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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 is among a number of commodity representative organisations in Queensland who are currently appealing to the community, saying the voices of regional Queensland are not being heard by the State Government. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay Area Committee Chairman Paul Schembri tonight welcomed news that a 75 per cent majority of grower/shareholders has approved the proposal put by German sugar producer, Nordzucker AG, to secure the future of Mackay Sugar. More
The State Government is patting itself on the back for giving farmers and businesses an extra year to move to standard electricity tariffs. However, CANEGROWERS Mackay Chairman Kevin Borg argues in this week's Rural Weekly that this is just "kicking the can down the road" without a reduction in electricity prices for irrigators. More
CANEGROWERS Mackay CEO Kerry Latter has expressed disappointment at the fact that prices for power for irrigation remain high and unchanged under the Queensland Competition Authority's determination for electricity prices released today. More
In a letter published in the Daily Mercury today, CANEGROWERS Mackay CEO Kerry Latter has called for the implementation of the blueprint laid out by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to fix electricity prices and restore Australia’s competitive advantage. More
In the Rural Weekly this week, Chairman Kevin Borg urges every cane grower and farmer in Queensland to sign the Reef Bill petition (farmers.org.au/campaign/rejecttheregs/). More
Weekly update on activities CANEGROWERS Queensland is undertaking on behalf of its members. To view the update, go to the Members Tab.