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Digging In

Oct 14, 2020

For 95 years the sugar mill has been a proud landmark in the township of Tully. Standing on the banks of the Banyan River, it's deeply engrained in the area's history and the thriving community that call Tully home.

In this episode, Fiona talks to Tully Sugar Limited's Cane Productivity and Development Manager, Greg Shannon. As a self-confessed amateur historian, Greg has a broad knowledge of the past and how it's shaped the story of cane farming.

From cane cutter gang culture, the connection between Rugby League and the sugar industry, to the modern-day challenges and opportunities - you'll take a step into the past and hear how the Tully Sugar Ltd mill is working towards a strong and sustainable future.