Reader contribution highlight: Michael Caspanello

Michael Caspanello is one of those born and bred locals who has lived on the same road since he was born. Following in his Italian grandfather’s footsteps, Michael is continuing the family legacy of sugarcane farming, with the fourth generation of Caspanello’s ready to take over the helm.

In 2005, with a passion driven by the importance of water to the community and a strong desire to ensure a future in the Burdekin for his family, Michael nominated and was elected as a Director on the South Burdekin Water Board. Later that same year, Michael took on the position of Deputy Chairperson under…

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Burdekin Local News reader, Fiona Christie contributed this story. If you have a story or an article you’d like to share about the local area, people or local history, send us a message and your piece for consideration to editor@burdekinlocal.com.au ... more