Council continues to provide free sand and sandbags

Date published: 1 February 2019

Townsville City Council crews have replenished sand and sandbags at the following sites:

  • Cnr Bentley & Nome Rd
  • Cnr Mt Low Parkway and Bruce Hwy
  • Dalrymple Road Depot Car Park
  • Cranbrook Depot Car Park
  • Wulguru Community Centre
  • SES Magnetic Island
  • Bicentennial Park Car Park
  • Leichardt St Carpark
  • PCYC Rassmussen
  • Lou Litster Park
  • Pallarenda Boat Ramp
  • Cnr Pilkington St & Bolam St
  • Oonoonba Community Centre
  • Bushland Beach Boat Ramp

Council has sourced around 18,000 sandbags that will be distributed by crews throughout the day.

Townsville residents have used over 25,000 sandbags so far.

For more information about the weather event, road closures and flood warnings, residents should visit Council’s Emergency Management Dashboard at