The child had reportedly been bitten by a
The child had reportedly been bitten by a "brown coloured" snake

11-year-old child bitten by a snake

AN 11-year-old girl has been bitten by a snake on her hand.

Paramedics were called to a residence of Toolakea Beach Road where the child had reportedly been bitten by a "brown coloured" snake at 6.39pm.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the girl was taken to Townsville Hospital in a stable condition, showing no signs of symptoms.

In a separate incident, a man was taken to Townsville Hospital in a stable condition after being bitten by dog.

Paramedics were called to a private address on Parakeet Court, Condon shortly before 1am.

The QAS spokesman said the 20-year-old man was playing with the dog at the time of the incident.

"It obviously didn't take a liking to what he was doing," the spokesman said.

He said the dog bit the man on the lip.

The man was taken to hospital in a stable condition with a cut to his lip.


Restaurant of the Year dishes up goods to foodie networkers

Restaurant of the Year dishes up goods to foodie networkers

Italian restaurant wins Skal Whitsundays 2018 Restaurant of Year

Boatie masters all there is to know about the reef

Boatie masters all there is to know about the reef

Master Reef Guide ready to share his knowledge with visitors

Buzz around bee 'sew' great that group has shop in the bag

Buzz around bee 'sew' great that group has shop in the bag

Bonanza for Boomerang Bags Whitsundays.