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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

  • Help shape the future strategic direction of SRA

    Southern region sugarcane growers, millers, and industry stakeholders are being invited to attend a local regional forum to have their say on the future strategic direction of Sugar Research Australia.   More..... 
  • Absurd statements from economic dries prove how little they understand the sugar economy

    Queensland LNP Senator Barry O’Sullivan has warned economic policy leaders across Australia to stop listening to the propaganda spread by multinational sugar giant Wilmar International and actually get informed about the unique challenges confronting the Australian sugar supply chain.   More.....

  • CANEGROWERS welcomes certainty for Queensland’s bulk sugar terminals

    CANEGROWERS, representing the majority of Queensland cane farmers has welcomed the confirmation that QSL will continue to operate the state's world class bulk sugar terminals. More.....
  • Power package offers opportunity for farms to prove pricing problems

    CANEGROWERS welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement of a $10 million Regional Business Support Package which includes funding for a series of farm electricity pricing trialsMore....

  • New Reef funding will help growers shift to above industry standard

    New Reef funding will assist eleigble cane growers to enhance their farming operation to increase profitability.   More......

  • QAWN is hosting workshops to help farm businesses better manage employees

    A series of free, half-day workshops are being held around Queensland to help agricultural businesses achieve Fair Work compliance, better manage employment risks, and adopt a best management approach.  More......
  • Oversized ag vehicles easier to move with regulation changes

    Late last week cane growers and their peak representative organisation CANEGROWERS celebrated a successful outcome for transport with the gazetting of changes to regulations around the movement of oversized vehicles on public roads.   More......  For members, go to  http://www.mackaycanegrowers.com.au/members-only/members-only-login, click on Other and Zone 2 CANEGROWERS Guidelines to view the update.
  • Queensland Class 1 Agricultural Vehicle (Coastal Zone 1) Dimension Exemption Notice 2016

    A five-year notice was gazetted yesterday to replace the ‘trial’ notice which expired on 31 August 2016. This notice gives access to nearly all roads in zone 1 north of Gympie for agricultural vehicles and combinations between 3.5m and 4.0m in width.   More....

  • MCL Chairman Kevin Borg's Comment

    Click here to read the latest 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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