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Rescue underway after woman falls down cliff at Slade Point


A rescue operation is underway in Mackay, after a woman has fallen up to 20 metres down a cliff.

Emergency crews were called to the incident along a walking track off Albatross Street at Slade Point around 4pm on Friday.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says a woman in her 20s was being treated for a potentially serious back injury, but was reportedly in a stable condition.

Around 5pm, Queensland Fire and Emergency workers were still on scene, working out best course of action to get down to the patient including setting up safety lines. 

Image: Twitter/Queensland Ambulance