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Monday, April 20, 2015

If you take sugar in your tea, you might like to know where it comes from


This short clip shows the daily tasks of cane cutters in North Queensland when sugarcane was still manually harvested with machetes - stoop, chop, straighten, top - stoop, chop, straighten, top - stoop, chop, straighten, top.

It's as iconically Australian as 'football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars'.