The bushfire season has already started, and Central and North Queensland are the latest regions to be affected.

In some places on the Western Downs Regional Council, residents are in evacuation centres across Dalby and Chinchilla.

Last night in Mount Isa, residents were told to monitor warnings and be prepared to leave, and it’s the first time a water bombing aircraft flew around the town.

Produced By: Frank Bonaccorso

Featured In Story: Phil Barwick – Deputy Mayor of Mount Isa City Council

First aired on The Wire, Friday 27 October 2023