They dodged the worst of the disruption to their final school year and miraculously this week WA’s class of 2020 were Australia’s only school leavers to celebrate at an official event.
While unsanctioned schoolies celebrations went ahead in NSW and Queensland, COVID-free WA was the only place in Australia where official festivities took place.
Bali, Rottnest and international destinations were off the table, causing a record-breaking number of new graduates to stream into the Capes.
With the biggest entertainment zone in the history of the event, bigger registration criteria, and bigger numbers in the area, 2020 was definitely a year of firsts.
Yesterday wrapped up the final night of festivities, with the new graduates set to head back as far as the Kimberley region this weekend.
The RAC has urged young drivers making the journey home to drive with caution after multiple crashes in the area were recorded in the last month.