Sandbags will not stop flood waters entirely. Suitable placement of correctly filled bags may reduce the amount of water that enters your property.

Where possible, purchase items needed to make your own sandbags or buy pre-filled sandbags from local hardware stores or landscaping suppliers. 

The State Emergency Service (SES) may be able to provide assistance to residents physically unable to get their own sandbags due to illness, age or other incapacity. If assistance is required, contact the SES on 132 500.

If attending a Council sandbag location, bring your own shovel as you may be required to fill your own sandbags.

Council sandbag locations

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Status Location Address
Open Petrie SES 3 Woonara Drive, Petrie - View map
Open Oakey Flat Road - Between Raynbird Road roundabout and Sovereign Drive roundabout 910 Oakey Flat Road, Narangba - View map
Open Coronation Drive - Opposite the church in the median strip Coronation Drive, Elimbah - View map
Open Arana Hills SES 2 Pine Hills Drive (off Jinker Track), Arana Hills - View map
Open Woodford Depot 20 Durundur Street, Woodford - View map
Open Deception Bay Council Depot carpark 2 Old Bay Road, Deception Bay - View map
Open Dayboro Depot 73 Bradley Street, Dayboro - View map
Open Caboolture Council Depot Car Park 98 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture - View map
Open Toorbul Community and Sports Centre 1774 Pumicestone Road Toorbul, Toorbul - View map
Open Bribie Island SES 208 First Avenue, Bribie Island, Bongaree - View map
Open Rogers Street Sports Ground 57 Rogers Street, Beachmere - View map
Open Woodford Memorial Hall (rear car park) 103 Archer Street, Woodford - View map
Open Opposite Margate Depot Jull Street, Margate - View map