Council continues to provide free sand and sandbags

Date published: 3 February 2019

Townsville City Council continues to provide free sand and sandbags at the following locations:

  • Bushland Beach Boat Ramp
  • Bamford Lane Depot Car Park
  • Corner Mt Low Parkway and Bruce Hwy
  • Oonoonba Community Centre
  • Pallarenda Boat Ramp
  • PCYC Rasmussen
  • Wulguru Community Centre

Council crews are working to replenish stocks at the following locations:

  • Corner Bentley and Nome Road
  • Cranbrook Depot Car Park
  • Dalrymple Road Depot Car Park
  • Bicentennial Park Car Park
  • Ross River Dam Car Park
  • SES Magnetic Island
  • Leichardt Street Car Park
  • Lou Litster Park
  • Rupertswood General Store
  • Yabulu Mobile Garage

Residents are asked to please bring their own shovels to fill their own bags.

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