Teenagers and Alcohol Fact Sheets for young people, parents and teachers
The series of 8 fact sheets provide information about alcohol which is
relevant for young people, parents and teachers
The fact sheets complement SA drug/alcohol education programs and initiatives
and were developed in Victoria by the Department of Education and Early Childhood
Development, and adapted with their permission by the Office of the Liquor and
Gambling Commissioner and Department of Education and Children's Services (DECS)
Drug Strategy http://www.decs.sa.gov.au/
Fact sheet 1: Alcohol and adolescent development
Fact sheet 2: Alcohol, teenage parties and the law
Fact sheet 3: Standard drinks and low-risk drinking
Fact sheet 4: Fact or myth
Fact sheet 5: Medicines and alcohol: A dangerous mix
Fact sheet 6: Which parental factors influence young people's choice about alcohol?
Fact sheet 7: Teenage drinking: Parents' communication style can make a difference
Fact sheet 8: Teenage drinking: Communication with other parents and families
What is Schoolies?
Schoolies is phenomena celebrated by Year 12 school leavers from all around
Australia. It takes place after the Year 12 exams around mid-November through
The Schoolies Festival in South Australia is run by a non-profit organisation
called Encounter Youth.
Their aim is to provide bands, food, and other entertainment
to schoolies in a safe environment. Encounter Youth have put in place a number of
3 night music festival
provision of security guards at all 'schoolies' venues
a team of 400+ volunteers
Collaboration and attendance by various Government agencies including the
Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner to ensure safe party
messages are presented to all schoolies attending the event.
Celebrated informally in Victor Harbor for the past twenty years. In recent
times however, the scale of this annual 'migration' has become larger with
10,000+ school leavers now making the trip to Victor Harbor in order to
celebrate collectively at the South Australia's major schoolies event
Above are advertisements that will be displayed at the Schoolies Festival this year.
For additional information: http://www.schooliesfestival.com.au/
This section is under development. For more information please contact this Office on 8226 8410.
'After Midnight' bus service
|Adelaide Metro's 'After Midnight' bus service offers patrons a safe, reliable and cost effective way home after a Saturday night out. Click here for further details.
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