Gold Coast boat fall victim waits hours for transport

A WOMAN is awaiting transport to the Gold Coast University Hospital, after suffering a fall on a boat off the Gold Coast.

The incident happened on a vessel approximately 60 nautical miles off Southport, around 11.35pm on Friday.

Due to the late hour and location of the boat, paramedics were only able to provide treatment on Saturday morning.


Queensland Ambulance confirmed, the woman is aged in her 60s and fell from a ladder, sustaining head a neck injuries.

She is now in a stable condition, with Water Police assisting in her return to shore.