Helicopter rescue after suspected shark attack
The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service is responding to a suspected shark attack near North West Island.
Queensland Ambulance Service confirmed a critical care flight paramedic is on-board the helicopter and that a male in his mid-20s has been reportedly attacked by a shark.
North West Island is a coral cay in the southern Great Barrier Reef located 75 kilometres northeast of Gladstone.
No further details are known at this stage.