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Work continues with hopes of all power restored tonight

Energex crews are still working to restore electricity after the Sunshine Coast’s most significant outage in memory.
Energex crews are still working to restore electricity after the Sunshine Coast’s most significant outage in memory. John Mccutcheon

ENERGEX crews are continuing work to restore power to more than 8000 Sunshine Coast homes.

In 24 hours, hardworking crews halved the number of homes and businesses without power from 16,000.

More than 1500 Energex staff have worked since first light this morning throughout southeast Queensland, with a goal of restoring power to all Sunshine Coast homes by tonight.

Energex will focus on repair work in the following suburbs today:

Beerwah, Black Mountain, Belli Park, Booroobin, Chevallum, Coes Creek, Conondale, Coolabine, Cooroy, Croamhurst, Curramore, Doolong, Eerwah Vale, Elaman Creek, Eudlo, Eumundi, Flaxton, Gheerulla, Glasshouse Mountains, Glenview, Hunchy, Ilkley, lLandsborough, Maleny, Mapleton, Mooloolah Valley, Noosa North Shore, Obi Obi , Palmwoods, Peachester, Perwillowen, Reeseville, Ridgewood, Tanawha. Teewah, Tinbeerwah, Veerierdale, Woombye and Yandina.

You can keep updated on power outages in your suburb at http://www.energex.com.au/residential-and-business/power-outages/unplanned-power-outages

The widespread blackout on the Sunshine Coast may be the worst power failure ever for the region.



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