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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Any sandbag station that is listed as "open" will be available at all times - 24 hours a day.

Status Suburb Sandbag location Aerial map
Closed Arana Hills Arana Hills SES carpark (enclosure on the left next to driveway) - Arana Hills State Emergency Service, 2 Pine Hills Drive (Linedrive Terrace carpark), Arana Hills - Get directions
Closed Beachmere Front of Rogers Street Sports Complex (near the tennis courts) - 57 Rogers Street, Beachmere - Get directions
Closed Bongaree Front of Council's Bribie Island Depot (besser block area) - 208 First Avenue, Bribie Island, Bongaree - Get directions
Closed Caboolture Front of Council's Caboolture Deport (first left off Commercial Drive) - 98 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture - Get directions
Closed Dayboro Henry Bradley Park (carpark off Laidlaw Street) - 3 Laidlaw Street, Dayboro - Get directions
Closed Deception Bay Carpark of Council's Deception Bay Depot (opposite Carter Court) - 2 Old Bay Road, Deception Bay - Get directions
Closed Elimbah Coronation Drive (opposite the church in the median strip) - Coronation Drive, Elimbah - Get directions
Closed Margate Barry Bolton Park (grassed carpark opposite Council's Margate Depot) - 18 Jull Street, Margate - Get directions
Closed Narangba Oakey Flat Road Reserve (between Raynbird Road and Sovereign Drive) - 910 Oakey Flat Road, Narangba - Get directions
Closed Petrie Petrie SES (Woonara Drive precinct opposite the water tower) - 3 Woonara Drive, Petrie - Get directions
Closed Toorbul Toorbul and Donnybrook Seniors Club (back right hand side of carpark) - 1798 Pumicestone Road, Toorbul - Get directions
Closed Woodford Front of Council's Woodford Depot (grassed area near driveway) - 20 Durundur Street, Woodford - Get directions
Closed Woodford Woodford Memorial Hall (rear carpark off Elizabeth Street) - 103 Archer Street, Woodford - Get directions