Every year, newly minted adults celebrate the end of high school by gathering around bodies of water and attempting to replace their blood and plasma with UDLs and box wine. While Queensland remains the epicentre of the action, Byron Bay has arisen as a popular alternative destination. Photographer Wave Lachish is a local, whose usually idyllic seaside existence is annually punctuated by this messy coming of age. She headed into the throws of the action to capture the carnage. You have to admit, it looks like a pretty fun party.