Sand Stockpile Sites in Mackay & The Whitsundays

Just In Case


4 February 2019

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SAND STOCKPILE SITES
Did you know that Council has Emergency Sand Stockpiles located around the region that the public can obtain sand for use in an emergency to fill their own sandbags to protect their property from flooding. Residents need to bring their own sandbags and shovel to self-fill bags.
 
Emergency sand stockpile locations are:-

  • North Mackay - Norris Rd reserve (PCYC end)
  • West Mackay – 374 Shakespeare Street (beside the 122 Army Cadet Buildings)
  • West Mackay – Hume Street, Entrance to Council Depot Complex
  • South Mackay – Mackay Stadium Gravel overflow carpark on Leisure Street off Bridge Road)
  • Mirani - Corner Victoria & Augusta Streets
  • Sarina - Brewers Road SES Facility
  • Campwin Beach – 103 Campwin Beach Road SES Facility
  • Finch Hatton – 17 Letchford Street, SES Facility
  • Grasstree Beach – 40 Zelma Street, Combined Emergency Services Facility
  • Koumala – Bull Street, SES Facility
  • Midge Point – 1503 Midge Point Road – SES Facility
  • Proserpine - 45 Hinschen Street
  • Cannonvale - 22 Schnapper Street
  • Bowen - 67 Herbert Street

Sandbags may be purchased from most hardware stores.

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