Flood assistance available

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Financial assistance is available for those inundated by recent flood waters. Council has contacted the State Government requesting financial assistance for those adversely affected by last month's flash flooding event.…

Land Management Plan for the Dimbulah Community Centre and Kindergarten

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COMMUNITY CONSULTATION Land Management Plan for the Dimbulah Community Centre and Kindergarten Mareeba Shire Council wishes to advise that a Land Management Plan for the Dimbulah Community Centre and Kindergarten…

Council responds to flood damage

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The severe rain event over the last few days has caused substantial damage to the road network across Mareeba Shire. Mayor Tom Gilmore said Council staff are continuing to assess…

Water restrictions lifted

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Council has lifted water restrictions across the Shire except for Chillagoe which remains on Level 3 restrictions. Mayor Tom Gilmore said Level 1 water restrictions were introduced in July 2017…

Animal Inspection Program

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APPROVED INSPECTION PROGRAM - DOGS LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 2009 & ANIMAL MANAGEMENT (CATS & DOGS) ACT 2008 In accordance with section 133 of the Local Government Act 2009 and section…

Water quality

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Mareeba Shire Council is reminding residents who are not connected to the town's water supply to ensure their water is safe to consume for both humans and animals. Mayor Tom…

Community Update: Chillagoe TV & Radio

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Community Update: Chillagoe TV & Radio Council would like to advise Chillagoe residents that the end date for digital television and radio transmission has been extended to 28 February 2018.…

Kuranda Village Revitalisation

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$1.3 million upgrade for Kuranda Village Council this week awarded a $1.3 million contract to JMac Constructions to redevelop Therwine Street in Kuranda. The long-awaited redevelopment project has been approved…

Emergency dashboard now live

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Mareeba Shire Council has launched a new online emergency management dashboard, providing a ‘one stop shop’ for information and updates. The dashboard, accessible through council’s website homepage, pulls real time…

Sunwater Safety Alert – Dams, Weirs and Channels

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Public safety incident ‐ Jack Taylor Weir A serious incident occurred this week involving a group of children illegally swimming in front of the release gates downstream of Jack Taylor…

Early Warning Network

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Mareeba Shire Council has negotiated with the Early Warning Network (EWN) for them to provide households with free severe weather alerts. Mareeba Shire residents can now register for the EWN…