Fishermen winched from boat after striking reef
Six fishermen have been winched from their boat after it struck a reef northeast of Mackay.
The fishermen sent out an urgent call for help about 2am after their boat, Barrier Star, hit Stevens Reef.
A RACQ CQ Rescue Helicopter responded to their call and began to winch them off the boat before 6am.
Volunteer Marine Rescue and Customs boats were also involved in the rescue.