Safety at Schoolies

Safety at Schoolies

Ensuring your safety at Schoolies is priority number one for Your Schoolies Week holiday will be one of the most exciting weeks of your life. The team at want to ensure you have a safe and memorable holiday, so we have a number of safety measures in place including:

24 hr help line for students and their parents during Schoolies Week
Comprehensive security arrangements at properties
Official ID Photo Pass for all customers *

Many other organisations are also involved in keeping you safe at schoolies, including some of the following:

The Red Frogs

The Red Frogs have been operating at Schoolies for over 14 years. Armed with their ice breaking Allen’s Red Frogs 1200 volunteers patrol the streets supporting young people, and providing a positive presence in the crazy party culture.

Red Frogs specialise in walk homes, pancakes in your apartment, assistance in room cleaning and most importantly handing out tones of sugar.

Red Frogs Hotline    1300 557 123

Visit the Red Frogs Website

Be Safe Watch Your Mates

While your friends will be the people closest to you during Schoolies week, the Queensland Government Safer Schoolies Initiative provides a range of free support services to help improve safety for school leavers visiting the Gold Coast during 21-27 November.

Visit for more information about how to get your compulsory Schoolies wristband, the Schoolies Hub, safety tips and much more.

Remember be safe and watch your mates, and ensure that your Schoolies experience is exactly what you hoped for.

Support Services

A variety of support services will be offered during Schoolies Week at key destinations. There is a highly visible presence of services such as police, security, emergency services, officials and volunteers. They offer general support, medical assistance, advice and information.

In the past, Surfers Paradise has also offered a Schoolies only zone to prevent the toolies from taking part in the celebrations.

Be Bold, Stop Bullying For more information, visit are proud to support the Be Bold, Stop Bullying campaign. This Facebook campaign has been launched with the support of headspace and Project Rockit. Headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation provides mental health and wellbeing support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 and their families across Australia through an expanding network of 40 headspace centres. In addition to face to face services offered to young people in these centres, headspace also provides an online and telephone mental health support service -

Schoolies Emergency & Safety Numbers

We highly recommend that you save these numbers into your phone. Remember these people are here to help you, not get you into trouble.

Gold Coast

  • Police (000) -
  • Red Frogs (07 3343 8888) -
  • Drug Arm (07 5532 0717) -
  • Surfers Paradise Day / Night Pharmacy (07 5592 1321)
    Open 7am-12 Midnight 7 days a week
  • Surfers Paradise Day & Night Medical Centre (07 5592 2299)
    Open 7am- 11pm 7 days a week
  • Exceptional Dental (07 5504 7002)
    Open 9am -5pm 7 days a week


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