Police Conducting a Free Seminar on Staying safe at Schoolies in Chermside

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Schoolies is almost here again. Time for school leavers to have their well-deserved week-long holidays after completing Year 12. Whilst this is a great time for students to have fun and celebrate with their mates, preparing for a safe Schoolies is both the parents and the students’ responsibility.

If you have a student who is attending the Schoolies in 2018 or 2019, North Brisbane Crime Prevention Unit is having a free seminar for parents and students. The seminar aims to help school leavers experience a safe Schoolies.

Event Details

What:  Free seminar on staying safe at Schoolies.
When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 (7:00 p.m.)
Where: Sky Lounge Kedron Wavell RSL, Hamilton Road, Chermside
Schoolies parents evening at Kedron Wavell RSL – 2017 Photo credit: mypolice.qld.gov.au

Conversations regarding the Schoolies always spark interesting conversations between parents and students. This event is a great venue for discussing personal safety tips for students attending Schoolies. The seminar will also have guest speakers who will provide a wide variety of information and answer any questions.

Bookings are essential due to limited spots. To book or for further information call the North Brisbane District Crime Prevention Unit on 07 3364 3313 or email gateway.dcpc@police.qld.gov.au.

Staying Safe at Schoolies

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To make the most of Schoolies, students must learn how to keep themselves as well as their mates safe. Apart from the free seminar from the police, the government has a dedicated site where parents, carers, and leavers can access more information about Schoolies.

Whitsundays Schoolies and Gold Coast Schoolies will be held from Saturday, 17 November to Friday, 23 November 2018.