Three injured in Brisbane CBD ceiling panel collapse

Three people have been injured after several tiles fell from the ceiling of a prominent high rise building in Brisbane’s CBD.

Emergency services raced to the Waterfront Place building on Eagle Street around 10.50am.

Three staff members suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene by paramedics. Two women were taken to hospital for further treatment.


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The accident happened on level 36, which houses several Commonwealth Parliament offices.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was attending a Federal Cabinet meeting in an adjoining room when the collapse occurred.

Investigations are underway.

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