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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

  • 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....
  • Call for safety as crush passes halfway mark

    With school holidays about to start in Queensland, CANEGROWERS Mackay is reminding industry workers, growers and the public to be vigilant on all roads as the Mackay and Plane Creek cane harvest passes the halfway mark.   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....

  • Senators must stand by their Code of Conduct support

    CANEGROWERS urges Senators of all parties to speak up and reaffirm their support for protections for family farmers and maintain the stability of a $2.5 billion export industry.  More....
  • Reef Alliance Awards - Nominations Open

    Do you know any outstanding farmers or extension officers?
    Outstanding land managers and extension officers have the opportunity to be recognised through the 2017 Reef Alliance Reef Awards. 
    The Reef Alliance is seeking nominations from farmers and extension officers working to reduce their off-farm impact on the iconic Great Barrier Reef, with entries open until 2 October 2017.  More...  Reef Award Categories and Judging Criteria

  • QRAA becomes the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority

    On 1 July 2017 QRAA became the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority Theirrole 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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