Menu
News

Body washes up on Yeppoon beach

A police officer stands guard after a body washed up on Yeppoon's Main Beach this morning.
A police officer stands guard after a body washed up on Yeppoon's Main Beach this morning. Picture: Nikita Watts.

A BODY has washed up on Yeppoon's Main Beach this morning after a car plunged 50m from the Wreck Point lookout.

The vehicle cannot currently be seen because of the depth of water, and a police guard is in place at the base of the lookout.

The permanent barrier at the top of the lookout, at Cooee Bay, is broken and debris from the vehicle is strewn everywhere.

It is not known when the accident happened, or whether the two incidents are linked.

Police are also at Yeppoon's Main Beach, where witnesses saw the body in the water this morning, near the Keppel Bay Sailing Club.

One witness told The Morning Bulletin he spotted what he thought was a large log floating on the surface and went to investigate.

He said when he realised it was a person, he checked for signs of life.

He said there were none and he asked another beach-goer to call police.



If you grew up in Wolvi, you know who this is...

An Olympic Torch for the 2000 Sydney Olympics holds pride of place amongst other precious memories for this Wolvi local legend.

Check out how this Wolvi community pillar spent this milestone.

Bay Power earns first win of the season

FIRST WIN: Bay Power earned its first win of the AFL Wide Bay Womens season.

The Power won 4.4-28 - 2.1-13.

How to add to your family in the sweetest way possible

How could you possibly say 'no' to that face?  Meet Bounty and nine other Gympie RSPCA orphans looking for homes.

Check out these adorable orphans needing your love at Gympie RSPCA

Local Partners