Hundreds of buildings lose power on the Gold Coast

MORE than 1000 homes and businesses have lost power on the Gold Coast.

The blackout hit just before 1pm and is affecting 45 streets in the heart of Nerang.

In all, 1,064 customers are without power and dozens of traffic lights are out.


It’s not yet clear what sparked the outage. Energex crews are investigating.

The current streets affected include:

  • Bartlett Ave
  • Beaudesert Nerang Rd
  • Billabirra Cres
  • Birribi Ave
  • Blue Lagoon Ct
  • Brookfield Ct
  • Bushmead St
  • Byfield Ct
  • Cameron Cl
  • Carham Ct
  • Carole Dr
  • Celia Ct
  • Colrene Ct
  • Colrene Dr
  • Conway Ct
  • Cotton St
  • Crane Cres
  • Honeydew Way
  • Kupara St
  • Lavelle St
  • Lawnhill Dr
  • Lutana St
  • Martin St
  • Mooyumbin Ct
  • Mortensen Rd
  • Mylor St
  • Nerang River Dr
  • Nerang St
  • Oak St
  • Price St
  • Queens Ridge Pl
  • Reeves St
  • Rokeby Ct
  • Seamist Dr
  • St Petersburg Pl
  • Swansdale Cl
  • The Avenue
  • Tibbing St
  • Tunbridge Dr
  • Wandin St
  • Wedgetail Lane
  • West St
  • White St
  • Wundowie St
  • Yamanie Ct

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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