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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.
CANEGROWERS Mackay has written to all Councillors on the Mackay Regional Council seeking a year’s rates freeze at 2019 values for sugarcane growers following recent exorbitant land valuation increases. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay has written to the Valuer General objecting to increased valuations from local Councils for farmland in the Mackay/Plane Creek regions. More
In his column in the Rural Weekly this week, CANEGROWERS Mackay Chairman, Kevin Borg, has thanked the Queensland Government for freezing irrigation prices for a year and absorbing dam safety costs. However, he said that since the government has not announced a new policy towards pricing irrigation water, this is only a temporary reprieve. More
CANEGROWERS has formed a sugar industry working group made up of representatives from all industry sectors to provide a united approach to any issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.On the local front, CANEGROWERS Mackay representatives are regularly in contact with Wilmar and Mackay Sugar management and are committed to harvesting the 2020 crop successfully. More
Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members. To view the update, go to the Members Tab.