Boy, 5, And Man Drown On Queensland Coast

A five-year-old boy and a man believed to be his father have drowned while on holiday on the Queensland coast.

The pair died after they were taken by ambulance from the beachside lagoon at Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays region on Sunday afternoon, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said.

The boy and the 30-year-old man were believed to be international tourists.