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Fraser Island-K’gari returning to former glory six months after monstrous bushfire

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Visiting the most northern-most beaches of Fraser Island-K’gari, it’s hard to tell there was ever a bushfire, let alone one that tore through 87,000 hectares of the World Heritage Site.

Trees have shed their layers of blackened bark, sprouting new growth — much to the delight of campers.

“It’s nice and green and rejuvenated, it’s fantastic,” visitor Nick Parry said.

Nick Parry says he’s seen a noticeable change in the island since his last visit just after the bushfire.(

ABC Wide Bay: Nicole Hegarty

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The island has been a popular destination over the Easter school holidays, with most of the accommodation completely booked out.

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