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Tourism toll revealed after Fraser blaze as attention turns to report

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LNP fire spokesman Dale Last said the blaze came as a “hammer blow” to business owners and locals who “absolutely deserve government support” and answers from the review as soon as possible.

“The state government has an obligation to help these decent hard working Queenslanders get back on their feet, as a matter of urgency,” he said.

Evaluation of the fire’s impacts on the unique island ecosystem, including tropical rainforests, ancient dune systems and protected species including dingoes, is ongoing.

Evaluation of the fire’s impacts on the unique island ecosystem, including tropical rainforests, ancient dune systems and protected species including dingoes, is ongoing.Credit:Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

One submission to the review by the Institute of Foresters of Australia and Australian Forest Growers laid out a range of recommendations including an independent inquiry into…



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