The third Virtual Bus Tour segment has just been released

This week's stop is with Angle Mustafa, a Babinda grower who can measure up to a whopping 4,000mm of rain on his property in a year!

Check out how he's using Australian Government Reef Programme assistance to minimise any impacts his farm has downstream as all that water moves towards the sea.  Go here to view

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Let's do the #sugar boogie!

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