Sugar industry seeks Federal election support for regional Queensland jobs and growth | 11 April 2022

The Australian Sugar Milling Council has released details of a $38 million three-year package, it is seeking support from all parties for ahead of the 21 May 2022 Federal election, to boost regional Queensland jobs and economic growth. ASMC Chief Executive Officer Rachele Sheard said the sugar industry already contributed $3.8 billion to the Queensland economy and supported almos...
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Parliamentary Friends of Sugar to strengthen sector’s bipartisan support |17 March 2022

The sugar industry has gathered support from across the Queensland Parliament for a new initiative to allow direct contact between Members of Parliament and the industry. Parliamentary Friends of Sugar was co-chaired by Member for Burnett, Stephen Bennett and Member for Mackay, Julieanne Gilbert pictured with ASMC Directors: Peter Hawe, Jannik Olejas and John Pratt at Qld Parliament House o...
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Sugar defied COVID to deliver economic boost for Queensland | 15 March 2022

The Queensland sugar industry’s resilience to the combined impact of COVID-19, poor global sugar prices, international market distortions and adverse weather has been confirmed by a new economic report released today. The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) commissioned report shows the economic contribution of the industry to Queensland had remained stable at $3.8 billion in 2020-...
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