Two men found dead in boating accident off Townsville in north Queensland

Two men found dead in boating accident off Townsville in north Queensland

By Paula Tapiolas Updated May 11, 2018 14:19:08 Map: Magnetic Island 4819 Two men have died in a “marine incident” in waters off Magnetic Island, near Townsville in north Queensland, police say. Police were called to Arthur Bay at about 9:30am after the bodies of two men were found in …

Snake bite victim dies in Townsville after suspected eastern brown attack

Snake bite victim dies in Townsville after suspected eastern brown attack

Updated April 20, 2018 14:53:02 A man in his 40s has died from a snake bite after showing a mate what is suspected to have been a deadly eastern brown snake in his hands at his home in Townsville in north Queensland. Neighbour Brett Boggs helped carry out CPR after …

Townsville Hospital introduces body cameras for staff to try to stop increasing number of attacks on staff

Townsville Hospital introduces body cameras for staff to try to stop increasing number of attacks on staff

Posted April 04, 2018 15:36:58 Punched, bitten, spat on and abused — staff at Queensland hospitals have to deal with violence every day. In a bid to stem the rising number of attacks, Townsville Hospital has introduced body-worn cameras for staff. It is the first health service in Queensland to …