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.