A regional council charged by the workplace safety regulator after a father and his five-year-old son drowned in a public lagoon have been dealt a major court blow.

A five-year-old boy and his father have drowned while on holiday on the Queensland coast. The boy and 30-year-old man were pulled from the water at Airlie Beach lagoon on Sunday afternoon after both suffering from cardiac arrest. The father and son were later pronounced dead at Proserpine Hospital. Image: Georgina Simpson / Supplied /…

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