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
  • - Name/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

  • 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 wanted. Gary Stockham Harvesting Company Pty Ltd require drivers for the 2022 Sugar Cane Harvesting Season. Giru Area.  June start for approximately 5-6 months. 4am starts, 6 on 2 off roster. HR licence essential. Email resume to or call Ashley 0417748118.

Proserpine, Mackay & Plane Creek


Bundaberg, Isis, Maryborough & Rocky Point


Work Wanted

  • Havester or Bin hauler job/truck work/ farm work wanted in Mossman/Port douglas area. Local and can work any hours. Email Ian on

  • Looking for sugarcane work, with a knowledge of mechanics and seven years’ experience of driving sugarcane harvesters, with three years of welding and cutting experience, I am from Iran, and interested in the Cairns region, contact Mahmoud

  • Motivated worker looking for work on farm as cane carter or learn the ropes for cane farming caretaker. Located Calen but can travel to surrounds Ph Natalie: 0409195057.

  • Seeking truck work, farm hand or haul-out work in the Innisfail area. Holds HC, forklift & loader licences with 6 years’ experience and own transport. Ph: Paul 0423455989.

  • Extremely motivated worker looking for work contact Jarrod or 0468539360.

  • Innisfail local looking for farm work. Licences: Drivers Licence, HC, Motorbike, Forklift. Ph Kenneth: 0497724113.

  • Looking for a position as a haul out operator near Mareeba, please contact Veronica

  • Looking for job haul out or working on a cane planter, experience with most farming activities, also holds a MR R Licence. Contact Lyle 0407533592.

  • Couple looking for work. Tractor and loader experience. Forklift licence. Resumes available. Ph:0466 073 438 or email

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.