Flare disposal locations

Damaged and expired marine distress flares may be disposed of at the following locations.

Gold Coast area

Location Address
Main Beach Maritime Safety Queensland regional office 40-44 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
Southport Coast Guard
171 Marine Parade, Southport
Southport Volunteer Marine Rescue
Muriel Henchman Dr, Main Beach 
Jacobs Well Volunteer Marine Rescue
1161 Pimpama-Jacobs Well Road, Jacobs Well 
Currumbin Volunteer Marine Rescue  2 Duringan St, Currumbin 

Brisbane area

Location Address
Jacobs Well Volunteer Marine Rescue Council Reserve, Jacobs Wells/Pimpama Road, Jacobs Well
Lytton Water Police 2 Howard Smith Drive, Lytton
Cleveland Volunteer Marine Rescue William Street, Cleveland
Manly Coast Guard Manly Boat Harbour, Trafalgar Street, Manly
Pinkenba Maritime Safety Queensland Regional Office Macarthur Avenue East, Pinkenba
Redland Bay Coast Guard Boat ramp off Banana Street, Redland Bay
Volunteer Marine Rescue Victoria Point  Maters Avenue, Victoria Point 

Sunshine Coast area

Location Address
Noosaville Coast Guard Munna Point, via Caravan Park, Russell Street, Noosaville
Caloundra Coast Guard Tripcony Park, off Maloja Avenue, Caloundra
Bribie Island Volunteer Marine Rescue Marine Parade, off Sylvan Beach Esplanade, Bellara
Mooloolaba Coast Guard 65 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba
Tin Can Bay Coast Guard Esplanade, Norman Point, Tin Can Bay

Central coast area

Location Address
Urangan Maritime Safety Queensland regional office Buccaneer Ave, Urangan
Midtown Chandlery Cnr Quay and Targo St, Bundaberg
Bundaberg Marineland 95 Targo Street, Bundaberg
Bundaberg Tackle World 22 Quay Street, Bundaberg
Burnett Heads Captain's Chandlery Shop 2 Marina Drive, Burnett Heads
Coast Guard Sandy Straits 126 Eckert Road, Boonooroo
Yeppoon Coast Guard 22 Anchor Dr, Rosslyn Bay
Keppel Sands Coast Guard South Bluff Headland, Keppel Sands
Stanage Bay Coast Guard Banksia Street, Stanage Bay
Gladstone Volunteer Marine Rescue 268 Alf O’Rourke Dr, Callemondah
Paget Waste Transfer Station Crichtons Road, Paget, Mackay
Whitsunday Waste Transfer Station Carlo Drive, Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
Whitsunday Ocean Services
17 Loop Road, Jubilee Pocket, Airlie Beach

Northern Queensland area

Northern area Address
Townsville Maritime Safety Queensland regional office 60 Ross Street, South Townsville
Townsville Coast Guard Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville
Bowen Boat Harbour Santa Barbara Parade, Bowen
Ingham Coast Guard 19 Patterson Parade, Lucinda
Innisfail Coast Guard Mourilyan Harbour, Mourilyan
Cardwell Coast Guard 1 Victoria Street, Cardwell
Ingham Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol 7 Haigh Street, Ingham
Cairns Coast Guard Trinity Wharf, Cairns
Cairns Maritime Safety Queensland regional office 100-106 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Marine Rescue Port Douglas 36 Wharf Street, Port Douglas
Thursday Island Maritime Safety Queensland regional office Hastings Street, Thursday Island
Karumba Maritime Safety Queensland Regional Office Lot 75 Yappar Street, Karumba
Weipa Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol  Kerr Point Road, Evans Landing, Weipa
The Lure Shop
146 Charlotte Street, Cooktown
Tully Coast Guard
3 Luff Street, Hull Heads
Ayr Transfer Station
Railway Street, Ayr
Home Hill Transfer Station
40 Bojack Road, Home Hill
Kirknie Landfill
1614 Kirknie Road, Kirknie
Last updated
18 June 2024