New sand stockpile site for the region
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 Beach||Rural Fire Brigade Shed|
|Campwin Beach||SES Facility, 103 Campwin Beach Road|
|Finch Hatton||SES Facility, 17 Letchford Street|
|Grasstree Beach||40 Zelma Street|
|Koumala||SES Facility - Bull Street|
|Midge Point||SES Facility - 1503 Midge Point Road|
|Mirani||Corner of Victoria and Augusta streets|
|North Mackay||Norris Road reserve (PCYC end)|
|Sarina||SES Facility - Brewers Road|
|Seaforth||Community Centre, 1 Elizabeth Street|
|South Mackay||BB Print Stadium Mackay overflow car park on Leisure Street|
|West Mackay||Hume Street|
|West Mackay||374 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.