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CANEGROWERS elections

2016 is election year for CANEGROWERS. Nominations for district company positions are open until 5pm Friday 19 February. The next Policy Council and Board will be formed from the pool of elected directors.
Click here for the election timetable and more information.

This year CANEGROWERS has set a goal of increasing age and gender diversity among its elected representatives.
“There is, and there should be, a place for all types of voices,” CEO Dan Galligan said. “Inclusivity should be embraced as a way to demonstrate our maturity and capacity to grow as an industry."
Click here to read the media release.

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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