Sugar Policy Insights | May 2021

The May edition of the Australian Sugar Milling Council’s Sugar Policy Insights highlights: The need for the sugar industry's revitalisation plan.The imperative for WTO reform and a return to rules-based trade.Queensland’s sugar production outlook for the upcoming 2021 season. Read previous editions of Sugar Policy Insights here
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Inquiry into the current circumstances, and the future need and potential for dispatchable energy generation and storage capability in Australia

| 10 May 2021 ASMC’s submission to the Standing Committee on the Environment and Trade focuses on: ASMC’s understanding of Australia’s (the National Energy Market’s (NEM’s)) future dispatchable capacity needs;The Australian sugar industry’s ability to triple its supply of zero to low emission semidispatchable power from current, but highly under-utilised bagasse feedstock; andBarriers to f...
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Sugar funding commitments sweet news for Wide Bay-Burnett jobs

Sugarcane Fields aerial view
5 March 2021 | The sugar industry has welcomed the commitment of $1.9 million from the Queensland Government to a plan that will see sugarcane grown, harvested and hauled in the Maryborough region milled into raw sugar at the Isis Central Sugar Mill at Childers. Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) chief executive Mr David Pietsch said the commitment follows close on the heels of a $2.5 mil...
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