ASMC seek Gvt commitment on irrigation water charges

23 September 2020 | The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) left a meeting with the Queensland Government this week remaining optimistic that political consensus for irrigation water price cuts can be achieved to boost regional Queensland’s COVID-19 recovery. The LNP and Katter Australia Party have made policy commitments ahead of the election to cut irrigation water charges by almost 20% ...
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Sugar millers commend KAP commitment on water charges

The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) has commended the Katter Australia Party for adding its voice to calls to reduce State Government irrigation water charges by 25% and its offer to broker talks between Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the sugar industry. KAP Member for Hinchinbrook Mr Nick Dametto’s told State Parliament: “A 25 per cent reduction in state water tariffs will add $220...
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Mayors back sugar industry role in COVID-19 recovery

Water charge profile QLD
2 September 2020 | The Australian Sugar Milling Council has welcomed local government leaders’ emphatic support for the role of the sugar industry in Queensland’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 global pandemic. ASMC Chief Executive David Pietsch said Mayors, like the people they represent, know the importance of the sugar industry to their local communities and the broader COVID-19 recove...
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