Council establishes new free sand and sand bag site

Townsville City Council has established a new site to collect free sand and sand bags at the Ridge Drive shops carpark in Alice River – near the Rupertswood general store.

Council crews have also replenished sand and sandbags at the following sites:

  • Cnr Bentley & Nome Rd
  • Cnr Mt Low Parkway and Bruce Hwy
  • Dalrymple Road Depot Car Park
  • Cranbrook Depot Car Park
  • Wulguru Community Centre
  • Bicentennial Park Car Park
  • Leichardt St Carpark
  • PCYC Rasmussen
  • Lou Litster Park
  • Pallarenda Boat Ramp
  • Bushland Beach Boat Ramp
  • Yabulu Mobile Garage

Residents are asked not to visit Bamford Lane Depot for sand bags. Council crews are using the area to fill sand bags for emergency deployment.

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