Redland City Council has opened sandbagging stations for the community following Bureau of Meteorology forecasts for heavy rain that is expected to continue into Tuesday.
Please note: enclosed shoes must be worn at all Council sandbagging stations.
The sandbagging stations will be open at the following times and locations:
Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205 South St, Cleveland – Click here for directions
Council staff will be onsite to assist. Sand, bags and shovels will be supplied.
- Open today, Monday 28 March until 6pm
- Open Tuesday 29 March: 7am to 6pm
The following 24-hour self-service sandbagging stations will be open from 10am today, Monday 28 March.
Council Depot Dunwich – 11-37 Mitchell Cres, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island – Click here for directions
Outside the Redland City Council Depot, 11-37 Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich. Sand and bags supplied. Please take your own shovel.
Council Depot Russell Island – 6 Cambridge Rd, Russell Island – Click here for directions
Outside the Council Depot on Cambridge Road. Sand and bags supplied. Please take your own shovel.
Council Depot Macleay Island – 22-24 Scarborough Rd, Macleay Island – Click here for directions
Outside the Council Depot on Scarborough Terrace. Sand and bags supplied. Please take your own shovel.
Residents on Coochiemudlo, Lamb and Karragarra islands can collect sandbags from the following locations:
Lamb Island Rural Fire Station – 12 Lucas Drive, Lamb Island
Karragarra Rural Fire Brigade – 11 Noyes Road, Karragarra Island
Coochie Men’s Shed – 54-45 Elizabeth Street, Coochiemudlo Island – available from Monday afternoon.
Information on how to properly use sandbags, including filling them, can be found on the SES website.
Do you need assistance?
Call the SES on 132 500 to log a job, which will be prioritised and tasked. This will help ensure our most vulnerable in the community are addressed as a priority.
Call Triple Zero (000) immediately if the situation is life-threatening.
Call Energex on 13 19 62 to report fallen powerlines. Remember to stay clear and warn others.
Call Council on 3829 8999 to report fallen branches on public spaces across the city.
Please be mindful of conditions when outdoors. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise that people should:
- Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it’s flooded, forget it.
- Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
- Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
- Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
For the latest advice and emergency warnings: