Drivers urged to ‘dob in a pothole’

DRIVERS are being urged to ‘dob in a pothole’ or report damaged roads following recent deluges that have affected local roads.

Sunshine Coast Council says its crews and contractors have been busy clearing debris and assessing roads, but it needs the hinterland community “be our eyes and ears in locating damaged roads which had emerged after the recent weather”.

Sunshine Coast Council Community Portfolio Councillor David Law said some roads had been significantly impacted.

“We always appreciate the community’s assistance is locating and alerting us to any repairs needed, especially on local residential streets,” Cr Law said.

Some roads are owned by the local council or the State Government, and can be check first by visiting Queensland Traffic Road Lookup website.

To report a pothole on a Council road, visit Council’s website at, where you can lodge an eRequest online, phone 5475 7272 or alternatively email

To report a pothole on state-controlled roads, please contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads on 07 5451 7055 or email