Parties, other social activities and celebrations such as Schoolies are often very important in a young person's life. They can be seen as events that mark the move from childhood to adulthood. Celebration of these new freedoms, milestones, and achievements is a very important part of the social and emotional development of young people.
The Queensland Government's Schoolies Week website outlines what your child should know about safe celebrations during Schoolies.
The Queensland Police - Party-Safe Program provides ideas to assist in holding successful, enjoyable and safe parties for everyone concerned including parents, hosts and guests. The site includes a Party Safe Checklist for party hosts and Party Safe for Parents , tips to ensure that a young person enjoys a safe party experience.
This page was last reviewed on 13 Feb 2012 at 12:59PM