Council providing free sand and sandbags

Date published: 30 January 2019

Townsville City Council is providing free sand and sandbags at the following locations.

  • Dalrymple Road Depot Carpark
  • Cranbrook Depot Carpark
  • SES Magnetic Island

Sand is currently provided from the locations below and Council crews are planning to provide sand bags at the locations during the next 3 hours.

  • Bicentennial Park Car Park
  • Leichardt St Carpark
  • PCYC Rassmussen
  • Lou Litster Park
  • Pallarenda Boat Ramp
  • Cnr Pilkington St & Bolam St
  • Oonoonba Community Centre
  • Cnr Bentley & Nome Rd
  • Bushland Beach Boat Ramp
  • Wulguru Community Centre

Residents will need shovels to fill their sandbags.

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