A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the man in his 30s was bitten on his foot on a private property, 36km west of Mackay, at 7.55pm on Tuesday.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the man in his 30s was bitten on his foot on a private property, 36km west of Mackay, at 7.55pm on Tuesday.

Two snake bites in 24 hours: Man in 30s in hospital

A man is recovering in hospital after a snake bite in Mirani.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the man in his 30s was bitten on his foot on a private property, 36km west of Mackay, at 7.55pm on Tuesday.

He was taken to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition.

This was the second snake bite incident in the past 24 hours for the region, with a woman taken to Bowen Hospital with a suspected bite on Monday.

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