Tens of thousands of people braved the first day of the new year at the Field Day Music Festival and emergency workers busied themselves in the sweltering heat.
84 people were treated at the annual festival at The Domain in Sydney on New Year’s Day.
Three people were taken to hospital for further treatment.
Clear blue skies made it feel much warmer than Sunday’s forecast high of 27 degrees, as 27,000 revelers sweated through the day.
Police have been busy, too, with 100 people charged with drug offenses in both overt and covert activity.
As part of the operation, 97 people were found in possession of illegal drugs including MDMA, amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, ketamine, and psilocybin (mushrooms).
Three people were arrested and charged with drug supply.
Police allege in court that a 21-year-old man had 15 MDMA capsules, a 21-year-old man had 9 MDMA capsules, and a 25-year-old woman had 5 MDMA capsules. capsule.
All three were indicted on refusal of supply charges and later granted conditional bail to appear in Downing Center District Court.