Paramedics received reports of a snake bite at a Maroochydore primary school this morning.
Paramedics received reports of a snake bite at a Maroochydore primary school this morning.

Male child bitten by snake at Coast primary school

A MALE child has been transported to Sunshine Coast University hospital after a possible snake bite this morning.

Paramedics were called to Stella Maris Catholic Primary School in Maroochydore at approximately 10.40am to reports of a snake bite.

A QLD Ambulance spokesman said the child had marks on his ankle and someone had seen a snake in the school grounds.

The child was assessed at the scene and taken to hospital as a precaution.


Western Downs Regional Council is now debt-free

Western Downs Regional Council is now debt-free

Western Downs Regional Council have paid off all outstanding debt.

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

BOM issues severe thunderstorm warning for southeast Queensland

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

These storms are moving towards the east