New sand stockpile site for the region

Published: 23 Dec 2020

Seaforth now has an emergency sand stockpile on Elizabeth Street.

There are 14 temporary emergency sand stockpiles located across the region.

These sites are for residents to obtain sand for emergency use only, such as protecting a property from flooding in the event of a natural disaster.

Sand stockpiles are located at:

Armstrong BeachRural Fire Brigade Shed
CalenChurch Street
Campwin BeachSES Facility, 103 Campwin Beach Road
Finch HattonSES Facility, 17 Letchford Street
Grasstree Beach40 Zelma Street
KoumalaSES Facility - Bull Street
Midge PointSES Facility - 1503 Midge Point Road
MiraniCorner of Victoria and Augusta streets
North MackayNorris Road reserve (PCYC end)
SarinaSES Facility - Brewers Road
SeaforthCommunity Centre, 1 Elizabeth Street
South MackayBB Print Stadium Mackay overflow car park on Leisure Street
West MackayHume Street
West Mackay374 Shakespeare Street (beside 122 Army Cadet premises)

Residents are required to take along a shovel and their own sandbags.

Hessian or poly-weave sandbags may be purchased from most hardware stores.