Schoolies chaos: 13 arrests after night of blood and vomit

A bruised and bloodied teen is in tears as he is escorted by police with blood all over his face. Photo / Nathan Richter, Daily Mail
A bruised and bloodied teen is in tears as he is escorted by police with blood all over his face. Photo / Nathan Richter, Daily Mail

The first official week of Schoolies has gotten off to a wild start with school-leavers brawling, vomiting and passing out before 8pm.

A total of 13 people were arrested in just 12 hours on the Gold Coast and police, the SES and paramedics were in full force at Surfers Paradise on Saturday.

A girl is wheeled away by paramedics as SES workers hold a plastic bag over her mouth. Photo / Nathan Richter
A girl is wheeled away by paramedics as SES workers hold a plastic bag over her mouth. Photo / Nathan Richter


A young man was pictured in tears with blood pouring down his face as he was handcuffed by police officers and another woman surrounded in vomit was comforted by Red Frog volunteers as she sipped water the Daily Mail reports.

A man and woman pose for the camera on their balcony as the sun sets on the first night of Schoolies. Photo / Facebook
A man and woman pose for the camera on their balcony as the sun sets on the first night of Schoolies. Photo / Facebook


On Saturday night, the teenage party-goers took to Surfers Paradise once more to dance the night away.

Two male teenagers shot dirty looks at police officers who appeared to ask to search their backpacks.

On Friday night one 17-year-old male Schoolie was arrested on The Esplanade in Surfers Paradise around 11.30pm after police allegedly located a small amount of tablets believed to be MDMA and a sum of cash on him.


Year 12 students already began their annual pilgrimage to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Photo / Daily Mail
Year 12 students already began their annual pilgrimage to Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Photo / Daily Mail


He has been charged with four drug related offences including possess dangerous drug, possess property used in connection (with drugs) and possess proceeds.

There were 12 people arrested on 23 charges which were non-schoolies.

The majority of the non-schoolies arrested related to public nuisance and drug possession offences.

Teenagers from around Australia jump for joy in the mosh pit to celebrate the end of HSC exams. Photo / Nathan Richter, Daily Mail
Teenagers from around Australia jump for joy in the mosh pit to celebrate the end of HSC exams. Photo / Nathan Richter, Daily Mail


Others struggled to keep fluids down and required vomit bags as the night went on.

Earlier in the day the high school graduates were seen relaxing on the balconies of their residences.

- Daily Mail

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