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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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Safety Upgrade for Julatten School

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Works to upgrade the Julatten School bus turnaround are progressing well. Mayor Tom Gilmore said…

Cash Boost for Chillagoe Road

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The Queensland Government has committed $5.8 million to continue to progressively seal the Burke Developmental…

Abandoned Vehicles Notice – June 2019

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Notice of Impounding Abandoned Vehicles To the owners of the following apparently abandoned vehicles: YEAR…

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June 17, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

Safety Upgrade for Julatten School

Works to upgrade the Julatten School bus turnaround are progressing well. Mayor Tom Gilmore said…
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June 14, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

Cash Boost for Chillagoe Road

The Queensland Government has committed $5.8 million to continue to progressively seal the Burke Developmental…
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June 6, 2019 in General News

Planning Underway for Community Hub

Planning is well underway for the development of Mareeba's new Community Hub. Council received funding…
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June 6, 2019 in General News

Springmount Road Upgrade Complete

Springmount Road upgrade project is now complete. Construction commenced in late August 2018 on the…
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May 31, 2019 in General News, Latest from Council

New Tourism Kuranda Website

Kuranda's visitor experience is set to be enhanced with the launch of the fresh and…
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