Schoolies off: Another blow for HSC students as Queensland bans end-of-year trips

Michael Parris
Updated April 15 2021 - 12:02am, first published August 28 2020 - 11:19am
Surfers Paradise is the centre of Schoolies celebrations in Queensland.
Surfers Paradise is the centre of Schoolies celebrations in Queensland.

Higher School Certificate students face another blow to their morale after confirmation Queensland has cancelled Schoolies trips.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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