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Mackay Canegrowers Limited (MCL) trading as CANEGROWERS Mackay is an integral part of the CANEGROWERS organisation, the peak body representing Australia's sugarcane growers in Queensland and New South Wales.  MCL provides services, representation and support to the majority of cane growers across the Mackay and Plane Creek regions on a wide range of issues including advocacy, marketing, water and electricity, workplace health & safety, transport, environment and best management practice, training and business management.

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Latest News

  • 2017 Plane Creek harvest comes to an end

    The final tonnes of cane in the Plane Creek Mill area were processed in the early hours of Thursday 16 November bringing an end the 2017 crushing season.  More....
  • Insufficient permitting system hobbles movement of Ag vehicles

    CANEGROWERS Mackay is calling on the next state government to commit pre-election to resolving the tangled web that is the current permitting system for the movement of oversize agricultural vehicles on the public road network.  More.....
  • Sugar trade door opens as Peru deal is sealed

    Sugarcane farmers’ organisation CANEGROWERS is congratulating the Federal Government and Australia’s negotiators on the successful outcome for the sugar industry in the Peru Australia Free Trade Agreement.  More....
  • Reef awards showcase industry dediction to water quality

    CANEGROWERS is congratulating its members who are finalists in the 2017 Reef Alliance Awards.    More......
  • Steps to a sweet future for Queensland's sugar regions

    CANEGROWERS is urging Quensland's political parties to adopt a list of clear policy commitments to secure a prosperous future for cane farming businesses and the families and regional communities that rely on them.   More.....
  • Power price fix is within government reach

    How much more evidence do governments need before they act on unfair and crippling power prices?   More.....
  • Tariff news from Jakarta gives Aussie sugar a boost

    Australia is poised to benefit from an imminent tariff reduction on our sugar exports to Indonesia.  More....
  • Workplace Essentials Workshop for busy agribusiness owners, managers and supervisors

    The Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN) is facilitating a new series of Workplace Essentials Workshops for farm businesses. While the previous Workplace Essentials Workshops focused on IR compliance, this new series will cover different topics, namely health, safety and supervisory skills and are aimed at frontline farm employees across all agriculture sectors.  More detailed information about what will be covered and the link to register, can be found here: http://bit.ly/2wLj36Q.   Only $30pp, with discounts for group bookings of 3 or greater.  
  • Phew! Growers have more time to apply for Cyclone Debbie aid

    CANEGROWERS welcomes the news that the closing date for application for Cyclone Debbie recovery assistance has been extended.    More....
  • QRAA becomes the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority

    On 1 July 2017 QRAA became the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority Their role providing financial assistance to primary producers remains unchanged, but they are now performing a number of new functions and are thrilled to be doing more for rural and regional Queensland.  More....
  • MCL Chairman Kevin Borg's Rural Weekly Comment

    Click here to read the latest Rural Weekly Comment from the Chairman of Mackay Canegrowers Limited, Kevin Borg.

  • CANEGROWERS Queensland's Current Activities

    Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members.  To view the update, go to the Members Tab.

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The Billet is CANEGROWERS Mackay's premium cane growers magazine delivered monthly to members of CANEGROWERS Mackay. The Billet consists of news and information specifically for cane growers and farming businesses.  For advertising or subscription information, call (07) 4944 2600.

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