Mareeba Campus at the AACC
The Mareeba Campus of the Australian Agricultural College Corporation is less than an hour from Cairns. It focusses on conservation and land management with a wide variety of tropical environments to work with. They learn about growing different plants, and growing crops which are in-demand. They learn current environmental testing techniques and technologies.
The Australian Agricultural College Corporation (AACC) was formed in 2005 when the Australian College of Tropical Agriculture (incorporating Burdekin Agricultural College and Mareeba Environmental College), Dalby Agricultural College, Emerald Agricultural College and Longreach Pastoral College joined forces.
AACC combines more than 130 years' experience in agricultural education and training in a range of specialisations, across five campuses located in a range of different geographic and climatic regions.
The AACC has training grounds totaling 59 800 hectares throughout Queensland.
Video Courtesy of the AACC.