Woman airlifted after being pulled from dam

An elderly woman has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after she was pulled from the water at Waruma Dam this morning.

The patient was swimming with family and friends when she got into difficulties.

The local rescue helicopter was tasked to the dam, 200 kilometres west of Bundaberg, just after 11am this morning.

The patient was flown to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.