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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
Official wristbands (where applicable)
Official ID Photo Pass for 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

Every year the Queensland Government activates the Safer Schoolies Gold Coast Response to enhance the safety of school leavers staying and partying in Surfers Paradise in the first week of Schoolies. The Response provides a range of support services to help keep you safe, and also includes official Safer Schoolies wristbanding allowing you FREE nightly access to the Schoolies Hub where you can celebrate with your mates. Visit for more information about how to get your Safer Schoolies wristband, the Schoolies Hub, available support, safety tips and much more. Remember, be safe and watch your mates, and ensure that your Schoolies experience is memorable for all the right reasons.

Support Services

A variety of support services are on offer 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.

Schoolies Emergency and 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.