Seven school leavers have been arrested in Surfers Paradise on the first official night of celebrations.
Police say a majority were charged with public nuisance and drug possession on Saturday night.
Generally police were pleased with the behaviour of schoolies. A 17-year-old boy was arrested in Surfers on Friday night, before official celebrations kicked off. He was allegedly caught with pills, believed to be MDMA and cash.
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19 ‘toolies’ [non schoolies] were arrested on 25 charges on Saturday night.
The majority of them were charged with public nuisance and good order offences.