More than 1000 homes without power on Gold Coast

More than 1200 homes and businesses are without power on the northern Gold Coast.

The outage struck around 11.30am on Thursday, with 1286 homes in Runaway Bay blacked out.

It’s affected several streets in the suburb including Anglers Esp, Bayview St, Bulolo Ave, Canal Ave, Daru Ave, Folkstone Pl, Goroka Pl, Greenwich Ct, Huon Cres, Jennifer Ave and Kavieng Cres.


Properties on Madang Cres, Markham Ave,Morala Ave, Runaway Bay Ave, Samarai Ave, Shearwater Esp and Sports Drive are also without power.

Lae Drive, which is where one of the Gold Coast’s early voting centres is located, has also been affected although it’s not known if that is impacting voting.

A fallen powerline in the area is believed to be behind the cause of the outage.

Energex crews are on scene working to fix the issue as soon as possible.