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 has been successful in achieving a review of the downwind aerial application spray permit for 2,4-D and an alteration to buffer zones set in October which made the application of 2,4-D difficult to manage in the Wet Tropics region. More....
In response to the bushfires, assistance has been activated for the area formally defined as:
“Communities within Central Queensland affected by bushfires, 22-30 November 2018”
Financial assistance is now available to residents affected by the Central Queensland Bushfires in Eungella, Dalrymple Heights, Finch Hatton, Campwin Beach, Sarina Beach, Netherdale and Crediton. If you are experiencing personal hardship, please contact the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 or apply through the online portal at www.communityrecovery.qld.gov.au. More......
Click here to read the latest Rural Weekly Comment from the Chairman of Mackay Canegrowers Limited, Kevin Borg.
Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members. To view the update, go to the Members Tab.