Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia

General Information

Location: 64km south west of Cairns

General Information
Population Area Administrative Organizations Administrative Departments No. of Public Officials Income No. of Council Members
18,096 53,644㎢ Town 10 12 230 ,000 9

Overview of Administrative Divisions (Towns and Districts)

  • Mareeba – The largest town and the central administrative area in Mareeba Shire
  • Kuranda – The largest tourist destination in Mareeba Shire, attracting 900,000 tourists every year
  • Dimbulah – A town that services nearby farming areas
  • Chillagoe – A cave tour city that has Chillagoe Mungana Park and limestone caves
  • Mt Molloy – A former mining area with a lot of well-preserved historic sites and municipal campgrounds
  • Julatten – A wildlife reserve and bird-watching area that is home to more than 300 types of birds
  • Mt Carbine – Caravan Park and accommodations
  • Irvinebank – A former mining town registered as a cultural heritage village

Key Exchange Areas

  • Mutual Exchanges in Administrative Sector
    • Information exchanges and increase of understanding through mutual overseas training of public officials
    • Learning and sharing advanced administrative systems through of an administrative cooperation system
  • Culture and Arts: Exchanges between cultural and art organizations in the private sector
  • Education and Sports
    • Student exchange programs through establishment of sister universities, elementary, middle and high schools
    • Taekwondo exchange program for citizens and students as well as other sports-related exchanges
  • Social and Environmental Sectors: Mutual exchanges in specialized areas
  • Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia
  • Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia
  • Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia