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Careers Week 2023 | CANEGROWERS Careers Panel


Careers Week 2023 | CANEGROWERS Live Careers Panel

Monday, May 15 2023 @ 2:00pm AEST

To celebrate National Careers Week 2023, Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia, in collaboration with CANEGROWERS, will be hosting a live virtual careers panel showcasing the diversity of career opportunities in the Australian Sugar Industry.

Throughout the session, panellists will share their stories about the pathways that led them to the industry and provide practical advice for people interested in pursuing a role in the sector. Audience questions will be welcomed throughout the session.

Join us on Monday the 15th of May at 2:00pm AEST to hear from panellists and learn about pathways into the industry. 


– James Oldacre | Sugarcane grower

– Paul Calcino | Sugar Research Australia

– Joel Tierney | CANEGROWERS

To learn more about our panellists, check out their bios:

James Oldacre | Sugarcane grower
Joel Tierney | CANEGROWERS
Paul Calcino | Sugar Research Australia

Paul is the District Delivery Officer, Far North based at Meringa. He has a degree in Environmental Management (Hons.) majoring in Natural Systems and Wildlife. Prior to the current role, Paul was an Adoption Officer within the RP222C project working on nutrient management planning with growers in the Russell-Mulgrave. He looks forward to continuing his work improving productivity and profitability in the sugarcane industry.