Tablelands Regional Council
Tablelands Regional Council is made up of six divisions, with a Mayor and Councillors elected every four years. Mayor Joe Paronella and his team are focussed on sustainable growth of the Tablelands, providing services that meet community needs whilst preserving the unique cultural, social and environmental values that make living in this region ideal.
Tablelands Regional Council is a forward thinking, progressive and inclusive organisation, delivering a range of services and programs for the community. Key strategic goals include enabling strong economies, vibrant communities, smart centres and long-term planning towards Council 2050.
The Council has a highly skilled workforce who provide innovating solutions to problems. They are seeking people who are passionate about the region, work well in a team environment and have the skills and abilities to produce quality outcomes.
About the Region
Located in Far North Queensland, about 100 kilometres west of Cairns International Airport, the Tablelands region has good road networks with endless opportunities to explore, year-round great climate, rich history, new world-class infrastructure, an assortment of accommodation options and friendly hospitality - making it a great place to live and raise a family.
The considerable range in elevation, rainfall and soil types produce an incredibly diverse and beautiful region encompassing World Heritage rainforests, crater lakes, dry savannah, wetlands, tropical waterfalls and unique birdlife and wildlife. The region is renowned for agri-tourism developments, charming cafes, award-winning restaurants, boutique shops and quaint villages.
Tablelands Regional Council supports the development of a strong, competitive and diverse economy throughout the region and works collaboratively with industry, community and businesses to achieve this.