Redland City Council sandbagging stations are open at the following times and locations:
Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205 South St, Cleveland – Click here for directions
Open from 7am – 6pm. Council staff will be onsite and will provide you with pre-packed sandbags.
24-hour self-service sandbagging stations:
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.
Lamb Island Rural Fire Station – 12 Lucas Drive Lamb Island
Karragarra Rural Fire Brigade – 11 Noyes Road, Karragarra Island
Contact Rural Fire Brigade as needed or go to locations for self-serve. Minimum sandbagging stock available, please only take what is required.
Information on how to properly use sandbags, including filling them, can be found on the SES website.
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: