An eastern brown snake.
An eastern brown snake.

Man bitten by deadly snake at Rockyview

UPDATE 2PM: A MAN bitten by a snake at a Rockyview property has been taken to hospital. 

Queensland Ambulance Service confirmed the man was taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition. 

INITIAL: QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service critical care paramedics are treating a man for a suspected deadly snake bite at a Rockhampton property.

A Queensland Ambulance Services spokesman confirmed paramedics were called to a Rockyview home just before 1pm.

It is understood a man was bitten by either an Eastern Brown or Taipan at the home.

His partner, a registered nurse, swung into action and bandaged the wound while calling triple-0.

The QAS spokesman said the man was currently in a stable condition and was expected to be taken to Rockhampton Base Hospital for further treatment.