Bundaberg Region Mayor Jack Dempsey says basing a large air tanker at Bundaberg Airport would help fight fires across the state.
Eight months on from the devastating bushfires which consumed almost 5000 hectares of the Burrum Coast National Park, the regeneration of flora and the re-emergence of fauna is becoming evident.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are well into Operation Cool Burn, which focuses on bushfire preparedness in local communties.
Hazard reduction burns will be conducted in the Woodgate area to help provide security to the town before the up-coming fire season.
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