Electricity pricing
The Queensland Competition Authority has recommended a 12.3% rise in transitional irrigation tariffs. Click here to read the CANEGROWERS submission and response.

CANEGROWERS has a vacancy for a Policy Officer. If you care about the future of agriculture, have great ideas and want to see them put into action, click here to see the full position description.

New pay rates
The wage rates for workers employed under the Sugar Industry Award 2010 change on 1 July 2016. Click here to see the pay rate table.

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Sugarcane | An important rural industry for Australia

  • 3rd largest raw sugar supplier in world
  • 7th largest agricultural exporter in Australia
  • 80% exported
  • $1.7 - $2 billion value of production
  • 30-35 Mt cane
  • 4-4.5 Mt raw sugar
  • 4000 cane farm businesses
  • 24 sugar mills
  • 6 bulk storage ports