Courts Hardening on Schoolies Booze

Melanie Maeseele | 13 November, 2011 | Gold Coast Bulletin

PARENTS who supply alcohol to their children for the annual Schoolies festival face being fined and risking their child’s future, according to a prominent Gold Coast legal firm.

Criminal defence lawyer Bill Potts said courts were becoming increasingly unsympathetic to teenagers and parents who did the wrong thing.

Schoolies revellers descending on the Gold Coast for the festival that begins on Friday are being warned that excess partying could seriously affect their future job prospects and travel plans. Continue reading Courts Hardening on Schoolies Booze