Sandbags available Portsmith and Gordonvale

Free sandbags are available to Cairns region residents ahead of consistent rain forecast across the coming week.

Bags are available for residents to fill with sand on site at Council’s waste transfer stations. Scoops for filling will be provided.

Sandbags are for residential use only and will be available until supplies run out. Limits will apply per person.

Sandbags and sand are available from the following locations until supplies run out.

  • Portsmith Transfer Station 8.30am to 5.15pm
  • Smithfield Transfer Station 7am to 5.15pm

Please note the Babinda and Gordonvale Transfer Stations have been closed.

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