Queensland

Push to overhaul ‘out of control’ Schoolies


Jarrod Sierocki

Police question teens after more than 60 students destroyed a Gold Coast apartment in a violent and drug-fuelled­ party at last year’s Schoolies festival. They smashed an entire wall and furniture, leaving a $40,000 repair bill.
Photographs show topless Year 12 school leavers dancing on balconies, bongs left in stairwells and human faeces spread throughout building common areas.

Gold Coast body corporates say Schoolies can’t continue in its current configuration.

GOLD Coast apartment owners tired of their properties being trashed during Schoolies week are taking a stand against the annual wave of destruction school-leavers bring to the holiday hotspot.

After tolerating years of damage, a coalition of body corporates says it’s been forced to lift the lid on what really goes on at Schoolies. The group has released shocking footage of a party that caused $40,000 in damage, and disturbing details of what goes on in Surfers Paradise apartments.

A dossier, which will be delivered to t…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/gold-coast-apartment-owners-lift-the-lid-on-what-really-goes-on-at-out-of-control-schoolies/news-story/1a882aee0c1e9a40fdf436fb1a401541

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