Positive sign but permanent fix required in sugar dispute

CANEGROWERS has welcomed a temporary suspension of strike action by Wilmar mill workers that has allowed crushing to begin at three Burdekin sugar mills. However, with the company responsible for crushing around 50% of Queensland’s sugarcane, the ongoing dispute could derail the 2024 harvest season unless a permanent agreement is reached, CANEGROWERS Chairman Owen Menkens said. Read more.

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