Day one of Gold Coast Schoolies 2018

Thousands of school leavers are expected to arrive on the Gold Coast today with traditional ‘Schoolies Week’ celebrations officially kicking off tonight, Queensland Police say.

Queensland Police will today be monitoring the influx of teenagers as they arrive and book into their accommodation.

Overnight there were no schoolies arrested, and police are hopeful that revelers will continue to behave in a responsible manner as the week unfolds.

Schoolies week is a timely reminder to the community that the possession and consumption of illicit drugs is illegal. Not only is it illegal – it is also dangerous and could have fatal consequences.

Police will not hesitate to take enforcement action against anyone found in possession of, supplying, trafficking or producing dangerous drugs.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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