2019

Cane harvest starts with two mills set for ownership change

June 05, 2019

A nervous and reduced 2019 sugarcane harvest has kicked off in Queensland with growers in two regions waiting on the outcome of mill sales...

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Thanks for nothing - farmers ignored in power price cuts

May 31, 2019

Farmers in Queensland relying on irrigation are angry the State Government has once again ignored them in the latest Queensland Competition Authority...

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CANEGROWERS confirms leadership for next three years

May 21, 2019

CANEGROWERS members have taken the final step in their triennial election process in confirming Paul Schembri will continue as Chairman of the...

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Politicians urged to follow the plan to cheaper electricity

May 09, 2019

CANEGROWERS is seeking a 2019 Election commitment that a blueprint laid out by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to fix electricity...

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Anger and frustration greet Reef Bill report

April 29, 2019

Queensland’s sugarcane growers have reacted with anger and frustration to a report on a bill which will impose unworkable and insulting...

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Election call for environmental stewardship fund

April 26, 2019

Queensland’s sugarcane growers say this Federal Election is the perfect time to abandon the regulatory big stick approach to managing...

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Growers urge candidates to talk trade during the election campaign

April 17, 2019

CANEGROWERS is calling on the campaigning political parties to commit to continuing World Trade Organisation action against Indian sugar subsidies...

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CANEGROWERS members elect grower leaders

April 16, 2019

The CANEGROWERS Elections 2019 process has confirmed 86 men and women will take on a three-year term representing their fellow sugarcane...

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Cane growers ready to tell their Reef story

April 08, 2019

CANEGROWERS members in every sugarcane district of Queensland are ready to tell their stories of working for the Great Barrier Reef’s future to...

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Petition to register farm anger at regulation

March 29, 2019

Farm groups have launched an online petition against the State Government’s tightening of regulations on agriculture in Great Barrier Reef...

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Reef bill is an alarming grab for power

March 25, 2019

CANEGROWERS has told a Queensland Parliamentary committee that the State Government’s proposed laws on farming in Great Barrier Reef catchments...

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Farm change program receives funds for future

March 14, 2019

An industry-developed program which recognises sugarcane growers for rising to the challenge of improving water quality for the Great Barrier Reef and...

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