Great Wheelbarrow Race 2022


The Great Wheelbarrow Race is back in 2022!

Council is now seeking Expressions of Interest from community members to join the Great Wheelbarrow Race Advisory Committee, to assist in organising this incredible community event.

With significant benefits to the local community, this is your chance to be a part of something special. Since the first Wheelbarrow Race in 2007, more than $2 million has been donated to charity and hundreds of participants and supporters have benefited from the social connections and camaraderie at the event.

Expressions of Interest are sought from interested community members to join the Great Wheelbarrow Race Committee until the end of the current term in 2024.

To understand more about the role, please review:

i) Great Wheelbarrow Race Committee Charter; and
ii) Mareeba Shire Council Advisory Committee Handbook.

If you are interested, please complete the nomination form.

Please complete and return your Expression of Interest by COB Friday, 17 September 2021.

Preparations for the 2022 event will commence once the vacancies have been filled.

For further information, please contact either:

Committee Chair
Councillor Locky Bensted
Phone: 0408 871 420

Council’s Strategic Development Officer
Amy Braes
Phone: 1300 308 461