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Reef Credits Scheme a missed opportunity to promote a balanced approach to sustainability | 13 May 2024

The Australian Sugar Milling Council, the peak body for Australia’s sugar manufacturers, is calling for changes to the proposed Reef Credits Scheme (the ‘Scheme’) that will deliver improved environmental outcomes and the ongoing prosperity of the State’s sugar regions.

The ASMC submission to Eco-Markets Australia, the body responsible for administering the Scheme, seeks a broadening of the Scheme’s objectives to include environmental, economic and social objectives as well as greater integration of broader complementary industry approaches.  Read More

Future made in Australia – sugar’s sweet renewables story | 11 April 2024

Sugar mill producing energy by Cogeneration

As the Prime Minister unveils incentives for clean energy and advanced manufacturing, Australian sugar manufacturers have highlighted the potential to provide significant amounts of renewable electricity and biofuels in a submission responding to the Federal Government’s consultation on its Electricity and Energy Sector Decarbonisation Plan.

The Australian Sugar Milling Council’s submission has highlighted that the sugar milling sector can play a significant role in achieving an affordable renewables future in Australia. Read More

Mossman Mill closure not to be taken for granted | 25 March 2024

The Australian Sugar Milling Council has expressed both sadness and disappointment on behalf of its members at the announcement that the Companies involved with the operation of the Mossman Mill are being transitioned into liquidation.

The CEO of the Milling Council, Ash Salardini said the announcement on Friday last week was a sad day for employees, growers, associated enterprises and the local community. Read More

Mackay State Development Area & Bio-Energy Fund | 4 March 2024

Bagasse on conveyor

The Australian Sugar Milling Council has expressed both sadness and disappointment on behalf of its members at the announcement that the Companies involved with the operation of the Mossman Mill are being transitioned into liquidation.

The CEO of the Milling Council, Ash Salardini said the announcement on Friday last week was a sad day for employees, growers, associated enterprises and the local community. Read More

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