Toolies arrested as Schoolies behave themselves

SCHOOLIES have behaved themselves on their first night of ‘freedom’ on the Gold Coast.

Thousands of Year 12 graduates descended on the Glitter Strip on Friday, but Police say there were no arrests.

However, eight so-called ‘Toolies’ are facing eight charges, mostly for public nuisance and good order offences.


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25,000 teenagers are expected to take part in the traditional Schoolies Week celebrations on the Gold Coast over the coming week.

Watch the myGC chat with authorities ahead of the official celebrations.