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Federal Election 2016
CANEGROWERS is urging all political parties standing in ‘sugar seats’ to commit to measures which secure the future growth and prosperity of our important Queensland industry. Click here to read the five key election issues for sugarcane.

Electricity pricing
The Queensland Competition Authority has released its final determination for electricity pricing in 2016-17 including a 12.3% rise in transitional irrigation tariffs. Click here to read the CANEGROWERS submission and response.

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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