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.
A growing, confident and sustainable Shire
Latest from Council
Parks and Open Spaces Survey
Ready to Welcome Back Visitors
Celebrating 20 Years of Visitors
Mareeba Croc Survey Findings
- Community Events
- Council Events
Christmas on Glynn
Art on the Barron
Kuranda Twilight Trading
Savannah in the Round
Cardiac Challenge 2020
Yungaburra Triathlon 2020
Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony
Family Fun Day at Dimbulah
Australia Day Citizenship and Awards Ceremony 2020
Do you have an event, festival, celebration or important date that the Mareeba Shire community would like to know about?
Your event will appear on the calendar once it is approved by our team.