For those of you from overseas, every year when Australian final-year high school students graduate they descend on the Gold Coast – namely Surfers Paradise – to participate in an event called Schoolies. They usually spend a week with friends getting drunk and enjoying their first taste of freedom in various ways. Schoolies starts today and I went down to cover Schoolies Eve for APN. Here’s the video I took:


And today in Brisbane we apparently had 10mm of rain in 10 minutes. I took a little bit of video with my D7000 and made a very quick edit with music courtesy of Kevin MacLeod.