Emergency Public Notice No 7 – 23rd March 2012 at 9:00am

Public Notice Issued at 0900 Hours – Friday 23rd March, 2012

  1. The Bruce Highway Ayr to Townsville is open.
  2. The Bruce Highway Ayr to Home Hill is open to all vehicles under single lane traffic control.
  3. For road closures within the Shire, visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au
  4. The Burdekin River at the Inkerman Bridge has peaked and is currently at 9.91 metres and falling slowly.
  5. Kirknie Road Landfill is open.
  6. Giru residents are requested to use water conservatively to prolong existing clean water supplies. This will allow the river to settle and prevent turbid water entering the water supply.
  7. Garbage services are slightly delayed and will continue to be collected on Saturday. Please leave your bins out for collection.

Residents should continue to monitor the situation via:-

Request for assistance please phone SES on 13 25 00.

No further notices will be issued.

Lyn McLaughlin
Chairman – Local Disaster Management Group

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