‘Serious incident’ sparks emergency declaration in Bribie Island

An emergency situation is currently unfolding in Bribie Island this morning, with police responding to a serious incident.

Officers were called to a home on Kelliher Street in Rothwell around 8.00am, following reports of a serious assault.

Officers tracked a vehicle of interest to Bribie Island where police made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act at 10.45am.


The PSPA encompasses Bigmulys St, Sylvan Beach Esplanade, Elkhorn Avenue and Eucalyptus St.

Specialist police are on scene and people are being asked to avoid the area.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.