RACQ Capricorn Rescue was tasked to Great Keppel Island on Saturday night for an assault.
RACQ Capricorn Rescue was tasked to Great Keppel Island on Saturday night for an assault.

Man discharged after serious assault at Great Keppel Island

MONDAY, 2PM: A MAN in his 50s has been discharged from Rockhampton hospital after he suffered head injuries from an alleged assault at Great Keppel Island on Saturday night.

He will need to go to Brisbane as a outpatient for further treatment. 

INITIAL, SUNDAY 11AM: A MAN had to be airlifted from Great Keppel Island last night following an alleged assault and is now in a Brisbane hospital.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue was tasked to the incident at 10.25pm on Saturday night.

It was reported a man in his early 50s had been assaulted when celebrating with friends at the Hideaway Resort.

The man was treated by the RACQ Capricorn Rescue on-board critical care paramedic and doctor for head injuries.

He was stabilised and taken to Rockhampton Hospital for further treatment.

Police are continuing investigations.


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