03 March 2022

Service Announcement | 03 March 2022

Flooding in South East Queensland & New South Wales

Please see below for todays update regarding the ongoing service restrictions due to the flooding across South East QLD and NSW. 

Conditions across South East QLD had started to ease with flood waters beginning to subside, however, with more rain and poor weather forecasted, cleanup operations have been delayed. Our team are continuing to navigate road closures and are completing deliveries where possible. The QLD areas we are having the most trouble accessing include;

  • ​Milton
  • Toowong
  • Paddington
  • Red Hill
  • South Brisbane
  • Albion
  • Newstead
  • Fortitude Valley
  • Fairfield
  • Meadowbrook 
  • Loganholme
  • Beenleigh
  • Bethania 
  • Stapylton
  • Yatala
  • Ormeau
  • Oxley
  • Ipswitch
  • Toowoomba
In NSW the flooding has moved beyond Northern NSW and is now impacting the North West and South West. Evacuation orders are currently in place for several of these areas. It is anticipated that the Nepean river will overflow in the coming hours / days as heavy rainfall continues. The NSW areas we are having the most trouble accessing include;
  • Byron Bay
  • Murwillumbah
  • Lismore
  • Kingscliffe
  • Lismore
  • Richmond
  • Nepean
  • Marsden Park and surrounds 
  • Hoxton Park
  • Glenfield
  • Chipping Norton
  • Milperra
  • Camden valley through to Picton 
Please be aware of delivery delays and challenges with handling freight  when you are planning to despatch or receive freight to and from the areas listed above. 

As the situation remains dynamic, we will continue to keep you informed as updates come to hand.

Again, we thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. If you have any questions, please contact your local Mainfreight branch.


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