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