More than 1500 homes without power on Gold Coast

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

It’s understood “damage to Energex equipment” has sparked the major outage, with crews desperately working to fix the blackout.

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 homes and businesses in Burleigh and 5 in Currumbin Valley are also without power.

Motorists are also being urged to drive with caution in the above suburbs with a number of traffic lights also out.

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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