ELECTRICITY: Nine farm groups have joined forces to call for price relief for irrigators and reform in the price setting framework. For more information, click here.

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@MareebaRodeo: Tableland @CANEGROWERS is once again supporting the Mareeba Rodeo and Agricultural Show”

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