SCHOOLIES WITH BEN HARVY
SCHOOLIES WITH BEN HARVY

Schoolie crowdfunds to pay fine

AFTER racking up a fine for public drinking, an enterprising schoolie is appealing to the public for contributions to pay for their mistakes.

A donations account was made on fundraising website GoFundMe on Monday night called "jem jem got fined at schoolies" under the 'funerals and memorials' section.

It is understood it was being run by a schoolie from New Zealand hoping to raise $400 for their friend who was fined.

Schoolies celebrations started on Saturday. Picture: Tom Huntley
Schoolies celebrations started on Saturday. Picture: Tom Huntley

"Jemima was getting her wristband and she forgot she had a water bottle of vodka," the post on GoFundMe said.

"She got fined for drinking in public because she's a dumb f--k. Any help would be great for the dumb c--t. Thanks xoxoxo (sic)."

At deadline last night, since the ad was posted about 9pm on Monday, seven people had donated $46, with the ad being shared more than 80 times on social media.


Why lasers will light up Lismore’s night sky

premium_icon Why lasers will light up Lismore’s night sky

The skies above Lismore will be a riot of colour tomorrow night when a laser show...

UK expat joins SCU

premium_icon UK expat joins SCU

NEW head of Health and Human Sciences says helping Lismore community is...

Bike shops feed a local economy

Bike shops feed a local economy

ALISON Paterson’s weekly Bike Shorts column urges people to shop local