More than 1500 homes without power on Gold Coast

MORE THAN 1500 homes and businesses are without power on the Gold Coast this morning.

The outage is understood to have hit just after 6.00am Tuesday, with Biggera Waters and Runaway Bay the most affected.

At the time of writing, 816 customers were without power in Biggera Waters, while a further 691 buildings in Runaway Bay were blacked out.


At least 63 homes in Labrador have also been hit by the power outage.

Energex says crews are investigating the cause and desperately working to restore services.

There’s reports the black out could have been caused by a crash at the intersection of Brisbane Road and Government Road in Labrador earlier this morning.

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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