The Simpson Desert Oasis remains open for vehicle repairs, hardware, motel accommodation and caravan park enquiries, assures spokesperson for Diamantina Shire Council, despite the recent blaze.
The also council confirmed it will assist locals in acquiring groceries and other essentials in the interim.
ADVICE TO TRAVELLERS
Council assures travellers that the Simpson Desert Oasis remains open for vehicle repairs, hardware, motel accommodation and caravan park enquiries.
“To all travellers heading to Bedourie please ensure you are well stocked up on groceries and fuel.
“The Simpson Desert Oasis … [is] unable to provide the following services to the community and travellers: groceries, diesel & ULP, takeaway food, restaurant meals and bar.
The Bedourie Royal Hotel is still fully operational offering accommodation, coffee and meals.
SAVED BY VOLUNTEERS
The Council thanks volunteers at the scene who successfully extinguished the fire.
“We are relieved that all involved are safe,” a community spokesperson explained.