a…
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