Road Closures Mackay & The Whitsundays

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3 April 2018

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Road Conditions:

Road closed:         Hicks St North Mackay – flooded both directions

Road Closed:        Golf Links Rd Beaconsfield – flooded both directions

Road Closed:        Pugsley St Walkerston – flooded both directions

Road Closed:       Marian-Eton Rd Eton, at Sandy Creek - flooded both directions

Road Closed:       Palm Tree Rd at Homebush - flooded both directions

Road Closed:       Gorge Road Finch Hatton - Closed at first crossing

Road Closed:       Leichhardt Road Mirani - Closed at Golf Course

Road Closed:       Barrie Lane Homebush - Flooded both directions

Road Closed:        Burdekin Dam Rd at Mt Wyatt

Road Closed:        Isaac River Rd, May Downs

Road Closed:        Kilcummin Diamond Downs Rd, Kilcummin

Road Closed:        Huntley Rd, Cheeseborough includes Dysart Clermont Rd to Dysart

Road Closed:        Mount Stuart Bedford Weir Rd, Mackenzie River

Road Closed         Connors River Collaroy Rd, Lotus Creek

Road Damage:      Bruce Hwy South of Baker’s Creek

Road damage:      Spring Creek Rd at Strathfield – restricted to 4WD’s only

Road damage:     Mountain View Rd, Collaroy - restricted to 4WDS's only

Water over road:   Shute Harbour Rd, Hamilton Plains


The Council In Community Day for the Mackay Regional Council's Southern Region's planned Community Catch-up at Muller Park, Ooralea, from 3.30pm to 4.30pm has been cancelled. The day will now be held in May.

Greater Whitsundays Farmers Market at Bluewater Quay cancelled for Wednesday April 4

Cruise Whitsundays Day tours for today (Wednesday April 4) & tomorrow (Thursday April 5) cancelled. Resort transfers today (Wednesday April 4th) until the Harbour Master deems the conditions safe for vessels.

Virgin Australia flights arriving at Hamilton Island Airport have been cancelled today (Tuesday April 3).

Mackay Pioneer BMX Club's racing for this week cancelled


Whitsunday Regional Council's swimming pools (excluding Collinsville) closed. This includes Airlie Beach Lagoon

Sandbag locations:

West Mackay:    Shakespeare Street, near 122nd Regional Cadet Unit

West Mackay:    Hume St - council depot

East Mackay:     Leisure Court

Nth Mackay:      Norris Rd - near PCYC

Mirani:              Corner Victoria & Augusta streets

SES locations:   Midge Point / Finch Hatton / Sarina / Campwin Beach / Grasstree Beach / Koumala / 

Whitsundays:    At SES locations - 45 Hinschen St Proserpine / 22 Schnapper St Cannonvale / 67 Herbert Street Bowen

Important Numbers:

SES: 132 500

Police: 131 233

Ergon Energy: 131 600, or for faults 132 296

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