Hundreds of southern Gold Coast homes without power

Hundreds of Gold Coasters have woken up without power, thanks to an outage down the southern end of the city.

The outage struck in the Tugun-Currumbin area overnight, affecting around 1,300 properties at the peak.

As of 7.00 am power had been restored to most of the homes, but still over 300 properties remain in the dark.


According to Energex, there are 320 homes affected in Currumbin and 17 in Tugun.

Emergency repairs are still being carried out but the exact cause of the outage is not yet known.