Rescuers trying to reach seven people stranded on rock platform

EMERGENCY services are trying to reach seven people, stranded on a rock platform in the ocean south of the Gold Coast.

The group became trapped by the rising tide after climbing onto The Causeway at Fingal Head about 10.30am AEST.

Police, paramedics and lifesavers are on the scene assessing the situation and have made direct contact with the group.


Source: Google Maps

Source: Google Maps

It’s understood rescue crews will need to wait for the tide to fall before they can extract the group from the rock mound.

The ages and genders of those trapped was not immediately known.

Thankfully, no injuries have been reported. No further information was available at the time of writing.

Source: Google Maps

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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