Council providing free sand and sandbags

Date published: 31 January 2019

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

  • Dalrymple Road Depot Carpark
  • 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

The following locations have run out of sand, but Council crews will be working to replenish the sand and sandbags today.

  • Cnr Bentley & Nome Rd
  • Wulguru Community Centre
  • Cranbrook Depot Carpark

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