More than 1500 homes without power on Gold Coast

Hundreds of homes and businesses are without power on the Gold Coast this afternoon.

More than 1300 homes are without power at Reedy Creek, while a further 128 people in Varsity Lakes have also been affected.

At least 72 buildings in Varsity Lakes have also been blacked out.


Energex says the cause is currently “under investigation” as crews desperately work to fix the outage.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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