Street Lighting

Street Lighting


Street Light / Pole Repairs and Maintenance

The majority of street lighting and/pole maintenance on roads and along pathways is the responsibility of Ergon Energy.

To report issues or requests to Ergon Energy, please contact by:

Phone: 13 10 46


  • Select outages & disruptions

  • Power interruptions

  • Report a faulty street lighting


In the case of any life-threatening emergency, please call 000.
To report power lines down or live wires exposed, contact Ergon Energy on 13 22 96.

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Council Responsibility

Council is responsible for arranging the majority of street lights for local roads and pathways controlled by Banana Shire Council, including:

  • Road reserve

  • Parks

  • Solar lighting

  • Lighting around Council buildings

  • Lighting around parks facilities

Council is not responsible for any streetlights on declared Main Roads or Private Roads on freehold land.

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Street Lighting Strategy

Council is currently developing a Street Lighting Strategy.  Residents are asked to provide feedback to Council regarding any areas where there may be black spots or poor street lighting.  This information will assist Council to develop the Strategy.  

Should you wish to contribute information, would you provide your feedback to Council by 31 December 2014 to email address:

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