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 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
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.
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.
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.