News

Girl, 17, airlifted from Gladstone after overdose

RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue (RESCUE 300) at Facing Island. Contributed
RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue (RESCUE 300) at Facing Island. Contributed Contributed

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl who suffered an overdose in Glastone on Friday morning has been airlifted to Rockhampton.

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue transported the patient from Gladstone Hospital.

The girl had called 000 early in the morning, but when ambulance officers responded there was no answer at the home.

The police were contacted and helped with entry.

Ambulance officers found the patient unconscious and unresponsive.

She was taken to Gladstone Hospital and stabilised.

Rescue 300's intensive care paramedic and doctor treated the girl before transporting her to Rockhampton in a stable condition.

Topics:  gladstone hospital overdose racq capricorn helicopter rescue service rescue 300



Rods ready to go ahead of comp

Monica Nolen caught a blue salmon on during the Toogoom Family fishing competition.

Grab a rod and get fishing

BACHELORETTE RECAP: Undies, break dancing and otters

The Bachelorette Sophie Monk. Supplied by Channel 10.

Sophie Monk was greeted by undies on her first night in the mansion.

Denya inspires young women to be their best

Denya Hopkins is inspiring and motivating young Fraser Coast women through volunteering and leadership roles. Ms Hopkins was recently awarded with the prestigious 2017 Zonta Club of Hervey Bay Young Women in Public Affairs Award, which was presented by president Robin Rayner.

“Outstanding” commitment and achievement awarded.

Local Partners