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Large Air Tanker deployed to Lowmead fire

The Large Air Tanker based at Bundaberg Airport was deployed for the first time to help fire fighters contain a fire at Lowmead on Thursday, 8 October.

Large Air Tanker arrives at Bundaberg Airport

A Large Air Tanker, Conair Q400MR, that will help fight fires during this year’s bushfire season, has arrived at Bundaberg Airport from overseas.

Operation Cool Burn focuses on bushfire mitigation

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are well into Operation Cool Burn, which focuses on bushfire preparedness in local communties.

Locals urged to apply for bushfires recovery package

The Bundaberg region is one of 23 regions chosen for a $1.8 million Queensland Bushfires Round One recovery package, being jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments.

Fire impacted highway rest area under repair

The popular Wallum Reserve rest area off the Isis Highway which was closed following the severe bushfires in December, is expected to reopen in about two weeks.

Mad Max touches down at Bundaberg Airport

A helicopter as big as a semi-trailer landed at Bundaberg Airport this week for refuelling after a recent fire-bombing mission in southern Australia.

Vignacourt friends support bushfire appeal

The people of Vignacourt in France have undertaken a bushfire fundraiser to show support for their friends in the Bundaberg Region.

Community rallies to support bushfire victims

The best way to help bushfire victims is to donate cash and Bundaberg Rum has contributed $500,000.

Bargara market to assist bushfire victims

A community sewing bee in Bargara on Tuesday and a market on Saturday, 18 January 2020 will assist bushfire victims and wildlife.

Woodgate Wildlife Rescue group supported

Woodgate and Surrounds Wildlife Rescue has received a welcome gift after damaging fires to help raise injured and orphaned wildlife.

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