Hiker falls 10 metres off cliff walking track

EMERGENCY services are responding to a person who has fallen from a cliff walking track onto rocks in the Gold Coast hinterland.

A rescue helicopter has arrived on scene at Purlingbrook Falls in Springbrook after paramedics were called just before 1:30pm.

A hiker has fallen 10 metres onto rocks at Purlingbrook Falls in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Picture: Steve Holland
A hiker has fallen 10 metres onto rocks at Purlingbrook Falls in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Picture: Steve Holland

Emergency services say the person is currently inaccessible.

Initial reports suggested the person had fallen about 10 metres, however injuries and the height of the fall are yet to be confirmed.

The rescue helicopter is above the scene as emergency services work to rescue the person for further treatment



Police called to break up teen brawl

Premium Content Police called to break up teen brawl

A QPS spokesman said there was an altercation between the youths overnight.

FIRST LOOK: Plans for Gladstone’s new manufacturing school

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: Plans for Gladstone’s new manufacturing school

The new development for CQU has been lodged with the Gladstone Regional Council.

GAWB responds to water price hike criticism

Premium Content GAWB responds to water price hike criticism

GAWB said they presented the council with two COVID-19 relief packages which were...