Work in the industry

CANEGROWERS helps members find workers for their farms and for sugarcane harvest contractors and tries to match people looking for work with positions available in our dynamic industry along the northern New South Wales and Queensland coast. It's a great lifestyle working near some of Australia's best beaches and fishing spots with rainforests, great weather and vibrant towns.


Click here to register your vacant position or have your Work Wanted information listed below. Remember to include:

  • - Details of the worker or position you are seeking
  • - The area of Queensland you are in (or seeking work in)
  • - What skills or licences you hold or require
  • - Telephone and email contact details

We'll publish it on this page and in the next available edition of Australian Canegrower magazine.
Don't forget to tell us when the position is filled or you find a job!


Jobs Vacant

Mossman, Tableland & Cairns Region

  • Relief Harvester driver/bin hauler and elevator tipper bin haulers. Mulgrave Mill Area. Ph: 0408744252.

Innisfail & Tully

  • 2x Haul-Out Operators, Innisfail Area, experience preferred but not essential, own transport required. Ph: 0429653461.
  • Position available on cane farm in Tully area. Previous cane farming experience preferred but not essential. Ph: 0427680660.
  • Harvester Driver - South Johnstone Farms. Permanent position of Harvester Driver to join the MSF Sugar team located at Silkwood Farms, 20kms south of Innisfail. Driving a harvester during the season then doing maintenance in the off season. Role involves shift work. Must be available to work all hours required on a rostered, rotational basis. Please email resumes to: or phone Rob Brooks, Operations Manager: 0427238320.

  • Position available on a sugarcane farm in the Tully Area. Duties involve the preparation of farm land, fertilising, spraying, machinery maintenance and general farm duties. Must have Drivers licence. Experience in the operation of farm equipment preferred. Ph: 0418181646.

Herbert River & Burdekin

  • Sugarcane Haulout Truck Drivers and Infield Transporter Drivers. Gary Stockham Harvesting Company Pty Ltd require drivers for the 2022 Sugar Cane Harvesting Season. Giru Area. Early June start for approximately 5-6 months. 4am starts, 6 on 2 off roster. HR licence essential. Email resume to or call Gary 0418180634 or Ashley 0417748118.
  • Contractor looking for 1x Haulout Drivers for 2022 cane season, Giru Invicta area 65,000/70,000 ton. Volvo's Auto Trucks roll on roll off 6 days on 2days off. Ph Tino: 0416311878.

Proserpine, Mackay & Plane Creek

  • Sugarcane Haulout operator opportunity for 2022 Crushing Season. Located south of Sarina. 6 on 2 off roster. Tractors and 14 tonne elevating bins. Experience not essential but some knowledge of tractor operating and maintenance preferred. Ph: 0417611809.
  • Position available on a sugarcane and cattle farm in the Mackay area. Duties include all aspects of sugar production, irrigation and harvesting, beef cattle production and maintenance of machinery and equipment. Must have valid Drivers licence. Experience preferred. Ph: 0408750285.
  • Truck Driver carting cane required for harvesting season 2022. HR licence essential. Plane Creek area. Ph Fred: 0418710958.
  • Haulout operators wanted, Gargett area West of Mackay 6 on 2 off  roster 60000 ton 9 ton elevating bins on tractors. Ph Dave: 0428333029.

Bundaberg, Isis, Maryborough & Rocky Point

  • Farm Hand with HC Licence position available. Seeking an experienced HC Truck Driver with Loader Operator experience (desired) for our Woongoolba Farm, Gold Coast. Full-time diverse role. Assist the team with maintenance during the non-harvest season and be part of the baling team during the harvest season. To apply email: 

  • Farm Operations Manager position available, Gold Coast. Assist with the coordination, operation, and oversight of our cane growing enterprise. Responsible for machinery operations such as seeding, spraying, harvesting, machinery and implement maintenance, general farm maintenance and project management. Work independently and supervise staff/contractors. To apply email:


Work Wanted

  • Couple looking for work. Tractor and loader experience. Forklift licence. Resumes available. Email

  • Looking for bin hauling work. Some farming experience Tyler 0403 347 340 

  • Truck driver with H C licence can drive 18 speed road ranger, has had experience in the cane harvest before looking for work. Contact Angus on

  • Retired driver living in Wongaling Beach is looking for work as a driver for the harvest season, holds a current HR license, with a clean traffic record. Experience driving for Brisbane transport and QANTAS domestic. Available for interview by phone or in person. Phone Colin on 0407530031.

  • Experienced machine operator looking for work as machine operator or truck driver. Resume available, please phone John on 0418 152 052.

  • Looking for work, extensive tractor experience with a MR licence and own transport. Please contact Kiana on 0400 527 260 or

  • Haul-Out driver looking for work, has MC, car, forklift, backhoe and loader licences with own transport. Contact Mark - 0428 905 866 or  

  • Looking for work. Previous farm experience. Location is flexible. Available immediately. Fully vaccinated. Ph Craig: 0412323034.

  • Driver with a HR license, experience as a co-driver in a road train as well as tip truck work (a while ago), physically fit, will be attending the CANEGROWERS haulout course in May and looking to do the crush season only. Currently in Stanthorpe Qld but will relocate. Ph: 0403609629 or email

  • 2x drivers looking for work. Experience includes forklift operator, tractor and train wagon driver. Have C class license and forklift ticket. Work location is flexible. Resumes available. Ph Mel: 0435885704.

  • Driver recently moved from Victoria to Babinda FNQ, hold open HR licence, interstate truck driving and supervising loading experience, light vehicle maintenance. Ready and eager to work. References available. Ph John: 0477941964.

  • Driver with HR license and tractor experience. Lives at Beaudesert SEQ but willing to travel. Ph Reg: 0412144852.

  • 48 yo male seeking employment (general shed duties (not welding) 1 day per week. Foxdale-Lethebrook area. Ph: 0436397416.

  • Looking for cane harvesting for 2022 and to do farm job, knowledge in mechanic well-experienced, I am from Mauritius. Contact via email for the incoming seasons 2022. Mackay or NSW area.