Lifeguards have evacuated a packed Surfers Paradise beach after a shark sighting.
Lifeguards have evacuated a packed Surfers Paradise beach after a shark sighting.

Surfers Paradise beach evacuated after shark sighting

Swimmers and surfers have been evacuated from a packed Surfers Paradise beach after a shark scare.

Lifeguards ordered people from the water after the sighting

It's unclear if the creature is the same as a 2m bull shark spotted from the air at Main Beach just before 10am.

Originally published as Surfers Paradise beach evacuated after shark sighting


Green light: Wheels in motion for Bowen motorsport facility

Premium Content Green light: Wheels in motion for Bowen motorsport facility

Plans for the facility include a motocross track, BMX track, clubhouse and canteen.

Man denied bail after trashing Hamilton Island room

Premium Content Man denied bail after trashing Hamilton Island room

A Canberra man has been denied police bail after allegedly causing a large...

Mackay Isaac Whitsunday’s top-earning suburbs revealed

Premium Content Mackay Isaac Whitsunday’s top-earning suburbs revealed

RICH LIST: Find out how your suburbs compares according to the latest data.