Councillors are nominated representatives on a range of community committees and advisory groups across the Mareeba Shire. A full list of Councillor appointments can be viewed here.

Audit Committee

The main objective of the Audit Committee is to assist Council in fulfilling it’s corporate governance role and oversight of financial management and reporting responsibilities imposed under the Financial and Performance Management Standard 2009, the Queensland Local Government Act 2009 and other relevant legislation.

Advisory Committees

Council also works closely with the following Advisory Committees to ensure services meet community expectations:

  • Kuranda Infrastructure Advisory Committee (KIAC) (no longer active)
  • Great Wheelbarrow Race Committee
  • Mareeba Multicultural Festival Advisory Committee
  • Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Advisory Committee

Handbook for Advisory Committees

Great Wheelbarrow Race Committee

The purpose of the Great Wheelbarrow Race Committee is to organise the annual Great Wheelbarrow Race event, under the direction of Council’s Corporate Communications Officer.

Great Wheelbarrow Race Committee Charter

Mareeba Multicultural Festival Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Mareeba Multicultural Festival Advisory Committee is to organise the annual festival event, under the direction of Council’s Corporate Communications Officer.

Mareeba Multicultural Festival Advisory Committee Charter

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Advisory Committee

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Mareeba Shire Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland. 

The purpose of the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Advisory Committee is to assess and award Individuals, groups, not for profit organisations and arts and cultural companies grants for arts, culture and heritage projects that build cultural capacity, cultural innovation and community wellbeing in the Mareeba Shire.

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Advisory Committee Terms of Reference